PBC Sermons

Ian Gray
July 16, 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.

July 9, 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… ]

July 2, 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?

June 18, 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.

June 4, 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… ]

May 21, 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.

May 14, 2017

From Rock to Reed: 6 – “Such as I have…”

From Rock to Reed: 6 - “Such as I have…”

Our final look at the life of Simon Peter.

April 30, 2017

From Rock to Reed: 5 – “Littlefaith”

From Rock to Reed: 5 - "Littlefaith"

We’re in a teaching series following the life of Simon Peter, the most well known of Jesus’ disciples. Although Easter is past, we’re going back to a previous episode in Peter’s life, where he takes a literal leap of faith into the Sea of Galilee. Good move? Bad move? Too risky? Too impetuous? See what [ more… ]

April 9, 2017

From Rock to Reed: 4 – Upon this Rock

From Rock to Reed: 4 – Upon this Rock

We’re in a teaching series following the life of Simon Peter, the most well known (and loudest) of Jesus’ disciples. Today we’re continuing where we left off last week, after Jesus had asked the fundamental question: “Who do you say that I am?”, and Peter had come up trumps with his answer, identifying Jesus as [ more… ]

April 2, 2017

From Rock to Reed: 3 – Identity Parade

From Rock to Reed: 3 - Identity Parade

As good as he was at opening his mouth and putting his foot in it, just occasionally Peter blurted out something that was important. Really important. We see one such time in our reading today, as we continue our series looking at the life of Simon Peter, the man who Jesus called “the Rock.”

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