Nineveh is the capital city of Assyria. Israel has been under attack from Assyria. God calls Jonah to go to an enemy city, and preach repentance.
a. Jonah 1:1-9
b. What are you listening to?
c. Three ways to listen: Continual Prayer, Daily Bible reading, Journal
- You don’t have to wait for the BIG FISH
a. Jonah 2:4-10
b. God brought a BIG FISH into Jonah’s life to get his attention..
c. Steps to get back on track: Prayer, Accountability, Action
- Second Chances
a. Jonah 3:1-10
b. God is The God of second chances!
c. Jonah, Neniveh, and even us!!
d. God is patient with us..
e. The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance. 2Peter 3:9
- It’s not about us
a. Jonah 4:1-11
b. God has one plan! To save that which is lost, in ALL the world.
c. God sent His Son Jesus (John 3:16).
d. Our comfort takes a back seat to His mission, it’s more about our obedience to His Great Commission.
e. Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20) & the Great Commandment (Matthew 22:34-40)