Christmas in Church History

The celebration of Christmas, when done for Christ’s glory and honor, is actually a blow against secularism, the idol of our age which says God and man should be kept in separate categories. As pastor Nate Harlan says, “Merry Christmas” is a battle cry.

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Fighting Heresies with the Definition of Chalcedon

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.

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The Heresies — Arius vs. Athanasius

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.

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Christological Heresies: Docetism

Heresies have in one way helped the Church by helping us refine our theology so we have a better understanding who and what Jesus is. In today’s class, Pastor Nate Harlan leads us through a short study on Docetism.

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