SERMON TOPIC: The true meaning of Christmas
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 25 December 2020
Sermon synopsis: In our secular age it can be very difficult to discover the true meaning of Christmas.
- Some see Christmas simply as a time to have drunken parties. This is how they honour the birth of the.....
SERMON TOPIC: Three signs of the crucifixion
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 21 June 2020
Sermon synopsis: Matthew records three miraculous signs that God gave on the day of Jesus’ crucifixion.
1) Darkness over the land.
2) The curtain in the Holy of Holies being torn.
3) The earthquake and the.....
SERMON TOPIC: Funeral Brenda
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 3 June 2020
Sermon synopsis: Are you saved?
- Do you realize that you are a sinner?
- Do you take responsibility for your sin?
- Do you realize who Jesus is?
- Do you confess your faith in Him openly?
SERMON TOPIC: Living water
BY: Prudence Mabasa ON: 22 March 2020
Sermon synopsis: John 4:13-14 (NIV) Jesus answered, “Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, but whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in.....
SERMON TOPIC: 3 chairs
BY: Ashley Illman ON: 17 November 2019
Sermon synopsis: 1st Chair – commitment (people want to change the world)
2nd Chair – Compromise (people look just like the world)
3rd Chair – Conflict (people Are of this world)
SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Lynn Cameron
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 6 June 2019
Sermon synopsis: Death is not a popular topic of conversation and people in general avoid having to deal with it. We cannot however avoid death as somewhere along the line we are confronted with our own mortality,.....
SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Elize Mathiesen
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 3 May 2019
Sermon synopsis: Our idea as humans of what is good and what is evil is very different from what God says is good and what is evil.
Modern psychology states that man is inherently good and that a person’s.....
SERMON TOPIC: THE PREACHING OF THE CROSS
BY: Richard Bandawo ON: 19 April 2019
Sermon synopsis: We are living in a day when the message of the church is changing. Churches, and even whole denominations, are moving away from the old message of salvation through the blood of Jesus, and are.....
SERMON TOPIC: Saving Faith
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 24 March 2019
Sermon synopsis: You are saved by faith.
You cannot be saved by works.
Romans 4:1-5 NKJV What then shall we say that Abraham our father has found according to the.....
SERMON TOPIC: Free from the curse
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 3 March 2019
Sermon synopsis: In the OT, we also see that someone who was hung on a tree was under God’s curse:
Deut 21:22-23 If a man guilty of a capital offense is put to death and his body is hung on a tree, you must not.....
SERMON TOPIC: Room for Jesus
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 25 December 2018
Sermon synopsis: There was no room for Jesus at his birth.
But there was no room for him even in his death - and so he was buried in a borrowed tomb.
And there had been no room for him in his ministry:
SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Allan Fleet
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 13 July 2018
Sermon synopsis: James 4:13-16 Now listen, you who say, Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money. Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow......
SERMON TOPIC: God so loved the world - Part 2
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 25 February 2018
Sermon 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......
SERMON TOPIC: Spiritual blindness
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 18 February 2018
Sermon synopsis: Scripture often employs the imagery of blindness to describe the spiritual condition of persons who are either unable or unwilling to perceive divine revelation.
The things of God are perceived.....
SERMON TOPIC: God so loved the world - Part 1
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 11 February 2018
Sermon 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.....
SERMON TOPIC: Are you prepared for eternity
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 4 August 2017
Sermon synopsis: Nate Saint (1923-1956) the missionary pilot who, along with 4 others (including Jim Elliot) was killed while attempting to evangelize the Huaorani people of Ecuador. He said, “People who do not know.....
SERMON TOPIC: A Man Named NOT SURE
BY: Des Burrows ON: 11 June 2017
Sermon synopsis: John 20:24 Now Thomas (also known as Didymus), one of the Twelve, was not with the disciples when Jesus came. 25 So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord!”
But he said to them,.....
SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Charlotte Bate
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 6 May 2017
Sermon synopsis: James 4:13-16 Now listen, you who say, Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money. Why, you do not even know what will happen.....
SERMON TOPIC: THE PREACHING OF THE CROSS
BY: Richard Bandawo ON: 30 April 2017
Sermon synopsis: For the word of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us who are saved it is the Power of God.
SERMON TOPIC: A man named Deceived
BY: Des Burrows ON: 16 April 2017
Sermon synopsis: Matthew 13:34-35 (HCSB) Jesus told the crowds all these things in parables, and He would not speak anything to them without a parable, so that what was spoken through the prophet might be fulfilled:.....
SERMON TOPIC: Jesus in the Old Testament - Part 5 - The ark
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 4 September 2016
Sermon synopsis: It’s apparent that the ark is a type of Jesus. The ark was a shelter and refuge from the storm.
Col 3:3 … your life is now hidden with Christ in God.
