When we see our families beset with sin, we should always stop and first check on sins of the tongue. Because as James warns us, the tongue is a restless evil and full of deadly poison. Sanctifying our speech is essential to family peace.
Even though God generously gave Israel the sacrificial system so they could stay in covenant with Him, they were not able to. The chief lesson is that we are incapbable of meeting God’s standard of faithfulness, so we need Christ to meet the standard for us.
When you make someone your friend, you have granted them influence in your life. As Pastor Nate Harlan says in this third sermon in his Family Life series, this reason is why it is essential for young Christians to choose friends who will help them strive toward godliness.
God is very concerned with wives’ hearts toward their husbands. In this second sermon in his Family Life Series, Pastor Nate Harlan talks to wives — and to women who hope to be wives — about how God the Father wants them to treat their husbands.
In this world of sin and death, sorrow is inescapable. Although we deserve sorrow, God does not desire for us to remain in sorrow. His desire is to give us joy. Hear Pastor Nate Harlan’s sermon on Christ’s words in John 16.
Unbelievers have a vested interest in trying to prove the gospel accounts of the crucifixion false. But these apparent discrepancies melt away with only a little study. Listen in to our family study on the topic.
Pastor Nate Harlan opens his new sermon series on Family Life with a challenge aimed at men: Repent of your passivity, which is the refusal to take up your responsibility as a man. Repentence is hard, but be of good cheer. God is a faithful Father who helps us.