The Reluctant Prophet

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Jonah was a reluctant prophet when told to go to Nineveh, and teaches us some very good reminders about the dangers of being reluctant evangelists.

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  • 1.The Reluctant Prophet Jonah, CB OT p. 1478

2. Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and call out against it, for their evil has come up before me.Jonah 1:2, CB OT p. 1478 3. Assyrian EmpireKanishEarly Empire c. 825 B.C. Later Empire c. 650 B.C. L Y D I ACyprusTanisNile RiverGreat Zab RiverLake UrmiaHaran Nineveh Arbela Aleppo Habor Nimrud River Ebla Ashur Ecbatana A S SY R I A Hamath Diala Tadmor Mari River DamascusJerusalemMemphisLake VanCarchemish UgaritGreat Sea (Mediterranean)UrartuJordan RiverEuphrates River A k k a d Tigris Babylon River SumerErechJudah SinaiEzion-geberPERSIASusa ElamUrDumahPersian GulfN D e s e r t WE 4. Assyrian EmpireKanishEarly Empire c. 825 B.C. Later Empire c. 650 B.C. L Y D I AGreat Sea (Mediterranean)CyprusJerusalem TanisNile RiverGreat Zab RiverLake UrmiaHaran Nineveh Arbela Aleppo Habor Nimrud River Ebla Ashur Ecbatana A S SY R I A Hamath Diala Tadmor Mari River DamascusJoppaMemphisLake VanCarchemish UgaritTarsh ishUrartuJordan RiverEuphrates River A k k a d Tigris Babylon River SumerErechJudah SinaiEzion-geberPERSIASusa ElamUrDumahPersian GulfN D e s e r t WE 5. Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and call out against it the message that I tell you.Jonah 3:2, CB OT p. 1480 6. Some lessons we must NOT learn from Jonah! 7. When God says Go...run away. 8. When God says Go...make Him tell you twice. 9. When God says Go...forget your own salvation. 10. When God says Go...dont care about those who will perish. 11. When God says Go...dont try too hard. 12. When God says Go...expect them to fail. 13. When God says Go...blame God. 14. Three lessons we must learn from Jonah! 15. When God says Go...preach Christ and Him crucified! 16. When God says Go...rejoice at their salvation. 17. When God says Go...go. 18. Will today be the day you decide to go to heaven? 19. Photo Credits: (All photos from istockphoto.com, crestock.com, bigstock.com, dreamtime.com, thinkstock.com, and shutterstock.com are copyright protected.They are used by permission. Please do not reuse without permission.) Jonah pictures: http://distantshoresmedia.org/resources/illustrations/sweet-publishing/jonah Maps: Manna Bible Maps Duct tape girl: http://www.canstockphoto.com/portrait-of-scared-girl-being-silenced-8548018.html Run away: http://www.ickr.com/photos/vincepal/3633230337/sizes/l/ Water: iStock_000005006183 Covered ears: iStock_000006775944 Forgot: http://eedle.les.wordpress.com/2013/09/iforgot.jpg Covered eyes: http://conniedavisjohnson.les.wordpress.com/2013/10/106583464.jpg Lazy: iStock_000004272730 Pig: http://www.ickr.com/photos/pite/5198285541/sizes/l/ Yelling: iStock_000002336740 Crosses: http://pixabay.com/en/cross-sunset-sunrise-hill-sky-sun-66700/ Rejoicing woman: lightstock_30184_medium_user_2379957 Teaching: iStock_000002996723 20. 03) Everyday EvangelismCompiled and Presented by: Dave Stewart 2014 February 14 www.churchofchristmiranda.com#03The Reluctant Prophet JonahSynopsis: Jonah was a reluctant prophet, and teaches us some very good reminders about the dangers of being reluctant evangelists."Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version, copyright 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.Let all that you do be done with love.