SERMON TOPIC: Walking in the Spirit vs walking in the Flesh
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 9 September 2019
Sermon synopsis: Amalek was a type of the flesh and that they were the first enemy that the Israelites encountered when they fled Egypt. The battle was not won in the valley but on the mountain as Aaron and Hur held.....
SERMON TOPIC: Thirst for God
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 14 October 2018
Sermon synopsis: The psalmist wrote about hungering and thirsting for God.
Psalm 107:9 He satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things
We must be thirsty and hungry. This is the desire every one.....
SERMON TOPIC: Godly reminders
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 6 May 2018
Sermon synopsis: Deut 8:10-20. When you have eaten and are satisfied, praise the Lord your God for the good land he has given you. Be careful that you do not forget the Lord your God, failing to observe his.....
SERMON TOPIC: The Lord's battle is our victory
BY: Richard Bandawo ON: 4 March 2018
Sermon synopsis: The fourth of the judges who ruled over the Jewish people after the death of Joshua, was not a man, but a woman, one of the most famous of all times, the Prophetess Deborah.
Deborah means “a bee......
SERMON TOPIC: Do not worry
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 28 January 2018
Sermon synopsis: Prov 12:25 An anxious heart weighs a man down...
Interestingly the ancestor of our word ‘worry’ was the Old English ‘wyrgan’ which meant “to strangle.” Its Middle English descendant, ‘worien’.....
SERMON TOPIC: THE PORTRAIT OF A GOD RESTORED PEOPLE
BY: Sibusiso Khoza ON: 14 October 2017
Sermon synopsis: Annual conference 2017.
Twenty years of No Progress! The foundation for the new Temple had been laid. Even then, at dedication, the confusion was disheartening. The elders were crying the youths.....
SERMON TOPIC: Christians at work - Part 2
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 10 September 2017
Sermon synopsis: How should Christians behave in the workplace - as both employees and employers?
SERMON TOPIC: The table of the king
BY: Brendan Bentley ON: 27 August 2017
Sermon synopsis: 2 Samuel 9 (KJV) 1And David said, Is there yet any that is left of the house of Saul, that I may shew him kindness for Jonathan's sake? 2And there was of the house of Saul a servant whose name was.....
SERMON TOPIC: Salt and light
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 16 July 2017
Sermon synopsis: Our world is full of decay and corruption because of sin. As Christians we must act as moral preservatives, preventing and hindering the spiritual decline and moral decay in the world.
SERMON TOPIC: Baptism
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 18 December 2016
Sermon synopsis: Why should we be baptized?
It is a command from the Lord:
Matt 28:19-20 “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy.....
SERMON TOPIC: The Sabbath test
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 2 October 2016
Sermon synopsis: There are some Christians who may be “sleeping on the job.” If so, this message is not to comfort them. The “rest” we are talking about is not the kind that you find a couple of weeks in the summer,.....
SERMON TOPIC: The test of Mt Sinai
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 18 September 2016
Sermon synopsis: The test of Mt Sinai is about hearing from God first-hand.
Exodus 20:18-20 When the people saw the thunder and lightning and heard the trumpet and saw the mountain in smoke, they trembled with.....
SERMON TOPIC: Swords sharpened by Philistines
BY: Julio Da Silva ON: 26 June 2016
Sermon synopsis: 1 Sam 13:20-22 So all Israel went down to the Philistines to have their plow points, mattocks, axes and sickles sharpened... So on the day of the battle not a soldier with Saul and Jonathan had a.....
SERMON TOPIC: The test of Manna, the bread of God
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 15 May 2016
Sermon synopsis: Nehemiah 9:15-21 In their hunger you gave them bread from heaven and in their thirst you brought them water from the rock; you told them to go in and take possession of the land you had sworn with.....
SERMON TOPIC: Like a tree
BY: Tommy Archibald ON: 8 May 2016
Sermon synopsis: Job 14:7-9 "At least there is hope for a tree: If it is cut down, it will sprout again, and its new shoots will not fail.
Its roots may grow old in the ground and its stump die in the soil,
SERMON TOPIC: The test of bitterness
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 1 May 2016
Sermon synopsis: Many professing Christians have not entered the abundant life that Jesus Christ promised to His followers.
Their testimony is not one of gain, but of loss, their spiritual life is fore shadowed in.....
SERMON TOPIC: Priorities
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 10 April 2016
Sermon synopsis: Priorities, the simple dictionary definition: Something that is more important than other things and that needs to be done or dealt with first.
Procrastination is the avoidance of doing a task.....
SERMON TOPIC: Removing the grave clothes
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 20 March 2016
Sermon synopsis: When we are born-again , brought to life by the Spirit of God, we are still bound and inhibited by things that pertain to our unsaved life, the life of darkness and death.
The Lord wants us to.....
SERMON TOPIC: The resurrected life
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 28 February 2016
Sermon synopsis: Colossians 2:11-12 In him you were also circumcised with a circumcision not performed by human hands. Your whole self ruled by the flesh was put off when you were circumcised by Christ, having been.....
SERMON TOPIC: What is your life built upon
BY: Candice Towndrow ON: 3 May 2015
Sermon synopsis: Matt 7:24-27 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds.....
