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  • "I Ran Away But I Couldn't Stay" Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Sep 26, 2003
    based on 53 ratings
     | 4,184 views

    That fish gets all the attention, but this book contains a message about the character of God. In these few pages we find a story that reveals to us the power and compassion of God...and along the way, like Jonah, we learn that obedience isn’t optional.

    Jonah—A Sermon Series by Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Outline of Jonah: Ch 1, The Prodigal Prophet Ch 2, The Praying Prophet Ch 3, The Preaching Prophet Ch 4, The Pouting Prophet Message #1, “I ran away but I couldn’t stay” -chapter 1:1-3 ...read more

  • Jonah, The Preaching Prophet Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Oct 20, 2003
    based on 120 ratings
     | 7,230 views

    Like it or not, Jonah helped bring about one of the largest mass conversions in history. He’s hoping the city will reject his message of doom, which he likely enjoyed delivering!

    Jonah, “the Preaching Prophet” -chapter 3 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Evangelism is a program originated by God. In the light of human depravity and inability to lift ourselves from our sinful condition, God takes the initiative, opening our ...read more

  • The Psalm Of Jonah Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Oct 20, 2003
    based on 132 ratings
     | 10,583 views

    There is still a storm brewing in chapter 2...in Jonah’s heart. The great fish was Jonah’s means of deliverance, and we see here his prayer of thanksgiving for rescue from a watery grave.

    The Psalm of Jonah, ch 2:1-10 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts There is still a storm brewing in chapter 2...in Jonah’s heart. The great fish was Jonah’s means of deliverance, and we see here his prayer of thanksgiving for rescue from a watery grave. ...read more

  • Jonah - A Case Study In Anger And Suicide

    Contributed by Bruce Morrison on Oct 27, 2003
    based on 72 ratings
     | 8,230 views

    The Book of Jonah is the story of a man whose greatest struggles were not with a big fish or a pagan city - they were battles within his own heart.

    We are first introduced to Jonah the prophet in the Book of Second Kings. "In the fifteenth year of Amaziah son of Joash king of Judah, Jeroboam son of Jehoash king of Israel became king in Samaria, and he reigned forty-one years. 24 He did evil in the eyes of the LORD and did not turn away ...read more

  • Jonah Running From God Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Sep 26, 2004
    based on 48 ratings
     | 11,174 views

    Sermon 1 of 4 in a series on Jonah and God

    Introduction: 1. I will admit that I’ve been looking forward to preaching this series of messages from the book of Jonah since I first came up with the idea in my sermon thinking last year. 2. Jonah is one of those books in the Bible that never fails to fascinate people. Perhaps it’s the idea of ...read more

  • Jonah Running To God Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Sep 27, 2004
    based on 67 ratings
     | 11,119 views

    Sermon #2 in a series of 4 on the book of Jonah

    Introduction: 1. In some ways you might say that this week’s sermon is the exact opposite of what we studied in the first sermon on Jonah. Last week’s title was, "Jonah Running from God," as you have probably noticed, this week’s is, "Jonah Running to God." 2. Before we go farther in our study I ...read more

  • Say What Lord! (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by Dana Visneskie on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 72 ratings
     | 5,604 views

    This is a sermon series on the prophet Jonah and how we can learn from this man who disobeyed but later was restored. This first sermon deals with storms created by disobedience. How is the storm calmed and what did Jonah do to see it calm?

    Title: Say What Lord? (Part 1 Of A Series Entitled – The Extent Of God’s Mercy) Text: Jonah 1:1-17 Pray!!! Introduction: - This morning we are starting a new sermon series from the book of Jonah entitled, The Extent Of God’s Mercy. - The book of Jonah shows the Christian that God is a ...read more

  • The Prayer Of A Deperate Man (Part 2) Series

    Contributed by Dana Visneskie on Apr 14, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,587 views

    Part 2 deals with the hard situations in life. Jonah was in the belly of a fish and prayed a prayer of desperation. There are 4 life lessons we can learn from Jonah’s intense situation. When applied it will change our lives and situations forever.

