Salvation Belongs to the LORD (Jonah 1:17-2:10)

Download the service sheet here. Down and Out? (1:17-2:4) The Lord’s Loyal Love (2:5-9) Up and Out! (2:9-10) Jonah 1:17-2:10 (NIV 2011) 17 Now the Lord provided a huge fish to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights. 2 1 From inside the fish Jonah prayed to the Lord his God. 2 He said: ‘InContinue reading “Salvation Belongs to the LORD (Jonah 1:17-2:10)”

Running from God (Jonah 1:1-17)

Turning from the LORD (v1-3) Misguided by Circumstances (v3) Powerless in a Crisis (v4-6) Ashamed of Mission (v7-9) Despairing of Future Usefulness (v10-15) Turning to the LORD (v14-17) Jonah 1:1-17 (NIV) 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 comeContinue reading “Running from God (Jonah 1:1-17)”

‘We Have Come to Worship Him’ (Matthew 2:1-12)

We Have Come to Worship Him (Matthew 2:1-12) From Ignorant to Opposed (v3-8) Informed But Apathetic (v3-6) From Ignorant to Invested (v1-2, 9-12) Matthew 2:1-12 (NIV) After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem 2 and asked, ‘Where is the one who has been bornContinue reading “‘We Have Come to Worship Him’ (Matthew 2:1-12)”

Name Him ‘Jesus’ (Matthew 1:18-25)

Name Him ‘Jesus’ (Matthew 1:18-23) Jesus Will Save (v18-21, 24-25) From Their Sins (v21) His People (v21) Because He is God with Us (v22-23) Matthew 1:18-25 (NIV) 18 This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about: his mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she wasContinue reading “Name Him ‘Jesus’ (Matthew 1:18-25)”