SERMON TOPIC: The marks of discipleship
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 22 March 2015
Sermon synopsis: Disciple (the Greek word) is used 269 times in the Gospels and the book of Acts.
- A disciple is a learner.
- A disciple is a follower.
Unless there is a love for the Lord that surpasses.....
SERMON TOPIC: The Lord Will Guide You Always
BY: Steve Maritz ON: 18 January 2015
SERMON TOPIC: The End is Better Than the Beginning
BY: Steve Maritz ON: 11 January 2015
SERMON TOPIC: Knowing God
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 15 December 2014
Sermon synopsis: Apprehending God (Pursuit of God by A W Tozer):
It was Canon Holmes, of India, who more than twenty five years ago called attention to the inferential character of the average man's faith in God......
SERMON TOPIC: Belonging to God
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 21 October 2014
Sermon synopsis: Now if you are a professing Christian there should be no argument about the fact that you belong to God. He not only created you but he bought you back from the slave-market of sin.
SERMON TOPIC: How To Enjoy Success Without Compromise
BY: Richard Bandawo ON: 23 March 2014
Sermon synopsis: Have you ever endured the weight or consequences of sin and felt as though God had left you behind, that He had stranded you in a world far from the comforts associated with home?
The book of.....
SERMON TOPIC: Blaming others
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 16 March 2014
Sermon synopsis: Accepting responsibility for your sin is vital.
Passing the buck is an expression said to have originated from poker. A marker or counter (e.g., a knife with a buckhorn handle during the American.....
SERMON TOPIC: The Army of God
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 2 March 2014
Sermon synopsis: 1 Tim 6:12 Fight the good fight of faith.
2 Tim 4:7 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race...
1 Tim 1:18-20 Timothy, my son, here are my instructions for you, based on the.....
SERMON TOPIC: God's witnesses
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 12 January 2014
Sermon synopsis: God has given us many witnesses:
2) Our conscience
3) God's Word
5) Every Christian
SERMON TOPIC: Baptism
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 28 November 2013
Sermon synopsis: DEFINITION: After belief in the gospel and repentance, a BELIEVER is baptized by another BELIEVER in WATER.
Going under the water represents the death and burial of the old nature. Coming out of.....
SERMON TOPIC: Men to whom God is dead worship one another
BY: Johnray Rennie ON: 24 November 2013
Sermon synopsis: Men to whom God is dead worship one another - Harry Crews.
John 21:15 When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?”
SERMON TOPIC: Moral regeneration
BY: Justus Carstens ON: 16 November 2013
Sermon synopsis: Ex 17:88 The Amalekites came and attacked the Israelites at Rephidim. 9 Moses said to Joshua, “Choose some of our men and go out to fight the Amalekites. Tomorrow I will stand on top of the hill.....
SERMON TOPIC: Living with a Focussed Goal
BY: Des Burrows ON: 8 September 2013
Sermon synopsis: Setting goals for life is one thing that people just do not do. They let “Life Happen” And then wonder why when they have reached 60 that they have achieved nothing. I don’t know how many people.....
SERMON TOPIC: God talk without God acts.
BY: Des Burrows ON: 4 August 2013
Sermon synopsis: The simple and truthful conclusion is that what we do with the cross determines where we’ll spend eternity. However the way we live as believers determines how we’ll spend it”.
SERMON TOPIC: God talk without God acts
BY: Des Burrows ON: 4 August 2013
Sermon synopsis: The simple and truthful conclusion is that what we do with the cross determines where we’ll spend eternity. However the way we live as believers determines how we’ll spend it.
SERMON TOPIC: Fan or follower
BY: Candice Towndrow ON: 14 July 2013
Sermon synopsis: Candice elabaorates on the difference between a casual follower of Jesus (a fan) and a true follower.
For the full source material on 'Not a Fan' by Kyle Idleman go.....
SERMON TOPIC: Practicing the presence of God
BY: Gary Barnett ON: 30 June 2013
Sermon synopsis: Our focus often gets caught up in the activities of the church.
We need to be here for His presence.
We need to practice the presence of God.
SERMON TOPIC: I have chosen you
BY: Des Burrows ON: 23 June 2013
Sermon synopsis: John 15:16 (NIVUK)
16 You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit – fruit that will last – and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will.....
SERMON TOPIC: Making a Vegetable Garden out of a Vineyard
BY: Leston Blackburn ON: 23 June 2013
Sermon synopsis: 1 Kings 21:1 Some time later there was an incident involving a vineyard belonging to Naboth the Jezreelite. The vineyard was in Jezreel, close to the palace of Ahab king of Samaria. 2 Ahab said to.....
SERMON TOPIC: Security
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 11 June 2013
Sermon synopsis: People find security in a country with a good economy and low crime rate.
Isaiah 8:11-13. This is what the Lord says to me with his strong hand upon me, warning me not to follow the way of this.....
SERMON TOPIC: Positive role models
BY: Nigel Paynter ON: 26 May 2013
Sermon synopsis: In our world today we often lack positive role models. When we look at the life of Daniel and his 3 friends, we see men who rose to prominence in a pagan culture - even though they were God-fearing.....
