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Revelation 2-3
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 7 April 2024
Synopsis: There are different approaches to understanding the letters to the churches. Almost all interpret these letters primarily as letters to actual historical churches with specific commendations,.....
Resurrection Sunday
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 30 March 2024
Synopsis: 1 Corinthians 15:3-4 For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third.....
Easter Myths
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 29 March 2024
Synopsis: Naturally Constantine has to be at the centre of every good Christian conspiracy theory. So a Facebook post claims: “After Constantine decided to Christianize the Empire, Easter was changed to.....
Bearing Fruit - Part 2
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 24 March 2024
Synopsis: The fruit of CHRISTIAN CHARACTER Romans 7:4-6.So, my brothers and sisters, you also died to the law through the body of Christ, that you might belong to another, to him who was raised from the.....
Revelation 3v17-22
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 17 March 2024
Synopsis: v17 You say, ‘I … do not need a thing.’ … Just as the city was self-sufficient enough to disregard the Emperor’s help, the church was spiritually self-sufficient and saw no need of aid from Jesus......
Bearing Fruit - Part 1
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 10 March 2024
Synopsis: John 15:5-8 (NIV) 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 you can do nothing.  If you do not remain in me, you are like a.....
Revelation - 3v14-16
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 3 March 2024
Synopsis: The letter to Laodicea is the last and severest of the seven letters. This is the only church which receives only criticism, and no positive remarks. Whereas Jesus offered the church at Smyrna and.....
Revelation-3c
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 18 February 2024
Synopsis: Philadelphia: the faithful church with little strength.
Gods Plan
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 11 February 2024
Synopsis: We have a Bent in us a Spiritual DNA that God has placed within us. Don't downgrade your dream to match your reality upgrade your faith to match your destiny.
Sons of God
Sermon by Lynne van Wyk on 4 February 2024
Synopsis: God is the Creator of all mankind, but He becomes a father through relationship. In Deuteronomy we see God speaking to the children of Israel. Deuteronomy 14:1-2: You are the children of the Lord.....
Prayer
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 28 January 2024
Synopsis: Prayer should not be seen as a duty but as a privilege bought for us by Jesus Himself. Hebrew 4:14-16 Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has ascended into heaven, Jesus the Son of.....
Revelation - 3b
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 21 January 2024
Synopsis: We are currently looking at the fifth church. Sardis: the dead church with a great reputation.
Fellowship provides a place of PROTECTION
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 14 January 2024
Synopsis: IN THE LOCAL CHURCH, THE APOSTLES, ORDAINED ELDERS TO WATCH OVER THE FLOCK AND GUARD AGAINST SATAN’S ATTACKS Hebrews 13:17 Obey them that have the rule over you and submit yourselves: for they.....
FELLOWSHIP PROVIDES A PLACE OF PREPARATION
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 7 January 2024
Synopsis: FELLOWSHIP IN A LOCAL Church ”ECCLESIA” PROVIDES: A PLACE OF PRAYER A PLACE OF PRAISE A PLACE OF PARTICIPATION A PLACE OF PREPARATION A PLACE OF PROTECTION A PLATFORM FOR PREACHING A.....
The man who tried to kill Christmas
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 24 December 2023
Synopsis: Today, as we gather to celebrate the birth of our Saviour, Jesus Christ, let us reflect on a figure often overshadowed by the joyous events of that first Christmas—the first man who tried the.....
Believers Baptism
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 17 December 2023
Synopsis: Baptism is a symbol of new life. It’s like an initiation rite. It’s a moment in time when a believer in Jesus chooses to publicly declare their allegiance to Jesus and their intention to serve him.....
Revelation 3a
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 10 December 2023
Synopsis: V1 … you have a reputation of being alive but you are dead. Like the town of Sardis, which had a reputation of being secure – but was actually vulnerable, so the church’s reality didn’t live up to.....
Have You Asked God
Sermon by Lynne van Wyk on 3 December 2023
Synopsis: My message today is from the Book of Joshua. Joshua was appointed by God as the leader of the children of Israel. Moses’ aide. Had been with Moses throughout their Journey. He had seen Moses.....
CAN A CHRISTIAN SUFFER FROM DEPRESSION
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 26 November 2023
Synopsis: Judging by some of the feedback that I have received, I must say that I am glad that although I am in a rather broken state physically and at times mentally , that God can still use a broken vessel.....
SHOULD TRUE CHRISTIANS SUPPORT ISRAEL - Part 3
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 19 November 2023
Synopsis: Like Haman before them, the Nazis discovered to their own peril - that the true God in heaven will avenge those who curse his covenant people. It is apparent that God’s providence has played a role.....
