SERMON TOPIC: The Backslider
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 5 January 2020
Sermon synopsis: Backsliding, which is otherwise called falling away or committing apostasy, is a term used within Christianity to describe a process by which an individual who has converted to Christianity reverts.....
SERMON TOPIC: Eternal security
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 19 August 2019
Sermon synopsis: Calvinists believe in the doctrine of the Perseverance of the Saints, which holds that those whom God has called can never fall away. Because God chose some to be saved, he keeps them from apostasy.....
SERMON TOPIC: Calvinism - Part 7b - Backsliders and Apostates
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 6 August 2017
Sermon synopsis: Last time we saw that it is possible for someone who was a true believer to fall away. Our faith can be shipwrecked.
1 Tim 1:19 … holding on to faith and a good conscience, which some have.....
SERMON TOPIC: Calvinism - Part 7a - Perseverance of the Saints
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 9 July 2017
Sermon synopsis: Calvinists believe in the doctrine of the Perseverance of the Saints (Eternal Security or Once-Saved-Always-Saved), which says that those whom God has called can never fall away. Because God chose.....
SERMON TOPIC: Calvinism - Part 6a -The atonement - CHICHEWA
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 26 May 2017
Sermon synopsis: TANTHAUZO ;
ndi mau amene alibe
mau ambiri owatanthawuzira
muchingerezi. Mau akuti atonement
adalumikidzidwa ndi ndi William
Tyndale ndipo muchingerezi amatanthawuza.....
SERMON TOPIC: God's will and our desires - Part 5 - Mans free will
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 16 April 2017
Sermon synopsis: Genesis 1:26-27 Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild.....
SERMON TOPIC: Calvinism and Arminianism - Part 5 - Irresistible Grace
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 5 March 2017
Sermon synopsis: Irresistible grace: the notion that when God extends grace to a person, they cannot reject it. Like unconditional election, the person has no choice over the matter.
Resistible grace: John.....
SERMON TOPIC: Calvinism - Part 4b Limited Atonement
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 7 August 2016
Sermon synopsis: Even many Calvinists reject the belief in Limited Atonement. These 4-point Calvinists are sometimes called “moderate Calvinists”. John Bunyan (1628-1688),the author of Pilgrim’s Progress, is.....
SERMON TOPIC: Calvinism - Part 4a Limited Atonement
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 3 July 2016
Sermon synopsis: Today we will look at the 'L' in TULIP – Limited Atonement versus the Arminian concept of Unlimited Atonement.
CALVINISM: Limited atonement - Only the sins of the elect were atoned for by Jesus'.....
SERMON TOPIC: The problem of evil - Part 2
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 17 April 2016
Sermon synopsis: Arminius taught that Calvinist predestination and unconditional election made God the author of evil.
But making God the author of evil is not something we have to infer into Calvin’s doctrine......
SERMON TOPIC: Calvinism - Part 3(b) - Unconditional Election
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 3 January 2016
Sermon synopsis: Does God predestine some men to be damned? If not then why did God harden Pharaoh's heart? What of Jesus' explanation for his use of parables? Is Jesus saying he doesn't want most of his audience to.....
SERMON TOPIC: Calvinism and Arminianism - Part 3 (a) - Unconditional Election
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 13 December 2015
Sermon synopsis: Calvinism: God is the author of both good and evil. He foreordains men’s choices and then holds them fully accountable for those choices which were forced on them. He forces some to love him and.....
SERMON TOPIC: Calvinism and Arminianism - Part 2 - Total Depravity and Prevenient Grace
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 8 November 2015
Sermon synopsis: Calvinism: the belief that man is totally depraved and so all steps towards salvation are taken by God, who compels (Irresistible Grace) only certain elect men to be saved.
SERMON TOPIC: Calvinism and Arminianism - Part 1
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 11 October 2015
Sermon synopsis: Calvinism and Arminianism are two systems of theology which attempt to explain the relationship between God’s sovereignty and man’s responsibility with regards to salvation.
- The Calvinist.....
SERMON TOPIC: Choices
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 22 September 2013
Sermon synopsis: God has given us a free will and all through life we are faced with choices.
Every choice has consequences, sometimes good and sometimes bad.
Our choices are motivated by our priorities.