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REVELATION

Revelation 3i
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 16 June 2024
Synopsis: Some maintain that the birds nesting in the tree must not be interpreted in a positive light. We must be consistent in translation and also translate Scripture with Scripture. But while Jesus does.....
Revelation 2-3 (CONT)
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 19 May 2024
Synopsis: In Matthew 13 this 3rd church age corresponds to the Parable of The Mustard Seed. Matt 13:31 (NIV) He told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took.....
Revelation 2g (The Tares & Wheat)
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 21 April 2024
Synopsis: In Matthew 13 this 2nd church age corresponds to the Parable of The Wheat and the Tares. In the first parable (the Sower) only good seed is sown but it falls on different types of ground which.....
Revelation 3f (The First Church Age)
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 7 April 2024
Synopsis: There are different approaches to understanding the letters to the churches. Almost all interpret these letters primarily as letters to actual historical churches with specific commendations,.....
Revelation 3v17-22
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 17 March 2024
Synopsis: v17 You say, ‘I … do not need a thing.’ … Just as the city was self-sufficient enough to disregard the Emperor’s help, the church was spiritually self-sufficient and saw no need of aid from Jesus......
Revelation - 3v14-16
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 3 March 2024
Synopsis: The letter to Laodicea is the last and severest of the seven letters. This is the only church which receives only criticism, and no positive remarks. Whereas Jesus offered the church at Smyrna and.....
Revelation-3c
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 18 February 2024
Synopsis: Philadelphia: the faithful church with little strength.
Revelation - 3b
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 21 January 2024
Synopsis: We are currently looking at the fifth church. Sardis: the dead church with a great reputation.
Revelation 3a
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 10 December 2023
Synopsis: V1 … you have a reputation of being alive but you are dead. Like the town of Sardis, which had a reputation of being secure – but was actually vulnerable, so the church’s reality didn’t live up to.....
Revelation 2v18-29
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 8 October 2023
Synopsis: Now we will examine Thyatira: the adulterous church.
Revelation 2v12-17
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 24 September 2023
Synopsis: So far, we have looked at: Ephesus: the doctrinally astute church which had left its first love. Smyrna: the persecuted, poor – but spiritually rich church. Now we will examine: Pergamum: the.....
Revelation 2v8-11
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 3 September 2023
Synopsis: The name Smyrna may have been taken from the ancient Greek word for myrrh, smýrna, (Strabo, Stephanus of Byzantium) which was the chief export of the city in ancient times. Myrrh is bitter to.....
Revelation 2v4-7
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.....
Revelation 1v20 - 2v3
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 6 August 2023
Synopsis: The letters to the 7 churches have a similar structure. - An address to a particular church. - An introduction of Jesus. - A statement regarding the condition of the church. - A verdict from.....
Revelation 1v4-20
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 16 July 2023
Synopsis: The glorified Jesus appears to the apostle John on the island of Patmos - a Roman penal colony where John has been banished to by the Emperor Domitian - in the nineties of the 1st century AD.
Revelation 1v1-3
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 9 July 2023
Synopsis: The Revelation [apokalypsis] of Jesus Christ… Its title “Revelation” is derived from the first word of the Koine Greek “apokalypsis”, meaning “unveiling, uncovering or revelation”. The book is.....
Mystery Babylon - Part 1
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 20 February 2019
Synopsis: The Apocalypse, written by John during his earlier time on the island of Patmos, is a series of vivid visions surrounding future events, one of the most riveting and intense being that of the harlot.....
Mystery Babylon - Part 2
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 20 February 2019
Synopsis: Is the commercial Babylon necessarily the same as the religious Babylon? Could religious Babylon be centred in one city and commercial Babylon in another?
Overview of Book of Revelation - Part 3 of 3
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 21 May 2017
Synopsis: A look at the Abomination of Desolation, the Mark of the Beast, the number 666, Armageddon, the 7 bowl judgments, Mystery Babylon, the Millennium, the Great White Throne Judgment and the new heaven.....
Overview of Book of Revelation - Part 2 of 3
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 15 May 2017
Synopsis: An overview of chapters 8 to 13 including the 7 trumpets, the third Jewish Temple, the restoration of Israel, the 2 witnesses and the Antichrist.
Overview of Book of Revelation - Part 1 of 3
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 7 May 2017
Synopsis: Rev 1:1-3 The revelation * from Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants what must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who testifies to.....
The mark of the beast
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 29 March 2015
Synopsis: In what is one of the most well–known passages in Revelation, John writes: Rev 13:16-18 He causes all, the small and the great, the rich and the poor, and the free and the slave, to be given.....
When will the world end? Who is the antichrist?
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 21 August 2012
Synopsis: When is the end of the world and the return of Jesus Christ? Can Nostradamus and Mayan prophecies be trusted and should Christians be paying any attention to them? Is an American president the.....
The seven churches in Revelation
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 28 February 1999
Synopsis: The seven churches in the book of Revelation were literal churches in Asia Minor that typify churches we see at any time in all ages. However there is also a general correlation between the church.....
Revelation 4
Sermon by Campbell McAlpine on 19 July 1968
Synopsis:
Revelation - Part 1
Sermon by Warren Paynter on
Synopsis: There are many ways in which Bible scholars approach the book of Revelation:- (1) Most approach it with the view that it is not to be taken literally at all. (2) The historical school regards.....
Revelation - Chap 1-11
Sermon by Warren Paynter on
Synopsis: This book is a REVELATION. The Oxford Dictionary defines “REVELATION” as “Knowledge disclosed to man by DIVINE or SUPERNATURAL agency.” Thus, the TRUTH contained in this book is GOD-GIVEN TRUTH......
Revelation - Chap 1-22
Sermon by Warren Paynter on
Synopsis: Available as an Amazon Kindle ebook. There are many ways in which Bible scholars approach the book of Revelation. Most approach it with the view that it is not to be taken literally at all. The.....