Category: Jonah

What right do you have to be angry?
October 12th, 2014

Jonah 4 When a food critic comes to a restaurant, absolutely loves the food the chef has prepared, and writes a rave review, this is a delight to the chef. When a writer’s novel is published and is a best seller, this is deeply gratifying to the author. When a football player is chosen to […]

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October 5th, 2014

Jonah 3 I would love to go back in my life and have a second chance to do things right. When I was ten years old, there was a boy named Teddy in my school. Teddy had epilepsy and once I saw him in the hallway having a grand mal seizure. The teachers were putting […]

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Life at the bottom of the pit
September 28th, 2014

Jonah 2:1-10 As you probably know, I have great admiration for the music and lyrics of Jason Gray. I showed a video of one of his songs last week as part of the sermon. Jason Gray had an abusive stepfather and a difficult childhood. This caused him to develop a stutter and his story is […]

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Going Down, Down, Down
September 21st, 2014

Jonah 1:1-17 God told Jonah to take his message to the people of Nineveh and Jonah refused. Jonah more than refused. God wanted the people of Nineveh to hear good news and Jonah was determined it would not happen through him. He packed a few things and left to get as far away from Nineveh […]

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Arise and Go
September 14th, 2014

Jonah 1:1-3 If you read the Tyndale Old Testament Commentary on Jonah or the IVP Bible Dictionary, you will find a story about a British sailor named James Bartley who was working on a whaling ship in the late 19th century off the coast of, depending on your political sensibilities, the Falkland or Malvinas Islands. […]

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