Soli Deo Gloria

Sermons on Pain

“Great Is the Lord” Psalm 145:1-21

Theme: The Lord is great and greatly to be praised.
Aim: Speak the praise of the Lord for He is great.
(1) Christians Worship God (Psalm 145:1-3)
(2) Christians Commend God’s Work (Psalm 145:4-7)
(3) Christians Exult in God’s Grace Together (Psalm 145:8-13)
(4) Christians Cry to God in Pain (Psalm 145:14-20)
(5) Christians Are Resolved (Psalm 145:21)

“Jesus Has Authority” Mark 5:1-43

Theme: Jesus has authority over men, spirits, illness, life and death.
Aim: Lay down your life to worship Christ by killing the idols to which our heart too often clings.
Jesus has…
(1) Authority over those living among the dead (Mark 5:1-13)
(2) Authority that stirs up the community (Mark 5:14-20)
a. Beggar 1 – “Jesus, please leave.”
b. Beggar 2 – “Jesus, please let me be with you.”
(3) More authority than any physician (Mark 5:21-34)
a. Jairus’ request (vv. 21-23)
b. Woman with the discharge (vv. 24-34)
(4) Authority to raise the dead (Mark 5:35-43).

“God Redeems His People” Ruth 4:1-22

Theme: God redeems His people.
Aim: Put your hope in God’s redemption through Ruth’s great-great grandson; King David’s greater Son, Jesus Christ.
(1) A Proper Redeemer (Ruth 4:1-6)
(2) God’s Promise (Ruth 4:7-12)
(3) A Marriage (Ruth 4:13-17)
(4) Genealogy of Another Redeemer (Ruth 4:18-22)

“God Provides for His People” Ruth 2:1-3:18

Theme: God’s people are refugees who take refuge in God by seeking a Redeemer and waiting for redemption.
Aim: Take refuge from the trials of this world and from God’s eternal wrath in the Redeemer, Jesus Christ.
(1) The Lord Is a Refuge (Ruth 2:1-13)
(2) God’s People are Refugees (Ruth 2:14-23)
(3) God’s People Pursue a Redeemer (Ruth 3:1-15)
(4) God’s People Waiting for Redemption (Ruth 3:16-18)

“Suffering, God’s Kindness & Hope” Ruth 1:1-22

Theme: In the midst of sin and suffering, God is kind in His providence to draw His people to Himself with good news.
Aim: Trust in the good news of God’s provision of salvation through the living water and bread of life, Jesus Christ
(1) Suffering (Ruth 1:1-5)
(2) God’s Providential Kindness (Ruth 1:6-18)
(3) Hope (Ruth 1:19-22)