Friday, 8 June 2007

Jonah 3: 1-3 - The God of Second Chances


Jon 3:1-3 MSG
(1) Next, GOD spoke to Jonah a second time:
(2) "Up on your feet and on your way to the big city of Nineveh! Preach to them. They're in a bad way and I can't ignore it any longer."
(3) This time Jonah started off straight for Nineveh, obeying GOD's orders to the letter. Nineveh was a big city, very big--it took three days to walk across it.


Catch this...
Jonah has run away from God, paid money to run from God, endangered others peoples lives to run from God, and has been a spoilt little brat... willfully disobeying God... worthy of God's full wrath. Jonah judged the Ninevites and is himself worthy of judgment!
And what does God do?


I mess up all the time... like all the time! I am so often tempted to be overcome with guilt and depression of my sinfulness.
Yet my Father has faith in me... He gives me another chance!

I must never give up... because God hasn't given up on me!

My Dad still wants to use me greatly in moving in the prophetic, in seeing my mates get to know Jesus, in seeing heaps of peeps come to know God, in writing my books, seeing those secret dreams become reality!


Thank you so much for your patience with me. Without it, I would be in serious doodoo!
Give me revelation of Your faith in me...
Help me to be and do all that You have me.
Guide me... lead me...
Without You I am nothing.

1 comment:

Paul's Thoughts said...

Amen to second changes. It’s a relief to read that there is a way for me, that God can make a way, that the freezerburned landscapes in my life can be brought back to life.