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Link to sermons on topic: DEATH

SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Thora Joost

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 8 December 2021

Sermon synopsis: Celebration of Thora’s life (3 August 1941 – 1 December 2021) 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral service - Valerie Heggie

BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 15 October 2021

Sermon synopsis: People generally don’t like to think about death, so funerals also give us a chance to reflect on our own mortality. Benjamin Franklin famously said, “In this world nothing can be said to be.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Lynette Rautenbach

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 12 October 2021

Sermon synopsis: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18. Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. For we.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral Brenda

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 3 June 2020

Sermon synopsis: Are you saved? - Do you realize that you are a sinner? - Do you take responsibility for your sin? - Do you realize who Jesus is? - Do you confess your faith in Him openly?

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Corrie Becker

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 1 July 2019

Sermon synopsis: We glory in strength and power, but God thinks differently and works differently. We frown on death and weakness but God uses it for His Glory. The cross does not appeal or make.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral service - Margaret Kraft

BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 19 June 2019

Sermon synopsis: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), one of the Founding Fathers of the United States was a printer, author, politician, scientist and inventor. When he was about to die, he wrote in advance the epitaph.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Lynn Cameron

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 6 June 2019

Sermon synopsis: Death is not a popular topic of conversation and people in general avoid having to deal with it. We cannot however avoid death as somewhere along the line we are confronted with our own mortality,.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Elize Mathiesen

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 3 May 2019

Sermon synopsis: Our idea as humans of what is good and what is evil is very different from what God says is good and what is evil. Modern psychology states that man is inherently good and that a person’s.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral service - Lindiwe Shange

BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 1 May 2019

Sermon synopsis: Death is not something for the child of God to fear: 1 Thess 4:13,16 Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Allan Fleet

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 13 July 2018

Sermon synopsis: James 4:13-16 Now listen, you who say, Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money. Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow......

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SERMON TOPIC: Are you prepared for eternity

BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 4 August 2017

Sermon synopsis: Nate Saint (1923-1956) the missionary pilot who, along with 4 others (including Jim Elliot) was killed while attempting to evangelize the Huaorani people of Ecuador. He said, “People who do not know.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Mashel William Malabaro

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 17 June 2017

Sermon synopsis: Isaiah 57:1-2 The righteous perish, and no one takes it to heart; the devout are taken away, and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil. Those who walk uprightly.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Berkley Watt

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 26 May 2017

Sermon synopsis: Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Charlotte Bate

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 6 May 2017

Sermon synopsis: James 4:13-16   Now listen, you who say, Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money. Why, you do not even know what will happen.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral of Petronella Ferreira

BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 9 October 2016

Sermon synopsis: When Benjamin Franklin was about to die, he asked that a picture of Jesus on the cross should be so placed in his bedroom that he could look, as he said, “upon the form of the Silent Sufferer.” He.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Sam Ennis memorial

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 23 July 2016

Sermon synopsis: Sam was born in 1932 in Belfast, at the Royal Victoria Hospital. He lived his early life in a small, terraced home with his grandparents in East Belfast. His first job as a teenager was.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Nancy Small

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 18 January 2016

Sermon synopsis: Funeral service of Nancy Small.

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Linda Oelofse

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 29 September 2015

Sermon synopsis: When life caves in, you do not need reasons, you need comfort. You do not need some answers; you need someone. And Jesus does not come to us with an explanation; he comes to us with his presence......

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Sandra Mclaughlin

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 11 June 2015

Sermon synopsis: Isaiah 57:1-2 The righteous perish, and no one takes it to heart; the devout are taken away, and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil. Those who walk.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Death

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 1 February 2015

Sermon synopsis: Death is man’s final appointment on earth. Death is not a popular topic of conversation and people in general avoid having to deal with it and either embrace the lie that everyone goes to heaven.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral service - Boet Sadie

BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 9 December 2014

Sermon synopsis: I am standing on the seashore. A ship spreads her white sails to the morning breeze and starts for the ocean. I stand watching her until she fades on the horizon, and someone at my side says, “She.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Ellen Sahling

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 10 March 2014

Sermon synopsis: 2 Timothy 4:7 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Ellen made the decision to acknowledge Christ as her .....

