Jonah: The Ordinary Prophet

Exposing The Prophet’s Heart

Jonah 4:1-11 — The story of Jonah comes to an abrupt end.  We don’t know what became of Jonah or if he learned the lesson God endeavoured to teach him.  …What we see in this final sermon is God exposing the content of Jonah’s heart and it wasn’t very pleasant.

God Rescues Nineveh!

Jonah 3:3b-10 — “Amazing grace how sweet the sound, that saved a wretch like me….” The beating heart of the Book of Jonah is God’s gracious dealings with the people of Nineveh. The city of Nineveh was filled with violence, immorality and idolatry and yet God in His loving kindness sent them a prophet to preach…

Responding To A Gracious God

Jonah 3:1-3a — At the beginning of story Jonah said “no” to God and ran away, but now we see Jonah say “yes” to God and go to Nineveh. Why? What changed? Jonah did, and he changed because God was graciously at work in his life.  In this sermon we’re challenged to think about our response…

Not Running Away From God

Jonah 1:3-17 — Jonah foolishly tried to do the impossible, to run away from from God! …God could’ve rightfully given up on Jonah but He didn’t. He graciously pursued him and brought him to repentance. In this sermon, we’re reminded of the grace and mercy God shows to his wayward sons and daughters.