Many of us suffer from 'blockages' in our spiritual hearts. Jonah suffers from: A blockage of RESENTMENT A blockage of DISCONTENTMENT A blockage of AMBIVALENCE
SERMONS IN BIBLE BOOK:
The Book of Jonah is a well-crafted story. It brilliants subverts and plays with our expectations of what we think is going to happen. In chapter 3, Jonah brings the reality of Yahweh (gracious yet holy God) into the great city of Nineveh—a place of judgment,...
Jonah chapter 2 records the prayer of Jonah from inside the fish. Sin, disobedience and rebellion will always result in judgment, isolation and separation, yet our God is a rescuing God. This message will encourage you if you feel stuck in sin.
The story of Jonah is a mirror that shows us the way that we all run away from God sometimes. In this message, Jonathan Shanks unpacks "The Jonah In Us."
Jonah was angry and had a heart which was blocked up with resentment, discontentment and ambivalence. This message explores these blockages in our own lives and how we can find freedom through a new heart.
Jonah learns that God is: a God of second chances a God of singleminded focus a God to be feared and obeyed a God of miraculous mercy
Have you run from the Lord's call on your life? Have you found yourself stuck in the consequence of rebellion? Sin offers us much but only delivers in the short term. Jonah's prayer in the belly of a fish is a powerful that no matter how bad the situation, "salvation...
The story of Jonah running from the Lord's call on his life is like a mirror we hold up to ourselves. As we relate to his fears, self justification and wrong assumptions of God we are reminded just how much we need God's grace. The love of God in Christ Jesus is...