Christian Ethics
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 8 November 2023
Synopsis: Christian ethics is also referred to as moral theology. It incorporates natural law ethics, which is built on the belief that it is the very nature of humans – created in the image of God and.....
SHOULD TRUE CHRISTIANS SUPPORT ISRAEL - Part 2
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 5 November 2023
Synopsis: At the second coming of Christ (the second Advent) God will rise up to defend his people when the world turns against them. Zechariah 14:2-4 For I will gather all the nations against Jerusalem to.....
Worship
Sermon by Prudence Mabasa on 29 October 2023
Synopsis: What does true worship of God entail? John 4:24 God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.
SHOULD TRUE CHRISTIANS SUPPORT ISRAEL
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 22 October 2023
Synopsis: The South African government backs the Palestinian cause, with formal diplomatic relations established in 1995, a year after the end of apartheid. It downgraded its embassy in Tel Aviv to a liaison.....
Y3-M8-L6 WELCOME TO WOKE
Sermon by Taryn Paynter on 20 October 2023
Synopsis: The word ‘woke’ began appearing in the early 1900s and was derived from a dialect known as African-American Vernacular English (AAVE). ‘Woke’ initially referred to being alert to racial prejudice.....
The provisions of Fellowship
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 15 October 2023
Synopsis: FELLOWSHIP IN A LOCAL Church ”ECCLESIA” PROVIDES: A PLACE OF PRAYER A PLACE OF PRAISE A PLACE OF PREPARATION A PLACE OF PROTECTION A PLACE OF ENCOURAGEMENT A PLATFORM FOR PREACHING A PLACE OF.....
Revelation 2v18-29
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 8 October 2023
Synopsis: Now we will examine Thyatira: the adulterous church.
Wedding- Cassidy and Fabio
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 30 September 2023
Synopsis: The Bible opens and closes with a wedding. It starts with the marriage of the very father and mother of the human race. It ends with the spiritual marriage of Jesus and his bride.
Revelation 2v12-17
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 24 September 2023
Synopsis: So far, we have looked at: Ephesus: the doctrinally astute church which had left its first love. Smyrna: the persecuted, poor – but spiritually rich church. Now we will examine: Pergamum: the.....
WILL YOU ENDURE
Sermon by Lynne van Wyk on 17 September 2023
Synopsis: As Christians we have a race to run. We need to persevere until we reach the finishing post. We must count the cost before we enter the race. Many begin the race but fall away before the end. It.....
Suffering - Part 3
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 10 September 2023
Synopsis: 10 ways in which God uses suffering. God uses Suffering to motivate us to change. God uses Suffering to teach us obedience. God uses Suffering to accomplish His purposes. God uses Suffering to.....
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Sermon by Vera Terblanche on 9 September 2023
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Sermon by Vera Terblanche on 6 September 2023
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Y4-M7-L5 Introduction to Biblical Hebrew
Sermon by Vera Terblanche on 5 September 2023
Synopsis: Hebrew vowels - part 1
Y4-M7-L4 Introduction to Biblical Hebrew
Sermon by Vera Terblanche on 4 September 2023
Synopsis: Lesson 4 (Introduction to Biblical Hebrew)
Y4-M7-L3 Introduction to Biblical Hebrew
Sermon by Vera Terblanche on 3 September 2023
Synopsis: Kaf, Lamed, Mem, Nun, Samech
Revelation 2v8-11
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 3 September 2023
Synopsis: The name Smyrna may have been taken from the ancient Greek word for myrrh, smýrna, (Strabo, Stephanus of Byzantium) which was the chief export of the city in ancient times. Myrrh is bitter to.....
Y4-M7-L2 Introduction to Biblical Hebrew
Sermon by Vera Terblanche on 2 September 2023
Synopsis: Vav, Zayin, Chet, Tet, Yud
Y4-M7-L1 Introduction to Biblical Hebrew
Sermon by Vera Terblanche on 1 September 2023
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The Road to Damascus
Sermon by Johnray Rennie on 28 August 2023
Synopsis: With each appearance on the journey to Damascus, the revelation of Jesus grows clearer.
Barnabas Son of encouragement - Part 2
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 20 August 2023
Synopsis: The word “mentor” is defined as “a wise and trusted counselor or teacher.” Scripture gives us numerous examples of mentoring. A disciple is someone who follows a mentor, role model or.....
Revelation 2v4-7
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 13 August 2023
Synopsis: 4 Nevertheless I have this against you, that you have left your first love. 5 Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent and do the first works, or else I will come to you quickly and.....
Revelation 1v20 - 2v3
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 6 August 2023
Synopsis: The letters to the 7 churches have a similar structure. - An address to a particular church. - An introduction of Jesus. - A statement regarding the condition of the church. - A verdict from.....
