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Title: Jonah 1:13


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Jonah 11-3
Flight From Duty
  • Jonah and his duty
  • The Christians duty
  • The truth regarding duty

Life is not pleasure nor popularity but purpose
life is duty!
2
Jonah and His Duty
"Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry
out against it for their wickedness has come up
before Me. (Jonah 12)
  • His duty was clear
  • When God speaks duty begins
  • His duty was disagreeable
  • Jonah did not want to do his duty
  • Distance Prejudice Task unpleasant
  • His duty was evaded
  • Tried to flee to Tarshish
  • Circumstances conducive to his flight

550 Miles
3
The Christians Duty
So likewise you, when you have done all those
things which you are commanded, say, 'We are
unprofitable servants. We have done what was our
duty to do. (Luke 1710)
  • Life of duty and service
  • Duty found twice in New Testament
  • Luke 1710 Romans 1527
  • Our duties found on every page of the Bible
  • Owe, ought, must, should, necessary, and I command

4
The Christians Duty
  • Love one another
  • 1 Cor 131-13 1 John 411, 20
  • Worship
  • John 424 Heb 1025 Acts 207
  • Personal Evangelism
  • Acts 2020 Ezek 338
  • Growth and Development
  • Heb 512-14 2 Tim 215 Heb 61
  • Benevolence
  • James 127 Gal 610 Titus 31

Examples of duty and application of the lesson
5
The Truth Regarding Duty
  • Duty is inescapable
  • Once God has put us under duty there is no
    escape
  • Duty is non-transferable
  • Christianity is personal
  • Cant serve God by proxy
  • Duty is revealing
  • Love Character Destiny

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So likewise you, when you have done all those
things which you are commanded, say, 'We are
unprofitable servants. We have done what was our
duty to do. Luke 1710
Life Is Duty
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