Just as the ark was God’s chosen method.....
SERMON TOPIC: Funeral - Nancy Small
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 18 January 2016
Sermon synopsis: Funeral service of Nancy Small.
SERMON TOPIC: The broad road and the narrow road
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 18 December 2015
Sermon synopsis: The funeral service of Marion Greene.
Matthew 7:13-14 Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is.....
SERMON TOPIC: You cannot hide from God
BY: David Makiyi ON: 12 April 2015
Sermon synopsis: 2 Chron 18:20-26 Finally, a spirit came forward, stood before the Lord and said, ‘I will entice him.’
‘By what means?’ the Lord asked.
‘I will go and be a deceiving spirit in the mouths of all his.....
SERMON TOPIC: Death
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 1 February 2015
Sermon synopsis: Death is man’s final appointment on earth. Death is not a popular topic of conversation and people in general avoid having to deal with it and either embrace the lie that everyone goes to heaven.....
SERMON TOPIC: No room in the inn (Christmas)
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 25 December 2014
Sermon synopsis: Luke 2:7 She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.
Does our modern world have room for Jesus this Christmas?
Some see Christmas.....
SERMON TOPIC: The book of life
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 3 August 2014
Sermon synopsis: God’s prophet Moses says that God has written a book:
Exodus 32:32 “… if not, then blot me out of the book you have written.”
The apostle John tells us that the book, called the book of life,.....
SERMON TOPIC: The value of a soul - Part 3 (The pearl of great price)
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 27 April 2014
Sermon synopsis: Your soul is the most valuable possession you have.
(1) More valuable than the body:
Matt 10:28 Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul.
(2) More valuable than.....
SERMON TOPIC: Funeral of Nick Georgakis
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 13 February 2014
Sermon synopsis: When life caves in, you do not need reasons, you need comfort. You do not need some answers; you need someone. And Jesus does not come to us with an explanation; he comes to us with his presence. We.....
SERMON TOPIC: The death of the godless
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 13 October 2013
Sermon synopsis: Will a loving God send sinners to hell?
Who spoke the most about hell in the Bible?
Was the story of the rich man who went to hell a parable?
Is there consciousness in hell, “soul sleep” or.....
SERMON TOPIC: The Parable of the TWO sons – Part 2
BY: Des Burrows ON: 22 September 2013
Sermon synopsis: “What was he listening to that made him decide to do what he did?” And the key for us, Christians, is getting God’s word into our inner being. Because what we listen to enters the mind and give.....
SERMON TOPIC: Doctrine of salvation - Part 2
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 15 September 2013
Sermon synopsis: Christianity teaches that Jesus is not a mere man, a prophet, a guru or something similar, but the Saviour of the world, the only “name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.” (Acts.....
SERMON TOPIC: The parable of the TWO sons
BY: Des Burrows ON: 15 September 2013
Sermon synopsis: This parable is one of the best known stories that Jesus told. It is a story about coming home. - Of repentance and reformation. - Of return and forgiveness. - Of acceptance and restoration. - Of.....
SERMON TOPIC: Lost but found
BY: Richard Bandawo ON: 28 July 2013
Sermon synopsis: Jesus told the lost son (prodigal), the lost sheep, and the lost coin as one, inter-related parable. REPENTANCE IS THE THEME OF THE PARABLES. The transformed person better appreciates God’s love and.....
SERMON TOPIC: The importance of the blood
BY: Gordon Calmeyer ON: 18 May 2013
Sermon synopsis: 1 Cor 11:23 For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, 24 and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, “This is my.....
SERMON TOPIC: Doctrine of salvation - Part 1
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 21 April 2013
Sermon synopsis: Sin is breaking God’s law or falling short of the standard that God has set. So sin is always against God. Although David committed adultery with Uriah’s wife and was responsible for his death, he.....
SERMON TOPIC: How to become a Christian
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 20 April 2013
Sermon synopsis: The most important question anyone can ask was the one the Philippian jailor asked Paul and Silas, "What must I do to be saved?" (Acts 16:30). How can I become a Christian and be saved from the.....
SERMON TOPIC: Colossians 1
BY: Leston Blackburn ON: 27 January 2013
Sermon synopsis: Colossians 1:21 Once you were alienated from God and were enemies in your minds because of your evil behavior. 22 But now he has reconciled you by Christ’s physical body through death to present you.....
SERMON TOPIC: The wrath of God
BY: Siegfried Aussel ON: 10 June 2012
Sermon synopsis: Rom 1:16 I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile.
17 For in the gospel a righteousness.....
SERMON TOPIC: When Jesus Comes
BY: Des Burrows ON: 4 March 2012
Sermon synopsis: Luke 18: 6-8 (NIV)
6 And the Lord said, “Listen to what the unjust judge says. 7 And will not God bring about justice for his chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night? Will he keep putting.....