SERMON TOPIC: Dont look back
BY: Brendan Bentley ON: 21 April 2013
Sermon synopsis: Luke 9:62 (KJV) And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plow, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.
Genesis 19:17-26 (KJV)
And it came to pass, when they had.....
SERMON TOPIC: How to catch a monkey
BY: Leston Blackburn ON: 5 April 2013
Sermon synopsis: Ecclesiastes 4:4
And I saw that all toil and all achievement spring from one person’s envy of another. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.
SERMON TOPIC: Breaking Barriers
BY: Leston Blackburn ON: 17 March 2013
Sermon synopsis: SCRIPTURE PASSAGE: Acts 1
SERMON TOPIC: Secrets of Living
BY: Johan van Der Werff ON: 10 March 2013
Sermon synopsis: John 15 “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. 2 Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away;[a] and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more.....
SERMON TOPIC: Live in the "have’s", not the "have not’s"!
BY: Gary Barnett ON: 10 February 2013
Sermon synopsis: God’s plan and purpose and why he wants us to be set free.
“Lord I will give back”. And the Lord said “salvation has come to this place”
SERMON TOPIC: Is Jesus an INTRUSION in your life
BY: Des Burrows ON: 3 February 2013
Sermon synopsis: Like oxygen gives us life we need Jesus DAILY to give us life.
John 15:5 (NIV) 5 “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me.....
SERMON TOPIC: Herod must die!
BY: Gary Barnett ON: 6 January 2013
Sermon synopsis: There can only be one King.
Allowing that, what must die in my life, to die.
And allowing that in my life, what needs to live, to live
SERMON TOPIC: 153
BY: Des Burrows ON: 23 December 2012
Sermon synopsis: John 21:10 Jesus said to them, "Bring some of the fish you have just caught." 11 So Simon Peter climbed back into the boat and dragged the net ashore. It was full of large fish, 153, but even with.....
SERMON TOPIC: The Roaring Lion – Are you easy prey
BY: Johan van der Werff ON: 4 November 2012
Sermon synopsis: All of us know that life is not a picnic. It’s a jungle out there!
1 Peter 5:8
New International Version (NIV)
Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion.....
SERMON TOPIC: Has your heart been stolen
BY: Gary Barnett ON: 28 October 2012
Sermon synopsis: 2 Samuel 15:6 - And on this manner did Absalom to all Israel that came to the king for judgment: so Absalom stole the hearts of the men of Israel.
Has anger stolen your heart, Has greed, lust.....
SERMON TOPIC: Six Significant Qualities
BY: Des Burrows ON: 21 October 2012
Sermon synopsis: Daniel 5:25-28 (NIV)
The Writing on the Wall
25 “This is the inscription that was written:
MENE, MENE, TEKEL, PARSIN
26 “Here is what these words mean:
Mene: God has numbered the days of your.....
SERMON TOPIC: My Heart Matters - Part 3
BY: Des Burrows ON: 30 September 2012
Sermon synopsis: The Heart is Central. SCRIPTURE overwhelmingly states that OUR heart is CENTRAL to our walk with God. The fact that we need to be reminded about this just shows how powerful the spell of worldliness.....
SERMON TOPIC: My Heart Matters - Part 2 - You have a crucial part to play
BY: Des Burrows ON: 23 September 2012
Sermon synopsis: If we are to live our lives as a testimony to the Eternal God then we need to see His purposes clearly.
Jeremiah 31:2-3 (MSG)
This is the way GOD put it: "They found grace out in the desert, these.....
SERMON TOPIC: Living In Jesus' Name Part 10
BY: Des Burrows ON: 19 August 2012
Sermon synopsis: Is there anything wrong with desire?
What's the difference between desire and covetousness?
Ex 20:17 "You shall not covet your neighbor's house. You shall not covet your neighbor's wife, or his.....
SERMON TOPIC: Feeding the 5000
BY: Sam Ennis ON: 29 July 2012
Sermon synopsis: Matt 14:13 When Jesus heard what had happened, he withdrew by boat privately to a solitary place. Hearing of this, the crowds followed him on foot from the towns. 14 When Jesus landed and saw a.....
SERMON TOPIC: The mouth is the overflow of the heart - Part 2
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 22 July 2012
Sermon synopsis: Watch your thoughts, they become your words.
Watch your words, they become your actions.
Watch your actions, they become your habits.
Watch your habits, they become your character.
SERMON TOPIC: Living In Jesus' Name Part 9
BY: Des Burrows ON: 15 July 2012
Sermon synopsis: Matthew 12:33-37 (NIV)
33 “Make a tree good and its fruit will be good, or make a tree bad and its fruit will be bad, for a tree is recognized by its fruit. 34 You brood of vipers, how can you who.....
SERMON TOPIC: Living In Jesus' Name Part 8
BY: Des Burrows ON: 8 July 2012
Sermon synopsis: 99.9% of people, even those sitting here today have all stolen.
Everyone of us, at one time or another,
Has taken what was not given
Lifted something that was not purchased
SERMON TOPIC: The mouth is the overflow of the heart - Part 1
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 8 July 2012
Sermon synopsis: Matt 12:33-37 “Make a tree good and its fruit will be good, or make a tree bad and its fruit will be bad, for a tree is recognized by its fruit. You brood of vipers, how can you who are evil say.....
