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Jonah

Jonah was a prophet of God who loved preaching to God’s people. When God asked him to go preach to a group of people he didn’t like, Jonah refused to go. Jonah decided that preaching to Nineveh and preaching repentance was not something those evil people deserved. Jonah loved the people of Israel, but the…

Under His Wings

“Luke13:34 Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who have been sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, just as a hen gathers her young under her wings, and you were unwilling!” (NASB) In teaching, it is necessary to bring stories that will help people understand…

God is Merciful

Micah 7:18 Who is a God like You, who pardons wrongdoing and passes over a rebellious act of the remnant of His possession? He does not retain His anger forever, Because He delights in mercy. 19 He will again take pity on us; He will trample on our wrongdoings. Yes, you will cast all their…

Jesus Died For All, We Must Love All

1 Corinthians 2:1 And when I came to you, brothers and sisters, I did not come as someone superior in speaking ability or wisdom, as I proclaimed to you the testimony of God. 2 For I determined to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and Him crucified. (NASB) When Paul preached the Gospel to…

Living By Faith

Habakkuk was prophesying in the midst of a corrupted generation. The people of Israel thought that they were doing God’s will, but they were only departing from God further and further by their actions. The book of Habakkuk is quoted several times in the New Testament, including the book of Acts. In Acts 13:40-41, the…

Nineveh and God’s Patience

 The Lord is slow to anger and great in power, and the Lord will by no means leave the guilty unpunished. In the gale and the storm is His way, and clouds are the dust beneath His feet.” Nahum 1: 3 Some people do not know this, but Jonah was not the only prophet to…

Going Into All Our World

Matthew 28:18-20 18And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20teaching them to observe all that I have commanded…

Seek The Lord!

Psalm 34: 4 I sought the Lord, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears. How long do I look for something important? For example, if we lose a quarter, or maybe a dollar bill, do we look for it until we find it? Or do we just let it go because…

Keep Praying Until God Answers

Isaiah 62: 6-7 On your walls, Jerusalem, I have appointed watchmen; All day and all night they will never keep silent. You who profess the LORD, take no rest for yourselves; And give Him no rest until He establishes and makes Jerusalem an object of praise on the earth. (NASB) When you have something on…