What God Does to His Enemies (Jonah #3)

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What does God do to His enemies? Jonah knew. Jesus knew. We should too. He loves them, over and over and over, even at great cost to Himself.


Main Text: Jonah 4

Secondary Texts: Matthew 21:6-11, Luke 6:27-36, Matthew 5:43-48, and Romans 5:10

Outline:

  • On Palm Sunday, Jesus was celebrated in Jerusalem. Within a week, He'd be abandoned, rejected, and crucified in the very same city.
  • Jonah ends his saga (where we've been the past few weeks) angry because God is merciful.
  • Have you ever been angry because God is merciful? Do we really like God's mercy as much as we say? Even enough to be like Him?

What does God do to His enemies? Jonah knew. Jesus knew. We should too. He loves them, over and over and over, even at great cost to Himself.


Main Text: Jonah 4

Secondary Texts: Matthew 21:6-11, Luke 6:27-36, Matthew 5:43-48, and Romans 5:10

Outline:

  • On Palm Sunday, Jesus was celebrated in Jerusalem. Within a week, He'd be abandoned, rejected, and crucified in the very same city.
  • Jonah ends his saga (where we've been the past few weeks) angry because God is merciful.
  • Have you ever been angry because God is merciful? Do we really like God's mercy as much as we say? Even enough to be like Him?