SERMON TOPIC: 2 Tim 3 v 10-14
BY: Leston Blackburn ON: 1 July 2012
Sermon synopsis: 2 Tim 3:10 You, however, know all about my teaching, my way of life, my purpose, faith, patience, love, endurance, 11 persecutions, sufferings—what kinds of things happened to me in Antioch, Iconium.....
SERMON TOPIC: Living In Jesus' Name Part 7
BY: Des Burrows ON: 24 June 2012
Sermon synopsis: Matthew 5:27-29 (NIV)
27 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’
28 But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her.....
SERMON TOPIC: Living In Jesus' Name Part 6
BY: Des Burrows ON: 17 June 2012
Sermon synopsis: Matthew 5:21-22 (NIV)
“You have heard that it was said to the people long ago,
You shall not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.’
BUT I tell you that anyone who is.....
SERMON TOPIC: Living In Jesus' Name Part 5
BY: Des Burrows ON: 10 June 2012
Sermon synopsis: Matthew 15:3-7 (NIV)
3 Jesus replied, “And why do you break the command of God for the sake of your tradition? 4 For God said, ‘Honour your father and mother’ and ‘Anyone who curses their father.....
SERMON TOPIC: Living In Jesus' Name Part 4
BY: Des Burrows ON: 3 June 2012
Sermon synopsis: Matt 12: 7 If you had known what these words mean, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned the innocent. 8 For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath.”
We live in the age of.....
SERMON TOPIC: Reading God's Word
BY: Johan van der Werff ON: 20 May 2012
Sermon synopsis: Enthusiasm originally meant inspiration or possession by a divine afflatus or by the presence of a god - Johnson's Dictionary.
SERMON TOPIC: Living In Jesus' Name Part 3
BY: Des Burrows ON: 13 May 2012
Sermon synopsis: From profanity to paise.
THEME: You shall not misuse the Lord's name.
SERMON TOPIC: Living In Jesus' Name Part 2
BY: Des Burrows ON: 29 April 2012
Sermon synopsis: In the 1st Commandment we learnt that:
It is wrong to allow any created thing, including human beings, to become more important to us than our Creator.
In the 2nd Commandment we will learn.....
SERMON TOPIC: Living In Jesus' Name Part 1
BY: Des Burrows ON: 22 April 2012
Sermon synopsis: If we want God to be real to us
– we need to understand His character:
And when we understand His character and yield to the only true and SOVEREIGN God?
God can create in us that same.....
SERMON TOPIC: A sweet smelling savour
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 8 April 2012
Sermon synopsis: Text: Philippians 4:18,19.
I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you, an odour of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, well pleasing to God.
But my God.....
SERMON TOPIC: Taste and see that the Lord is good
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 18 March 2012
Sermon synopsis: Psalm 19:9-10.
The decrees of the LORD are firm, and all of them are righteous.
They are more precious than gold, than much pure gold;
they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the.....
SERMON TOPIC: Wake Up O Sleeper - Arise from the Dead
BY: Des Burrows ON: 11 March 2012
Sermon synopsis: Eph 5:8 For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light 9 (for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth) 10 and find out what.....
SERMON TOPIC: How to receive God's Blessing
BY: Des Burrows ON: 26 February 2012
Sermon synopsis: Time and again I've heard people cry, "God hasn't blessed me. I ask Him for good things, but it doesn't help."
Or they complain, "I try so hard to do the right things and to be a good Christian,.....
SERMON TOPIC: Not in work only
BY: Gary Barnett ON: 25 February 2012
Sermon synopsis: 1 Thess 1:1 Paul and Silvanus and Timothy,
To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace.
2 We give thanks to God always for all of you,.....
SERMON TOPIC: Godly Relationships - “The Value of 24 Hours”
BY: Des Burrows ON: 29 January 2012
Sermon synopsis: The greatest thing is to be found at one's post as a child of God, is living each day as though it were our last, but planning as though our world might last a hundred years. -- C. S. Lewis
SERMON TOPIC: Gods Favour
BY: Des Burrows ON: 22 January 2012
Sermon synopsis: The Bible is rich in God’s promises.
Romans 8:28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
1 John 1:9 If we.....
SERMON TOPIC: How to survive under threat
BY: Tommy Archibald ON: 4 December 2011
Sermon synopsis: Jer 50:22 The noise of battle is in the land, the noise of great destruction! 23 How broken and shattered is the hammer of the whole earth! How desolate is Babylon among the nations!
SERMON TOPIC: The Wise and Foolish Builders
BY: Des Burrows ON: 27 November 2011
Sermon synopsis: Matthew 7:24-27 (NIV1984)
24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. 25 The rain came down, the streams.....
SERMON TOPIC: Fellowship
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 13 November 2011
Sermon synopsis: The 4 vital ingredients in the early Church are found in Acts 2:41,42.
Those who accepted his message were baptised, and about three thousand were added to their number that day.
SERMON TOPIC: The heart of man
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 16 October 2011
Sermon synopsis: Proverbs 4:3 Guard your heart with diligence for it is the wellspring of life.