Barnabas Son of encouragement - Part 1
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 30 July 2023
Synopsis: Though most today do not remember Albert McMakin – the impact of Billy Graham, who was invited by him to a meeting in 1934, is still felt today.
DOA
Sermon by Prudence Mabasa on 23 July 2023
Synopsis: 1) THE LIVING DEAD 2) NEITHER DEAD NOR ALIVE 3) FROM DEATH TO LIFE
Revelation 1v4-20
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 16 July 2023
Synopsis: The glorified Jesus appears to the apostle John on the island of Patmos - a Roman penal colony where John has been banished to by the Emperor Domitian - in the nineties of the 1st century AD.
The Book of Acts
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 10 July 2023
Synopsis: An overview of the Book of Acts.
The Gospel of John
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 10 July 2023
Synopsis: An overview of John's gospel.
Revelation 1v1-3
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 9 July 2023
Synopsis: The Revelation [apokalypsis] of Jesus Christ… Its title “Revelation” is derived from the first word of the Koine Greek “apokalypsis”, meaning “unveiling, uncovering or revelation”. The book is.....
The Synoptic Gospels
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 4 July 2023
Synopsis: An overview of the Synoptic gospels.
Saved and Sanctified to Serve
Sermon by Lynne van Wyk on 2 July 2023
Synopsis: A message of salvation, sanctification and preparation to serve God – to do the ministry He has prepared us to do.
No longer a slave
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 25 June 2023
Synopsis: The practice of slavery is used as a type of the bondage sinners are in. Rom 7:14 … I am unspiritual, sold as a slave to sin. Moses was a type of Jesus and freedom from slavery is a type of.....
Parable of the talents
Sermon by Des Burrows on 18 June 2023
Synopsis: Are you investing your gifts and talents in the kingdom of God?
Fathers day
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 11 June 2023
Synopsis: Father’s Day is celebrated today in over 30 countries around the world. In 1909 a woman named Sonora Dodd was listening to a sermon on the newly recognized Mother’s Day at Central Methodist.....
The resurrection of Jesus - Part 4
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 4 June 2023
Synopsis: Adherents of the Swoon Theory claim that Jesus did not actually die on the cross, but merely fell unconscious or ‘swooned’. After being placed in a damp tomb - bleeding and without food or water for.....
The resurrection of Jesus - Part 3
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 28 May 2023
Synopsis: A look at: - Hallucination theory - Spiritual resurrection theory
Funeral of Malcolm MacDonald
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 27 May 2023
Synopsis: In loving memory of Our beloved Father and Grandfather: Malcolm MacDonald (28/12/1938 – 15/05/2023)
Suffering - Part 2
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 21 May 2023
Synopsis: 10 ways in which God uses suffering. - God uses Suffering to motivate us to change. - God can use your Suffering to equip you to encourage others. - God uses Suffering to teach us obedience. -.....
The role of women in Scripture
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 14 May 2023
Synopsis: Both men and women are made in the image of God. Gen 1:27 (NIV) So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. They are jointly.....
Suffering - Part 1
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 2 May 2023
Synopsis: Somehow, in the Western church, Faith has become “Believing that God will do what we want” instead of “What He wants”. Difficulties and suffering are not a stumbling block, when we genuinely want,.....
The resurrection of Jesus - Part 2
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 24 April 2023
Synopsis: The resurrection is one of the most attacked doctrines in the Christian faith, particularly by cults and false religions. - Historicity of Jesus - Stolen body theory - Wrong Tomb theory
Joshua
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 17 April 2023
Synopsis: An overview of the Book of Joshua.
Deuteronomy
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 17 April 2023
Synopsis: An overview of the Book of Deuteronomy.
Lay aside every weight
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 16 April 2023
Synopsis: The author of Hebrews calls on the image of competitors in ancient races who laid aside every weight of clothing. The competitors wore only a bare minimum, so added incumbrances didn’t defeat them......
The resurrection of Jesus - Part 1
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 9 April 2023
Synopsis: If you needed directions to get to the railway station and you meet two people in the street… One is alive… The other is dead… Which one would you ask for directions? Because of the.....
The Cross was always Gods plan
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 7 April 2023
Synopsis: Revelation 13:8 KJV And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.
The death of the godless versus the godly
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 3 April 2023
Synopsis: ARE YOU PREPARED FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH? It ought to be the business of every day to prepare for our last day. Christians must live their lives packed up and ready to go. Jesus spoke of.....
A Disciplined Thought Life
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 26 March 2023
Synopsis: You are not what you think! But what you think, you are! Our Feelings (Emotions) are based on what is in our minds. Our Decisions are based on what is in our mind.
