Jonah – Part 6
November 23, 2014
God’s call upon our lives is not just to deliver His message to the world, but to also represent His heart to those who are far from Him – who would otherwise not know of His compassion, kindness, unrelenting love and forgiveness.
Jonah – Part 5
November 16, 2014
God calls Nineveh great, not just as a description of its size, but because it is His desire to invest us in this city and use it as a great instrument for His glory. However, in general, we kick back against the city and by so doing miss the rich call of God on our […]
Jonah – Part 4
The word of the Lord comes to Jonah a second time, and this time he obeys. The result? The people of Nineveh believe God and repent! History is full of unprecedented displays of God’s power and glory on the back of a simple act of obedience to God’s word. What has God been saying to […]
Jonah – Part 3
November 9, 2014
The whole story of Jonah carries no significance apart from the statement that ‘the word of the Lord came to Jonah’. There were many prophets, ships, sailors, Ninivites and cities like Tarshish, but when God spoke it put everything in context and brought a weightiness to every decision Jonah made.
Jonah – Part 2
Jonah, in the belly of the whale, after 3 days and nights without hope, on the back of a raging storm and a near shipwrecked journey, FINALLY gets on his knees and surrenders. Surely we too can say ‘I am Jonah, I am Jonah.’ Surely we too can say ‘God is merciful, God is merciful!’
Jonah – Part 1
November 2, 2014
The story of Jonah is far greater than a simple Sunday school story. It is the account of the relentless pursuit of God for the heart of His people, so that His purposes would prevail and the earth would see His glory.