PRAYING IN THE DARK
A Fishy Tale About Faith
Scott Young.com – Pastor of HOPE
Jonah 2:1 - From inside the fish Jonah prayed to the Lord his God.
PRAYING FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT
1. Recognize You Need Help
Jonah 2:2 - “In my distress I called to the Lord, and he answered me. From deep in the realm of the dead I called for help, and you listened to my cry.”
2. Know Why You Are There
Jonah 2:3 - You hurled me into the depths, into the very heart of the seas, and the currents swirled about me; all your waves and breakers swept over me.
3. Look To God
Jonah 2:4 - I said, “I have been banished from your sight; yet I will look again toward your holy temple”.
4. Pray Words Of Faith
Jonah 2:6 - To the roots of the mountains I sank down; the earth beneath barred me in forever. But you, Lord my God, brought my life up from the pit.
5. Return To The Way
Jonah 2:9 - But I, with shouts of grateful praise, will sacrifice to you. What I have vowed I will make good. I will say, “Salvation comes from the Lord”.