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  • Jonah Paid The Price Series

    Contributed by Dr. Amen Howard on Aug 12, 2013
     | 3,798 views

    God had instructed Jonah, God had spoken to Jonah, I believe to go to a certain place to preach the gospel, but the bible say’s that Jonah turned to a different direction in order to disobey or runaway from God.

    I believe he hadn’t read the scripture written by David, it says: even if I make my bed in Hell, thou are there “AMEN”. I have come to realize in life that no one can hide from God, if God doesn’t speak to you now, it doesn’t mean that you have succeeded in hiding ...read more

  • Five Ways Churches Fall Short When God Calls Them To Evangelize Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Aug 28, 2013
     | 5,288 views

    This sermon looks at five ways that churches aren't as evangelistic as we should be.

    - The beginning of the book of Jonah is very clear: a call for Jonah to share a message with the people of Nineveh. Within the statement that God makes, there are five phrases that are worth our attention as they point toward some of the things that we do wrong. Five Ways Churches Fall Short ...read more

  • What Should I Do When God's Leading Makes Me Uncomfortable? Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Aug 30, 2013
     | 4,777 views

    A look at moments when where God is pointing us is not where we want to go.

    WHAT SHOULD I DO WHEN GOD'S LEADING MAKES ME UNCOMFORTABLE? There are times we’re fine with the Lord and then He pushes us in a direction we don’t like. - Jonah 1:3. - Our walk with God seems fine. Everything is going ok. We’ve been fine with what He’s asked of us in ...read more

  • Here I Am ... Send Him! Series

    Contributed by Greg Laurie on Sep 11, 2013
    based on 7 ratings
     | 42,986 views

    Are you running from God?

    For more resources related to this sermon, go to go.harvest.org. ******* Have you ever heard the story of “Wrong Way Roy”? His name was Roy Riegels. Sports fans listen up! You’ll appreciate this. He was playing in the Rose Bowl of 1929. Roy was an All-American center from ...read more

  • How Not To Respond To God Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Sep 22, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,773 views

    Be careful when you read the story of Jonah that you are not distracted by the big fish, the big city, or the popular prophet. The story ks about the God who is bigger and above yet completely involved in the story of grace.

    Intro: Top 10 THINGS TO DO INSIDE A BIG FISH 10) “Can you hear me now?” 9) Pray the fish is ….. bulemic 8) Bonfire and a fish fry! 7) Open a sushi bar 6) “Consider it pure joy” 5) Floss . . . the whale 4) Finally get motivated to read Moby Dick 3) Listen to tapes of ...read more

  • Jonah: A Word From The Lord

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Jan 1, 2012
     | 2,973 views

    A message about receiving and running from the call of God

    Note: Thanks to Aldon Johnson and Mike Wilkins (The Run Away Prophet) for their thoughts and ideas on Jonah chapter 1. Title: The Word of the Lord Theme: Show the importance of following God’s Word spoken to us. Text: Jonah 1 Introduction Jonah is mentioned in 2Ki_14:25. He ...read more

  • In The Midst Of Your Struggle Don't Forget Who You Are

    Contributed by Garvin Alfter on Jan 9, 2012
    based on 7 ratings
     | 13,771 views

    When Jonah was in the depths of despair, he remembered who he was. That saved him from his dilemma.

    In The Midst of Your Struggle (Don't Forget Who You Are)   Jonah 1:7-9 & Jonah 2:1-7   Jonah found himself in a situation that many people today find themselves in. They have at some point in the past heard the voice of the Lord calling them, instructing them, and leading them. But through the ...read more

  • Running From God Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Sep 6, 2012
    based on 5 ratings
     | 20,293 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

  • Jonah – Running From God Series

    Contributed by Dave Martin on Sep 21, 2012
     | 4,112 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

  • The Reluctant, Rebellious Prophet: Jonah, Chapter 1 Series

    Contributed by Pastor Jeff Hughes on Feb 16, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,026 views

    Serving and ministering those whom we love is easy. What if you were called by God to minister to a nation of murderers, whose part and parcel was to kill wantonly and have no fear of God at all?

    The Reluctant, Rebellious Prophet: Jonah, Chapter 1 Today we will begin the first of a four part series on the book of Jonah. I hope to be in the church building in three Sundays from today, and we will finish this series the Sunday after that. I've decided to take a break from the Achieve ...read more

  • Running On Empty Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Apr 22, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,986 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

  • Extend God’s Kindness

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on May 30, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,183 views

    God is the God of the second chance. Jonah got to see first-hand the remarkable grace of God, and come to a renewed understanding of His love and grace.

    Jonah 1:1-3 1 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 to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that ...read more

  • Jonah, The Defiant Disciple

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Jul 30, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,452 views

    A sermon to show the folly of disobeying God.

    “Jonah, The Defiant Disciple” “Jonah 1:1-3” ********** Jonah 1:1 Now the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, 2 Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me. 3 But Jonah rose up to flee ...read more

  • The Love Of God's Call Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on May 7, 2019
     | 2,903 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.

    Intro: What do most people remember about Jonah if you have ever heard the story in VBS or Sunday School? You probably remember that it is a whale of a tale. There would be lots of talk about Jonah and his disobedience and reluctance to go where God tells him to go. The problem with remembering ...read more

  • Loving Love

    Contributed by Barry O Johnson on Feb 20, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 14,965 views

    God’s love is so misunderstood. This message looks at a prophecy delivered in 2008 about what God’s love means.

    God is good. All the time. To me. Say it again. God is good. All the time. To me! Praise the Lord! A couple of weeks ago I was reading through some of the prophecies that have come forth here in this church. I came across one from 2008 that’s titled “Love, Repentance, and Judgment.” As I started ...read more