From the scriptures we can see that there is a dire need for us to guard our hearts and keep them on track.
SERMON TOPIC: Abiding in Christ
BY: Precious Ngwenya ON: 31 July 2011
Sermon synopsis: John 15:4 Remain in me, and I will remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me. 5 I am the vine; you are the.....
SERMON TOPIC: The sound of the abundance of rain
BY: Siegfried Aussel ON: 17 July 2011
Sermon synopsis: 1 Kings 18:41-46 And Elijah said unto Ahab, Get thee up, eat and drink; for there is a sound of abundance of rain. So Ahab went up to eat and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and.....
SERMON TOPIC: Not a Fan - Sermon 6 - Is Jesus enough
BY: Des Burrows ON: 10 July 2011
Sermon synopsis: When Jesus is the "last resort" you find out if He is the One you were really hungry for. So the crowds following Him, after hearing the DTR talk, have to decide – Is Jesus enough?
And what happens.....
SERMON TOPIC: Not a Fan - Sermon 5
BY: Des Burrows ON: 3 July 2011
Sermon synopsis: READ John 8:1-11.
We read about Jesus teaching in the courtyard one morning. His teaching is interrupted by an angry mob that bursts onto the scene. The mob is made up of the religious leaders of.....
SERMON TOPIC: Not a Fan - Sermon 4 - The comfortable cross
BY: Des Burrows ON: 26 June 2011
Sermon synopsis: There is the danger that we will love COMFORT too much.
And we bring this into our relationship with church and ultimately with God.
Our Buildings are air conditioned. The chairs are padded and.....
SERMON TOPIC: Not a Fan - Sermon 3 - Choosing intimacy
BY: Des Burrows ON: 19 June 2011
Sermon synopsis: You need to know the baby intimately to understand what it needs.
And more than often it is the mother who knows.
But you see it is a TWO WAY relationship.
The Mother knows the Baby and the Baby.....
SERMON TOPIC: Not a Fan - Sermon 2 - Fan or follower
BY: Des Burrows ON: 12 June 2011
Sermon synopsis: Luke 9:23 And He was saying to them all,
“If ANYONE wishes to come after Me,
he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me”. (NASB)
SERMON TOPIC: Not a Fan - Sermon 1 - Fan or follower
BY: Des Burrows ON: 5 June 2011
Sermon synopsis: We are going to examine our RELATIONSHIP with Jesus. We have to DEFINE THE RELATIONSHIP! Quite simply we have to find out where we stand with Jesus. So begins an exciting time where we define our.....
SERMON TOPIC: The Bible - Part 3 - What are you doing with the Bible
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 8 May 2011
Sermon synopsis: A comparison of the Qumran manuscript of Isaiah with the Massoretic text revealed them to be extremely close in accuracy to each other. A comparison of Isaiah 53 shows that only 17 letters differ.....
SERMON TOPIC: Salt and light
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 20 March 2011
Sermon synopsis: You are the salt of the earth. You are the light of the world.
Q: What is our purpose as Christians?
A: We are the Salt and Light of the world.
Salt has been and still is used for many purposes.....
SERMON TOPIC: The Bible - Part 1
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 6 March 2011
Sermon synopsis: The three most basic Christian truths are:
(1) God actually exists.
(2) He has revealed Himself in a way that is understandable to people.
(3) His revelation has been preserved for us in the.....
SERMON TOPIC: Tree of Life
BY: Des Burrows ON: 13 February 2011
Sermon synopsis: The Adansonia Digitata is found in the savannas of Africa, Australia and India, mostly around the equator. It can grow up to 25 meters tall and can live for several thousand years. It is leafless.....
SERMON TOPIC: A Successful Christian Life
BY: Des Burrows ON: 6 February 2011
Sermon synopsis: This is the Surrendered Life. Surrender means to yield ownership, to relinquish control over what we consider ours:
- our property
- our time
- our rights.
When we surrender to God, we are.....
SERMON TOPIC: Dont offend
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 2 February 2011
Sermon synopsis: Luke 17:1 Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences will come: but woe unto him, through whom they come! 2 It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his.....
SERMON TOPIC: His Way
BY: Des Burrows ON: 23 January 2011
Sermon synopsis: Sometimes I deviate from my planned route to work. But invariably the other route leads to even more problems.
So I learn from my mistakes and go back to my planned route.
And then wonder why I.....
SERMON TOPIC: The need for walls
BY: Johnray Rennie ON: 16 January 2011
Sermon synopsis: Neh 2:17 Then I said to them, “You see the trouble we are in: Jerusalem lies in ruins, and its gates have been burned with fire. Come, let us rebuild the wall of Jerusalem, and we will no longer be.....
SERMON TOPIC: Judge Not
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 2 January 2011
Sermon synopsis: Matt 7:1-5 "Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. Why do you look at the speck.....
SERMON TOPIC: Dont Look Back
BY: Leston Blackburn ON: 11 July 2010
Sermon synopsis: Don't Look Back
SERMON TOPIC: Our humanity
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 6 June 2010
Sermon synopsis: Some people say “I’m only human” and use that as an excuse for weakness and failure.
