PBC Sermons

Jonah
17/03/2013

The Jonah Adventure: 4 – Who matters to God?

The Jonah Adventure: 4 - Who matters to God?

Most of the Old Testament prophets were, to put it bluntly, a little odd at times. Jonah certainly had his moments too – but as we come to the final chapter in his adventures, we maybe feel a bit sorry for Jonah as his theological world crumbles around him. What happened to God’s justice, to [ more… ]

10/03/2013

The Jonah Adventure: 3 – Surprise, Surprise!

The Jonah Adventure: 3 - Surprise, Surprise!

Jonah has survived his three day underwater cruise in the great fish, and has been dumped unceremoniously (and in a rather unpleasant way) back onto dry land. Now God is going to try giving him his mission once again. How will Jonah respond this time?

03/03/2013

The Jonah Adventure: 2 – Desperate for God

The Jonah Adventure: 2 - Desperate for God

Last week, after Jonah had tried his hardest to run away from God’s call, we left him sinking down into the depths of the sea and about to drown. Will our not-very-heroic hero survive another chapter? We’ll see…

24/02/2013

The Jonah Adventure: 1 – Resisting God

The Jonah Adventure: 1 - Resisting God

The book of Jonah might be short, but it’s packed with challenges and surprises. In chapter 1 Jonah finds out his mission – he’s to preach against the city of Nineveh. That doesn’t sound like a great idea to Jonah – Ninevah is the capital of the Assyrian empire, one of Israel’s fiercest enemies.