Sermons from August 2016

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The Depths of God’s Compassion


Sermon Text: Jonah 4:1-11 Outline: Knowing God (vv.1-4) Pouty Protester (vv.5-9) The Depths of God’s Compassion (vv.10-11) Reflection Questions: Do you honestly KNOW God? What scares, angers, or bothers, you about God? Do you respectfully talk to God about this stuff? When was your last Pouty Protest? What was it about? How is God currently […]

What Is Marvelous To God


Sermon Text: Jonah 3:1-10 Outline: The Bare Minimum (vv.1-4) Belief & Mortification (vv.5-9) Beauty & Mercy (v.10) Reflection Questions: Where in life are you going through the motions (1/2-hearted, only doing the bare minimum) these days?   Where (and when) do you go all-out – as if your life depended on it?   Do you […]

Distress & Deliverance


Sermon Text: Jonah 2:1-10 Outline: The God We Want The God We Need Reflection Questions: Have you ever read something about God in the Bible and thought, “I just don’t like this about God!?” What kind of false, limited gods do you tend to create for yourself?   In what parts of your life do […]

Resisting God


Sermon Text: Jonah 1:1-17 Outline: Resisting God (vv.1-3) The Futility of Resistance (vv.4-8, 11-13) Revering God (vv.9-10, 14-17) Reflection Questions: In what way(s) might you be resistant to God? Why do you think you resist Him? Is there a particular part of the Bible that you struggle with, or that makes you uncomfortable? When’s the […]