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  • Second Chance To Make A First Impression (Part 3) Series

    Contributed by Dana Visneskie on Apr 14, 2005
    based on 15 ratings

    This sermon deals with making an impression for the glory of God. Jonah had a second chance to make an impact for God. I give 4 key areas that show how to make an impact for God.

    Title: Second Chance To Make A First Impression Text: Jonah 3:1-10 Pray!!! Read Text!!! Introduction: Tradition tells us that around the time when Jesus was a teenager, there was a rebellion near where he lived. The Roman army crushed the rebellion but they didn’t want it to happen more

  • Independent Jonah And The Rescue From Doom Series

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Sep 15, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    God mercifully rescues Jonah in a specatular way showing his control over all things.

    Last week we started a sermon series on the life of the prophet Jonah. Independent Jonah, as we’re calling him for his I-know-what’s-best attitude, shares some similarities with the Indiana Jones character from the Steven Spielberg movies. Both got into their share of tight spots and both managed more

  • Jonah And God

    Contributed by Russ Witkowski on May 12, 2002
    based on 62 ratings

    Message on the need for obedience.

    JONAH AND GOD! THE HIGH COST OF DISOBEDIENCE JONAH 1 Sunam 1/27/02 The 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." 3 But Jonah ran away from the LORD and headed for Tarshish. He went down more

  • You Can Run, But You Cannot Hide Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Feb 2, 2004
    based on 19 ratings

    We can learn some great life lessons from Jonah, this is the first of 4 messages I first preached in 1999. I do not remember who my sources for help were so I cannot give proper credit.

    INTRODUCTION  Over the next four weeks I would like us to take some time to look at the Old Testament book of Jonah.  The Book of Jonah is one of the most ridiculed book by the liberal ‘scholars”.  The story of a fish swallowing a man sounds like a whopper of a fish more

  • A Whale Of A Time

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Dec 5, 2003
    based on 3 ratings

    No one is too bad for the love of God

    No one is too bad for the Love of God The word of the Lord came to Jonah. Jonah was a prophet who lived and prophesied in the reign of Jeraboam II - 2 Kings 14:25 . Jesus himself vouches for the authenticity of the story. cf. Matt.12 39-40 and Luke 11.29 and 30. Interestingly the more

  • How Dare You Be Merciful!!! Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Mar 8, 2006
    based on 9 ratings

    Jonah knew God’s grace, but he didn’t want God to be merciful. Jonah complains in anger, but God responds with another lesson in grace.

    Jonah 4:1 (NLT) This change of plans upset Jonah, and he became very angry. Unrighteous Anger • Jonah did not want to see the Gentiles spared – He did not want to share God’s message – The Israelites were God’s people, there was no room for anyone else • Jonah had forsaken God’s call more

  • Jonah Storms Series

    Contributed by Dan Cale on Mar 8, 2006
    based on 9 ratings

    This is part 5 of a 5 part series on surviving the storms of life. Jonah storms are storms of our own making. Find out what causes these storms and how to prevent them and even stop them once they are started.

    Surviving the Storms of Life Jonah Storms Jonah 1:1-17 Over the last few weeks we have been looking at the storms of life and how to survive and even thrive in the midst of them. We have walked through spring showers, thunderstorms, and even category 5 hurricanes. Today I want to finish this more

  • "Angry Enough To Die"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Apr 26, 2005
    based on 21 ratings

    God rebukes our pretentions, narrow judgments, and divisions.

    Jonah 1:1-4:11 “Angry Enough To Die” By: Rev. Kenneth E. Sauer Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA It would be fair to say that one of the underlying themes of the New Testament is the wideness of God’s mercy—that God is not the God of the more

  • The Cost And Consequences Of Disobedience Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jan 1, 2005
    based on 87 ratings

    The main points of the message are: 1. God Loves You Too Much to Let Remain In Disobedience. 2. A Believer’s Disobedience Always Involves Others. 3. Disobedience Leaves Us Powerless Before the Storms. 4. You Can Not Live A Disobedient Life and It Not Sho

    A Study of Book of Jonah Sermon # 2 “The Cost and Consequences of Disobedience?” Jonah 1:4-16 You will remember that last week we dealt with Jonah’s decision not to do as God had asked. He decided not to go to Nineveh but more

  • The God Of The Second Chance Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jan 1, 2005
    based on 86 ratings

    Three Things Jonah found out about God… 1. Jonah Found out God Gives Second 2. Jonah Found Out God Still Had A Plan For His Life 3. Jonah Found Out How Much God Can Do With One Person.

    A Study of Book of Jonah Sermon # 4 “The God of the Second Chance” Jonah 3:1-4 The last time we were with Jonah he was deep in prayer deep in the fish’s belly. In that prayer he finally got things right with God. It is more

  • Jonah Running For God Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Dec 3, 2004
    based on 16 ratings

    The 3rd sermon in a series on Jonah.

    Introduction: 1. This morning we look at the third chapter of Jonah. I’ve reviewed the basic outline of the book with you at the beginning of each sermon because by the time we finish the book I want you to be able to think through Jonah and have a basic understanding of what the book is about. more

  • Man Overboard Series

    Contributed by Robert Baldwin on Sep 7, 2004
    based on 16 ratings

    #7, The only answer to the dilemma is to throw Jonah over the side of the ship.

    Man Overboard (Jonah 1:11-16) Intro. We have seen how Jonah ran from his call to preach to the people at Nineveh. He had found a boat going to Tarshish and boarded it. But God sent a strong wind to intercept Jonah. Here we see the futility of man’s free will when God calls him. They had more

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

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Oct 18, 2005
    based on 66 ratings

    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 more

  • The Beauty Of Grace Verses The Beast Of Sin Series

    Contributed by Peter Bines on Sep 23, 2005
    based on 12 ratings

    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 more

  • Revival: More Than A Whale Of A Story

    Contributed by James O. Davis on Dec 6, 2001
    based on 129 ratings

    Principles of preparation for revival.

    James O. Davis is the founder and president of Second Billion (TM). You are invited to learn more about Second Billion by visiting TEXT: Jonah 1:1-6, 17; 4:11 TOPIC: Revival THEME: Principles of preparation for revival REVIVAL: MORE THAN A WHALE OF A STORY By Dr. James more