Sermons by Ben Peacock (Page 2)

Sermons by Ben Peacock (Page 2)

Waiting on God

As Saul takes the reins of the nation they are once again threatened by their Philistine enemies. The new King Saul must lead the nation against this foe. But in his desire to assert his leadership he forgets the one thing that matters. Pastor Ben helps us see the need to wait on God. NB: There is no video for this sermon, only audio

Saul Introduced

Foolishly, the people of God have rejected His kingship and desired a king like all the other nations. Now Israel is on the hunt for their first earthly king. Into this scene, Saul is thrust. Pastor Ben introduces us to the man who would become king and helps us grapple with what God was revealing to His people.

Samuel’s Leadership

The nation has suffered painfully under the corrupt leadership of Eli’s household. But God has raised up Samuel, the answer to a broken lady’s prayers, to lead the nation. Pastor Ben helps us find hope in the new thing God was doing amongst His people.

The Great Commission

Following the dramatic events of Jesus’ death and resurrection, Jesus reveals himself to his disciples one last time. In this last scene before Jesus ascends to be with his Father in Heaven, he makes the remarkable claim that he has all authority over all things but he also leaves his disciples with the promise of his presence as they go out on mission to make disciples. Tune in this week as Pastor Ben helps us to understand the significance of…

Jesus on Trial

Left on His own, Jesus is now thrust on trial before the ruling authorities and examined by the Roman Governor. But as He stands innocent, it will be everyone else whose guilt is truly revealed. Pastor Ben unpacks the injustice of Jesus’ trial.

Extravagant Love

As the last moments of Jesus’ life approaches, He prepares to share one last meal with His disciples. Around this meal two of Jesus’ followers reveal very different attitudes towards Him. Pastor Ben helps us see this difference and know what it means to treasure Jesus with extravagant love.

Opposition Rises

As Jesus continues his ministry in the city of Jerusalem, he is confronted by people who are intent on bringing down his ministry. They try to do this by posing three tricky questions for Jesus to decipher. Jesus response is saturated with wisdom and insight defuses their malicious intentions.

The King is Opposed

After Jesus’ glorious entrance into Jerusalem, he is confronted with a group of religious leaders who oppose his ministry and question his authority. These religious leaders are caught up in a wave of envy which blinds them to who Jesus truly is and it eventually leads them to plot putting him to death. Tune in and hear Pastor Ben unpack this encounter showing how sin can blind us but how Jesus can also save us from this blindness

The Rich Young Man

It is the plight of many religious person to gain eternal life, to be on the good side of their deity when they die. In this passage, a rich young man asks Jesus what he needs to do to gain this prize. Jesus’ answer leaves the man sorrowful and challenged all who heard it. Pastor Ben helps us to see the beauty of finding eternal life in Jesus.

Forgiveness in the Community

We all know the pain of being wronged by someone else… and we all know the guilt and shame of hurting others. Life in community when we are broken people living in a broken world is difficult. But Jesus shows us a better way of handling this brokenness. Pastor Ben unpacks Jesus’ teaching on forgiveness.