Monthly Archives: January 2015

God’s Promises, revealed through the story of Jonah: He is our Strength and Shield

It takes Jonah three days to walk through the city and by the time he leaves, the king himself has decreed that not even animals get to eat or drink until they know God had turned from His judgment. The … Continue reading

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God’s Promises, revealed in the story of Jonah: His Perfect Peace

The engulfing waters threatened me, the deep surrounded me;     seaweed was wrapped around my head. To the roots of the mountains I sank down;     the earth beneath barred me in forever. But you, Lord my God,     brought my life up from … Continue reading

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God’s Promises, revealed in the story of Jonah: He hears our prayers

God turns Jonah around by stopping his rebellious voyage with a storm. Jonah turns himself in and is thrown into the sea. God rescues him from the waves, but his new situation isn’t much better, as he’s now stuck in … Continue reading

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God’s Promises, revealed in the story of Jonah: He loves the lost

  But Jonah ran away from the Lord and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. After paying the fare, he went aboard and sailed for Tarshish to flee from … Continue reading

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God’s Promises, revealed in the story of Jonah: Recognizing your Ninevah

I thought I would wrap up the God’s Promises series, the series between Advent and Lent, focusing on the promises that God shows us through the story of Jonah. We’ll spend the next few days in the belly of the … Continue reading

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God’s Promises: He is working for us

Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and all that night the Lord drove the sea back with a strong east wind and turned it into dry land. The waters were divided, and the Israelites went through the sea … Continue reading

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God’s Promises: His judgement

The one who plants and the one who waters have one purpose, and they will each be rewarded according to their own labor. For we are co-workers in God’s service; you are God’s field, God’s building. (1 Corinthians 3:8) Some … Continue reading

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