PBC Sermons

Hope
30/07/2017

Mephibosheth Moments

Mephibosheth Moments

Visiting speaker Hazel Brooks reveals grace in the story of David and Mephibosheth.

28/06/2015

Something Old, Something New

Something Old, Something New

After more than twenty years here, today will be our last day in the Victoria Park Centre. We have much to celebrate and thank God for as we remember all that he has done over the years. But what next? There’s the practical question of where we’ll be meeting next week, next month, next year. [ more… ]

11/05/2014

Encourage Me! Hope

Encourage Me! Hope

We hope for a lot of things in life. We hope for things; we hope in things; we put our hope in people… Usually there’s a good amount of uncertainty mixed in with that hope. But in our series on encouragement, today we’re looking at how God offers us hope that is certain and sure, [ more… ]

06/10/2013

Hope in the City

Hope in the City

Today is the last in our series looking at the idea of “Hope” in the Bible, as something that we can have real confidence in. Last time we thought about what that hope means right now – but what about the future? We’re going to look today at what we can really hope for at [ more… ]

22/09/2013

Hope in the Church

Hope in the Church

We’re on the last but one in our series looking at the Biblical idea of “Hope” – a confidence based on God’s promises. Last time we saw how Jesus’ resurrection changed everything and started God’s plan for re-creation. That will come to completion at the end of time – but what happens between now and [ more… ]

08/09/2013

Hope ever after

Hope ever after

Today we’re returning to our series on Hope – not the vague optimism that people think of today when you use the word, but rather the Biblical idea of a confidence based on the fulfilment of God’s promises. Last time we looked at hope in the context of despair, as Jesus died on the cross. [ more… ]

18/08/2013

Hope on a Hill

Hope on a Hill

Continuing our series looking at the idea of Hope – not just a vague yearning for something that realistically is unlikely to happen but the Biblical idea of hope as “the confidence that what God has done for us in the past guarantees our participation in what God will do in the future”. This week [ more… ]

11/08/2013

Hope out of Town

Hope out of Town

We’re in a series looking at the idea of Hope – not just woolly, blind optimism, but the Biblical idea of hope based on God’s promises. Last week we uncovered God’s hopes for creation, and today we’re thinking about how God’s hope saved and sustained his people at a time when they were out of [ more… ]

04/08/2013

Hope in the Garden

Hope in the Garden

We start our new series at the beginning – it being a very good place to start – looking at God’s hopes for creation, and his hopes for us, and what happened…