Teaching

Entrust Yourself to God — 1 Peter 2:18‑25

Since the time of the apostles, Christians have faced unjust hostility from the unbelieving world. But how are we to respond? The Apostle Peter shows us that we are to conduct ourselves like our Lord Jesus did when He faced unjust suffering.

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Church and State — 1 Peter 2:13‑17

How can we honor a government that refuses to honor God? That is the question the Apostle Peter addresses in this section of his epistle. The answer is that in everything we do, we are to live as a slave to God.

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The “Gospel” of Thomas

Believers in the authentic Gospels in the New Testament have nothing to fear in the so-called “Gospel” of Thomas. Pastor Nate Harlan and the class at Trinity discuss this Gnostic book’s bad attempts at being sophisticated.

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You Are God’s People — 1 Peter 2:9‑12

When God’s people question their identity in Christ, we can fall into doubt, hopelessness, and even outright sin. Pastor Nate Harlan reminds us of what we have received from God so that we will live lives that are consistent with that identity.

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A Rock of Offense — 1 Peter 2:4‑8

What is the church? And what is her purpose? The Apostle Peter tells us that the church is the true living temple, and thus, God’s people are always in the presence of God. Hear Pastor Nate Harlan’s sermon on 1 Peter 2:4-8.

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