The second chapter of Jonah records Jonah’s cry of distress in the midst of a storm. He called out to the Lord, and the Lord graciously answered. Including a brief discourse on prayer, Alistair Begg considers the consequences of those separated from God and God’s great provision of salvation and rescue.Jonah 2:1-10
Abraham’s journey of faith could be described as a series of new beginnings. As we follow his path we watch as he learned to trust God no matter what. Here we discover faith expressed in the changes and challenges of life and we learn that with God failure is never final.Genesis 11:27-32, Genesis 12:1-20, Genesis 13:1-18, Genesis 14:1-24
God is the God of second chances and for the second time, Jonah was commissioned by God to go to Nineveh with a warning about the city’s wickedness, and the judgment yet to come. This time, Jonah obediently went to Nineveh delivering the warning with a personal testimony about God’s willingness and ability to save. Remarkably, the Ninevites responded quickly by turning and repenting of their ways. God gave the city a second chance and leaves us with the question, does God change his mind?Jonah 3:1-10
“Don’t let the world around you squeeze you into its mould.” Nowhere is it more imperative to heed these words than in the area of marriage. One does not have to be a very shrewd analyst of contemporary culture to recognize that one of the most alarming and destructive features of our day is the disappearance of the distinctive Christian marriage. Once again it is right thinking that will lead to right living. These studies seek to equip the listener with the biblical truths necessary to resist the external confrontation and the sorry internal confusion that is currently experienced ...