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......
LOVE - THE CHIEF OF VIRTUES - Part 2
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 28 August 2022
Synopsis: John 13:35 (NIV) “By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”
Let us note that our Lord does not name gifts or miracles or intellectual attainments as the.....
Ethics - Part 1 - Sexual purity
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 13 February 2022
Synopsis: The Bible teaches that sex is only permissible in marriage and that it is between a natural man and woman.
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 12 December 2021
Synopsis: "Lest we forget" is a phrase commonly used in war remembrance services and commemorative occasions in English speaking countries. Used on ANZAC Day memorials and in Remembrance Day ceremonies as a.....
Pleasing the Lord
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 5 December 2021
Synopsis: Hebrews 11:5. By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death, and he was not found, because God had taken him. Now before he was taken, he was commended as having pleased God.
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 5 September 2021
Synopsis: Paul’s vision did 5 things :
1) The Vision “Stopped him”.
2) The Vision “Sent him”.
3) The Vision “Strengthened him”.
4) The Vision “Stretched him”.
5) The Vision “Satisfied him”.
Friendship with God
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 30 May 2021
Synopsis: Genesis 5:21-24 When Enoch had lived 65 years, he became the father of Methuselah. After he became the father of Methuselah, Enoch walked faithfully with God 300 years and had other sons and.....
The Covid-19 Christian
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 14 February 2021
Synopsis: This type of Christian follows Covid 19 protocol.
They wear a mask.
They practice social distancing.
They are always washing their hands.
They prefer to stay at home.
They have been.....
Communion with God
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 19 January 2020
Synopsis: The purpose of Salvation is not the forgiveness of your sins. That had to take place to fulfil the purpose of Salvation
The purpose of Salvation is not that you may escape Hell! That is the.....
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 6 May 2018
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.....
THE PORTRAIT OF A GOD RESTORED PEOPLE
Sermon by Sibusiso Khoza on 14 October 2017
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.....
The table of the king
Sermon by Brendan Bentley on 27 August 2017
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.....
Swords sharpened by Philistines
Sermon by Julio Da Silva on 26 June 2016
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.....
Like a tree
Sermon by Tommy Archibald on 8 May 2016
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,
What is your life built upon
Sermon by Candice Towndrow on 3 May 2015
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.....
Men to whom God is dead worship one another
Sermon by Johnray Rennie on 24 November 2013
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?”
Things that we do not need to replace
Sermon by David Khoza on 17 August 2013
Synopsis: Have you replaced the things of God with cheap substitutes?
2 Chronicles 12:9-10 When Shishak king of Egypt attacked Jerusalem, he carried off the treasures of the temple of the LORD and the.....
Making a Vegetable Garden out of a Vineyard
Sermon by Leston Blackburn on 23 June 2013
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.....
Dont look back
Sermon by Brendan Bentley on 21 April 2013
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.....
How to catch a monkey
Sermon by Leston Blackburn on 5 April 2013
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 by Leston Blackburn on 17 March 2013
Synopsis: SCRIPTURE PASSAGE: Acts 1
Secrets of Living
Sermon by Johan van Der Werff on 10 March 2013
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 by Des Burrows on 23 December 2012
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.....
The Roaring Lion – Are you easy prey
Sermon by Johan van der Werff on 4 November 2012
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.....
Feeding the 5000
Sermon by Sam Ennis on 29 July 2012
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.....
2 Tim 3 v 10-14
Sermon by Leston Blackburn on 1 July 2012
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.....
Wake Up O Sleeper - Arise from the Dead
Sermon by Des Burrows on 11 March 2012
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.....
Not in work only
Sermon by Gary Barnett on 25 February 2012
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 by Des Burrows on 22 January 2012
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.....
How to survive under threat
Sermon by Tommy Archibald on 4 December 2011
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!
The Wise and Foolish Builders
Sermon by Des Burrows on 27 November 2011
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.....
Abiding in Christ
Sermon by Precious Ngwenya on 31 July 2011
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.....
Tree of Life
Sermon by Des Burrows on 13 February 2011
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 by Des Burrows on 23 January 2011
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.....
The need for walls
Sermon by Johnray Rennie on 16 January 2011
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.....
Dont Look Back
Sermon by Leston Blackburn on 11 July 2010
Synopsis: Don't Look Back
It is well
Sermon by Tommy Archibald on 16 May 2010
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 by Ken Paynter on 9 May 2010
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.....
Israel demands a king
Sermon by Johnray Rennie on 28 February 2010
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.....
Resolutions and Mulligan moments
Sermon by Leston Blackburn on 3 January 2010
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.....
God initiates - We participate
Sermon by Lynne van Wyk on 21 December 2009
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.....
Israel Without Weapons
Sermon by Julio Da Silva on 15 November 2009
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.....
Finding strength in the Lord our God
Sermon by Leston Blackburn on 20 September 2009
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.....
His very own people
Sermon by Sam Ennis on 20 January 2008
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.....
A fire of coals
Sermon by Sam Ennis on 22 April 2007
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?
The blessing of belonging
Sermon by Steve Maritz on 22 February 2003
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 by Nigel Paynter on 3 March 2002
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.
Finding that one thing
Sermon by Leston Blackburn on 4 February 2001
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 by Brian Holmes on 26 September 1999
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.....
Build on the Rock
Sermon by Leston Blackburn on 9 March 1997
Synopsis: Build on the Rock
The Saviours Well
Sermon by Leston Blackburn on 19 January 1997
Synopsis: The Saviour's Well
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 12 February 1995
Synopsis: Matt 3:17 And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.”
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Taking the next step
Sermon by Des Burrows on
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?