Wedding- Cassidy and Fabio
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 30 September 2023
Synopsis: The Bible opens and closes with a wedding.
It starts with the marriage of the very father and mother of the human race.
It ends with the spiritual marriage of Jesus and his bride.
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 13 August 2023
Synopsis: 4 Nevertheless I have this against you, that you have left your first love.
5 Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent and do the first works, or else I will come to you quickly and.....
LOVE - THE CHIEF OF VIRTUES - Part 2
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 28 August 2022
Synopsis: John 13:35 (NIV) “By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”
Let us note that our Lord does not name gifts or miracles or intellectual attainments as the.....
LOVE THE CHIEF OF VIRTUES - Part 1
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 14 August 2022
Synopsis: During a tour of the US in 1962, the theologian Karl Barth lectured at the campus of the University of Chicago. During the Q & A time, a student asked Barth if he could summarize his whole life’s.....
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 13 January 2019
Synopsis: 1 John 3:16-18 This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. If anyone has material possessions and sees.....
God so loved the world - Part 2
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 25 February 2018
Synopsis: The chorus of the hymn, “The Love of God” goes:
O Love of God, how rich and pure!
How measureless and strong!
It shall forevermore endure
The saints and angels song.
When the author F.M......
God so loved the world - Part 1
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 11 February 2018
Synopsis: John 3:16 is probably the most well-known and widely quoted verse in the Bible It has rightfully been called THE GOSPEL IN A NUTSHELL.
John 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one.....
1 John 4 - GOD IS LOVE
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 14 February 2017
Synopsis: God doesn’t just love; God is love (1 John 4:16). The word ‘love’ is used over 500 times in the Bible (NIV). It was Jesus who told us that God loves the world.
John 3:16 “For God so loved the.....
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 14 February 2016
Synopsis: A message for Valentine's Day.
Arise, my darling, My beautiful one, Come with me.
See! The winter is past; The rains are over and gone. Flowers appear on the earth; The season of singing has.....
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 love of God
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 3 April 2015
Synopsis: 1 John 4:16 And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.
And so we know.. The love God has for us.
Do you know God’s.....
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 2 February 2014
Synopsis: In one of the most powerful and poetic chapters of the Bible, 1 Corinthians 13, the apostle Paul describes the sort of love Christians are meant to embody:
"Love suffers long and is kind; love.....
Love in marriage
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 6 April 2013
Synopsis: We all as humans need to be loved and it is no wonder because we are made in God’s image and God is love, He does not love, He is love, it is His very essence.
Ezekiel 36 Extravagant love
Sermon by Leston Blackburn on 2 December 2012
Synopsis: Ezek 36:33 “‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: On the day I cleanse you from all your sins, I will resettle your towns, and the ruins will be rebuilt. 34 The desolate land will be cultivated.....
Dont be offended
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 1 February 2011
Synopsis: Matt 24:10 And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another. 11 And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many. 12 And because iniquity shall.....
Being perfected in love
Sermon by Brian Holmes on 11 April 2010
Synopsis: Have you been perfected in love?
2 Cor 11:3 But I fear, lest somehow, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, so your minds may be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ......
Racism, Darwinism, Nazism, Apartheid and the Bible
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 18 October 2009
Synopsis: In summary, we will see that if you are a racist - you can call yourself a Nazi or neo-Nazi, a white supremacist, a proponent of apartheid, a Klu Klux Klan follower, a Darwinian evolutionist if you.....
Sermon by Candice Towndrow on 8 March 2009
Synopsis: Why is love important? What does love look like? How can we love like God requires us to?
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 6 March 2005
Synopsis: Besides the gospel message, what is the most important topic we should speak about?
Joy of the Lord
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 21 February 1999
Synopsis: John 15:9 “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love. 10 If you obey my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have obeyed my Father’s commands and remain in.....
Sermon by Phillip Thobokale on 3 May 1998
Synopsis: When we give, we must give our best – because when God gave, He gave His best.
John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish.....
Sermon by Leston Blackburn on 27 April 1997
Synopsis: In 1 Corinthians 13 Paul tells us that love is more important than eloquence, the gift of prophecy, knowledge and self-abasement.
He then looks at the qualities of love.
Finally he compares love.....
The love of God
Sermon by Lawrence Lightbody on 3 November 1996
Synopsis: A look at the vastness of the love of God
Eph 3: 16-19 "I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in.....