SERMON TOPIC: The parable of the ten virgins
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 15 March 2020
Sermon 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.....
SERMON TOPIC: The Rapture
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 6 March 2020
Sermon 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.....
SERMON TOPIC: The return of Christ and the Rapture
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 18 February 2019
Sermon 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.....
SERMON TOPIC: The Rapture - Pre, Mid or Post-Trib
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 10 October 2010
Sermon 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 TOPIC: The Fourth Watch (Second Coming)
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 18 October 1998
Sermon 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.....
SERMON TOPIC: 1 Thessalonians 1
BY: David Royal ON: 28 June 1998
Sermon 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.....
SERMON TOPIC: The Second Coming of Jesus - Selective, Secret and Sudden
BY: Harold Berry ON: 14 April 1996
Sermon 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.....
SERMON TOPIC: The day the church will disappear
BY: Warren Paynter ON: 5 August 1985
Sermon 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.....
SERMON TOPIC: THE PRE-TRIBULATION RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH
BY: Warren Paynter ON:
Sermon 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,.....
SERMON TOPIC: The Second Coming of the Lord Jesus Christ
BY: Warren Paynter ON:
Sermon 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.....
SERMON TOPIC: The Last Trumpet
BY: James Mullan ON:
Sermon 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.....