KINGDOM OF GOD
Who I am in Christ - 1
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 16 January 2022
Synopsis: Some people find their identity in:
- their looks and so they fear aging. Proverbs 31:30 says that “beauty is fleeting”. Beauty should not be your primary identity; because it cannot last.
What is the Kingdom of God
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 18 October 2020
Synopsis: One of Matthew’s major themes is “the kingdom,” which he refers to over 50 times (over 40 times in Luke).
In the time of Christ, many Jews were expecting the imminent Kingdom of God. E.g., Joseph.....
The kingdom of God - 6C - Missions
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 14 December 2008
Synopsis: What are the characteristics of those who keep the "Great Commission" of Jesus? The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. So how will they hear the gospel unless we respond to the call - to.....
The kingdom of God - 6B - MISSIONS
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 9 November 2008
Synopsis: What is the "Great Commission" that Jesus gave and what are the excuses that Christians use for not keeping it?
(1) Calvinist fatalism,
(2) It’s a big sacrifice,
(3) You might suffer,
The Kingdom of God 6A - Part 2 - Why does God allow suffering
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 21 September 2008
Synopsis: The sixth parable of "The Pearl of Great Price" covers the period from approximately 1700 - 1900 AD or the "Missionary Church" including Wesley, Whitefield & the Methodists.
The second half of.....
The kingdom of God - Part 2 - Persecution and heresy
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 28 October 2007
Synopsis: Jesus taught 7 consecutive parables in Matthew 13 about the kingdom. The parables, if understood, reveal the secrets of “the kingdom of heaven” (Matt 13:10-11). The 7 parables refer to 7 church.....
CH 12 - The parables - Part 1-2
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 14 February 2000
Synopsis: What was the purpose of Jesus’ parables:
1) To teach heavenly truths using earthly stories people could relate to. They understood stories about farming, fishing, commerce, kings and servants.
CH 7-8 - The Kingdom of God
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 31 January 2000
Synopsis: 1) The Kingdom was predicted by Daniel, Isaiah and all the prophets.
2) The Kingdom was offered to Israel.
3) The Kingdom was refused by Israel.
4) The Kingdom was replaced by an interim Kingdom.....