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Tagged with " Old Testament"

Jonah 4:5-11 (The Law and Grace – An Object Lesson)

Mar 19, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Jonah (Written), Old Testament, Sermons, Writings  //  No Comments

Jonah 4:5-11
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?” Only Young’s correctly translated it as, “Is doing good displeasing to thee?” The verb is active, not passive.Read the rest

Jonah 3:1-4 (The Sign of Jonah)

Feb 26, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Jonah (Written), Old Testament, Sermons  //  No Comments

Jonah 3:1-4
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

Jonah 1:4-6 (Arise! Call on Your God)

Jan 22, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Jonah (Written), Old Testament, Sermons, Writings  //  No Comments

Jonah 1:4-6
Arise! Call on Your God

One thing that is universal in people is the reaction to total disaster. It doesn’t matter how completely someone says they don’t believe in God, it doesn’t matter how rebellious someone is, and titles like “atheist” or “agnostic” mean nothing when disaster hits. The first thing people do when facing true calamity is to cry out “O God.”

The hardened sailors of Jonah’s ship were no different.… Read the rest