Do you know the difference between synergism and monergism? Do you have a good understanding of hamartiology? These big words and their meanings are important if we want to avoid a heresy like Pelagianism.
Over the centuries, the church has fought off heresies by calling councils and writing creeds. In 451 A.D., one of the best creeds was written: The Definition of Chalcedon. Pastor Nate Harlan explains.
We are at constant war with spiritual forces. If we are not actively resisting Satan, then we are being used by him. Pastor Nate Harlan instructs us how we are tempted to succomb — and how we can successfully resist.
Named after Eutyches of Constantinople, this heresy states that Christ has separate divine and human natures that united and blended into a new combined nature. Pastor Nate Harlan and the Family Study work through the particulars.
Worry is sin, an indulgence of the flesh that makes you angry and selfish. Thankfully, God provides a way out of worry: Believe that God cares for you. Pastor Nate Harlan leads us through The Apostle Peter’s encouraging words.
Humility is the chief way that we’re protected from the devil. And humility entails submitting to the God-ordained authorities in your life. Pastor Nate Harlan tells us about the necessity of a particular church in the life of the Christian. (Note that the audio is cut off near the end of the sermon.)
Pastor Nate Harlan introduces an unusual but important word: homoousian, meaning consubstantial when describing the relationship between Jesus and God the Father. The class at Trinity discusses the ramifications of the Arianism controversy.
In this passage, the Apostle Peter directly addresses pastors; in fact, Peter tells the entire church what is required of the church’s shepherds. As Pastor Nate Harlan notes, it is essential for the church to understand these truths so that we all can know what to expect of our elders.