SERMON TOPIC: Should Christians celebrate Christmas - Part 2
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 3 February 2019
Sermon synopsis: Some feel that it is unimportant (or even sinful) to celebrate Christ’s birthday at all. Other arguments used by anti-Christmas proponents are:
- Christians never observed Christmas until the 4th.....
SERMON TOPIC: Should Christians celebrate Christmas - Part 1
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 20 January 2019
Sermon synopsis: Some feel that it is unimportant (or even sinful) to celebrate Christ’s birthday at all. The argument used by anti-Christmas proponents is normally:
- The Bible is silent on the date of Jesus.....
SERMON TOPIC: Room for Jesus
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 25 December 2018
Sermon synopsis: There was no room for Jesus at his birth.
But there was no room for him even in his death - and so he was buried in a borrowed tomb.
And there had been no room for him in his ministry:
SERMON TOPIC: The humanity of Jesus (Christmas sermon)
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 23 December 2018
Sermon synopsis: In order to save us, Jesus had to be part of the same family. In fact, in the NT Jesus is referred to as:
Son of God: 38 times (most of these references by others)
Son of Man: 84 times (most of.....
SERMON TOPIC: Who were the Magi (Wise Men) from the Matthew 2 Christmas story
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 24 December 2017
Sermon synopsis: The Magi (traditionally the Wise Men) form a part of many Nativity scenes at Christmas time and are well known to Christians worldwide.
- HOW MANY WERE THERE?
- WHERE DID THEY COME FROM?
SERMON TOPIC: The Very First Christmas Song Ever - The Magnificat
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 25 December 2016
Sermon synopsis: The birth of Jesus has always been linked to worship. The Magi brought gifts to the child who was destined to become “king of the Jews” and worshipped him (Matt 2). The shepherds in the fields of.....
SERMON TOPIC: The Peace of God
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 25 December 2015
Sermon synopsis: Isaiah 9:6-7 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of.....
SERMON TOPIC: What can we learn from the date of Jesus Birth
BY: Johnray Rennie ON: 20 December 2015
Sermon synopsis: Exodus 12:1 The Lord said to Moses and Aaron in Egypt, (2)This month is to be for you the first month, the first month of your year.
Luke 2:8 And there were shepherds living out in the fields.....
SERMON TOPIC: The Christmas Story
BY: Nik Ripken ON: 10 October 2015
Sermon synopsis: The Christmas story in Matthew 1-2 from the perspective of the persecuted church.
Nik and Ruth Ripken are veteran overseas workers for 30 years. During those years they have served in the.....
SERMON TOPIC: No room in the inn (Christmas)
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 25 December 2014
Sermon synopsis: Luke 2:7 She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.
Does our modern world have room for Jesus this Christmas?
Some see Christmas.....
SERMON TOPIC: Wise men still seek him - Part 2 (Christmas)
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 9 February 2014
Sermon synopsis: Because wise men don’t just listen to the words of Jesus, but put them into practice, as a result they can withstand the storms and troubles of life:
Matt 7:24-27 “Therefore everyone who hears.....
SERMON TOPIC: Wise men still seek him (Christmas)
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 25 December 2013
Sermon 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 ‘magoi’ as “wise men”.
SERMON TOPIC: God's gift
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 22 December 2013
Sermon synopsis: John 3:16-17 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world .....
SERMON TOPIC: Christmas - The Gifts of God
BY: Des Burrows ON: 25 December 2012
Sermon synopsis: James 1:17 (NIV)
17 Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.
In the days of the Bible, times of.....
SERMON TOPIC: The miracle of Jesus birth and Migdal Eder (Christmas)
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 25 December 2012
Sermon synopsis: Let's look at some of the miraculous events surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ.
(1) Miracle of announcement
(2) Miracle in the heavens
(3) Miracle of Jesus’ lineage
(4) Miracle of timing
SERMON TOPIC: He was born
BY: Sam Ennis ON: 24 December 2012
Sermon synopsis: Jesus was born; born a king and born a Saviour.
Gal 4:4 (AMPL) But when the proper time had fully come, God sent His Son, born of a woman, born subject to [the regulations of] the Law...
