PBC Sermons

Teaching from Peebles Baptist Church
01/04/2018

Easter Day: Nothing to wear!

Easter Day: Nothing to wear!

Today we’re celebrating the greatest day in history – Easter Day – the day that God defeated death, and brought his son Jesus back to life! But we’ve got a double celebration today, because four people are being baptised as a sign of their decision to follow Jesus as Lord. So if it’s such a [ more… ]

25/03/2018

Palm Sunday: Regime Change

Palm Sunday: Regime Change

Today is the start of “Holy Week”, the day when Jesus entered Jerusalem riding on a donkey, as excited crowds cheered and waved palm branches and shouted “Hosanna!” As an occupied nation, the Jews were hoping for a change of regime – was Jesus going to be the one to provide it for them?

18/03/2018

Inside Out: 3 – Law or Grace?

Inside Out: 3 - Law or Grace?

What’s the relationship between Grace and Law? Another try at getting our heads around this important and exciting (but sometimes quite hard to understand) question, based on what Jesus says about his fulfilment of the law in Matthew 5. This is part of our series working through the Sermon on the Mount.

11/03/2018

Inside Out: 2 – I am the Law

Inside Out: 2 - I am the Law

What does a good life look like – what the Bible calls a “righteous” life? Surely that’s nothing to do with the Jewish law – after all,  Jesus came to free us from the law, didn’t he? Let’s see what Jesus had to say about that, as we continue our series working through the Sermon [ more… ]

25/02/2018

Inside Out: 1 – Salt and Light

Inside Out: 1 - Salt and Light

We’re still in our journey through the best sermon you’ve ever heard – Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. But now we’re past the “introduction”, the Beatitudes, and Jesus starts looking at what it means to live in God’s Kingdom from a different angle. In today’s passage, Jesus tells his followers something quite startling about who [ more… ]

18/02/2018

Upside Down: 8 – Persecution, Complex?

Upside Down: 8 - Persecution, Complex?

“Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness”, says Jesus as he gets to the end of the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount. He goes on: “Rejoice and be glad!” He makes it sound almost as though we should look forward to persecution – how can that be? And what does that mean [ more… ]

11/02/2018

Zig Zag

Zig Zag

There’s an important update this morning on the latest news from the building project. We’ll also be reflecting on the journey that we’ve made to get to this point, and the journey that lies ahead of us, and thinking about what advice the Bible may offer us.

04/02/2018

Ruth and the Sovereignty of God

Ruth and the Sovereignty of God

Guest speaker Hazel Brooks speaks about the Sovereignty of God, from the book of Ruth.

28/01/2018

Upside Down: 7 – Peace, Man

Upside Down: 7 - Peace, Man

Being a “peacekeeper” sounds like one of the least contentious of the Beatitudes – but is there more to it than meets the eye? As we continue in our series looking at Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, in which he announced the arrival of God’s upside down, life changing Kingdom, we’re still in Jesus’ “introduction” [ more… ]

21/01/2018

Upside Down: 6 – Pure

Upside Down: 6 - Pure

As we continue in our series looking at Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, in which he announced the arrival of God’s upside down, life changing Kingdom, we’re still in Jesus’ “introduction” to the sermon, the section known as the Beatitudes. Today we’re going to explore what it means to be pure in heart, and what [ more… ]

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