Running from God (But Not Getting Away)
- Written by Lon Lorton Lon Lorton
"RUNNING FROM GOD (BUT NOT GETTING AWAY)"
Rev. Lon Lorton
February 10, 2019
An Important Old Testament Book
- An illustration of God's forgiveness
- An illustration of Christ's death and resurrection
- An illustration for Christians in today's world
The Call of God to Save a City (Verses 1-2)
- There is hope, even for people you don't like.
The Condition of Jonah's Heart (Verse 3)
- God had more trouble with Jonah than with Nineveh.
The Chastening of Jonah (Verses 4-16)
- God has a purpose in our trials. (Hebrews 12:4-11)
- The sailors' interesting reaction
The Great Fish (Verse 17)
- Notice the lengths to which God is willing to go:
- to get Jonah right
- to get us right?