Teaching

You Lack Nothing — Romans 8:32

Christmastime is all about God’s inexhaustible generosity toward his children. The enemy wants us to believe that God is stingy. Thus, one of the keys to being a faithful Christ-follower is to always keep the generosity of God in front of you.

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Slavery and the Gospel

“Why does the Old Testament condone slavery?” Before answering that question, we Christians need to define the terms as the Bible does. Then we can clearly state what was evil about slavery in the United States and describe how slavery operated in Biblical times.

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God Gives Understanding — Daniel 9:20‑24

This portion of Daniel, mentioning the prophecy of the 70 weeks, is one of the most hotly debated passages among Bible-believing scholars. What is Daniel talking about? Today’s sermon by Pastor Nate Harlan addresses one question that this passage raises: What will the Messiah do?

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Genocide and the Gospel

Does the Bible condone genocide? How should faithful Christians respond when critics of the Bible say the complete destruction of pagan cities of the Promised Land by Joshua and the Israelites prove that God is unjust? Listen as Pastor Nate Harlan works through these passages.

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Because of God’s Great Mercy — Daniel 9:1‑19

People commonly consider God in the Old Testament as angry and judgmental. But this passage of Daniel is one of many demonstrating that God is merciful and faithful toward His people. Daniel’s prayer shows how God is always kind and longsuffering and how we sinners are always deserving of judgment.

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The Ram and the Goat — Daniel 8:1‑27

How do we interpret a vision that even Daniel found appalling? And if the events were fulfilled so long ago, how does it apply to us in 21st-century America? Pastor Nate Harlan walks through this passage and shows how it points us to the coming of Christ.

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The Son of Man — Daniel 7:1‑28

Four beasts rise out of the sea. The last has teeth of iron and ten horns. And one like a son of man is given dominion. What does Daniel’s strange vision mean? Pastor Nate Harlan shows how these prophesies have already been fulfilled, culminating with the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem in AD 70.

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Good Authors Create Great Villains

Why would an omnipotent, omnibenevolent and omniscient God allow evil? But we all realize that a good author always creates a great villain. Without a great villain, we will not have a good story. Join Pastor Nate Harlan as we discuss what is called theodicy.

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