Have Mercy on the Great City
Have mercy on the great city. Why should we have mercy on the great city? Three answers: (1) The Lord’s mercy extends beyond your tribe (2) The Lord’s mercy your self-righteousness and, (3) The Lord is merciful.
Loving the Great City
Jonah preached, Nineveh repented, and God relented. Great, right? Jonah was angry. It's possible to preach to the city without loving the city. May we instead love the city, because God does.
God is Calling People to be Saved: Through You
God is calling people to be saved: through you.
Going Where God Sends You
Though we've all failed to go where God is sending us in various ways, God is still sending us, and by His grace, we can go with great hope.
Salvation Belongs to the Lord
"Salvation belongs to the Lord" is the highpoint of not only this chapter, but of the whole book of Jonah, and the entire Bible. How do we respond to this statement?
Rejoice in the Lord’s Salvation
Rejoice in the Lord's Salvation because we really need to be saved and because He has really saved us.
Fleeing from God
Just as God sent Jonah to the great city of Nineveh, God has sent us, His church, to the great cities of the nations, to make disciples. Don't flee from the call!
Go Where the Lord Sends You
Go where the Lord sends you because the lord is the one calling you, the lord will come after you, and because the lord’s purpose will prevail