The Message That Brought a Spiritual Awakening

by Greg Laurie on Mar 28, 2019

Sermon Notes

In a message given at Harvest Christian Fellowship, Greg Laurie preaches out of Jonah chapter 3 in a message entitled “The Message That Brought a Spiritual Awakening? from the series “Jonah GO!


Jonah took the desperation he felt, in the belly of the fish, to the people he spoke to. Have you ever wept over a lost soul? Well nobody is beyond the reach of God. Jonah’s message was an unapologetic Biblical directive from God Almighty. The greatest revival in the history of the world came to Nineveh because Jonah preached God’s message, and not what the people wanted to hear. We all have a Nineveh; a place we may not want to go to, to reach people we don’t want to reach. We too have a message to deliver. All this happened because a man got right with God.

There was also an authenticity in Jonah’s voice. People are not looking for perfection but authenticity! The world is looking for authentic people that will tell the truth.

  • Our message must be delivered with urgency.
  • Our message must be clear and definite.
  • Our message should be authoritative.


“So the people of Nineveh believed God’s message.”

“The Message that Brought a Spiritual Awakening”


Jonah chapter 3

Jonah 2:10

Jonah 3:1–2

Read: Jonah 3:2–4

Romans 9:3

Luke 19:41–42

John 4:28–30

Jonah 2:1–2

Jeremiah 33:3

Mark 12:37

Jonah 3:5

Jonah 3:5–10

Mark 12:37


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