Jonah: God Reaches Out to All

God Works With Us, Jonah 3: 1-4

This Sunday we continue our series in the book of Jonah, we now begin chapter 3, looking at verses 1-4.  In these verses God continues to work with His prophet and gives him a 2nd chance.  We know, because of the next 2 chapters; that, even though Jonah has repented, he still has an attitude about…

Are You Truly Repentant? Jonah 2: 8-10

As we continue this Sunday in our series on the book of Jonah, we are now finishing up chapter 2, looking at verses 8-10.  In these verses Jonah’s prayer takes an interesting shift as he has been talking about himself – now in verse 8 he says “they.” Who is he talking about? The interesting…

How Low Can You Go? Jonah 2: 5-7

We continue this week in our series on the book of Jonah, we are now at chapter 2, looking at verses 5-7.  In these verses we again have the recorded prayer of thanks (in great fish’s belly) for the prayer of repentance (in water) which is not recorded in this passage (but is explained in…

Then Jonah Prayed, Jonah 2: 1-4

As we continue our series in the book of Jonah, we now come to chapter 2, looking at verses 1-4.  In these verses we have recorded the prayer of thanks for the prayer of repentance (in water) not recorded in the passage (but he explains in the recorded prayer).  The prayer of thanks is recorded…

Fish Lessons Learned: Jonah 1:17

Continuing our series in the book of Jonah this week, we come now to the last verse in chapter 1, verse 17.  In this passage we learn about God’s care; that God is with us, and that He will not let us get away.  Jonah here is being taught several lessons; lessons he definitely doesn’t…

What Does God Want? Jonah 1: 13-16

This week as we continue our series in the book of Jonah, we’re looking at chapter 1, verses 13-16.  In this passage I ask the question “What does God want?”  Knowing what God wants you to do in your Christian life is essential to living the Christian life effectively.  There are many clear things (actions)…

But The Lord…; Jonah 1: 4-6

As we continue our series in the book of Jonah, we will look at chapter 1, verses 4-6.  In this passage God sends out an alarm; as He goes after His servant, the prophet Jonah.  God hurls a storm at the boat that Jonah is trying to make his escape from the Lord.  But can…