SERMON TOPIC: In this season – God is just
BY: Des Burrows ON: 16 December 2012
Sermon synopsis: Some might think – How can God be just if HE allows the awful things that are happening in the world today!
2 Thessalonians 1:6-9 (NIV)
6 God is just: He will pay back trouble to those who.....
SERMON TOPIC: In this season - God is here
BY: Des Burrows ON: 9 December 2012
Sermon synopsis: Emmanuel or Imanu'el,
"God is with us"
Is a symbolic name which appears in chapters 7 and 8 of the Book of Isaiah as part of a prophecy assuring king Ahaz of Judah of God's protection against.....
SERMON TOPIC: In this season _ God is faithful!
BY: Des Burrows ON: 2 December 2012
Sermon synopsis: The Christmas Season, The “Silly” Season, Whatever you call it. It is once again upon us. And this is a time when people feel left out, alone and lost.What is noticeable is that overindulgence is.....
SERMON TOPIC: So its Christmas
BY: Des Burrows ON: 25 November 2012
Sermon synopsis: “Tis the season to be Jolly” Or is it?
Have you ever wondered what Christmas is all about?
I believe that we are far to accepting of what the world has to offer!
I believe that 99% of Christians.....
SERMON TOPIC: Gods unspeakable gift
BY: Sam Ennis ON: 26 December 2011
Sermon synopsis: At Christmas time we not only give gifts to others, but we
remember the time when God gave us the greatest gift of all - His Son.
2 Cor 9:15 Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift.
SERMON TOPIC: Should Christians celebrate Christmas
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 11 December 2011
Sermon synopsis: Some feel that it is unimportant (or even sinful) to celebrate Christ’s birthday at all.
The arguments used by anti-Christmas proponents are normally:
- The Bible is silent on the date of Jesus.....
SERMON TOPIC: Matthew 1 - Virgin birth - Genealogy of Jesus (Christmas)
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 25 December 2010
Sermon synopsis: Why did our Saviour have to be born of a virgin?
In the OT God had also promised several people that the Messiah would be one of their descendants.
In order to prove this descent, it was necessary.....
SERMON TOPIC: The wise men
BY: Sam Ennis ON: 12 December 2010
Sermon synopsis: Matt 2:1 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, 2 saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews?.....
SERMON TOPIC: The man who lived before he was born
BY: Richard Bandawo ON: 5 December 2010
Sermon synopsis: John 17:5 And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.
Col 1:17 He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.
John 6:51 I am.....
SERMON TOPIC: Treasuring Christmas and pondering its meaning
BY: Johnray Rennie ON: 25 December 2009
Sermon synopsis: Isa 9:2 The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness—on them light has shined.
6 For a child has been born for us, a son given to us;.....
SERMON TOPIC: The true meaning of Christmas
BY: Sam Ennis ON: 13 December 2009
Sermon synopsis: Matt 1:1 The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham:
Matt 1:18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: After His mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph,.....
SERMON TOPIC: Peace on earth (Christmas)
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 25 December 2008
Sermon synopsis: At the time of Christmas we remember the birth of the Prince of Peace. The angels song to the shepherds promised peace on earth to those on whom His favour rests.
SERMON TOPIC: Christmas - should we celebrate it
BY: Sam Ennis ON: 24 December 2006
Sermon synopsis: Some Christians say we shouldn't celebrate Christmas because it has roots in pagan traditions. But what does the Bible say about how we should regard the birth of our Lord Jesus.
SERMON TOPIC: No room at the inn
BY: Darryl Jordan ON: 11 December 2005
Sermon synopsis: Darryl Kaly and the Brakpan youth take the Sunday meeting and Darryl ministers on "No room at the inn".
SERMON TOPIC: Migdal Eder (Christmas)
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 10 January 2005
Sermon synopsis: Which year and month was Jesus born in? Where was he born? What is the miracle of his birthplace and his lineage? What is the significance of Migdal Eder?
SERMON TOPIC: Praising Christ
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 25 December 1995
Sermon synopsis: Luke 2:13 Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, 14 “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests.” 15 When.....
SERMON TOPIC: Christmas
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 25 December 1993
Sermon synopsis: If ever there's a time to be be thankful, it's this time when we remember when God gave his Son for us.