The Law and Grace – An Object Lesson
Last week, as we closed out the sermon in verse 4, I noted that out of more than twenty translations which I check for each sermon, one read differently in that verse from all the others. Most versions are exceedingly similar to that of the NKJV which said, “Is it right for you to be angry?”… Read the rest
A Gracious and Merciful God
A story is told about when George Bush senior was in office. His wife Barbara and George W. were talking about religion. George W. held the view that Jesus is the only way to heaven and that apart from Him, no one can be saved.… Read the rest
From the Greatest to the Least
Proclamation Appointing a National Fast Day
March 30, 1863
By the President of the United States of America.
Whereas, the Senate of the United States, devoutly recognizing the Supreme Authority and just Government of Almighty God, in all the affairs of men and of nations, has, by a resolution, requested the President to designate and set apart a day for National prayer and humiliation.… Read the rest
The Sign of Jonah
Why did Jonah decide it was better to just go to Nineveh?
A: He learned that he couldn’t trust the ocean. There was just something fishy about it.
I’m sure you’ve heard the term, “God is a God of second chances.” Although it sounds a bit cliché, it really is the truth.… Read the rest
Salvation is of the Lord
- Why should we be encouraged by the story of Jonah and the great fish?
- Because Jonah was down in the mouth, but came out all right.
We’ll finish chapter 2 in our sermon today. When looking back on all that has happened, and what is coming today, we can see a pattern repeated many times since.… Read the rest