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Morning = John 18:12-27, A Steadfast Determination & A Sorrowful Desertion

Last week as we began John 18 we saw clear contrasts between Judas’ depravity and Jesus deity, and between Peter’s rage and Jesus’ righteousness. Today the beloved apostle John will set before us yet another contrast, and I’m afraid it is Peter once again being contrasted with Jesus. Throughout His first so called ‘trial’ in…

A2: Episode 30- On the Trinity

On this week's Podcast they guys tackle the importance of thew Trinity and the Christian faith. In it they discuss why as believers it is important for us t hold to the orthodox and biblical description of God revealed in scripture and handed down through history. We hope you enjoy this weeks discussion.

Evening= The Historic Faith: African Church Fathers

The Church in Alexandria 1. Background of the City -located in Egypt & home to one of the Largest Hellenistic jewish sect of the first and second centruty -Apollos was Born and raised there Acts 18:24–28 ESV Now a Jew named Apollos, a native of Alexandria, came to Ephesus. He was an eloquent man, competent…

Morning = John 18:1-11, Drinking Damnation Dry

Each of the four gospels all lead to the same dramatic conclusion: the cross and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ. Indeed without this climax any so called ‘gospel’ would in truth not be a gospel at all![1]But while all four have this grand climactic moment we should remember that each gospel was written by…

Episode 29: On The Gray

On this week's podcast the guys dive into the reality, that not everything in the faith is boiled down to orthodoxy or heresy. Take a listen as they breakdown why we as the church need a few more categories, and ultimately what are the things that truly define the Christian faith.

Morning = John 17:24-26, The High Priestly Prayer (Pt.5)

 Before us is a text packed so tightly full with deep doctrine, if you prick it anywhere God in His glory bursts forth in wonder. Though doctrinally full and thick, this text does not leave us feeling cold or clinical. No, for many this has been and for many this still is a doorway to…

A2: Episode 28- On the Holiness of God

In this weeks Podcast the guys begin a new discussion on the Theology of God. To this end the guys specifically open by looking at and discussing the Holiness of God, and how this defining characteristic of God sets the foundation for everything else we know about Him. Take a moment have a listen and…

Evening = Church History, The Apologists

As we continue on see how the connection to the last few weeks is clear. The Apostles: ministry of revelation. The Apostolic Fathers: ministry of preservation. And now the Apologists: ministry of protection[1] -What is an apologist?  a) Not those who make a living from apologizing b) Positively put in 1 Peter 3:15 c) Negatively…

Morning = John 17:20-23, The High Priestly Prayer (Pt. 4)

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1831 Robert Murray McCheyne was an active youth who grew into a lively young man. After giving all his time and attention to playing cards, dancing, and music, his older brother’s sudden death awakened in him an earnest desire for the things of God. Converted shortly after he bought the…

A2: Episode 27- On General Revelation

The guys are back this week with a discussion on the importance of general revelation. Here they speak about why general revelation is still important in today's church and for the future of the faith. they also will touch on how this very important aspect of God interacts with special revelation and how the two…

Evening = Church History, The Apostolic Fathers

CIn the past two weeks we’ve argued the case for studying the history of the Church and explained how the Church expanded from the day of Christ’s ascension to the destruction of Jerusalem in 70AD. The events of the expansion of the Church largely deal with the ministry and deaths of the apostles. We now…

Morning = John 17:14-19, The High Priestly Prayer (Pt. 3)

As the Church has developed and grown throughout history we can see a clearly divided attitude towards the things of the world. On one hand there are Christians who, in wanting to honor God and live holy lives, reject everything that is of the world desiring to never become like the world. For example, some…

Evening= The Historic Faith: The Apostles and the spread of Christianity

This week we continue our journey through the history of the church specifically Andrew looks at the time of the Apostles and their ministry through to the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD. 1. Beginning of the Way •The Apostles Mission Matthew 28:19–20 ESV Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in…

A2: Episode 26- On The Bible

On this weeks podcast the guys discuss why we as Christians should trust in the truth of God's word for all of life So take the next 20 odd minutes and be instructed and encouraged on the faithfulness of God and his Word in this week's podcast

Morning = John 17:6-13, The High Priestly Prayer (Pt. 2)

As we continue on in Jesus’ High Priestly Prayer, v6 marks the beginning of the second part of the prayer where He prays for the first group of those the Father had given Him – the disciples. To ask why Jesus prays for them is not out of bounds. Hasn’t He already promised that the…

A2: Episode 25-On Piper

Join the guys this week as they reflect on the ministry and impact of John Piper on his 73rd Birthday. This episode specifically looks at his history and impact on the church as well as on both Adam and Andrew. Please take a moment and enjoy this discussion.

Evening = An Introduction to Church History

This evening we begin what many of us have been looking forward to for some time, a study on Church history. We could spend a lot of evenings on this endeavor because this is such a vast and important subject. But, in an effort to make this more digestible, for the duration of this series…

Morning = John 17:1-5, The High Priestly Prayer, (Pt. 1)

Throughout our history here at SonRise it’s been our custom during the month of January to focus on the doctrine of the Church. In the past few years we’ve looked at everything from the marks of the Church found in the creeds and confessions of Church history to issues present within the modern Church like…

A2: Episode 24- On A New Year

Hey Everyone, We are back with an all new episode for 2019. In this weeks episode the guys look back over the first year of their podcast and talk about their favorite and least favorite moments. After this enjoyable flashback they then will look forward and preview some of the exciting things (Lord Willing) they…

Morning= Joshua 3-4: We have not passed this Way

As we come to the end of 2018 and look forward to 2019 we look this week at the people of Israel as they come to the Jordan river and hopefully await the Work of God. So in this weeks sermon Andrew unwraps the reality of what we as the people of God should be…

Morning = Luke 2:1-21, A Revelation of Glory

(there is no audio this week, we apologize for this, the full manuscript of below) For the past three weeks we’ve lingered over Advent themes in the Old Testament prophets of Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel. In these prophets of old we saw God promise rescue, redemption, and restoration to His exiled people. A promise that…

Evening = Habits of Grace, Belonging to His Body (Pt. 2)

Recall we’ve spent much time going over the call that the Christian life is a disciplined life. A life of certain private and public habits that we’re to grow in throughout our entire lives. What habits? First, privately and publicly availing ourselves of the ministry of the Word, rejoicing that in it we have the…

Morning = Ezekiel 36:22-23, Proclamation of Joy

Who is Christmas for? It’s a simple question, but one that upon some thought, doesn’t seem so easy to answer. Initially you might respond, ‘Christmas is for us’, or ‘Christmas is for Christians’, ‘Christmas is for the world’, maybe even ‘Christmas is for the kids.’ This question may confuse you as it did the Grinch…

Evening= Habits of Grace: Belong to His Body (Pt. 1)

As we begin our final section on the Spiritual Disciplines we turn to the importance of living out the faith in community. This week Specifically we address why the body of Christ is an essential element to our spiritual health and how we each contribute to the overall health of the local body. Take a…

Morning = Isaiah 40:1-11, Preparation of Peace

When you see flowers or smell flowers what do you think of? Most of you will surely think of springtime blossoms, beauty, and warmth. Others of you are more cynical. You won’t see beauty, no, you’ll look around for a coffin because when you see or smell flowers you assume a funeral must be nearby.…