Robin • Sermon • • 6,866 views
Intro One of the top selling video game applications created for Apple’s Iphone is called “Pocket God.” Listen to the description given on Itunes: “What kind of god would you be? Benevolent or vengeful? Play Pocket God and discover the answer within yourself. On a remote island, you are the all-powerful…
Cooper Everspaugh • Revival Life Baptist Church • Sermon • • 54 views • 38:09
Jonah preached a sermon of five words! How oes his presentation inform our presentations? How does the reaction of the Ninevites inform us of our urgency for the Gospel?
Jonah 4 concludes one of the shortest books of the Bible. In the course of 4 chapters, we are challenged with God's incredible power and rule; hurling a storm onto the sea, appointing a fish, a plant, and a worm to teach a rebellious prophet. Yet, we also see God patient, merciful, and compassionate upon undeserving prophet and an underserving violent and wicked city. We are struck with amazement that God would so slow to anger and so quick to extend mercy. The prophet Jonah teaches us how bitterness and anger can cause us to flee the presence of God and hate the works of God. May we instead, have enough faith to trust God to apply mercy in Holy and just ways. The book of Jonah provides an important lesson for how God's people should resist anger and instead extend Christ-like compassion.
A Reminder of God’s Mercy First lets talk about you: 10 As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one: 11 There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God. 12 They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not…