Showing posts from November, 2015


Jonah 4:1-11 God saw the genuine hearts of this once evil Nation and chose to save them for His glory.  Let me ask you a question this morning!  Would you rejoice, knowing a person’s/nations wickedness before they were saved by His wonderful and merciful grace?  Better Yet! Would you be as merciful as our Lord was to those who have had evil backgrounds?  Did Christ die for all sin or not?  The Bible says “ He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world .” 1 John 2:2 (Heb 2:9)  But we see Him who for a little while was made lower than the angels, namely Jesus, crowned with glory and honor because of the suffering of death, so that by the grace of God He might taste death for everyone .     We need to understand something It’s God’s salvation as He draws sinners to Himself. It’s God’s grace He freely gives to those who repent and believe. It’s God’s forgiveness of sin as He will pardon the wickedest and


Jonah 3:1-10 We live in a culture where the church today is desperately trying to find new ways to entice or keep people in the church, instead of the plain preaching of the word and the simple truth of the gospel message. Some, if not many churches feel that biblical preaching is outdated and irrelevant. For some churches use drama, pursuing the latest church growth programs, open dialogue (conversation over preaching), and storytelling and never open their bible. Self-motivated worship (as if God needs me to accomplish His will, or if worship is all about me). Contextualization of passages to make them feel more acceptable (watered down or trying to make everything the bible speaks about relevant in my life. The removal or never lack of mentioning words like: sin, accountability, conviction, false teaching, self-examination and Hell and Damnations.  Some churches have even encouraged and allowed secular means to bring people in!  Now, I’m not picking on the church becau