Jonah 4: Severe Mercies

Christ Covenant Church Jon Marq Toombs 26 November 2017 Texts: Jonah 4 The Gospel according to Jonah Christ the King Sunday Listen or Download Audio Sermon: Jonah 4 Last week we left Jonah in the city of Nineveh. Remember he was sent there to preach the message that God gave him to preach. "Yet 40... Continue Reading →

Mission

And should not I pity Nineveh, that great city, in which there are more than 120,000 persons who do not know their right hand from their left, and also much cattle? Tim Challies' reflections on the last verse of Jonah are worthy of consideration. He asks some penetrating questions (some of which are better geared... Continue Reading →

Christ the King

A Meditation for Christ the King Sunday Rev. JMT Jesus is the true and better King, who issues a proclamation and publishes it through the whole world.  By decree of the King, let every one of you repent and be washed with water in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins,... Continue Reading →

Jonah 3: Urban Revival

Christ Covenant Church Jon Marq Toombs 19 November 2017 Texts: Jonah 3 The Gospel according to Jonah Ordinary Time Listen or Download Audio Sermon: Jonah 3 Jonah was baptized into the death and life of the Big Fish which was a type of Christ.  The sea would have destroyed him but the fish delivered him.... Continue Reading →

Jonah 2: Watershed Moment

Christ Covenant Church Jon Marq Toombs 12 November 2017 Texts: Jonah 2 The Gospel according to Jonah Ordinary Time Listen or Download Audio Controversy over the Book of Jonah. Is it historical or mythical? Is it allegorical or literal? It is best to follow the lead of Christ and the apostles on matters like this, over... Continue Reading →

Jonah 1: Downward Spiral

Christ Covenant Church Jon Marq Toombs 5 November 2017 Texts: Jonah 1 The Gospel according to Jonah Ordinary Time Listen or Download Audio This story is not about how you ought to imitate Jonah, act like Jonah, follow Jonah's example. This story is about Jesus Christ and his gospel. We will not be looking for moral... Continue Reading →

Dovetail

Echoes of Jonah 1 in Acts 10. by JMT The word of the Lord came to Jonah and troubled him. A vision from the Lord came to Peter and troubled him. Jonah means dove. Peter means rock, but his surname was Simon Bar-Jonah which means son of a dove. Joppa was the place where the... Continue Reading →

Jonah + Resources

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLIabZc0O4c Book of Jonah Boice, James Montgomery. The Minor Prophets. Baker Books, 2006. Calvin, John. Commentary on Jonah, Micah, Nahum. http://www.ccel.org/ccel/calvin/calcom28.i.html Estelle, Bryan D. Salvation Through Judgment and Mercy: The Gospel According to Jonah. Phillipsburg, NJ: P & R Pub, 2005. Jordan, James B. https://theopolisinstitute.com/in-the-fish-the-church-as-tomb/ Keller, Timothy. Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and... Continue Reading →

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