    Title: The Prayer Of A Desperate Man Title: Jonah 2:1-10 Pray!!! Read Text!!! Introduction: - Have you ever been in a position were God needed to show up or it was over. - I mean if God doesn’t intervene, you go bankrupt, or you die. - This is were Jonah was at with God. - This is ...read more

  • Preacher On The Run Series

    Contributed by Peter Bines on Aug 28, 2005
    based on 67 ratings
     | 7,373 views

    God demonstrates in His dealings with Jonah how great is His grace and patience toward us, and how His sovereignty is over all things.

    JONAH CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Here’s an old joke! Three athletes are about to be executed. One is a short dark haired hockey player; one is a bald headed tennis player, and the third is a tall blond haired soccer player. The guard brings the dark haired hockey player forward and the ...read more

  • Prayer In A Humble Place Series

    Contributed by Peter Bines on Sep 7, 2005
    based on 43 ratings
     | 4,963 views

    Here Jonah finds himself in a humble place where through prayer he gets back on track with God. His experience in the great fish shows us how sin sinks the soul; how hope is found in the depths and how grace lifts us up, resulting in a re-born compassion

    JONAH CHAPTER TWO INTRODUCTION In the late winter of 1891, the whale-ship ’Star of the East’ was in the area of the Falkland Islands when it sighted a whale. Two boats were sent out with harpoons to catch and kill the creature. But the whale’s lashing tail overturned one of the boats spilling ...read more

  • Jonah

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 18, 2005
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,907 views

    For our God of compassion - no one is beyond the pale - not even in Ninevah

    NR 18-09-05 No one is too bad for the Love of God In February, 1891, the "Star of the East", a whaling ship from Liverpool, England was hunting whales in the South Atlantic near the Falkland Islands. A whale was sighted and two boats sent to kill it. ...read more

  • The Beauty Of Grace Verses The Beast Of Sin Series

    Contributed by Peter Bines on Sep 23, 2005
    based on 12 ratings
     | 3,065 views

    After all that’s happened so far – Jonah’s initial disobedience; God’s humbling of Jonah; Jonah’s going to Nineveh at the second time of asking; the Ninevites’ believing the message and being spared – surely you’d expect there to be a happy ending!

    JONAH CHAPTER FOUR INTRODUCTION Most of us love happy endings! My girls when they were little loved Disney’s, ‘Beauty and the Beast.’ In the closing scenes the beast lies dying from a wound inflicted during combat with Gaston his enemy. Belle the beauty finally confesses her love for the ...read more

  • The Disobedience Of Jonah.

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Oct 5, 2005
    based on 30 ratings
     | 5,089 views

    It seems today people will disobey with both hands before they would be obedient with one hand.

    The disobedience of Jonah. Jonah 1:3 08/31/05 When we think of Bible heroes, we think of Jonah. But we find as disappointing as we may find, we do find that our heroes failed at times. Maybe not as noticeable as did Jonah, but they do fail. But his failures should not discourage us but teach ...read more

  • The Disease Of Jonah - That Ain't Right Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Oct 18, 2005
    based on 66 ratings
     | 5,435 views

    We don’t often dwell on the last chapter of Jonah - it’s a real downer. We last see Jonah still sulking over Nineveh’s salvation. What possible reason could God have for ending the book this way?

    OPEN: How many of you have heard the story of Jonah? (every hand went up) Now, how many of you believe Jonah was a righteous man? (most raised their hands) How many of you believe he wasn’t a righteous man? (a small show of hands) I personally believe Jonah was a righteous man. In fact, I ...read more

  • Please Leave A Message, No One Is Available To Receive Your Call Series

    Contributed by Terry Bailey on Jun 22, 2001
    based on 324 ratings
     | 23,031 views

    While the benefits of the "Greatest Story Ever Told" belongs exclusively to Christians, we must not keep them to ourselves! We, like Jonah, must deliever the message of Truth and Repentance from our heavenly Father.

