Posts Tagged ‘Jonah’
Jonah – Wrath of Man / Mercy of God
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Jonah-Wrath-of-Man-Mercy-of-God.mp3 by Ross Ward We all know the story, but have we really gotten the point? Story The book is about Jonah Not gentile city Outline of book Ch 1 – Jonah runs from God Ch 2 – Jonah’s salvation Ch 3 – Nineveh’s salvation Ch 4 – God’s mercy on Jonah Jonah’s faults Wrath…Read More
Portraits of God’s Leaders
A series of lessons presented by Ross Ward of Des Moines, Iowa, April 4-9, 2021 King Saul – An ‘I’ Problem Saul relies on his own will and ability, ultimately refused to accept responsibility for his actions (I Samuel 8-16) Jesus – Humble Servant King Jesus is King but not according to the world’s standards…Read More
Can Men Change God’s Will?
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Can-Men-Change-Gods-Will.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Daniel 4:28-37 I. A difficulty those raised in Calvinist beliefs is resolving the idea of God’s sovereign will with the actions of men. A. To many Calvinists, God’s will is immutable (unable to be changed). The idea that men might do something to alter God’s decisions is inconceivable. B. This is…Read More
The Word of the Lord to Jonah
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2018Fall8TheWordOfTheLordToJonah.mp3 by Wesley Key The Minor ProphetsRead More
The Minor Prophets
by Wesley Key 2018 Fall Meeting Series The Word of Hosea The Word of the Lord by Haggai The Vision of Nahum The Word of the Lord to Joel The Burden of Habakkuk The Burden of Malachi The Word of the Lord to JonahRead More
Can someone live in a giant fish for three days?
Question: Can someone live in a giant fish for three days? I’ve never understood that. I know it’s referencing Jesus’ situation, but it confuses me. When Jesus is getting baptized did God really shout from the sky? I probably seem really ignorant, but I thought it would be good to start reading the Word again,…Read More
Why is “God” in Jonah 1:6 in lower case in some translations?
Question: Jonah 1:6 in NKJV & ASV show referring to God as “God.” The captain told Jonah to pray to his God. But in the NASB it refers to the Lord God Jehovah as “god.” Is this a typo with the printer? Why would the NASB show this? Could it be that the captain was…Read More
Did Jonah learn the lessons God taught him?
Question: What would Jonah have answered God at the end of the Book? Did Jonah learn the lessons? Answer: Since we are not told, to speculate would be useless. We can see the lessons God taught Jonah and it is those lessons which we, in turn, also need to learn. As Paul warned, “that you…Read More
Lessons from Jonah
I. The book of Jonah is unique among the prophets A. The emphasis of the story is upon the messenger instead of the message. B. We learn lessons from the actions of the prophet, instead of the message he delivered. C. The tale of a man being swallowed and living three days in a great fish have caused some…Read More
Why is suicide a sin?
Question: Why is suicide a sin? Answer: At first, it seems to be a strange question because the answer is so obvious. But the young man who asked this is struggling with how to explain it to someone he knows. The difficulty is that you can’t turn in your Bibles to a passage that says…Read More