DETAILED INDEX OF MINISTRY
SERMON TOPIC: False prophets and fake Christianity
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 10 March 2019
Sermon synopsis: Matthew 24:24 For false messiahs and false prophets will appear and perform great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect.
South Africa has in recent months seen an increase.....
SERMON TOPIC: CAN THE STARS BE USED TO TELL THE FUTURE?
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 21 September 2018
Sermon synopsis: What does the Bible say about astrology, the zodiac and divination in general? What do we make of the Magi who saw Jesus' star in the East? Can the stars be used to foretell the future, or is this.....
SERMON TOPIC: The purpose of suffering - Part 2a
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 27 November 2017
Sermon synopsis: Buddhism sees suffering as inevitable and without purpose. To escape it, we must cease to exist.
In contrast, Christianity sees suffering as inevitable, but as serving a divine purpose.
SERMON TOPIC: Do Muslims worship the same God as Christians - Part 4: The Bible vs the Quran and Hadith
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 26 July 2015
Sermon synopsis: The Bible consists of 66 individual books, 39 books in the Old Testament and 27 in the New Testament. The books are each divided into chapters (1,189 chapters altogether). The Quran contains 114.....
SERMON TOPIC: False gods
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 19 April 2015
Sermon synopsis: Have you ever thought that the ten plagues that God poured out in judgement on Egypt seemed rather arbitrary? Why use frogs, a bloody river, flies and locusts? The Bible gives two clues as to the.....
SERMON TOPIC: Do Muslims worship the same God as Christians - Part 3 - Jesus and Muhammad
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 7 December 2014
Sermon synopsis: Islam’s Jesus is not the same as Christianity’s Jesus. He was not God’s Son, never died on the cross, was never resurrected and was just a prophet in the same fashion as Moses and Abraham.
SERMON TOPIC: Islam and Christianity - Part 2 - Infidels and Jews
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 13 April 2014
Sermon synopsis: The Quran is sharply contrasted to the Bible when it comes to the status and treatment of infidels (i.e. non-believers) and other races (in particular Jews).
Ishmael’s mother, Hagar, was told by.....
SERMON TOPIC: Islam and Christianity (Part 1) - Status of women
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 9 March 2014
Sermon synopsis: At face value, Islam appears to share common roots with both Judaism and Christianity. But the teachings of the Quran are sharply contrasted to the Bible when it comes to the status and treatment of.....
SERMON TOPIC: Doctrine of salvation - Part 2
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 15 September 2013
Sermon synopsis: Christianity teaches that Jesus is not a mere man, a prophet, a guru or something similar, but the Saviour of the world, the only “name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.” (Acts.....
SERMON TOPIC: Resurrection of Jesus - Part 1
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 29 March 2013
Sermon synopsis: False religions and cults follow people who are dead, or who will be dead one day. Communists revere and follow dead dictators
who murdered millions when they were alive. Animists pray to their.....
SERMON TOPIC: Seek the Lord
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 22 December 2007
Sermon synopsis: Why should we seek the Lord now? What is the difference between a diligent and a superficial seeker? Can we seek God in our own way - and on our own terms? What is the nature of false religion? What.....
SERMON TOPIC: Do Muslims worship the same God as Christians?
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 13 May 2007
Sermon synopsis: Are Allah and Yahweh one and the same? Do Muslims accept Jesus' claims about his deity and resurrection? Was Muhammad influenced by the Bible or by heretical Gnostic sources?
What is the.....
SERMON TOPIC: The da Vinci code exposed
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 20 August 2006
Sermon synopsis: The Da Vinci code - FICTION BASED ON FICTION.
In this revival of the old 2nd and 3rd century Gnostic heresy, Dan Brown presents a new, yet old, conspiracy theory. How do scholars of history,.....
SERMON TOPIC: Who do men say I am?
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 5 June 2005
Sermon synopsis: Who do you say Jesus is? Was Jesus a great prophet or did he claim to be more than this?
Why is the question that Jesus asked his disciples at Caesarea Philippi (Matthew 16) the most important.....
SERMON TOPIC: A powerful delusion
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 25 November 2001
Sermon synopsis: Satan's 2 old lies from the Garden have been perpetuated in all false religion including the New Age and cults (1) "You shall be as God" (the deity of man) and (2) "You shall not surely die".....
SERMON TOPIC: The Koran - its teaching about Christ
BY: James Mullan ON:
Sermon synopsis: What does the the Koran say about Jesus Christ?