PBC Sermons

Ian Gray
27/08/2017

Haggai: 2 – Kingdom Perspective

Haggai: 2 - Kingdom Perspective

We’re in a series looking at one of the shortest books in the Bible – that of the Old Testament prophet Haggai, who brought God’s challenge to the people of Jerusalem to rebuild the temple. Today in chapter 2, only three weeks into the temple building project and already the people are facing discouragement – [ more… ]

20/08/2017

Haggai: 1 – Kingdom Priorities

Haggai: 1 - Kingdom Priorities

We’re starting a new series today looking at one of the shortest books in the Bible – blink, and you’ll miss it! Haggai was a prophet who brought God’s challenge to the people of Jerusalem when the temple lay in ruins. What does he have to say to us today?

13/08/2017

Tears, Anger, and Truth

Tears, Anger, and Truth

Following the tragic death of a young woman in Peebles this week, we ask the same question that Mary and Martha asked of Jesus: “Where were you, Lord?”

23/07/2017

Hearing the Master’s Voice: 7 – Radio Silence

Hearing the Master's Voice: 7 - Radio Silence

In the final part of our series on listening to God, today we’re looking at what happens when we don’t hear anything. What does that mean? What do we do then?

16/07/2017

Hearing the Master’s Voice: 6 – Testing, Testing

Hearing the Master’s Voice: 6 – Testing, Testing

We want to do as much as possible to ensure that not only are we listening to God and hearing God, but also that when we hear, we’ve got it right! So this week, we’re going to look at seven things we can do to test what we hear God saying.

09/07/2017

Hearing the Master’s Voice: 5 – How to Recognize God’s Voice (pt 2)

Hearing the Master’s Voice: 5 – How to Recognize God's Voice (pt 2)

We’re continuing our series called ‘Hearing the Master’s Voice’. When we hear someone we know, we recognise their voice because of a range of factors like the quality of the sound, the characteristics of the speaker, and the content of what they’re saying. Does the same apply to God’s voice – what are the factors [ more… ]

02/07/2017

Hearing the Master’s Voice: 4 – How to Recognize God’s Voice

Hearing the Master’s Voice: 4 – How to Recognize God's Voice

We’re continuing our series called ‘Hearing the Master’s Voice’. When a word or thought comes to us, how do we know whether it’s from God? How do we actually recognise God’s voice?

18/06/2017

Hearing the Master’s Voice: 3 – Foundations

Hearing the Master’s Voice: 3 – Foundations

Before we get to specific ways in which God speaks, this week we’re going to look at some vital prerequisites for our hearing God – things that we need to get serious about first, before we can expect to hear him.

04/06/2017

Hearing the Master’s Voice: 2 – Building a Relationship

Hearing the Master’s Voice: 2 – Building a Relationship

We’re continuing our series called “Hearing the Master’s Voice”. In some ways the series logo isn’t quite right, because God didn’t intend for us to just be pets listening out for instructions – he designed us for an intimate relationship with himself. Today we’re going to be thinking about the way we develop that relationship [ more… ]

21/05/2017

Hearing the Master’s Voice: 1 – Don’t Start With How

Hearing the Master's Voice: 1 - Don't Start With How

What’s your reaction to the idea that we should routinely be hearing from God? Does that make you feel… confident? confused? Uncomfortable? Daring? Presumptuous? Inadequate? Is that really something that we can expect in our everyday lives? We’re starting a series looking at the huge issue of Hearing the Master’s Voice.

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