God’s Covenant Love

Scripture “Now behold, your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have magnified Your lovingkindness, which you have shown me by saving my life.” ~Genesis 19:19, NASB [1995] Quote The most rewarding aspect of prayer is our intimacy with the Father. ~Charles F. Stanley Belinda gave me a devotional last Christmas by Charles…

Courage And Compassion

            Scripture Therefore in order to forestall this I fled to Tarshish, for I knew that You are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, and one who relents concerning calamity. ~Jonah 4:2, NASB Quote Your greatest strength is to recognize your weaknesses and work…

The LORD Is

Scripture The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love. ~Psalm 103:8, NIV Quote Allow the LORD to soften your heart until it beats in rhythm with His; until you love people as He loves people. ~Anonymous Psalm 103:8 is a quote or reference to Exodus 34:6, “The Lord, the compassionate and…

Something To Be Thankful For

Scripture The LORD is a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger and abounding in faithful love. ~Exodus 34:6, CSB Quote It is not happy people who are thankful: it is thankful people who are happy. ~Image Quotes I am currently preaching through the book of Jonah on Sunday mornings. This week I will be in Jonah chapter 4 where Jonah gets…

The Message

Scripture The LORD gave this message to Jonah son of Amittai: “Get up and go to the great city of Nineveh. Announce my judgment against it because I have seen how wicked its people are.” ~Jonah 1:1-2, NLT Quote It exciting to preach when you have a message. ~Gene Henderson I love the book of Jonah and…

Yahweh’s Character

Scripture So he complained to the LORD about it: “Didn’t I say before I left home that you would do this, LORD? That is why I ran away to Tarshish! I knew that you are a merciful and compassionate God, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love. You are eager to turn back from…

Let Us Pray

Scripture Then Jonah prayed to the LORD his God from inside the fish. ~Jonah 2:1, NLT Quote We don’t pray to get on with the business, prayer is the business. ~Jack Taylor Then Jonah prayed. He did not pray when the LORD gave him his assignment. He did not pray before boarding the ship for Gibraltar.…

The Gospel

Scripture Then Job replied to the LORD: I know that you can do anything and no plan of Yours can be thwarted. ~Job 42:1 (CSB) Quote God can use whomever He pleases, whenever He pleases, however He pleases to do whatever He pleases. ~Ya’kov God is Sovereign, He has the power to enact His will.…

The Perfect Storm

Scripture The sailors were afraid, and each cried out to his god. They threw the ship’s cargo into the sea to lighten the load. Meanwhile, Jonah had gone down to the lowest part of the vessel and had stretched out and fallen into a deep sleep. ~ Jonah 1:5 (CSB) Quote “Prayer does not fit…

God’s Redemptive Purpose

Scripture Give thanks to the LORD and proclaim His greatness. Let the whole world know what He has done.  ~Psalm 105:1, NLT Quote We are called to love what God loves and that is the whole world. ~Ya’akov Israel misunderstood their calling. God choose them and set them apart for a special purpose and that…