Glorify God, Live Together, Make Disciples

Sermons by Ron Martina

God Makes Himself Known in Judgement and Redemption

Once more God reverses creation to bring about His new creation Exodus 13:17-14:31 Viewing the Red Sea crossing through four lenses I. Historical A. God moves in a mysterious way His wonders to perform (13:17-18;20:22;14:1-4) B. The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord; He turns it wherever He will. (Prov 21:1) 14:55-9 C. Judge not…

From Tribulation to Celebration

Working through a trial with confidence through prayer to the point of praise. David teaches us how we can work through difficult situations in life I. The Setting: A Painful Crisis II. The Solution: 1. A Prayerful Cry 2. A Peaceful Confidence 3. A Praiseful Celebration 4. A Prophetical Consolation

Joseph – An Earthly Journey to Eternal Glory

God uses providence in history to bring about his redemptive Purposes. Genesis 37-50 The providence of God in the little story of Joseph: Exodus to Canaan The Preparation – Pandemonium to the Pit (37-39) The Exaltation – Prison to the Palace (40-41) The Reconciliation – Subversion to Submission (42-45) The Preservation – Famine to Feasting (47-47) The Emigration (Exodus) – Bondage to…

A Royal Wedding Song 

Psalm 45 The Church lives in awe of her King while anticipating an eternal union with him. I. The Poet’s Exuberance 45:1 II. The Groom’s Excellence 45:2-9 A. Gracious Speech  (2) B. Conquering Sword  (3-5) C. Divine Supremacy (6a, 7b) D. Righteous Sceptre   (6,7) E. Wealthy Status (8,9) III. The Bride’s Allegiance 45:10-15 A. The Charge (11) B. The Blessings (12,…

Benedictus – Song of Blessing

Luke 1:67-75 Our redemption is worth singing about! Five reminders of our redemption: I. The Prophet of Redemption: the backstory/birth of John the Baptist (5-25, 57-66) II. The Pattern of Redemption: language of the Exodus (a motif for the spiritual redemption of God’s people) (67-68) III. The Power of Redemption: Covenant made with David (Jesus a royal heir to David’s throne) (69-71) IV.…