The Reluctant Evangelist (Jonah 4:1-11)

Are You Prejudiced? (v1-4) Are You Too Comfortable? (v5-9) Do You Have God’s Compassion? (v10-11) Jonah 4:1-11 4 But to Jonah this seemed very wrong, and he became angry. 2 He prayed to the Lord, ‘Isn’t this what I said, Lord, when I was still at home? That is what I tried to forestall by fleeing to Tarshish. I knewContinue reading “The Reluctant Evangelist (Jonah 4:1-11)”

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)”