Grace & Bitterness | Jonah 4:1-2

But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was angry. And he prayed to the LORD and said, “O LORD, is not this what I said when I was yet in my country? …for I knew that you are a gracious God and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love, and relenting from disaster. …

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Keep Yourselves in the Love of God | Jude 20-23

This sermon was originally preached in 2014. But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life. And have mercy on those who doubt; save others by …

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The Grace of God

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCZOpcoCeUM For by grace you have been saved through faith.And this is not your own doing;it is the gift of God,not a result of works,so that no one may boast. Ephesians 2:8-9 ESV Word came to Jesus that His friend, Lazarus, was ill, but Jesus did nothing. He did not immediately race to Lazarus’ side; …

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The Mercy of God

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3N5MIlkP-s He saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit Titus 3:5 ESV Jonah was furious. You are probably familiar with the story. After fleeing from the LORD, the God of Israel brought the prophet into …

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The Jealousy of God

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhlH6N45Ysw for you shall worship no other god,for the LORD, whose name is Jealous,is a jealous God Exodus 34:14 ESV After the great exodus from Egypt by many signs and wonders from the hand of God, the LORD led His redeemed people into the wilderness, and within that wilderness, He made His covenant with them, …

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The Heart | Jonah 4

The existence of this chapter is one of my favorite aspects about the book of Jonah. It is very easy when recalling the events of this book to leave out the final chapter. To be fair, I understand why it is easy to forget. Chapter three would have been a great ending for the book. …

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The Miracle | Jonah 3

Many occurrences in the book of Jonah have been described as miracles (the storm, the fish, etc.), yet as we have seen, most are simply God’s display of authority within nature. Miracle must be unnatural (or supernatural), and storms, fish, and plants are all common to the natural world. However, repentance certainly is a miracle. …

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The Wrath and Mercy of God | Genesis 7-8

The event described within these two chapters is one of the most monumental in all of human history. Some may find a global flood to be difficult to believe; however, the presence of similar versions of the story being present in nearly every culture speaks of its reality. Herein we see the wrath of God …

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God Rescues Lot (Genesis 19)

Abraham Study Guide (Week 10) SUGGESTED VERSES FOR MEMORIZATION & MEDITATION But he lingered. So the men seized him and his wife and his two daughters by the hand, the LORD being merciful to him, and they brought him out and set him outside the city. (Genesis 19:16) So it was that, when God destroyed …

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