    The Passage: Jonah 1:1-3 1:1The word of the LORD came to Jonah son of Amittai: 2"Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me." 3But Jonah ran away from the LORD and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship ...read more

  • How Can I Know God's Will For My Life? Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 13, 2006
    based on 65 ratings
     | 23,922 views

    What can I do to learn what God wants me to do with my life? Can I miss out on what God desires for my life?

    OPEN: I once read the true story about a man who was a guest sailing aboard a submarine. Before they set sail, he asked the coxwain if there were any special regulations to be observed during exercises. He said “I was puzzled when he replied by asking me how good my mental arithmetic was. He ...read more

  • Getting It Right

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Apr 26, 2002
    based on 22 ratings
     | 3,674 views

    God pursues us to save us.

    GETTING IT RIGHT Jonah 1:17-2:10 S: Salvation Th: My Life as God’s Light Pr: GOD PURSUES US TO SAVE US ?: What? Save us from what? KW: Quandaries TS: Because God pursues us to save us, we will find in Jonah 2 three quandaries from which we need to be saved. The _____ quandary from ...read more

  • On The Run

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Apr 25, 2002
    based on 286 ratings
     | 43,858 views

    We cannot escape God.

    ON THE RUN Jonah 1:1-17 S: Evangelism Th: My Life as God’s Light Pr: WE CANNOT ESCAPE GOD. KW: Stages TS: In Jonah 1, we will find seven stages that unfold showing how we cannot escape God. Inductive The _____ stage is… I. COMMISSION (1-2) II. COMPREHENSION (3) III. CALAMITY ...read more

  • The Right Concern

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Apr 25, 2002
    based on 235 ratings
     | 40,129 views

    God is passionate for all people.

    THE RIGHT CONCERN Jonah 4 S: God’s compassion Th: My Life as God’s Light Pr: GOD IS PASSIONATE FOR ALL PEOPLE ?: How? How is it revealed? KW: Stages TS: We will find in Jonah 4, four stages which reveal God’s passion for all people. The _____ stage which reveals God’s passion for all ...read more

  • Praying In The Belly Of A Fish Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jun 11, 2002
    based on 173 ratings
     | 22,466 views

    Jonah’s prayer teaches to pray the Psalms in times of trouble. It also teaches us about God’s deliveramce.

    Jonah 2 Praying in the Belly of a Fish Three ministers were talking about prayer in general and the appropriate and effective positions for prayer. As they were talking, a telephone repairman was working on the phone system in the background. One minister shared that he felt the key was in the ...read more

  • The Nature Of Repentance Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jun 17, 2002
    based on 334 ratings
     | 78,071 views

    Repentance is the key to the Christian faith, but how do we know if we’ve done it? Jonah 3 teaches us what real repentance looks like

    Jonah 3 The nature of repentance On the day of Pentecost, after the Spirit comes, the disciples are shaken by the sound of a rushing wind, tongues of fire appear on their heads, they head out on to the street praising God and speaking in tongues. Peter explains to the crowds what is happening. ...read more

  • Prayer In A Desperate Place Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Mar 5, 2014
    based on 8 ratings
     | 7,155 views

    What stops you from praying? Are you too proud to pray? Are you trying to find your own solution? Don't wait to pray - God is listening now.

    I always start my sermons with a question: My question for you this evening is When do you pray? In the Bible in 1 Thessalonians 5:17 we are told to pray without ceasing or as the NLT translates it Never stop praying I wonder how many of us do that? If we take that verse in context we ...read more

  • I Noah Man Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 28, 2014
    based on 20 ratings
     | 40,750 views

    The people of that day were unbelievably wicked, but was there a chance God would have spared them? Did God want to? And what can the flood tells us about the coming judgment at the end of time when Jesus returns?

