Sermons on Jonah
Big Idea: God’s purpose is to transform your heart to beat like His. Application: Ministry is the mechanism He uses to align my heart with His heart. Truth 1: God works at both the Great Commission and individual levels. Truth 2: Ministry is messy. Truth 3: Ministry, especially evangelism, reveals gap between your expectations/passions and His. Truth 4: Circumstances are the classroom, but the destination. What’s in your heart?
Jonah 3:1-10 Proclamation/Prophet Jonah 3:4 Jonah began to go into the city, going a day’s journey. And he called out, “Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown!” Clear Message of Repentance Jonah 3:4 Jonah began to go into the city, going a day’s journey. And he called out, “Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown!” Belief in God Jonah 3:5 And the people of Nineveh believed God. They called for a fast and put on sackcloth, from the…
2 Kings 14:25 Jonah 1:7 Jonah 2:1 Jonah 2:10 Jonah 3:1-3 Jonah 3:4 Jonah 3:10 Jonah 4:1 Jonah 1:1-2 LESSONS FROM JONAH 1. The lost matter to God. Jonah 4:2 Jonah 4:3 Jonah 2:2-6 2. I used to be lost. Jonah 4:6-8 3. Reaching the lost is more important than my comfort. Jonah 2:8 1984 “Those who cling to worthless idols turn away from God’s love for them.”