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The Lord’s Prayer

This sermon series, preached by Pastor Karabo Msiza during the 2019 calendar year, considers the Lord’s Prayer, as recorded by Matthew, and its significance for Christians today.

At Central Baptist Church, we are committed to the Bible as God’s inerrant and infallible word—our final authority for all matters of faith and practice.

We believe that the faithful preaching and teaching of the Bible is essential to growth in the Christian life.

“I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching” (2 Timothy 4:1–2).

The Sovereign Will of God (Matthew 6:10)

Give Us Today Our Daily Bread (Matthew 6:11)

Forgiven to Forgive (Matthew 6:12)

Deliver Us from Evil (Matthew 6:13)

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Unveiling Jesus: An Exposition of the I AM Sayings

This series contains sermons from Pastor Karabo’s exposition of the I AM sayings of Jesus in John, whereby Jesus revealed to his listeners something about his character.

At Central Baptist Church, we are committed to the Bible as God’s inerrant and infallible word—our final authority for all matters of faith and practice.

We believe that the faithful preaching and teaching of the Bible is essential to growth in the Christian life.

“I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching” (2 Timothy 4:1–2).

Unveiling Jesus (Various Texts)

I Am the Bread of Life (John 6:35)

I Am the Light of the World (John 8:12)

I Am the Good Shepherd (John 10:1–18)

I Am the Door (John 10:7–9)

I Am the Resurrection and the Life (John 11:17–37)

I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life (John 14:6)

I Am the True Vine (John 15:1–8)

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Miscellaneous Sermons

This series comprises various once-off sermons preached at Central Baptist Church by elders or members of the church over the years.

At Central Baptist Church, we are committed to the Bible as God’s inerrant and infallible word—our final authority for all matters of faith and practice.

We believe that the faithful preaching and teaching of the Bible is essential to growth in the Christian life.

“I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching” (2 Timothy 4:1–2).

Created for God’s Glory (John 9:1–12)

Death Won’t Have the Last Laugh (1 Corinthians 15:54–58)

Making the Excellent Choice (Luke 10:38–42)

True Prosperity (3 John 1–15)

Every Member a Minister (1 Peter 4:7–11)

Hope for Troubled Hearts (John 14:1–14)

Walking with Jesus (Colossians 2:6–15)

Filled With Joy (John 1:19–34)

Remember Your Creator (Ecclesiastes 12:1–8)

What is Meaningful? (Ecclesiastes 3:11)

Dark Night, Bright Hope (Psalms 42–43)

The Lord, Our Hope (Psalm 121:1–8)

Confident Hope in the Lord (Psalm 27:1–6)

Praising God for Our Adoption (Ephesians 1:5–6)

Learning to Pray with David (Psalm 143:1–12)

Discipline of Intercession (Luke 8:1–8)

Let Love Reign Among Us (John 13:34–35)

Confidence in the Shepherd (Psalm 23:1–6)

Thinking about Heaven (Philippians 1:20–26)

Knowing God in the Day of Affliction (Jeremiah 9:23–24)

Three Things to Remember (Micah 6:1–8)

A Recipe for Year-Long Joy (Philippians 4:1–9)

God’s Promise (John 3:16)

God’s Call (John 3:16)

God’s Gift (John 3:16)

God’s Love (John 3:16)

The King Has Come (Mark 10:1–10)

Christ’s Contentment on the Cross (Luke 23:44–46)

Authentic Worship (John 4:21–24)

Jesus’ Thirst (John 19:28–30)

Jesus’ Loud Cry of Pain (Matthew 27:45)

An Eccentric Faith (Matthew 19:27–20:16)

Consistency in the Christian Walk (2 Timothy 2:1–7)

Jesus’ Example of Care for His Mother (John 19:25–27)

Christ, Our Hope of Salvation Today (Luke 23:39–43)

An Invitation to Come to the Lord (1 Peter 2:1–5)

The Saviour’s Prayer of Intercession on the Cross (Luke 23:32–34)

The Pains of Labour (Galatians 4:19)

Adopting the Attitude of Littleness (Mark 9:33–37; 10:13–16)

The Most Important Question One Can Ask (Mark 10:17–27)

Behold the Lamb of God (John 1:19–30)

Count Your Blessings (Psalm 103:1–5)

The Joy of Forgiveness (Psalm 32:1–11)

The First Prayer in the Bible (Genesis 4:26)

The Emmaus Experience (Luke 24:13–32)

Overwhelmed by God’s Love (1 John 3:1–3)

Confidence in God (Psalm 46:10)

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Easter Weekend Sermons

This series comprises various Easter weekend services preached on Good Friday or Easter Sunday over the years at Central Baptist Church.

At Central Baptist Church, we are committed to the Bible as God’s inerrant and infallible word—our final authority for all matters of faith and practice.

We believe that the faithful preaching and teaching of the Bible is essential to growth in the Christian life.

“I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching” (2 Timothy 4:1–2).

Responding to the Cross (Luke 23:26–43)

The Resurrection of Christ (Mark 16:1–20)

Hope for Sinners Through Resurrection (Mark 16:7)

It is Finished (John 19:28–30)

Behold the Lamb of God (John 1:29)

The Importance of the Resurrection (1 Corinthians 15:1–9)

Because He Lives (1 Peter 1:3–9)

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Life in Christ: An Exposition of Philippians

In this sermon series, preached during the 2018 calendar year, Pastor Karabo expounds Philippians to unveil what it means to experience life in Christ.

