We are all familiar with the account of Jonah being swallowed by the big fish but did you know that it enacted the resurrection of Jesus? Did you know that Jonah became a demonstration of the gospel of Christ?
This was no ordinary power but Resurrection Power. This power is available to every believer who wants to do the extraordinary with God.
Jonah is a type of Jesus. His time in the belly of the great fish is a picture of the suffering of Jesus on the cross.
Jonah did not realize that his disobedience was not only going to affect his life but also the lives of others. Disobedience has consequences, sometimes long lasting. It is so much better to turn to our Heavenly Father when He calls our name the first time. It is also worth remembering that when God catches up with us He disciplines us. There is a world of difference between discipline and punishment. Discipline is to correct us and restore us. Praise God that He does not cast us away.
WHEN GOD DISRUPTS YOUR LIFE by Pastor Shah, Clearview This morning we are starting a brand new series on the Book of Jonah, titled, “RUNNING FROM GOD.” All of us who grew up in church are familiar with the story of Jonah and the Whale/Big Fish. Both children and adults love this book. When the... Continue Reading →