As Peter wraps up his final words to the church, he says we must be diligent in what we believe and how we obey. Listen as Pastor Nate Harlan brings his series on Peter’s epistles to a close. Listen above, download the audio file here, or watch the YouTube video below: Photo by Abby Savage on Unsplash
What does the Apostle Peter mean by “the day of the Lord”? It’s a pressing question because the answer helps us determine what kind of people we should be.
God has not promised that our lives will continue tomorrow. We live before Him day by day. The only way to be prepared for death is to trust in Christ now. Listen above, download the audio file here, or watch on YouTube: Photo by Max LaRochelle on Unsplash
False teachers distort the gospel by saying freedom in Christ means freedom to gratify sinful desires. But true freedom means being truly free to be faithful to Christ rather than to be enslved to sin. Pastor Nate Harlan continues his series on 2 Peter.
False doctrine always originates with false teachers. False teachers all share two characteristics: They are puffed up with knowledge yet are easily deceived. Hear Pastor Nate Harlan preach on this section of 2 Peter that helps us avoid falling under the sway of false teachers.
God judges the wicked. As the apostle Peter describes three instances of God’s wrath in the Old Testament, we are reminded that we all deserve the same end. In this sermon, Pastor Nate Harlan tells us we must flee to Christ to escape God’s wrath.
One of the strongest warnings in the New Testement is the Apostle Peter’s about false prophets. Pastor Nate Harlan says Christians must recognize the three ways false teachers lie so they can protect themselves.
Our natural inclination is to not believe the Word of God. But the Apostle Paul wants us to remember that unless God speaks to us, we live in absolute darkness.
The Apostle Peter bases his authority, at least in part, on the fact that he is an eyewitness to Christ’s life — especially the Transfiguration. As Pastor Nate Harlan asserts, Peter’s eyewitness testimony does not put God to the test. Rather, God puts us to the test.
Is it possible to know that you are elect? In this passage, the Apostle Peter says yes. In this challeging and encouraging sermon, Pastor Nate Harlan says God wants His children to be sure about His loving intentions toward them.