Jonah: The Exception that Proves the Rule

The most common popular image of the prophet is that of the lone voice crying in the wilderness, speaking to the community on behalf of God: “Thus says the LORD.” We often miss the other side of the coin, the image of the prophet speaking to God on behalf...

The Pouting Prophet

A sermon delivered by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ark., September 18, 2011.        Jonah 3:10-4:11; Philippians 1:21-30 What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the name Jonah? You think of a whale. Am I not right?...

Loving Beyond Our Theology

A sermon delivered by Joel Snider, First Baptist Church, Rome, Ga., on August 8, 2010. Jonah 4   Morning Prayer: O God, help us to live in this present moment.  We pray that we would not feel the need to turn back to bygone times to hear your voice.  We pray that...