Heb 2:6 But there is a place where someone has testified: “What is man that you are mindful of him,
SERMON TOPIC: It is well
BY: Tommy Archibald ON: 16 May 2010
Sermon synopsis: Job 14:7 At least there is hope for a tree: If it is cut down, it will sprout again, and its new shoots will not fail.
8 Its roots may grow old in the ground and its stump die in the soil, 9 yet.....
SERMON TOPIC: Thanksgiving
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 9 May 2010
Sermon synopsis: One of the characteristics of the godless listed in Romans 1:21 is that they do not give thanks to God.
In 2 Timothy 3:2 it says that in the last days people will be “ungrateful”.
Do you take.....
SERMON TOPIC: How to avoid offensive conversation
BY: Des Burrows ON: 4 April 2010
Sermon synopsis: What goes into a man's mouth does not make him 'unclean,' but what comes out of his mouth that is what makes him 'unclean.'
Matthew 15:11 (NIV)
The truth about the mouth:
(1) It is the vehicle.....
SERMON TOPIC: Israel demands a king
BY: Johnray Rennie ON: 28 February 2010
Sermon synopsis: 1 Sam 8:1 When Samuel grew old, he appointed his sons as judges for Israel. 2 The name of his firstborn was Joel and the name of his second was Abijah, and they served at Beersheba. 3 But his sons.....
SERMON TOPIC: How to find God's will for your life
BY: Leston Blackburn ON: 10 January 2010
Sermon synopsis: Ps 37:23 If the LORD delights in a man’s way, he makes his steps firm; 24 though he stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand.
Prov 3:5 Trust in the LORD with all your.....
SERMON TOPIC: Resolutions and Mulligan moments
BY: Leston Blackburn ON: 3 January 2010
Sermon synopsis: In Acts 9 when the Lord speaks to Ananias he replies, “Yes, Lord”.
But when the Lord speaks to Saul (who thought he was serving God), he replies “Who are you, Lord?”
Yet God transforms Saul (or.....
SERMON TOPIC: God initiates - We participate
BY: Lynne van Wyk ON: 21 December 2009
Sermon synopsis: Gen 5:3 When Adam had lived 130 years, he had a son in his own likeness, in his own image; and he named him Seth.
Even though Adam was created in God’s image, he now brings forth a son in his own.....
SERMON TOPIC: The path of righteousness
BY: Richard Simes ON: 22 November 2009
Sermon synopsis: The paths you have chosen have led you to where you are today.
And the path you choose today will lead you to where you go in the future.
Are you on the road of despair like the 2 men on the.....
SERMON TOPIC: Israel Without Weapons
BY: Julio Da Silva ON: 15 November 2009
Sermon synopsis: 1 Sam 13:19 “Not a blacksmith could be found in the whole land of Israel, because the Philistines had said, 'Otherwise the Hebrews will make swords or spears!' 20 So all Israel went down to the.....
SERMON TOPIC: Balance is the Key to Life
BY: Des Burrows ON: 10 November 2009
Sermon synopsis: The question is – Where do you find your balance when confronted by the trials of life?
Just as your health and well-being depend on balanced nutritional habits, your spiritual practices must be in.....
SERMON TOPIC: Search me O God
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 22 September 2009
Sermon synopsis: Hidden sin is sin we are unaware of.
Secret sin is sin that we know about and have covered.
Psalm 139:23-24 “Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if.....
SERMON TOPIC: Finding strength in the Lord our God
BY: Leston Blackburn ON: 20 September 2009
Sermon synopsis: 1 Sam 30:1 David and his men reached Ziklag on the third day. Now the Amalekites had raided the Negev and Ziklag. They had attacked Ziklag and burned it, 2 and had taken captive the women and all.....
SERMON TOPIC: Rising above the storm
BY: Leston Blackburn ON: 24 May 2009
Sermon synopsis: Acts 27:21 After the men had gone a long time without food, Paul stood up before them and said: “Men, you should have taken my advice not to sail from Crete; then you would have spared yourselves.....
SERMON TOPIC: Settling for second best
BY: Leston Blackburn ON: 3 May 2009
Sermon synopsis: Haggai 2:1 On the twenty-first day of the seventh month, the word of the LORD came through the prophet Haggai: 2 “Speak to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, to Joshua son of Jehozadak,.....
SERMON TOPIC: The resurrected life
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 12 April 2009
Sermon synopsis: Before a resurrection there must be a death.
Salvation must change the things you do. It must change your actions, your thoughts and your speech.
We must be careful of wrong thinking and trusting.....
SERMON TOPIC: Brokeness
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 2 November 2008
Sermon synopsis: God can use even a broken vessel for his glory.
SERMON TOPIC: Prioritizing relationships
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 7 September 2008
Sermon synopsis: Matt 6:33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
SERMON TOPIC: Praise and worship
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 1 June 2008
Sermon synopsis: Praise and worship is not singing, clapping and dancing.
These are just expressions of praise and worship.
(1) It's not about where you worship.
(2) You need to know the God you worship.
SERMON TOPIC: His very own people
BY: Sam Ennis ON: 20 January 2008
Sermon synopsis: Titus 2:11-14 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives.....
