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Rise

Beargrass Christian Church Rise Sermon Series

Rise and Be United!

John 17:20-26 Some people have described today’s passage as the conclusion of the “real” Lord’s prayer – it is part of a longer prayer that starts at the beginning of John 17. On the eve of his betrayal and death, Jesus pleads with God. He prays for himself and his disciples. Then he prays for…

But If Not…

The story of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego and their encounter with King Nebuchadnezzar is a ministry staple in most children’s ministries and one many of us remember fondly from childhood. We look at that story found in Daniel 3 but, we’re stopping short of the whole fiery furnace scene. Wait? What? Is that even allowed?…

Beargrass Christian Church Rise Sermon Series

Rise and Listen

John 10:22-30 We are in the midst of an Easter season sermon series called “Rise!” We are considering qualities of Jesus’ followers and disciples. What does it mean for us to be “Easter people”—people of the resurrection? So far we have been exhorted to believe and follow. This week we are urged to rise and…

Beargrass Christian Church Rise Sermon Series

Rise and Follow

May 5, 2019 John 21:15-19 As we continue to celebrate the season of Easter, we are reflecting on variations of a phrase we often hear after people are baptized: “Rise! Walk in the Newness of Life!” What does—or could—that look like for us as individuals and a community of faith? What does it mean to…

Beargrass Christian Church Rise Sermon Series

Easter 2019

Rise! John 20:1-10 (11-18) As we prepare for the season of Easter, we will reflect upon variations of a phrase we often hear after people are baptized: “Rise! Walk in the Newness of Life!” I am inviting you to join me as we give some thought to what it means to be “Easter people?” What…