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sermons tagged 'Jonah'

Sign of Jonah, Faith of Sheba

Matthew 12.38-42
Jul 2nd 2017

In our passage today, Matthew continues his mission of revealing to his biological brethren--his fellow Jews--that Jesus is, indeed, truly their Messiah.

Blind unbelief had their hearts & minds absolutely persuaded that this Galilean-peasant carpenter couldn't...read >>

condemnation, disbelief, doubt, faith, Jonah, judgement, Queen, Sheba, trust
belief, faith, Matthew

God's Messy Ministry of Mercy & Misery

Jonah 4
Oct 7th 2012

God's ministry is often messy. Rather than a nice and tidy salvation, when we look to Calvary, what do we see? A very bloody Son; holy, divine, yet crucified.

As His followers, we must learn not to box Him in, not to limit our understanding of what we think He can...read >>

compassion, David Mathis, Jonah 4, mercy, mess, misery, mission, sin
evangelism, Jonah, mission

Sovereign Grace: A God Who Relents

Jonah 3
Sep 23rd 2012

Last week was tough for many of us. Realizing the reality of God's sovereign control over wind and waves, over death and life, over sickness and health can be humbling and discouraging when you're in the thick of it. But, truth be told, there is no better backdrop...read >>

grace, humility, Jonah 3, love, Nineveh, relent, repentance, sackcloth, sovereign
grace, Jonah, sovereignty

the God of Wind, Waves and Whales

Jonah 1-2
Sep 16th 2012

Nothing brings a prodigal home like Sovereign storms. Going through any? Perhaps the Lord has called up His winds or seas to bash against the bows of your boat? What are we to do through thick and thin but turn to the Lord who "works all things together for...read >>

collateral grace, darkness, God, Jonah, Nineveh, prophet, salvation, sin, sovereign, storm
glory, Jonah, sovereignty