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Sermons by Ron Martina

Mephibosheth – An Illustration of God’s Redemptive Grace

2 Samuel 9:1-13 Every Believer should be amazed by undeserved mercy! I. Mephibosheth Remembered on the Basis of an Old Covenant 1:1 II. “Effectual calling” Mephibosheth was rescued from his desperate plight producing humility and repentance 1:5 III. Extraordinary Care as an Adopted Son 1:3; 7; 9-13 IV. Four final Observations: Privileges of grace ought not to be taken lightly: Mephibosheth feasted continually 13…

Waiting on God

Psalm 40 Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning (Psalm 30:5b) Ten ways to help you navigate difficult trials while waiting on God: I. Act I: David Looks to a Past Deliverance (40:1-11) 1. Rehearse Past Experiences of Deliverance (1-3) 2. Rely on God’s Protection Rather than the Arm of Flesh (4) 3. Recount the Many Blessings…

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