Is hell for real - Part 2
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 19 March 2023
Synopsis: According to a Pew Research Center (2021) survey of US adults: 62% believe in hell. 73% believe in heaven. Of those who believe in heaven, over half (53%) believe that someone who does not believe.....
Testimonies
Sermon by Barbarians for Christ on 12 March 2023
Synopsis: Using power feats of strength and testimonies to impact generations!
Are you a Christian
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 5 March 2023
Synopsis: The answer to the question “What is a Christian?” will vary greatly depending on whom you ask. To some, it means you were born in a “Christian” nation, or you come from a “Christian” family. To.....
Is hell for real - Part 1
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 26 February 2023
Synopsis: Regarding hell, C. S. Lewis wrote, “There is no doctrine which I would more willingly remove from Christianity than this, if it lay in my power. But it has the full support of Scripture and,.....
A Disciplined Prayer Life
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 19 February 2023
Synopsis: A healthy personal prayer life is vital if you want to get to know the Lord and develop a close relationship with him. It will also enable you to determine His will and purpose for your life. As.....
Covenants Part 12 - The Davidic Covenant
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 12 February 2023
Synopsis: It is clear from the New Testament that Christ fulfills the Davidic Covenant. The first book of the New Testament starts by revealing the genealogy of Christ by listing all generations from Abraham.....
The Cross
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 5 February 2023
Synopsis: - The Horror of the Cross. - The foolishness and offence of the Cross. - The Power of the Cross.
Salvation of God - Part 3
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 29 January 2023
Synopsis: - SCRIPTURAL DEFINITION OF SANCTIFICATION - AGENCY OF SANCTIFICATION - IMPORTANCE OF SANCTIFICATION - NATURE OF SANCTIFICATION - TIME OF SANCTIFICATION
Death Judgement Heaven and Hell - Part 5
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 22 January 2023
Synopsis: Understanding the Doctrines of the Resurrection of the dead and Judgement that awaits each one of us is crucial and foundational as a Christian and it helps one to understand future events more.....
Desiree Memorial
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 21 January 2023
Synopsis: Memorail service for Desiree van Wyk.
Communication in Marriage
Sermon by Bill Scheidler on 21 January 2023
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Ingredients Of A Successful Marriage
Sermon by Bill Scheidler on 20 January 2023
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Loving as Christ Loved
Sermon by Bill Scheidler on 19 January 2023
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Maintaining First Love In Marriage
Sermon by Bill Scheidler on 18 January 2023
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Resolving Conflict In Marriage
Sermon by Bill Scheidler on 17 January 2023
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Wise men still seek him - Part 2
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 15 January 2023
Synopsis: - ATTITUDES OF WISE MEN - ACTIONS OF WISE MEN - APPLYING THE WORD WISELY - ATTAINING WISDOM
Role Relationships In Marriage
Sermon by Bill Scheidler on 15 January 2023
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Sex In Marriage
Sermon by Bill Scheidler on 14 January 2023
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The Atmosphere Of The Home
Sermon by Bill Scheidler on 13 January 2023
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The Covenant Of Marriage
Sermon by Bill Scheidler on 12 January 2023
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The Restoration Of The Home
Sermon by Bill Scheidler on 11 January 2023
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Maintaining Moral Purity In Relationships
Sermon by Bill Scheidler on 10 January 2023
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Dating and Engagement - Part 2
Sermon by Bill Scheidler on 9 January 2023
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Prepared for Works of Service
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 8 January 2023
Synopsis: Perhaps you may think that serving is beneath you and that as a Christian, it is just an optional extra. Philippians 2:5-11 In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ.....
Dating and Engagement - Part 1
Sermon by Bill Scheidler on 8 January 2023
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Christian Principles of Dating - Part 2
Sermon by Bill Scheidler on 8 January 2023
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Christian Principles of Dating - Part 1
Sermon by Bill Scheidler on 7 January 2023
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02 Romantic Relationships - Part 2
Sermon by Bill Scheidler on 4 January 2023
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01 Romantic Relationships - Part 1
Sermon by Bill Scheidler on 3 January 2023
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00 Introduction To Relationships
Sermon by Bill Scheidler on 2 January 2023
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41-week Bible reading plan - 2024
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 1 January 2023
Synopsis: As part of the Year 2 (Associate Degree) course you will be reading through the entire Bible. Here is a 41 week plan that you can use, starting on 7 Jan and ending 17 Oct.
Wise men still seek him - Part 1
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 25 December 2022
Synopsis: In modern English Bible versions like the NIV and NASB, the Greek “magoi” is rendered by the transliterated Latin form – “Magi”. In the KJV, the translators rendered it as “wise men”. These Magi.....