At Central Baptist Church, we are committed to the Bible as God’s inerrant and infallible word—our final authority for all matters of faith and practice.

We believe that the faithful preaching and teaching of the Bible is essential to growth in the Christian life.

“I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching” (2 Timothy 4:1–2).

Life in Christ (Philippians 1:1–2)

Christ-Centred Fellowship (Philippians 1:3–8)

Praying for One Another (Philippians 1:9–11)

Seeing Trials through a Gospel Lens (Philippians 1:12–18a)

Undying Determination in the Face of Trials (Philippians 1:18b–26)

A Gospel-Shaped Community (Philippians 1:27–30)

A United Community (Philippians 2:1–4)

A Christ-Imitating Community (Philippians 2:5–11)

Working Out Our Salvation (Philippians 2:12–13)

A Witnessing Community (Philippians 2:14–18)

Exemplary Christianity (Philippians 2:19–30)

Beware of False Teachers (Philippians 3:1–3)

A Godly Ambition (Part 1) (Philippians 3:12–16)

A Godly Ambition (Part 2) (Philippians 3:12–16)

A True Disciple (Part 2) (Philippians 3:17–4:2)

Conflict Resolution (Philippians 4:2–3)

Solid Joy (Philippians 4:4–7)

Thinking for the Discipline of Godliness (Philippians 4:8–9)

True Contentment (Philippians 4:10–13)

A Generous Church (Philippians 4:14–20)

Was It Worth It? (Philippians 4:21–23)

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A Church After God’s Own Heart: Six Marks of a Healthy Church

In this sermon series, preached during the 2017 calendar year, Pastor Karabo considers six marks of a healthy church.

At Central Baptist Church, we are committed to the Bible as God’s inerrant and infallible word—our final authority for all matters of faith and practice.

We believe that the faithful preaching and teaching of the Bible is essential to growth in the Christian life.

“I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching” (2 Timothy 4:1–2).

A Church After God’s Own Heart (Matthew 16:13–18)

A Gospel-Centred Church (Part 1) (1 Corinthians 15:1–2)

A Gospel-Centred Church (Part 2) (1 Corinthians 15:3–8)

Marked by True Conversion (Acts 16:1–15)

A Gospel Community (John 13:34–35)

A Mission-Driven Church (Matthew 28:18–20)

A Praying Church (Part 1) (Matthew 6:5–8)

A Praying Church (Part 2) (Matthew 6:9–13)

Biblical Leadership (1 Timothy 3:1–7)

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Christlike Attitudes: An Exposition of the Beatitudes

In this sermon series, preached during the 2017 calendar year, Pastor Karabo considers what it means to emulate Christ by considering the beatitudes in Matthew 5:1–12.

At CBC, we are committed to the Bible as God’s inerrant and infallible word—our final authority for all matters of faith and practice.

We believe that the faithful preaching and teaching of the Bible is essential to growth in the Christian life.

“I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching” (2 Timothy 4:1–2).

Christlike Attitudes (Matthew 5:1–12)

Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit (Matthew 5:3)

Blessed Are Those Who Mourn (Matthew 5:4)

Blessed Are the Meek (Matthew 5:5)

Blessed Are Those Who Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness (Matthew 5:6)

Blessed Are the Merciful (Matthew 5:7)

Blessed Are the Pure in Heart (Matthew 5:8)

Blessed Are the Peacemakers (Matthew 5:9)

Blessed Are the Persecuted (Matthew 5:10–12)

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Guest Preachers

On this page, you will be able to view, listen, or download sermons preached by various guest speakers, from sister churches, over the years at Central Baptist Church.

At Central Baptist Church, we are committed to the Bible as God’s inerrant and infallible word—our final authority for all matters of faith and practice.

We believe that the faithful preaching and teaching of the Bible is essential to growth in the Christian life.

“I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching” (2 Timothy 4:1–2).

2021 Guest Sermons

The Holiness of God (Numbers 5:1–10)

A Story of Salvation (Luke 18:9–15)

Vaccine against Covetousness (Exodus 20:17)

2020 Guest Sermons

Knowing God (Psalm 139:1–24)

Darkness, My Friend (Psalm 88:1–18)

Rejoicing in Repentance (Luke 15:1–32)

2019 Guest Sermons

What Does God Expect of Believers? (Deuteronomy 10:12–13)

The Redemption Accomplished (Ruth 4:1–21)

Jesus is Lord Over Disease, Sickness, and Death (Mark 5:21–43)

What is the Gospel? (Part 2) (Various Texts)

What is the Gospel? (Part 1) (Various Texts)

2018 Guest Sermons

Elements of a God-honouring Advent (John 1:1–18)

The Torn Curtain (John 27:45–54)

Humility Through Unity (Philippians 2:1–4)

2016 Guest Sermons

Jesus’ Ministry: Spectators, Seekers, Sceptics (Mark 2:1–12)

Feel, Think, Do (Psalm 100:1–5)

Jesus and Your Darkness (John 9:1–41)

Competing with Horses (Jeremiah 11:18–12:6)