PBC Sermons

Teaching from Peebles Baptist Church
13/01/2019

Epiphany 2 – Defining Moments

Epiphany 2 - Defining Moments

What are some of the defining moments in your life – those points after which nothing was quite the same again? One of the defining moments in Jesus’ life was his baptism – which was an odd thing since he had no sins to be washed clean of!

06/01/2019

Epiphany 1 – Expect the Unexpected

Epiphany 1 - Expect the Unexpected

Today is the first Sunday in Epiphany! (Epi who?) It’s not a festival that many people are familiar with these days, especially in the UK – but in former days this was one of the most important Christian feast days! So what’s it about, what was the big deal, and what are we missing? (Apologies [ more… ]

30/09/2018

Inside Out: 10 – Turning Righteousness Inside-Out

Inside Out: 10 - Turning Righteousness Inside-Out

All through Matthew chapter 5 (the first part of the Sermon on the Mount, which we’ve been looking at in this series), Jesus has been talking about a way of living which is clearly only achievable with God’s help and power. Now in chapter 6, we see something quite different – very practical disciplines which, [ more… ]

09/09/2018

Whose Shepherd Are You?

Whose Shepherd Are You?

Sheep and shepherds are one of the most common images in the Bible – they’re referred to over 200 times. Today we’re taking a look at the duties of shepherding…

26/08/2018

Esther: 7 – Would the real Esther please stand up?

Esther: 7 - Would the real Esther please stand up?

As we reach chapter 7 in our series on the Old Testament book of Esther, the queen has reached the point where she has to make a critical decision. Who is she?

05/08/2018

Esther 5: Mission Impossible

Esther 5: Mission Impossible

Continuing our series looking at the book of Esther, we’ve reached chapter 5 where Esther is given a seemingly impossible mission. She has no room for error on this – will she manage? And where is God while all this is going on?

15/07/2018

Esther: 3 – Spoilers!

Esther: 3 - Spoilers!

We’re in a series focussing on the story of Esther, from the Old Testament, with all its remarkably modern-day parallels. Today we meet the last main character of the story – Haman, a man who thoroughly deserves the epithet “Horrible Haman”. Spoiler Alert! We’re going to find out what happens at the end of the [ more… ]

08/07/2018

Esther: 2 – Beauty and the Beast

Esther: 2 - Beauty and the Beast

Last week we started a new series, looking at the story of Esther from the Old Testament. It might be 2,500 years old, but with corrupt statesmen, empowered women, epic parties, an attempted genocide, political satire, cliffhangers, jealousy, treachery, romance, and betrayal, it’s all remarkably up to date! Today we meet Esther herself, along with [ more… ]

01/07/2018

Esther: 1 – Party in the Palace

Esther: 1 - Party in the Palace

We’re starting a new series today looking at a story of corrupt statesmen, empowered women, epic parties, and an attempted genocide. It’s full of political satire, it’s got cliffhangers, it has jealousy, treachery, romance, betrayal, bloodshed and a (reasonably) happy ending. Welcome to the book of Esther…

17/06/2018

Money Matters: 3 – Passionately Generous

Money Matters: 3 - Passionately Generous

Today is our special Gift Day for the Building Project. In the lead up to this, we’ve been in a short series taking a serious look at our attitudes to money and possessions. Now, as we reach the challenge of the Gift Day itself, we’re going to be taking a look at an example Jesus [ more… ]

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