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  • Runaway Prophet

    Contributed by James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 197 ratings
     | 1,850 views

    Jonah could run, but he couldn't hide.

    Runaway Prophet Jonah 1:1-9 The word of the Lord came to Jonah the son of Amittai saying, [2] "Arise, go to Nineveh the great city, and cry against it, for their wickedness has come up before Me." [3] But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. So he went down to Joppa, ...read more

  • The Runaway Prophet Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jun 10, 2002
    based on 171 ratings
     | 28,413 views

    God has a call on our lives. We need to stop running and obey that call.

    Jonah 1 The Runaway Prophet Jonah was a prophet of the most-high God. It was his job to listen to the word of God and then communicate it to the people. It is by God’s word through Jonah that Jeroboam II extended the boundaries of Israel in 2 Kings 14:25. Much of what he would communicate ...read more

  • The Love Of God's Call Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on May 7, 2019
     | 209 views

    Many remember Jonah as a book about Jonah and the big fish. This book is really about the relentless love and pursuit of God.

  • The Sovereignty Of Yhwh Series

    Contributed by Leonard Cook on Feb 19, 2013
     | 1,259 views

    The Sovereignty of YHWH in this worlds, the fist installment from Jonah, please see resources for background information on Jonah.

    The Sovereignty of YHWH (Jonah 1:1-17) YHWH Sent a Prophet (1:1-3) 11 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 ...read more

  • Throw It Overboard

    Contributed by Wayne Lawson on Dec 28, 2015
    based on 11 ratings
     | 32,793 views

    Before we move into this New Year of 2016, there are somethings we need to throw overboard. To get out of a God ordered storm, we need to come to terms with some stuff and Throw It Overboard.

    TITLE: THROW IT OVERBOARD SCRIPTURE: JONAH 1:1-16 It is important to spend this 52nd and final Sunday of the year 2015 providing proper focus and closure. We have made it and endured another year. I am sure all of us would admit that we have had some struggles and ups and downs throughout ...read more

  • The Study Of The Minor Prophets (2) Series

    Contributed by Dr. William D. Poovey on Jul 23, 2015
     | 1,188 views

    The Study Of The Minor Prophets (2)

    The Study Of The Minor Prophets (2) 2 Timothy 3:16 (KJV) 16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: There are seventeen books of prophecy in the Old Testament. Five books are known as ...read more

  • Who Cares?

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Oct 5, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,584 views

    God cares! Do I care?

    (You can receive sermons each week by email by contacting jonrmcleod@gmail.com or you can follow his blog at blog.fhfbc.org.) GOD CARES! You probably remember the “Miracle on the Hudson.” On Jan. 15, 2009¬, U.S. Airways Flight 1549 began a routine journey that ended as anything ...read more

  • Concerns Of God

    Contributed by Greg Bryan on Nov 16, 2004
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,250 views

    History records that perhaps God was working long before Jonah went to Nineveh. Nineveh was located about 550 miles from Samaria. It was the second largest city in the Assyrian Empire. It was protected by an outer and an inner wall. The inner was was

    Concerns of God “Should I not be concerned about that great city?” 4:11 About The Prophet He is one of the four Prophets whose ministries Christ referred to. The only Prophet whose writing was mostly a story not a message. He’s the only OT Prophet to attempt to _RUN_ away from ...read more

  • Arguing With God

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 29, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,829 views

    Jonah

    ARGUING WITH GOD (JONAH 4) What is a missionary? Here are some traditional and non-technical definitions from the web: "A missionary is a person who, in response to God’s call and gifting, leaves his/her comfort zone and crosses cultural, geographic or other barriers to proclaim the Gospel and ...read more

  • Swallowed Up

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Dec 11, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,198 views

    Any time you run from God, you never go “up"; you always go “down.” God sometimes allows us to face frightening circumstances so that we will learn to trust and obey Him. It’s always best to obey the Lord right away - then we won’t be “swallowed up.”

    Opening illustration: Being shocked by electricity can be very dangerous. Just ask professional golf legend Lee Trevino. He was struck by lightning while sitting under a tree during a tournament several years ago. He said, “It bolted my arms and legs out stiff, jerked me off the ...read more

  • Man Overboard Series

    Contributed by Robert Baldwin on Sep 1, 2004
    based on 16 ratings
     | 3,993 views

    #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 ...read more

  • Running On Empty Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Apr 22, 2012
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,654 views

    When God calls you to do something you had better run to Him because you cannot run from Him.

    Running On Empty Text: Jonah 1:1-16 Introduction 1. Illustration: A hospital administrator was once startled to see a patient fleeing down the hall out of the operating room, his loose hospital gown flapping the breeze behind him. He stopped the fleeing patient and said, "Do you mind telling me ...read more

  • The Salvation Of Yhwh Series

    Contributed by Leonard Cook on Feb 19, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,225 views

    The Salvation of YHWH, please see resources for background information on Jonah.

    The Salvation of YHWH (Jonah 2:1-3:3) The Discipline of YHWH (2:1-9) 2 1 From inside the fish Jonah prayed to the LORD his God. 2 He said: "In my distress I called to the LORD, and he answered me. From the depths of the grave I called for help, and you listened to my cry. 3 You hurled me ...read more

  • Book Of Jonah - The God Of The Second Chance

    Contributed by Johnny A. Palmer Jr. on Mar 15, 2019
     | 1,157 views

    This is the introduction to a verse by verse study of the book of Jonah.

    INTRODUCTION I do not know about you, but my life has been one gracious second chance from God after another. If I had a half penny for every time the Lord has picked my sorry hide up off the ground, I would be the wealthiest man on the planet. I am truly thankful not only that the Lord has saved ...read more

  • Thanksgiving When The Water Is Over Your Head

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Dec 13, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 26,209 views

    Jonah found himself in one of the worst jams I can think of. But Jonah made it to the place of thanksgiving. Let’s look into God’s Word, and see how he got there.

    Thanksgiving When the Water Is Over Your Head Jonah 2:1-10 Sermon by Rick Crandall McClendon Baptist Church - Nov. 22, 2009 *Thinking about Thanksgiving, let me ask you to turn to the Old Testament Book of Jonah. Almost everybody knows the story of Jonah. It’s one of the first Bible stories ...read more