Sermons by Ben Peacock

Sermons by Ben Peacock

Suffering for Christ

Perhaps you have noticed a theme throughout 1 Peter? Following Christ will most likely result in some form of suffering. Finally, Peter wraps up this theme by helping us to see that our suffering should be purely because of our connection to Christ, not our foolish behaviour.

Zealous for Good

We have a keen sense of justice and rights in our world. We know our rights and know how to gain justice for ourselves when they are taken from us. But at the same time that Peter has been calling the new believers to understand that they will have to submit to authorities who may threaten their rights, he now calls them to not seek vengeance. AUDIO COMING SOON

Living Hope

The Apostle Peter wrote to a bunch of Christians, scattered throughout what is now modern-day Turkey, who were starting to feel the pinch of suffering for their new-found faith in Jesus. Pastor Ben helps us understand Peter’s glorious vision of salvation in Christ and how it secures our hope.

The Idol Of Approval

Romans 8:1-17 8 Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, 2 because through Christ Jesusthe law of the Spirit who gives life has set you free from the law of sin and death. 3 For what the law was powerless to do because it was weakened by the flesh, God did by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh to be a sin offering. And so he condemned sin in the flesh, 4 in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fully met in us,…

The Idol of Power

Matthew 20:20-28 20 Then the mother of Zebedee’s sons came to Jesus with her sons and, kneeling down, asked a favor of him. 21 “What is it you want?” he asked. She said, “Grant that one of these two sons of mine may sit at your right and the other at your left in your kingdom.” 22 “You don’t know what you are asking,” Jesus said to them. “Can you drink the cup I am going to drink?” “We can,” they answered. 23 Jesus said to them, “You will indeed drink…

The Idol Of Wealth

Luke 12:13-21 – The Parable of the Rich Fool 13 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” 14 Jesus replied, “Man, who appointed me a judge or an arbiter between you?” 15 Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.” 16 And he told them this parable: “The ground of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest. 17 He thought to himself,…