SERMON TOPIC: The problem of evil - Part 2
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 17 April 2016
Sermon 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......
SERMON TOPIC: The problem of evil - Part 1
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 6 March 2016
Sermon 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 TOPIC: The Purpose of Suffering - Part 2
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 2 February 2014
Sermon synopsis: “What is the purpose of suffering?”
- God speaks to us through suffering
- We learn obedience through suffering (to trust even when we don’t understand)
- To prevent spiritual pride
- In our.....
SERMON TOPIC: The Purpose of Suffering
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 21 August 2010
Sermon synopsis: The Bible gives a good deal of attention to the reality of suffering.
It does not regard it as an illusion as some religions and sects do, nor deal with it superficially.
CAN SUFFERING BE GOD’S.....