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  • The Risk Of Running From God Series

    Contributed by Keith Walker on May 20, 2004
    based on 45 ratings
     | 4,264 views

    First of five messages on Jonah. God’s directive was clear and Jonah’s defiance was careless resulting in calamity.

    INTRODUCTION There was a trial in Chicago years ago. The famous lawyer, Clarence Darrow, was making his closing arguments and said of one man’s damaging testimony, “Why, a person could as easily believe this man’s testimony as he could believe that the whale swallowed Jonah.” Well, there were ...read more

  • Jonah Running From God Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Sep 26, 2004
    based on 48 ratings
     | 14,098 views

    Sermon 1 of 4 in a series on Jonah and God

  • Risks Of Running From God

    Contributed by Dan Santiago on Jan 14, 2008
    based on 18 ratings
     | 20,355 views

    People of God should be aware of the risks when we resist the will of God.

    The Risks of Running from God Jonah 1:1-16 ILLUSTRATION Once an atheist asked a Christian lady if she believed the Bible was true. “Yes,” said the lady. “Then.” Said the atheist, “tell me how a whale swallowed Jonah, as a whale’s stomach is no bigger than a man’s head.” “I don’t ...read more

  • Life On The Run From God!

    Contributed by Guy De Swardt on Jun 4, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,083 views

    Jonah ran from the calling of God on his life. We often do the same when God's us to be on Mission with Him.

    Life On The Run From God! Reading: Jonah 1v1-10 As you read the books of 1st and 2nd Kings,…you find that the nation of Israel was in a mess. In fact,…they were in a desperate crisis. King after king over Israel,…except Hezekiah and Josiah,…were corrupt and did not serve ...read more

  • Jonah, Running From God

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Aug 29, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,572 views

    Taken from Jonah chapter 1, this message contains three truths about God's ways with those who attempt to run away from Him.

    Jonah, Running from God CHCC – August 7, 2011 Jonah chapter 1 INTRODUCTION: Just about everyone is familiar with the Jonah story … the ultimate big fish story. The book of Jonah is a short book – only 4 chapters – and it’s arguably the most entertaining, ...read more

  • Running From God Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Sep 6, 2012
    based on 5 ratings
     | 11,244 views

    Let me ask you….have you ever wanted to run away from home? Just leave everything, go someplace where no one can find you. At one time or another I would say that every one of us have felt like that. There was a problem or a situation or a person that

    “Running from God” Jonah1:1-3 I read a story this week of a 5 year old boy who decided to run away from home. The woman who lived next door saw him leave as she was cutting her grass. She watched him as she walked up and down the sidewalk in front of her house dragging his little ...read more

  • Running From God Series

    Contributed by Ken Mckinley on Jul 15, 2013
    based on 7 ratings
     | 31,564 views

    This is the first in a series of sermons preached on the Book of Jonah. In this sermon we discuss chapter one and we look at the motivations behind Jonah's rebellion

    Jonah Series 2013 (You Can Run on For a Long Time) Running From God Text: Jonah 1:1 – 17 Open your Bibles to the Book of Jonah… We’re going to be spending the next few weeks looking through this book… and while you’re turning there; let me just start by saying ...read more

  • "How To Run From God”

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on May 5, 2003
    based on 116 ratings
     | 6,133 views

    A sermon for those who are running or thinking of running from God.

  • Don't Run From God

    Contributed by Kevin Keeling on Mar 23, 2004
    based on 43 ratings
     | 1,077 views

    Don’t to run from God

    Don’t want to run from God Jonah 1:1 -17 Five Things You Can Deduct I. You are forfeiting the Presence of God A. The greatest experience for man. B. We were made to walk with God. II. You are foregoing the Peace of God. John 20:21 Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be ...read more

  • Running From God Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Robin Koshy on Feb 11, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,378 views

    Why do we run from God? Some lessons on the perils of running from our life source.

    Running from God Part 1 Jonah 1:1–3 Intro I have a confession to make. I ran away from home once. Looking back, it was one of the dumbest things I have ever done. I was in eighth grade, I think. I blame the hormones. A boy was becoming a man, or so he thought. It all started when I ...read more

  • Jonah – Running From God Series

    Contributed by Dave Martin on Sep 21, 2012
     | 2,173 views

    A familiar book packed with relevant gems of truth to apply to our lives today...

    Pastor Dave Martin, Cross Creek Community Church, Sept 23, 2012 “Jonah – Running from God” Jonah 1:1-17 and Selected, Part 1 of 3 Background… • An old familiar book packed with gems of truth for us today • Not simply a book about a great fish (4 ...read more

  • "Running From God?" Jonah Pt. 1 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Mar 11, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,402 views

    Jonah tried to run from God and his call but where does a man run to get away from God? You can run from God but not hide! So why even run?

    “Running from God?”Jonah part 1 Opening Illustration: This video clip is from the lead singer of Mercy me and his willingness to follow the call of God on His life. Listen to his thoughts and even as he shares the struggle with following God’s call. Thesis: Jonah tried to run from God and his ...read more

  • Running From God: It's Not About The Fish Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Apr 16, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,981 views

    God places each of us in our Nineveh: work, school, where we live and like Jonah we cannot see the big picture so we ignore our calling and sail away from our Ninevah - and then the storms.

    As you know, years ago when I lived in the San Francisco Bay Area, I had a business on the side cleaning Aquariums. I did ok, I was a young man struggling along with my business and one day I was at my aquarium wholesaler and I ran into a man who was in the same business, except he knew what he was ...read more

  • Running From The Call

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Sep 29, 2005
    based on 39 ratings
     | 2,530 views

    Running From God

    Intro: years ago I felt the call of God on my life at 17, but for a number of years I ran from the call of God. Tonight, there could be those here that are running from God’s call or you may be dealing with someone on the run. I would like to give you some sure signs from the book of Jonah to ...read more

  • Why Hast Thou Done This?

    Contributed by David Coe on Nov 13, 2000
    based on 108 ratings
     | 1,393 views

    A sermon to show the foolishness of running from God.

    WHY HAST THOU DONE THIS? Jonah 1:1-3,10 A Message on "Running From God" I. THE MOTIVE 1.) Disobedience 1:2 "Arise, go to Nineveh.." a.) Displeasing 4:1 "But it displeased Jonah..." b.) Difficult 1:2 "cry against it for their wickedness..." II. THE ...read more