Jonah Chapter One
Impact Of Your Testimony
The Solution That Was Sought - vs. 11
<> Their Perplexing Dilemma Is Spoken -
11a ...what shall we do unto thee?
<> Their Personal Desire For
Self-Preservation - 11b ...that the
see may be calm…
<> Their Pressing Danger From The See -
11c ...the sea wrought...was
II. The Solution That Was Taught-
<> Jonah Announced A Plain Requirement -
12a ...Take me up, and cast me forth…
<> Jonah Assured A Peaceful Result - 12b
...so shall the sea be calm…
<> Jonah Accepted A Personal
Responsibility - 12c ...I know that
for my sake...
III The Solution That Was Fought -
<> They Tried To Save Jonah’s Life - 13
<> They Cried to Jonah’s Lord - 14 ...Wherefore
they cried unto the Lord…
IV. The Solution That Was Caught -
<> How They Satisfied Jonah’s Lord - 15
...they took up Jonah...cast him…into
<> How They Sanctified To Jonah’s Lord -
a. The Moment Of Their Sacrifice - 16a
b. The Motivation Of Their Sacrifice -
16b ...the men feared the Lord
c. The Model Of Their Sacrifice - 16c-d
1. Their First Sacrifice Was Visible -
16c ...offered a sacrifice unto the
2. Their Future Sacrifices Were Vowed -
16d ...and made vows...
Obedience Is Not An Option
reality of discipleship (the
practice of learning and
is born from the supernatural work of
the Holy Spirit on the inward man (Romans
John 14:17). More essential
than doing right is being right.
Salvation is not just eternal
life... as much as it is internal life.
The objective of discipleship is
righteousness inwardly flowing outwardly
is not the perfection of our human
nature... no believer can be righteous
and holy by do's and don'ts alone.
It is Christ in us working His will in
and through us (Hebrews
13: 20,21). Yielding to the
ambition of the indwelling Holy Spirit
is the only form of discipleship that is
blessed of God.
Sincerely, Dr. Arthur Belanger
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