SERMON TOPIC: Behold I stand at the door and knock
BY: Sam Ennis ON: 30 September 2007
Sermon synopsis: Rev 3:20 Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me. [NKJV]
SERMON TOPIC: Who are you - Part 1
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 1 July 2007
Sermon synopsis: Who are you and what are you doing? Find out from the life of Mary why it's so important to know the answer to these questions rather than simply getting busy with religious activity.
SERMON TOPIC: A fire of coals
BY: Sam Ennis ON: 22 April 2007
Sermon synopsis: The Bible speaks twice of "a fire of coals", once in Luke 22 and the other time in John 21. One is "The world’s fire" and the other is "The Lord’s fire". Which one are you warming yourself at?
SERMON TOPIC: Whales and worms
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 16 November 2005
Sermon synopsis: In the account of Jonah God prepared 5 things:
(1) A storm,
(2) A great fish,
(3) A vine,
(4) A worm,
(5) A wind.
Learn from the worm – rather than from the whale.
This is a look at.....
SERMON TOPIC: Love
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 6 March 2005
Sermon synopsis: Besides the gospel message, what is the most important topic we should speak about?
SERMON TOPIC: What makes a Christian different
BY: Trevor Berry ON: 2 November 2003
Sermon synopsis: Matthew 7:15 “Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves. 16 By their fruit you will recognize them. Do people pick grapes from.....
SERMON TOPIC: The blessing of belonging
BY: Steve Maritz ON: 22 February 2003
Sermon synopsis: Amos 2:9 “I destroyed the Amorite before them, though he was tall as the cedars and strong as the oaks. I destroyed his fruit above and his roots below. 10 “I brought you up out of Egypt, and I led.....
SERMON TOPIC: Hearken to the Lord
BY: Steve Maritz ON: 24 November 2002
Sermon synopsis: Deuteronomy 28:1-2 (KJV) And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that.....
SERMON TOPIC: Crossroads
BY: Nigel Paynter ON: 3 March 2002
Sermon synopsis: There's a crossroads in each of our lives where our life can change. We will have to decide if we're going to serve God or Satan.
SERMON TOPIC: God's plan
BY: Wendy Dezan ON: 3 June 2001
Sermon synopsis: Jer 29:11-14 "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to.....
SERMON TOPIC: Finding that one thing
BY: Leston Blackburn ON: 4 February 2001
Sermon synopsis: What is the ONE THING we need?
Matt 10:21 Jesus looked at him and loved him. “ONE THING you lack,” he said. “Go, sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in.....
SERMON TOPIC: The place of victory
BY: Lawrence Lightbody ON: 26 March 2000
Sermon synopsis: Psalm 63 (A psalm of David. When he was in the Desert of Judah.) 1 O God, you are my God, earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you, my body longs for you, in a dry and weary land where there is.....
SERMON TOPIC: Standing
BY: Steve Maritz ON: 21 November 1999
Sermon synopsis: Mark 3:1 Another time he went into the synagogue, and a man with a shriveled hand was there. 2 Some of them were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so they watched him closely to see if he would.....
SERMON TOPIC: Finishing strong
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 3 October 1999
Sermon synopsis: It’s sad to see people who once were strong in the Lord who have subsequently given up and have no fight left in them.
Today we see men and woman who were once strong and on fire for God left in.....
SERMON TOPIC: Our inheritance
BY: Brian Holmes ON: 26 September 1999
Sermon synopsis: In order to receive an inheritance we must be eligible for it – we must be heirs and we must be of age.
Are you like the prodigal son who squandered his inheritance?
To be allowed into the.....
SERMON TOPIC: The wilderness and Canaan
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 4 April 1999
Sermon synopsis: Salvation is not only a “bringing out” – it is also a “bringing in”. Salvation did not end with bringing the Israelites out of Egypt – Salvation was to bring them into Canaan.
SERMON TOPIC: Pride
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 21 March 1999
Sermon synopsis: A different way of looking at this familiar passage in Luke to remind us of Jesus’ cautions against pride and the striving for self-recognition.
Luke 10: 17 The seventy-two returned with joy and.....
SERMON TOPIC: Obedience
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 28 February 1999
Sermon synopsis: John 15:10 If you obey my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have obeyed my Father’s commands and remain in his love.
John 15:14 You are my friends if you do what I command.
SERMON TOPIC: Bearing fruit
BY: Phil van Niekerk ON: 1 November 1998
Sermon synopsis: Phil shares about the mission work he and Sharon are doing in France. He also looks at the fruit a Christian should bear.
SERMON TOPIC: Honesty
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 27 September 1998
Sermon synopsis: God’s priority for you is to see yourself as you really are – to show you your heart.
When you go to a doctor for a diagnoses, do you want to be made to feel good by what he says at the expense.....
SERMON TOPIC: Build on the Rock
BY: Leston Blackburn ON: 9 March 1997
Sermon synopsis: Build on the Rock
SERMON TOPIC: The Saviours Well
BY: Leston Blackburn ON: 19 January 1997
Sermon synopsis: The Saviour's Well
SERMON TOPIC: Pressing on
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 15 December 1996
Sermon synopsis: So often people are bound by the past – both the good and the bad in the past.
