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.
Y3-303- Christian Ethics
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 28 July 2021
Synopsis: Christianity morality should not be influenced by the ever-changing ideas of morality in the world.
Rom 12:2 (NLT) Don't copy the behaviour and customs of this world, but let God transform you.....
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 9 December 2018
Synopsis: Atheist: "Why do people worship false gods?" asks the people who worship a book that endorses slavery, legitimizes racism, and celebrates genocide. Oh the irony!
Lita Cosner responded:
Genesis and The Sanctity of Life
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 14 September 2018
Synopsis: God has given us a free will and all through life we are faced with choices. (Every choice has consequences).
- Does the Bible endorse capital punishment?
- Is abortion wrong?
- Is euthanasia.....
Christians at work - Part 2
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 10 September 2017
Synopsis: How should Christians behave in the workplace - as both employees and employers?
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 13 August 2017
Synopsis: Collins Concise English Dictionary defines a slave as follows:
- a person legally owned by another and having no freedom of action or right to property
- a person who is forced to work for.....
Christians at work - Part 1
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 26 June 2017
Adam and Eve worked – so work was part of God’s plan for mankind even before the Fall.
Contrary to popular belief, the need for man to work is not part of the curse. It is true that the ground.....
Morale and Morality
Sermon by Johnray Rennie on 29 May 2016
Synopsis: Joshua’s two fold call -Man and God, similar to Elijah and Elisha’s journey:
- (Joshua 1 V 7) Morale
- (Joshua 1 V 7 – 9) Morality
The problem of evil - Part 2
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 17 April 2016
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......
The problem of evil - Part 1
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 6 March 2016
Synopsis: One of the most common questions people ask Christians is how a good, all-knowing and all-powerful God could allow evil in the world.
The problem of evil in the world and why a righteous God.....
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 8 November 2015
Synopsis: The Biblical definition of sin is very different to the ideas that many have that confines sin to merely bad things that a person does, like lying stealing, sexual sin or murder.
The topic of sin.....
Good and evil
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 15 August 2015
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 upbringing.....
Sermon by Richard Bandawo on 15 February 2015
Synopsis: Joshua 24:15 And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods.....
The Christian work ethic
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 19 October 2013
Synopsis: 2 Thess 3:6 In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, we command you, brothers, to keep away from every brother who is idle and does not live according to the teaching you received from us. 7 For you.....
Same sex marriage
Sermon by Gordon Calmeyer on 8 October 2013
Synopsis: AGF 2013 NATIONAL CONFERENCE:
Rom 1:26 For this reason God gave them up to vile passions. For even their women exchanged the natural use for what is against nature. 27 Likewise also the men,.....
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 22 September 2013
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.
Its all about choice
Sermon by Des Burrows on 20 January 2013
Synopsis: The Bible teaches us that we cannot serve two masters.
• God gave us free will;
• God gave us choice;
• God gave us free will in order for us to freely love Him and worship Him.
Sermon by Costa Mitchell on 6 October 2010
Synopsis: AGF 2010 annual conference at YFC Cyara.
Costa Mitchell is the national director of the Association of Vineyard Churches in South Africa.
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 7 March 2010
Synopsis: Proverbs 1:22 “How long will you simple ones love your simple ways? How long will mockers delight in mockery and fools hate knowledge?
23 If you had responded to my rebuke, I would have poured out.....
Authority - Capital punishment
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 2 August 2009
Synopsis: One of the ten choices that will change your life is the authority you decide to honour.
Authority has nothing to do with whether you like the person you have to submit to or not; authority has.....
Sermon by Nigel Paynter on 2 September 2001
Synopsis: Col 3:1 Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. 3.....
Choices and mans free will
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 15 October 2000
Synopsis: We are not animals governed by instinct.
We have been given a free will by God and can make choices.
But each choice we make has consequences.
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 13 October 1996
Synopsis: Is an unborn baby just a blob of tissue which miraculously transforms into a baby while passing through the birth canal? Does dehumanising an unborn baby by calling it a fetus make abortion anything.....
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 20 August 1995
Synopsis: 1 Pet 1:14-17 “As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: ‘Be.....
Radio Pulpit Interview - Pornography
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 11 April 1995
Synopsis: Ken Paynter's interview on Radio Pulpit in 1995 regarding his anti-pornography campaign in Brakpan.
Sermon by James Mullan on
Synopsis: The subject of holiness is one of vital importance as evidenced by such texts as Hebrews 12:14 “Follow … holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord”. We who are referred to as “Pentecostals”.....