Restoration Fellowship Church of Lakeland
Why Was Jonah Swallowed?
January 14, 2024

Why Was Jonah Swallowed?

January 14, 2024

WHY WAS JONAH SWALLOWED?
Jonah 1:1-17
Pastor Terry Wilcox


Stewardship is about what we do with what God has given to us.

I Corinthians 4:2 (NIV & NKJV)
   Steward is from the Greek word oikonomous, which is from the noun, “house” and the verb 

At the core, Jonah’s disobedience is a stewardship problem.
The fish is not the focus,  and  are the focus.

Jonah 3:4-5

HOW TO MANAGE GOD’S OPPORTUNITIES AND BE SWALLOWED:

  1. Fear and  are at the root of mismanagement.
    Stewardship of our influence brings  and confidence.
    a. The remedy for prejudice.
        Ephesians 5:18; Galatians 5:22
    b. The remedy for fear is .
  2. People suffer when we say no to God’s opportunities.
    a. The .  Jonah 1:10-14
    b. Jonah
        Jonah 1:17  That .
  3. God’s opportunities are beyond our imaginations.

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