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In the Classroom with God (4 of 4)
Series: The God of Second Chances
Pastor Jeff Schreve
Well, tonight, we're finishing our series on the book of Jonah that we've been talking about for the last several weeks, "The God of Second Chances." And tonight, we want to look at this subject, "In the Classroom with God." I believe everybody in this room knows what it's like to be in the classroom. From the time that we're just four years old, we go to the classroom. Four or five years old, you go to kindergarten and you're in the classroom. And we're all familiar with being in the classroom. And in the classroom is where you learn. And it's not just where the students learn; it's also where the teacher learns.
I heard about one teacher. It was her first day, and she was teaching a third grade class. And she did something kind of unorthodox. And she got there in the third grade class and she said, "Now, class, I want everyone in this room who thinks he's stupid to stand to his feet, her feet." And she just stood there looking around. And, finally, after about 30 seconds, a little boy, Johnny, he stood to his feet. And she said, "Johnny, are you saying by your standing that you think you're stupid?" He said, "Oh no, madam, not me." She said, "Then why are you standing?" He said, "I just hate for you to stand there all by yourself." She was a new teacher. She had a lot to learn. There's a lot of learning that goes on in the classroom.
Now, God is the Master Teacher. He's the Divine Teacher. God doesn't ever learn anything. But God is so faithful to teach us. He's such a wonderful God. And He wants to teach us so many things. He taught Jonah in Jonah chapter 4 in such an amazing way as we're going to see in just a moment. And the things that God taught Jonah in Jonah chapter 4, God wants to teach you and me tonight. Hey, are you ready to learn? Are you ready to really hear from God? Would you come with me tonight into the classroom with Almighty God and ...
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