The Grace of Giving
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 19 December 2022
Synopsis: We ourselves are not our own, we are God’s. That means that our body, our talents, our possessions, our money and our time are not ours, they belong to God and we have been put in charge of managing.....
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 20 December 2020
Synopsis: Acts 20:35 In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, It is more blessed to give than to.....
Givers and Takers
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 16 December 2018
Synopsis: Tithes pre-dated the Law.
Genesis 14:18-20. And Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine. (He was priest of God Most High.) And he blessed him and said, “Blessed be Abram by God Most.....
The sermon on the plain
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 2 December 2018
Synopsis: But woe to you who are rich, for you have already received your comfort. Woe to you who are well fed now, for you will go hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you will mourn and weep. Woe to you.....
The evil eye and good eye
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 15 April 2018
Synopsis: Matt 6:22-23 The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are good, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eyes are bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light.....
Firstfruits not leftovers
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 5 May 2013
Synopsis: We all have gifts and thus something to offer:
1 Peter 4:10 As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace (ESV)
Rom 12:6 We have different gifts,.....
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 24 March 2013
Synopsis: When you talk about money in a secular environment i.e.
the outside world, people's eyes light up and you have their attention. When you speak about money in the Church people get uncomfortable.....
Stewardship in Tithing
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 17 March 2013
Synopsis: Financial stewardship is based on the belief that God is the true owner of each person's possessions, and that one is accountable to God for the acceptable care and use of those possessions......
Our responsibility to the poor
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 3 March 2013
Synopsis: In the world today, more than 6 billion people live. If this world were shrunk to the size of a village of 100 people, what would it look like?
Of the 100 people in this village - 20 are.....
Sermon by Leston Blackburn on 29 April 2012
Synopsis: 2 Cor 9:6 Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. 7 Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not.....
A sweet smelling savour
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 8 April 2012
Synopsis: Text: Philippians 4:18,19.
I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you, an odour of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, well pleasing to God.
But my God.....
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.....
Sermon by Des Burrows on 16 January 2011
Synopsis: The whole topic of giving has been thrown on its head by the doctrine of Prosperity which says that when you give God has to give back. It places an expectation on the giver and when the expectation.....
Integrity and restitution
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 1 December 2010
Synopsis: True integrity is doing what is right when no one is looking.
Integrity includes being financially accountable and personally reliable.
John 1:47 When Jesus saw Nathanael approaching, he said of.....
The evil eye
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 22 November 2010
Synopsis: What does this passage mean?
Matt 6:22-23 The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are good, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eyes are bad, your whole body will be full of.....
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 8 August 2010
Synopsis: Matt 6:24 No one can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and Money.
Giving, Tithing and Stewardship
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 12 July 2009
Synopsis: Stewardship pertains to all areas of our lives: money, resources, talents & ministry.
Stewardship is personal responsibility for taking care of another person’s property or financial.....
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 19 May 1996
Synopsis: Matt 6:19 “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and.....