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral of Nick Georgakis

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 13 February 2014

Sermon synopsis: When life caves in, you do not need reasons, you need comfort. You do not need some answers; you need someone. And Jesus does not come to us with an explanation; he comes to us with his presence. We.....

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SERMON TOPIC: The death of the godless

BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 13 October 2013

Sermon synopsis: Will a loving God send sinners to hell? Who spoke the most about hell in the Bible? Was the story of the rich man who went to hell a parable? Is there consciousness in hell, “soul sleep” or.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral of Michael Chinsamy

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 19 May 2013

Sermon synopsis: God’s perspective on death. Psalm 116:15 Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his faithful servants. Isaiah 57:1-2 The righteous perish, and no one takes it to heart; the devout are.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Good people go to hell

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 23 September 2012

Sermon synopsis: Now right up front let me clarify that I did not title this ministry “All good people go to Hell” and in fact I could have used a title “Bad people go to Heaven” but once again I would have.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Are you prepared for eternity

BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 28 July 2011

Sermon synopsis: The story is told of a poor man who happened to find Aladdin's magic lamp. On rubbing the lamp, a genie appeared and granted him one wish. So he asked for a newspaper exactly a year into the future......

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Rose Sabie

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 19 July 2011

Sermon synopsis: Funeral of Rose Sabie.

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SERMON TOPIC: Appointment with death

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 19 November 2010

Sermon synopsis: Funeral service for Mersia Hartslief.

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SERMON TOPIC: Different perspectives on death

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 21 September 2010

Sermon synopsis: Funeral of Irona Sandra Oelofse (27 Aug 1946 - 16 Sep 2010).

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Bella Hannemann

BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 4 August 2010

Sermon synopsis: When Benjamin Franklin was about to die, he asked that a picture of Jesus on the Cross should be so placed in his bedroom that he could look, as he said, "upon the form of the Silent Sufferer." He.....

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SERMON TOPIC: The certainty of DEATH and JUDGMENT

BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 20 May 2010

Sermon synopsis: By the sweat of your brow you will eat your food until you return to the ground, since from it you were taken; for dust you are and to dust you will return. (Gen 3:19) Why, you do not even know.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Death - our final destination

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 20 May 2007

Sermon synopsis: Death - the inescapable reality we all have to face one day. How can we best prepare ourselves for our final destination? Heb 9:27 says that “man is destined to die once, and after that to face.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Hell and eternal punishment

BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 9 August 2005

Sermon synopsis: What does the Bible really teach about hell and eternal punishment? Are the wicked punished or exterminated? Who spoke the most about hell in the Bible? Are there degrees of punishment? What is the.....

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SERMON TOPIC: And there will be no more

BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 1 January 2001

Sermon synopsis: A look at the “no mores” in the kingdom of God that is to come. No more separation from God, no more night, no more sea, no more corruption, no more sin, no more curse, no more bad memories, no more.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Heaven - Our attitude in this life

BY: John Ward ON: 7 March 1999

Sermon synopsis: Often Christians don’t want to talk about heaven because we are too satisfied and comfortable in this world. Is there any truth in the saying that you can be “too heavenly-minded to be of any.....

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SERMON TOPIC: Life after Death

BY: Ken Paynter ON: 30 July 1995

Sermon synopsis: What are Hades, Sheol, Gehenna, Tartarus and Queber? What does the Bible say about soul sleep? Is the spirit simply the same as “breath” as JW’s teach? Did Jesus suffer in hell (as some teach).....

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SERMON TOPIC: Funeral of Lawrence Lightbody

BY: Siegfried Aussel ON:

Sermon synopsis: Eccl 7:1-4 A good reputation is more valuable than the most expensive perfume. The day one dies is better than the day he is born! It is better to spend your time at funerals than at festivals. You.....

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