Glorify God, Live Together, Make Disciples

Sermons by Ron Martina

No Gain Without Pain  

John 12:20-37 Fulfilling our “chief end to glorify God” comes through much tribulation I. Request of the Greeks: No Gain Without Pain Triggered 12:20-22 A. Reaction of Jesus Illustrated 12:23-26 B. Reaction of Jesus Expressed 12:27-28 II. Reassurance of His Father: No Gain Without Pain Supported 12:29-30 III. Results of the Effort: No Gain Without…

The Triumph Of The King

The Triumph Of The King The believer’s confidence is in the Lord alone: therefore I trust, I rejoice, and I give thanks to Him. Psalm 21 1) Acclamation: for the King’s past victories (1-6) 2) Anticipation: of the King’s future victories (7-12) 3) Adulation: a response to the victorious King of Kings (13)

Parting Words to a Faithful Minister

Appreciating the blessing and responding rightly while sitting under faithful gospel ministers of the Word. 2 Timothy 4:1-8 The faithful minister exercises his solemn duty: 1) Of preaching the Word 2) In light of his accountability to God (4:1) 3) Even when they aren’t listening (4:3-4) 4) By keeping his head in the game until the game is over (4:5-7) 5) By…

It Is Finished

The Triumph of the Cross John 19:28-30 Seven timeless truths accomplished by the finished work of Christ: Scripture fulfilled Suffering Ended Atonement Accomplished: voluntary, vicarious, victorious Law Silenced Satan Defeated Love Demonstrated Glory Opened

Why I Love The Church

What makes the church so special? 1) I love the church because Jesus loves the church. 2) I love the church because the church loves one another. 3) I love the church because Jesus loves the church so much He entrusted it with exceptional privileges and responsibilities.