Sermons – St Peter's Barge
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St Peter's Barge is a church community in the Docklands area of London; part of the Church of England, but welcoming people from any background; and committed to putting the Bible at the heart of all we do.
||CleanI am (3) – I am the way||John 14:6 For many people their biggest problem with Christianity can be summed up in one word: ‘exclusivity’ - the claim that Jesus is the only way to God. How could he make such a claim? Was he right? And how can anyone believe that in our multi-r||9/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter-cultural hope||1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:11 Grief is an all too real emotion and yet society would rather just ignore the topic. Listen in as Paul unpacks how the return of Jesus teaches us to grieve, but not as those who have no hope.||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanI am (2) – I am the light of the world||John 8:12 Sometimes people talk about ‘feeling like a mushroom’ in the workplace. Like a mushroom, you’re kept in the dark and once in a while you have some manure thrown over you! It can feel like that in life. But Jesus is the light of the world||9/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter-cultural sex||1 Thessalonians 4:1-8 Many take issue with the Bible’s sexual morality - either ignoring it completely or picking and choosing the bits they like. But increasingly people realise society’s sexual morality don’t live up to its billing. Listen in as||9/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanI am (1) – I am the good shepherd||John 10:11Many people today want nothing to do with God because of the corruption of church leaders for whom religion is just a cloak for lust and greed. But God is nothing like such bad shepherds. In Jesus God came as the good shepherd to lay down his||9/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCertain in uncertain times: How to be sure we’ll succeed||Luke 9:37-50 Everyone’s trying to make a success of their lives, whether through their career, their relationships, their family, their reputation. William Carey said: ‘It’s not failure I fear, but succeeding at things that don’t really matter||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLiving with Hope: A community of Hope||1 Thessalonians 5:12-28 Community is a buzz word for our society, and yet our communities seem to be increasingly fragmented – in politics, on social media, through inequality. How can a community grow in love, truth, forgiveness and hope? Listen in a||8/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCan we believe the Bible||2 Peter 1:16-21 ‘Fake news’ seems to be everywhere these days. How do we know what to believe? And especially, how can we believe in a book that was written so long ago in different languages by unknown people? Take a whistle-stop tour through the m||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLiving with Hope: Knowing our hope||1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:11 Grief is an all too real emotion and yet society would rather just ignore the topic. Listen in as Paul unpacks how the return of Jesus teaches us to grieve, but not as those who have no hope.||8/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCertain in uncertain times: When it doesn’t seem worth it (Lunchtime)||Luke 9:21-36 People make big sacrifices all the time - sacrificing for careers, families and hobbies. Every choice is a sacrifice - every hour spent on x, sacrifices an hour on y. The question is – did we sacrifice for the right thing? Listen in to Je||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|