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Share The Love | There is A Big Fish Out There!

Jonah 4:2-3  He prayed to the Lord , “Isn’t this what I said, Lord , when I was still at home? That is what I tried to forestall by fleeing to Tarshish. I knew that you are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abounding in love, a God who relents from sending calamity. Now, Lord , take away my life, for it is better for me to die than to live.” The story of Jonah, a fish story; sorry I had to say that :) Ok, seriously, a familiar story to many, believer and non-believer. The main message of this book is, God's mercy, grace & compassion toward the lost. Ever wonder why God pursued Jonah relentlessly? God says, Jonah go right and Jonah goes left. To paraphrase, Jonah, "go to the Assyrians", "go tell the people of Nineveh about me". Jonah seems to think that somehow he has escaped God's presence, but God sees all. So, the Lord meets Jonah and pretty much says, Jonah you can't escape me; now look around, you are about to get th

A Whisper Saved My Son

1 Kings 19:11-13  The  Lord  said, “Go out and stand on the mountain   in the presence of the  Lord , for the  Lord  is about to pass by.” Then a great and powerful wind    tore the mountains apart and shattered    the rocks before the  Lord , but the  Lord  was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake, but the  Lord  was not in the earthquake. After the earthquake came a fire,   but the  Lord  was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper.   When Elijah heard it, he pulled his cloak over his face    and went out and stood at the mouth of the cave. Then a voice said to him, “What are you doing here, Elijah ?” I was young in the Lord when the Lord  whispered  to me. When I got saved I was about 26 years old, my son was just turning 5. I woke up in the middle of the night and could not go to sleep. I could not shake this "feeling" that I should be doing something but I did not now what. I remember I walked to the dining area near the k