Sermon by Joshua De Kooker on 27 December 2020
Synopsis: A few short testimonies by:
Joshua de Kooker - the path he took to finding the true God through his former involvement in the Jehovah's Witnesses, Wicca, Freemasonry, Rosicrucianism and.....
Deliverance from demon possession
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 23 February 2020
Synopsis: Exorcism is the practice of evicting demons or other spiritual entities from a person, or an area, that are believed to be possessed.
Unlike the Jewish exorcists, Jesus did not use any.....
Can a Christian be demon-possessed
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 9 February 2020
Synopsis: Some started teaching many years ago that Christians can be demon-possessed. This false doctrine is unbiblical and implies that demons are more powerful than Christ indwelling the Christian. The.....
Causes of demon possession
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 26 January 2020
Synopsis: The Bible does not explicitly say what causes possession - only what causes re-possession. Simply being unsaved does not mean you can be possessed, or else all non-believers would be possessed. Even.....
What are the symptoms of demon possession
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 12 January 2020
Synopsis: Unlike some Charismatics, we do not believe that Christians can be demon-possessed.
Neither do we attribute trivial ailments to possession.
In the Bible most of the symptoms expressed by.....
Fallen angels - Satan - Part 2
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 22 December 2019
Synopsis: Just as we learn much about God’s character by studying his titles, so we learn much about Satan by his various titles. Let’s consider some of his names (or those presumed to be alternate.....
Fallen angels - Satan - Part 1
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 8 December 2019
Synopsis: Let’s look at the following points along with some common misconceptions about Satan:
- His origin
- His fall
- His present role and abode
Was Satan in charge of music in heaven as some so.....
Fallen angels - Spiritual warfare - Part 2
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 27 October 2019
Synopsis: Just as we mustn’t underestimate the enemy, we also mustn’t overestimate him and be intimidated. The Holy Spirit inside us is greater than our enemy.
1 John 4:4 (NASB) You are from God, little.....
Fallen angels - Spiritual warfare - Part 1
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 13 October 2019
Synopsis: There are angels who have rebelled against God and are referred to as fallen angels. Some of these angels are allied with Satan. Angels are more powerful than humans (Ps 8:4-5). So how do we oppose.....
The sons of God - Part 2 - The Divine Council
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 29 September 2019
Synopsis: A Divine Council is an assembly of deities over which a higher-level god presides. The term has been popularised in Christian circles of late by Dr. Michael S. Heiser. The Sons of God are.....
The sons of God - Part 1 - The origin of demons
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 15 September 2019
Synopsis: The Bible is silent on the origin of demons.
They are not the spirits of evil men who died in a pre-Adamic world before Eden. This is suggested by those who hold to the Gap Theory. They are not.....
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 25 August 2019
Synopsis: Angels are mentioned 320 times in the Bible (NIV).
What do angels look like? Why were they created? And what do angels do? Humans have always held a fascination for angels and angelic beings......
Was the Serpent in Genesis 3 a snake that could speak
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 23 June 2019
Synopsis: Most Christians will recognise the term “seraph” (plural is seraphim) as referring to a class of angelic beings, distinct from the “cherubim” (singular is cherub). But what many are unaware of—and.....
Are demons real
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 23 June 2019
Synopsis: In his classic book, The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis, writes:
There are two equal and opposite errors into which our race can fall about the devils. One is to disbelieve in their existence. The.....
The sons of God in Deuteronomy 32v8-9
Sermon by Ken Paynter on 2 November 2018
Synopsis: Deuteronomy 32:8-9. (NIV) When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance, when he divided all mankind, he set up boundaries for the peoples according to the number of the “sons of Israel”......
The serpent in Eden
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 28 July 2018
Synopsis: WAS THE SERPENT IN GENESIS 3 A SNAKE THAT COULD SPEAK? Are snakes evil? Christians believe that the serpent in the garden was Satan. But why? Who was the nachash and the serpentine seraph?
The Sons of God
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 20 August 2006
Synopsis: Who are the "nephilim" of Genesis 6? Who are the Bene Elohim referred to in Genesis 6 and in Job? What is the origin of demons and are they the same as fallen angels? Who are the 7 angels of.....
Understanding our enemy
Sermon by Gavin Paynter on 18 April 1999
Synopsis: The most effective tactic that any enemy could use - is to convince the target of their attack that they do not exist and that there is no threat. And that is what Satan has accomplished with many.....