    Someone put together a list entitled: "All I Really Need To Know I Learned From Noah's Ark" o Noah didn't wait for his ship to come in, he built one. o Plan ahead. It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark. o Stay fit. When you're 500 years old, someone might ask you to do something REALLY ...read more

  • The World's Worst Missionary Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Jan 5, 2015
    based on 6 ratings
     | 21,602 views

    This sermon has four points. 1. God's Call Is UNPREDICTABLE, 2. God's Call Is UNCOMFORTABLE, 3. God's Grace Is INCOMPREHENSIBLE, 4. How We respond to God's call MATTERS

    Jonah's Journey: The World's Worst Missionary Today we are going to begin a new study. We are going to make our way through the book of Jonah. As we begin our journey with Jonah, let’s clarify one point. Jonah is not the hero of the story. God is! At the beginning Jonah is running ...read more

  • You Can Run But You Can't Hide Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Jan 13, 2015
    based on 8 ratings
     | 17,923 views

    Five Points - 1. Jonah Needs To PAY ATTENTION; 2. Jonah Needs To Be WOKE UP; 3. Jonah Needs To Be FOUND OUT; 4. Jonah Needs To Be SACRIFICED; 5. Jonah Needs To Be A MISSIONARY

    You Can Run But You Can't Hide There is a hymn that we sing in church sometimes - it's called: "Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing". One of the stanzas in the hymn says: "Jesus sought me when a stranger, Wand'ring from the fold of God, He, to rescue me from danger, Interposed his precious ...read more

  • Great God's - Great Fish Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Jan 17, 2015
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,593 views

    In this sermon we look at three points about God: 1. God Shows Jonah His SOVEREIGNTY 2. God Shows Jonah His PERSISTENCE 3. God Shows Jonah His COMPASSION

    Great God's - Great Fish Do you recall that back in the first sermon in the series I mentioned - Jonah is not the hero of the story. God is! At the beginning of the story Jonah is running from God; at the end of the story Jonah is arguing with God. In between Jonah is praying to God and ...read more

  • Three Characteristics Of Jonah Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Jan 22, 2015
    based on 6 ratings
     | 16,451 views

    This sermon looks a three characteristics of Jonah: 1. Jonah is STUBBORN 2. Jonah is REBELLIOUS 3. Jonah is a BELIEVER

    Three Characteristics of Jonah When last we left Jonah - he was in the sea about to be in the belly of the great fish. He was in a bad fix and in a bad way. The verse that we looked at last week was: The LORD appointed a great fish to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was in the stomach of the fish ...read more

  • The Greatest Revival Ever Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Jan 29, 2015
    based on 6 ratings
     | 7,649 views

    This sermon has five points: 1. Obedience To God Is ALWAYS IMPORTANT 2. Obedience To God Is NOT ALWAYS EASY 3. Obedience To God Is SIMPLE 4. Obedience To God PRODUCES FANTASTIC RESULTS 5. Obedience To God MAKES GOD SMILE

    The Greatest Revival Ever When we last left Jonah he was praying. At the end of his prayer the Bible says: Then the LORD commanded the fish, and it vomited Jonah up onto the dry land. Jonah 2:10 (NASB) What would you do if you were Jonah at this point? His life had been spared. No ...read more

  • Jonah - The Pouting Prophet Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Feb 7, 2015
    based on 5 ratings
     | 7,699 views

    This sermon looks at chapter four of Jonah and his attitude toward God. In this final sermon of the series we find: 1. God Loves PEOPLE 2. God's Plan For Saving People Involves PEOPLE 3. God's Willing To Do Whatever It Takes To Save PEOPLE

    Journey Of Jonah - The Pouting Prophet A new resident to the community was walking down a street and noticed a man struggling with a washing machine at the doorway of his house. When the newcomer volunteered to help, the homeowner was overjoyed. The two men began working on the bulky appliance ...read more

  • Let My People Go Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 18, 2015
    based on 18 ratings
     | 30,794 views

    I'd always thought Moses just told Pharaoh "Let my people go." But Moses never said it quite that way. What did Moses actually say... and why should it matter to us?

    OPEN: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SJrHDSlE7A from 0:50 to 1:31 (it’s the part of the move “The Ten Commandments” where Charlton Heston/Moses confronts Pharaoh/Yul Brynner and declares “Let My People Go.”) There’s an old Negro spiritual Louis Armstrong ...read more