Brooks Kimmey: God is Willing … Are We?

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Brooks Kimmey: God is Willing … Are We? (Jonah 1:1-4)

Brooks Kimmey, pastor of First Baptist Church in Robinson, Texas, reads the sermon passage and then enters into a time of prayer with his congregation to set the tone for the sermon. Kimmey describes the Ninevites to whom God sent Jonah, emphasizing that despite their wickedness, God was willing to give them the opportunity to repent, sending Jonah for that purpose. To listen to this sermon, use the player below or click here to download the audio file. The notes for this sermon are available here.

Just as Jonah had a choice to go when God sent him to Nineveh, we have a choice to go when God sends us into the world. Will we do any different than Jonah?

This sermon was delivered on June 2, 2019 during the morning worship service of First Baptist Church in Robinson. It opened a summer series on Jonah.


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