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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.....
Counting the cost - Is Jesus worth it
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 28 November 2021
Synopsis: Going to a shop, you may see many things that you’d like to have. There’s one snag though – they all have a price tag. Luke 14:31-33 (NIV) “Or suppose a king is about to go to war against another.....
Count the cost
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 27 August 2017
Synopsis: For many in the West, being a Christian may seem to have little or no cost at all. To a lot of South Africans, being a Christian means little more than ticking a box on their census form (what we.....
Death to self
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 10 January 2016
Synopsis: Jesus said there are two great commandments, one of which is to "love your neighbour as yourself" (Matt 22:34-40). But if we say we can't love others until we love ourselves, we are essentially.....
The cost of following Jesus
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 29 November 2015
Synopsis: Nowadays in the West there is often not a great price to pay for the act of being baptized, there is of course the risk of being alienated by friends and family but in the 1500’s, when adult.....
The marks of discipleship
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 22 March 2015
Synopsis: Disciple (the Greek word) is used 269 times in the Gospels and the book of Acts. - A disciple is a learner. - A disciple is a follower. Unless there is a love for the Lord that surpasses.....
Fan or follower
Sermon by Candice Towndrow on 14 July 2013
Synopsis: Candice elabaorates on the difference between a casual follower of Jesus (a fan) and a true follower. For the full source material on 'Not a Fan' by Kyle Idleman go.....
Becoming a devoted follower of Jesus
Sermon by Missions on 4 November 2012
Synopsis: Will you still serve Jesus if, like Job, you: (1) lost your money (2) had death in the family (3) lost your health (4) were lonely? Job 1:20-22 At this, Job got up and tore his robe and shaved his.....
Stay in the teaching
Sermon by Julio da Silva on 10 October 2012
Synopsis: AGF 2012 annual conference at YFC Cyara: (1) WHY – purpose (2) WHAT – resources (3) HOW – planning (4) WHEN – commitment (5) WHERE – destination
Sermon by Leston Blackburn on 30 September 2012
Synopsis: Mark 1:14 After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God. 15 “The time has come,” he said. “The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good.....
Discipleship and Discipline - Part 2
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 9 September 2012
Synopsis: Marks of Spiritual Maturity. - Christ is seen in you. - A solid knowledge of Biblical truth. - A constant readiness to witness (not argue) on the basis of good example. - Walking in the.....
Discipleship and Discipline - Part 4
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 26 August 2012
Synopsis: Discipline with regards to praying and reading God's Word. You will be able to see a person who spends time with the Lord Exodus 34:29-35. When Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the two.....
Discipleship and Discipline - Part 3
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 29 July 2012
Synopsis: Being disciplined with your time. Take inventory of your activities. 24Hr’s a day. Sleep 8. Work 9. Meals 2. Total 19. How do you use the remaining 5 hours? How.....
Discipleship and Discipline
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 22 July 2012
Synopsis: 1 Corinthians 9:24-27. Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict.....
Self or Christ
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 16 September 2011
Synopsis: Mark 8:31 He then began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and after three.....
Count the cost
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 4 September 2011
Synopsis: Going to your favourite shop, you may see many things that you'd like to have. There's one snag though – they all have a price tag. Many people get themselves into deep debt because they don't.....
Fan or follower
Sermon by Des Burrows on 13 August 2011
Synopsis: Ministry at the AGF ministers meeting. Jesus is not looking for fans but for followers. FANS like the idea of heaven, miracles, provision, entertainment and fellowship. But when Jesus is the.....
Giving - The Mark of a True Follower
Sermon by Des Burrows on 24 July 2011
Synopsis: NO! I am not talking about your money and YES! This is normally what is ministered when PROSPERITY preachers talk about giving. WHY? Because this world is driven by GREED so they try to tell you.....
For Me to Live I have to Die
Sermon by Des Burrows on 17 July 2011
Synopsis: Philippians 1:20-21 I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death......
Not a Fan - Sermon 6 - Is Jesus enough
Sermon by Des Burrows on 10 July 2011
Synopsis: When Jesus is the "last resort" you find out if He is the One you were really hungry for. So the crowds following Him, after hearing the DTR talk, have to decide – Is Jesus enough? And what happens.....
Not a Fan - Sermon 5
Sermon by Des Burrows on 3 July 2011
Synopsis: READ John 8:1-11. We read about Jesus teaching in the courtyard one morning. His teaching is interrupted by an angry mob that bursts onto the scene. The mob is made up of the religious leaders of.....
Not a Fan - Sermon 4 - The comfortable cross
Sermon by Des Burrows on 26 June 2011
Synopsis: There is the danger that we will love COMFORT too much. And we bring this into our relationship with church and ultimately with God. Our Buildings are air conditioned. The chairs are padded and.....
Not a Fan - Sermon 3 - Choosing intimacy
Sermon by Des Burrows on 19 June 2011
Synopsis: You need to know the baby intimately to understand what it needs. And more than often it is the mother who knows. But you see it is a TWO WAY relationship. The Mother knows the Baby and the Baby.....
Not a Fan - Sermon 2 - Fan or follower
Sermon by Des Burrows on 12 June 2011
Synopsis: Luke 9:23 And He was saying to them all, “If ANYONE wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me”. (NASB)
Not a Fan - Sermon 1 - Fan or follower
Sermon by Des Burrows on 5 June 2011
Synopsis: We are going to examine our RELATIONSHIP with Jesus. We have to DEFINE THE RELATIONSHIP! Quite simply we have to find out where we stand with Jesus. So begins an exciting time where we define our.....
The cost of following Jesus
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 25 December 2006
Synopsis: When something costs you nothing, you don’t value it. Our salvation was free for us, but it was at a huge cost for God. Bur although salvation cost us nothing, there is a cost to being a.....
CH 1-2 - Christian Foundations
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 17 January 2000
Synopsis: The true disciple will join in Jesus mission. John 15:8,16 By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples…. You did not choose me, but I chose you and.....
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Synopsis: Discipleship
Cost of discipleship
Sermon by Maureen Onions on
Synopsis: Matthew 16:24-25 Then Jesus said to his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but.....