PBC Sermons

Teaching from Peebles Baptist Church
August 7, 2016

Habits of Happiness: 4 – Happiness through Humility

Habits of Happiness: 4 – Happiness through Humility

If you were to ask people in the street what they thought was the secret to happiness, you might get all sorts of ideas – but probably not what today’s passage from Philippians suggests. Humility is the key to Paul’s teaching in this chapter. But humility is a very misunderstood concept – so what does [ more… ]

July 31, 2016

All-Age: Festivals

All-Age: Festivals

Our theme for today’s All-Age service (appropriately enough at the end of Peebles Beltane Week) is Festivals and Feasts!

July 24, 2016

The God kind of love

The God kind of love

Visiting speaker Hosana Bankhead preaches on John 15:9-17.

July 17, 2016

Habits of Happiness: 3 – Happy No Matter What

Habits of Happiness: 3 – Happy No Matter What

We’ve been talking for the last few weeks about happiness, and about how to be happy. But what happens when some of the big “kill joys” of life start messing things up? Today we’re looking at what Paul shows us from his prison cell in Rome, about happiness no matter what happens.

July 10, 2016

Habits of Happiness: 2b – Healthy Relationships

Habits of Happiness: 2b - Healthy Relationships

As we continue our series looking at things we can get into the habit of doing that will directly affect how happy we are, today we are concluding last week’s topic of Healthy Relationships. Apologies that the recording of this sermon failed. However, the transcript is available here.

July 3, 2016

Habits of Happiness: 2a – Healthy Relationships

Habits of Happiness: 2a - Healthy Relationships

We’re in a series based on Paul’s letter to the Philippians, looking at things we can get into the habit of doing that will directly affect how happy we are. The first one we looked at was the habit of giving, and today we’re thinking about the impact that healthy relationships have on our lives, [ more… ]

June 19, 2016

Habits of Happiness: 1b – Giving

Habits of Happiness: 1b - Giving

We all want to be happy, yes? Last week we started a series looking at things we can get into the habit of doing, that will directly affect how happy (and joyful, and contented, and mature) we are. The first one we looked at was the habit of giving, and because that’s a big topic [ more… ]

June 12, 2016

Habits of Happiness: 1a – Giving

Habits of Happiness: 1a - Giving

In a new series starting today, we’re going to be looking at things we can get into the habit of doing, that directly affect how happy (and joyful, and contented, and mature) we are. Who wouldn’t want that? But the first one might not be one you’d guess straight away…

June 5, 2016

Nehemiah pt 7: Completer Finisher

Nehemiah pt 7: Completer Finisher

We’re coming to the end of our series based on the memoirs of Nehemiah: government worker, building contractor, project manager, and civil defence leader – the man who led the Jewish efforts to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem after the return from exile. We’ve not reached the end of the book (actually we’re only about [ more… ]

May 29, 2016

John unpacks the uncomfortable challenge of Isaiah 58, and the danger of pretending to be one thing with our professed belief while living out something else entirely.

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