Sermon by Ken Paynter on 16 May 2021
Synopsis: Many believe that “The Feast of Trumpets” on the 1st day of the Jewish New Year, points to the Rapture of the Church when the Messiah Jesus will appear as He comes for His bride, the Church.
The parable of the ten virgins
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 15 March 2020
Synopsis: Jesus warned of signs that would lead up to his Second Coming, like the increase in false messiahs, wars, earthquakes and Christian persecution. He also predicted increased pestilences - and in the.....
The return of Christ and the Rapture
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 18 February 2019
Synopsis: Some arguments for the Pre-Trib Rapture being a separate event to the Second Advent are:
There were 2 phases to the First Coming.
The church is not appointed to (God’s) wrath.
The church is.....
The Rapture - Pre, Mid or Post-Trib
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 10 October 2010
Synopsis: 'Raptus' is Jerome’s translation of the Koine Greek word harpazo, which means ‘caught up’ or ‘taken away.’
‘Harpazo’ is also used in Acts 8:39 where it describes the transporting of Philip suddenly.....
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 6 March 2000
Synopsis: Will Jesus return unexpectedly and take us to heaven, leaving sinners behind to go through the 7-year tribulation?
Matt 24:37-44 (NIV) As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming.....
The Fourth Watch (Second Coming)
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 18 October 1998
Synopsis: The fourth watch (3 – 6 a.m.) of the night is the most difficult time to stay awake. We are, as a church, in the fourth watch waiting for Jesus’ imminent return.
Matt 14:22 Immediately Jesus made.....
1 Thessalonians 1
Sermon by David Royal on 28 June 1998
Synopsis: 1 Thess1:1 Paul, Silas and Timothy,
To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ:
Grace and peace to you.
2 We always thank God for all of you, mentioning you.....
The Second Coming of Jesus - Selective, Secret and Sudden
Sermon by Harold Berry on 14 April 1996
Synopsis: Harold Berry originally came from Lytham St Anne's in England. He married Alice Wigglesworth in 1940, the granddaughter of Smith Wigglesworth the world renowned evangelist. The Berries were.....
The day the church will disappear
Sermon by Warren Paynter on 5 August 1985
Synopsis: Those who criticize Pre-Tribulation Rapture adherents say that they teach a first “Second Coming” and a second “Second Coming”.
Is this a valid criticism?
A look at the Biblical teaching.....
THE PRE-TRIBULATION RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH
Sermon by Warren Paynter on
Synopsis: In 1 Thess 4:17 we read that we will be caught up to meet the LORD in the air.
The Greek word HARPAZO is defined by Liddell & Scott as “To ravish away, to carry off, to grasp hastily, to snatch up,.....
The Second Coming of the Lord Jesus Christ
Sermon by Warren Paynter on
Synopsis: In the OLD TESTAMENT there are many scriptures concerning the COMING of the LORD, but in all of them, no distinction is made between the FIRST COMING and the SECOND COMING.
To take just one EXAMPLE.....
The Last Trumpet
Sermon by James Mullan on
Synopsis: James Mullan was a Pre-Millennialist and a Pre-Tribulation Rapture adherent.
However unlike most who would place the Rapture between Revelation chapter 3 & 4 or at the 6th seal in chapter 6 (as.....