A Fish Called Mercy

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AuthorHouse, Jul 13, 2011 - Self-Help - 108 pages
The reality is that there is not an individual living that has not made some bad choices - the wrong relationship, the wrong career, the wrong city you name it. We each know what it feels like to come short of the glory of God. We each know what it feels like to hear the voice of God command of us one thing and choose to do the complete opposite. We each know what it feels like to suffer the consequences of choosing not His will but our will. If this is where you are you are not alone. The reality, however, is that we cannot park in the lot of our past poor choices. What we have to acknowledge is that even in the grasp of guilt and the environment of embarrassment; we are never in a place where God will not give us the opportunity to start over. So, though your present place may be the most undesirable and unwanted; it is an incredible place where God is going to show you mercy. God does that, you know? He provides mercy in some of the most unimaginable and incomprehensible ways: a woman caught in the act of adultery a King that is a murderer and an adulterer a trickster like Jacob on the backside of a desert to a murderer a disciple that denied him and left him to die and even in the belly of a great fish. So accept this invitation to journey through the chapters of a small book in the Old Testament Jonah. Jonah is not some lonely creature afar offs in the ages somewhere, having an experience that is unique and incommunicable. The experience of Jonah is the experience of every believer. In this book, Pastor Breonus M. Mitchell Sr. empowers and encourages those who know the peril and pain of intentional disobedience to God. Join him on an expository journey through the small prophetic book of Jonah, as he encourages us to experience the mercy of God even in the most demeaning and difficult places. This place in your life is not for your demise. It is just a place in which God provides a detour to direct you back to His will. That is Jonahs testimony. That is his story. While others would have found the belly of the fish the most undesirable place it was a place of provision and protection. It was a place of prayer and praise. God provided mercy for Jonah in the form of a fish . . . a fish he likes to call - Mercy.

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Pastor Breonus M. Mitchell, Sr. is the Founding Pastor of the Greater Grace Temple Community Church. Greater Grace Temple Community Church in Nashville, TN. Established on April 27, 1997 the congregation currently stands at a membership of 2000, of which, three fourths of the membership are new converts, baptized personally by Pastor Mitchell. Pastor Mitchell graduated a Distinguished Scholar from Donelson Christian Academy in 1991. He continued his education at American Baptist College, in which he received his Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Studies in 2001. He has completed graduate work at Georgetown College Lexington, KY and Regents Park – Oxford University Oxford, England. He is currently completing his MDiv at David Lipscomb University Nashville, TN. Pastor Mitchell serves as the Founder & President of: The B.R.I.A.N. Group, One City...One Church...One Christ, Breonus Mitchell Ministries, Inc., and The Jessie Cole Life Development Institute. Pastor Mitchell is a gifted pastor and preacher. His exegetical integrity, homiletic skills, and hermeneutical sincerity have privileged him to preach throughout the United States and in the Bahamian Islands. His desire to be himself and not become conformed to other ecclesiastical personalities makes his preaching unforgettable and personal. Pastor Mitchell was married December 25, 1996 to the former Lakisha Fitzgerald. They were blessed on February 17, 2003 with there first child, Breonus M. Mitchell, Jr.

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