SERMON TOPIC: The fool
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 18 September 2011
Sermon synopsis: 1 Corinthians 1:20-27.
Where is the wise? Where is the scribe? Where is the disputer of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world? For since, in the wisdom of God, the world.....
SERMON TOPIC: The lost and the saved
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 16 September 2011
Sermon synopsis: The Biblical perspective of what it means to be lost and why we need to be saved.
Luke 15:7 I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than.....
SERMON TOPIC: Born Again Christians
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 14 August 2011
Sermon synopsis: "Born again" is a phrase we have heard about in a bad light more often than a good light in the secular world and press.
Let us look at scripture to see if this is biblical and if and why it is.....
SERMON TOPIC: Salvation
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 11 July 2011
Sermon synopsis: Salvation doesn't only begin at Calvary; it continues at Calvary and it ends at Calvary. We never move away from Calvary.
SERMON TOPIC: Different perspectives on death
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 21 September 2010
Sermon synopsis: Funeral of Irona Sandra Oelofse (27 Aug 1946 - 16 Sep 2010).
SERMON TOPIC: The doctrine of Salvation (Soteriology)
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 22 August 2010
Sermon synopsis: Salvation is spoken of in 3 tenses. All of these 3 tenses are summed up in 2 Cor 1:10.
He has delivered us (past tense) from such a deadly peril, and he will deliver us (present tense). On him we.....
SERMON TOPIC: Closed Door Conversions
BY: Leston Blackburn ON: 2 May 2010
Sermon synopsis: Closed Door Conversions
SERMON TOPIC: Born Again
BY: Graham Sahling ON: 11 April 2009
Sermon synopsis: One of the most controversial subjects in Christian circles in this modern age is the New Testament teaching, introduced by Jesus Christ, of the new birth or the “Born again experience.”
SERMON TOPIC: What will you do with Jesus
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 21 March 2008
Sermon synopsis: Pilate asked the crowd, “What shall I do, then, with Jesus who is called Christ?” (Matt 27:22)
God has made man with a free will - and of all the choices we ever make the most important is what we.....
SERMON TOPIC: Behold I stand at the door and knock
BY: Sam Ennis ON: 30 September 2007
Sermon synopsis: Rev 3:20 Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me. [NKJV]
SERMON TOPIC: The fool - Part 2
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 23 September 2007
Sermon synopsis: Jer 17:9-10
The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it? I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and.....
SERMON TOPIC: The fool - Part 1
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 2 September 2007
Sermon synopsis: Psalm 14
The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good.
2 The LORD looks down from heaven on the sons of men to see if.....
SERMON TOPIC: Who do men say I am
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 5 June 2005
Sermon synopsis: Who do you say Jesus is? Was Jesus a great prophet or did he claim to be more than this?
Why is the question that Jesus asked his disciples at Caesarea Philippi (Matthew 16) the most important.....
SERMON TOPIC: The Narrow Road and the four lane highway to hell
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 18 November 2001
Sermon synopsis: The message of the exclusiveness of Christianity as the only way to God is not something contrived by Christians, but was taught plainly by our Lord himself.
Matt 7:13 “Enter through the narrow.....
SERMON TOPIC: Rejection of Jesus
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 14 March 2001
Sermon synopsis: Jesus faced rejection from all - ultimately even his Father - in order to bring about our salvation.
SERMON TOPIC: Born again
BY: Phil Edwards ON: 20 September 1998
Sermon synopsis: John 3:1 Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a member of the Jewish ruling council. 2 He came to Jesus at night and said, “Rabbi, we know you are a teacher who has come from God......
SERMON TOPIC: Some mocked, some delayed and some believed
BY: Leslie Spence ON: 13 August 1995
Sermon synopsis: Leslie Spence, a Methodist minister from Northern Ireland shares at the Brakpan Assembly. He relates about his work in Northern Ireland, including his prison ministry. He then preaches on the 3.....
SERMON TOPIC: 4 things lost, 3 things found
BY: Graham Sahling ON: 9 July 1995
Sermon synopsis: In Luke 15 Jesus tells us about a lost sheep, a lost coin and a lost son.
1 out of 100 sheep is a 1% loss.
1 out of 10 coins is a 10% loss.
1 out of 2 sons is a 50% loss.
The sheep, the coin.....
SERMON TOPIC: Our Sacrifice
BY: Leston Blackburn ON: 16 April 1995
Sermon synopsis: (1)Why did Jesus have to die? (2) Why did it have to be a blood sacrifice? (3) Why did He have to offer His flesh? (4) Why did it have to be a death on the cross? Couldn’t God have used a different.....
SERMON TOPIC: Becoming a Christian
BY: Ken Paynter ON: 9 April 1995
Sermon synopsis: How to become a Christian and how to lead someone to Christ.