There are experiences which you need to leave behind you.
Phi 3: 12-14 "Not that I have already obtained all this,.....
SERMON TOPIC: To me to live is Christ
BY: Leston Blackburn ON: 6 October 1996
Sermon synopsis: To me to live is Christ
SERMON TOPIC: The kingdom of heaven - The parable of the talents
BY: Leston Blackburn ON: 28 February 1996
Sermon synopsis: Matt 25:14 “Again, it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his property to them. 15 To one he gave five talents of money, to another two talents, and to.....
SERMON TOPIC: Pruning and Discipline
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 25 February 1996
Sermon synopsis: Isa 5:15 I will sing for the one I love a song about his vineyard: My loved one had a vineyard
on a fertile hillside.
2 He dug it up and cleared it of stones
and planted it with the choicest.....
SERMON TOPIC: Fear of the Lord
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 28 May 1995
Sermon synopsis: Matt 21:28 “What do you think? There was a man who had two sons. He went to the first and said, ‘Son, go and work today in the vineyard.’
29 ”‘I will not,’ he answered, but later he changed his.....
SERMON TOPIC: The victorious life
BY: Leston Blackburn ON: 12 March 1995
Sermon synopsis: The victorious life
SERMON TOPIC: Wisdom
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 3 March 1995
Sermon synopsis: There is a difference between God’s wisdom and man’s wisdom.
1 Cor 8:1 “We know that we all possess knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.”
Knowledge is what you know.
SERMON TOPIC: Pleasing God
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 12 February 1995
Sermon synopsis: Matt 3:17 And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.”
SERMON TOPIC: A man in whom is the Spirit of God
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 21 November 1993
Sermon synopsis: Genesis 41:38 So Pharaoh asked them, "Can we find anyone like this man, one in whom is the spirit of God?"
SERMON TOPIC: The desires of our heart
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 7 March 1993
Sermon synopsis: Satisfaction is something we'd all like to have.
Satisfaction has to do with desire.
You have to first desire something before you can be satisfied.
SERMON TOPIC: The Kalahari Christian
BY: Phil Edwards ON:
Sermon synopsis: The Kalahari Christian
SERMON TOPIC: What have we got to lose
BY: Phil Edwards ON:
Sermon synopsis: What have we got to lose?
SERMON TOPIC: Of what spirit are ye
BY: Phil Edwards ON:
Sermon synopsis: Of what spirit are ye?
SERMON TOPIC: The Peniel Experience
BY: Phil Edwards ON:
Sermon synopsis: The Peniel Experience
SERMON TOPIC: Taking the next step
BY: Des Burrows ON:
Sermon synopsis: Are you stuck in your first love or have you taken the next step?
We are saved to serve, not only God – but others too.
What can we learn from the story of the almond tree?
SERMON TOPIC: Scarecrows
BY: Phil Edwards ON:
Sermon synopsis: Scarecrows
SERMON TOPIC: From Glory to glory
BY: Maureen Onions ON:
Sermon synopsis: There are many aspects to the Glory of God! Perhaps the best
way to summarise His glory would be a Divine Visitation in some
In John 2, when Jesus was at a wedding feast – the wine had.....
SERMON TOPIC: The secret of True Strength
BY: Maureen Onions ON:
Sermon synopsis: Again and again in the Word of God we are exhorted to ‘BE STRONG...’
The enemy wants to destroy our strength... then he can overpower us and like Samson, we become like anyone else!
The Lord told.....
SERMON TOPIC: What is in Your hand
BY: Maureen Onions ON:
Sermon synopsis: Knowing God has called you to reach out to others.. often our reaction is feelings of inadequacy! We feel like the man Jesus spoke of in Luke 11:5-6… ‘ a friend of mine on a journey has come to me.....
SERMON TOPIC: Dont be a Dirty Bird
BY: Phil Edwards ON:
Sermon synopsis: Don't be a Dirty Bird
SERMON TOPIC: Living Stones and running the race
BY: Maureen Onions ON:
Sermon synopsis: Living Stones & running the race
SERMON TOPIC: Living for eternity
BY: Maureen Onions ON:
Sermon synopsis: As a young person, I can remember the times I wondered why I had to do homework, have examinations, experience discipline and correction – and not just spend my time enjoying myself!!?? Maybe you.....
SERMON TOPIC: Living in Victory
BY: Maureen Onions ON:
Sermon synopsis: Our personality is like a garden. God desires it to be a place of beauty, fragrance and revelation of His peace.
Communication (words, facial expressions, mannerisms, tone of voice etc.) reveal.....
SERMON TOPIC: Developing your prayer life - Part 1
BY: Maureen Onions ON:
Sermon synopsis: The key to developing your personal prayer life is RELATIONSHIP.....
Daniel 11:32 – ‘The people who KNOW their God, will be STRONG, and do exploits!’
EDITORS NOTE! In Jan 1982 the Lord called.....
SERMON TOPIC: The gentle whisper (Intimacy with God)
BY: Maureen Onions ON:
Sermon synopsis: People are made to have relationships! Nothing nicer than a trust
and close fellowship between people. God also really desired to have fellowship and when He made Adam and Eve, He walked and talked.....