Deliverance

Jonah 2:8–10 (NKJV) 8 “Those who regard worthless idols Forsake their own Mercy. 9 But I will sacrifice to You With the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay what I have vowed. Salvation is of the LORD.” In his fleeting moments of life, Jonah cried unto the Lord with a confession of the futility of... Continue Reading →

He Still Sees You!

Jonah 2:4–7 (NKJV) 4 Then I said, ‘I have been cast out of Your sight; Yet I will look again toward Your holy temple.’ 5 The waters surrounded me, even to my soul; The deep closed around me; Weeds were wrapped around my head. 6 I went down to the moorings of the mountains; The... Continue Reading →

Belly of the Beast

Jonah 1:17–2:3 (NKJV) 17 Now the Lord had prepared a great fish to swallow Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights. 2:1 Then Jonah prayed to the Lord his God from the fish’s belly. 2 And he said: “I cried out to the Lord because of my affliction, And... Continue Reading →

A Thanksgiving Psalm

Psalm 100 (NKJV) 1 Make a joyful shout to the Lord, all you lands! Exuberant Praise 2 Serve the Lord with gladness; Come before His presence with singing. What are you glad for? What blessing of God makes you smile? What makes you want to break out in song? 3 Know that the Lord, He... Continue Reading →

Sacrifice

Jonah 1:10–16 (NKJV) 10 Then the men were exceedingly afraid, and said to him, “Why have you done this?” For the men knew that he fled from the presence of the Lord, because he had told them. 11 Then they said to him, “What shall we do to you that the sea may be calm for us?”—for... Continue Reading →

Confusion and Blame

Jonah 1:4–9 (NKJV) 4 But the Lord sent out a great wind on the sea, and there was a mighty tempest on the sea, so that the ship was about to be broken up. 5 Then the mariners were afraid; and every man cried out to his god, and threw the cargo that was in the ship... Continue Reading →

Running From the Call

Jonah 1:1–3 (NKJV) 1:1 Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, 2 “Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry out against it; for their wickedness has come up before Me.” 3 But Jonah arose to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. He went down to... Continue Reading →

It Will Come to Pass

Obadiah 17–21 (NKJV) 17 “But on Mount Zion there shall be deliverance, And there shall be holiness; The house of Jacob shall possess their possessions. 18 The house of Jacob shall be a fire, And the house of Joseph a flame; But the house of Esau shall be stubble; They shall kindle them and devour... Continue Reading →

Stand on the Right Side

Obadiah 10–16 (NKJV) 10 “For violence against your brother Jacob, Shame shall cover you, And you shall be cut off forever. 11 In the day that you stood on the other side— In the day that strangers carried captive his forces, When foreigners entered his gates And cast lots for Jerusalem— Even you were as... Continue Reading →

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