Sermons by Ben Peacock (Page 2)
People strive for success by seeking out every bit of information and instruction they can find in the world. The church in Corinth was seeking the success of the church through seeking the wisdom of Corinthian society. Paul redirects their focus to the foolish message of the cross, the true wisdom of God.
As we continue looking at ancient truths of the Christian faith and how understanding them can frame how we embark on a new year, Ben Peacock unpacks the stunning truth that our future is sure in Jesus.
As we continue to explore the wonder of the Incarnation, Pastor Ben unpacks how Jesus’ incarnation helps us better understand what it means to be human and how we can live out our true and glorious humanity.
Jacob has escaped Esau’s wrath and is on the road towards his mother’s family. On this journey, God meets Jacob in a dream and it dramatically challenges his understanding of God.
There are few phrases that sum up the Australians ethos better than; “she’ll be right”. We love this phrase because above all it communicates that we relaxed and chilled. The problem is, when we think about it, the mantra of “She’ll be right” is nothing more than prolonging the things that we should be doing right now because we presume the future. In his final stanza before signing off, Peter calls us not to live according to the she’ll be…
What is the greatest danger to the church? Some people might think that the greatest danger to the church comes from external pressures like secularisation, or progressive ideologies or perhaps even the threat of radical Islam. However, Peter writes that the greatest danger to the church doesn’t come from external pressures, but rather, from within the church itself, from false teachers who veer away from Jesus and the gospel. These false teachers threaten the very foundation of the Gospel by…
The final recorded words of people before they die give us an insight into their beliefs, their worldview, their reflection on life and their future hope. The book of 2 Peter contains the last recorded words of the Apostle before he died. And in his final speech, Peter lays down the foundation on how to live as a faithful follower of Jesus as he passes the gospel baton onto the next generation which has now been past down to us.
“No, you can’t always get what you want But if you try sometime you find you get what you need” Christmas is a time when we can reflect on how true this statement Is. The things that we want are often not the thing that we need. In the book of Isaiah, God spoke a message of judgement against the nation of Israel because they rejected him as their God. But Judgement wasn’t the end of the story. In the…