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… ]

04/11/2018

What makes a home?

What makes a home?

Lionel (our preacher today) and his wife Mo have just moved home, as have Ian and Lindsey, and of course we’re planning on building a new home for the church. But what makes a home? And where is God’s home?

21/10/2018

Inside Out: 13 – Quick, Fast!

Inside Out: 13 – Quick, Fast!

Sandwiched in between teaching on prayer (which we all recognise is important) and attitudes to money (which we also realise is important), Jesus looks at something which not many of us typically even consider doing – fasting. What’s it all about?

14/10/2018

Inside Out: 12 – Teach us to Pray

Inside Out: 12 – Teach us to Pray

Surveys show that a remarkably high percentage of people admit to praying, at least occasionally. Perhaps for some of us, we’re really unsure about how to pray. What do I say? What do I pray about? How does this whole thing work? While for others of us, perhaps those of us who have been Christians [ more… ]

07/10/2018

Inside Out: 11 – How not to Pray

Inside Out: 11 - How not to Pray

As we continue our series looking at the Sermon on the Mount, in today’s passage Jesus is talking about Prayer. Of course we pray together when we meet for services and prayer meetings – but how do we pray when we on our own with God? Do we pray at all – or if we [ 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?

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