marriage

  • Authority and Glory — 1 Corinthians 11:13-16

    Authority and Glory — 1 Corinthians 11:13-16

    Pastor Nate Harlan discusses Paul’s treatment of a sometimes-controversial subject in the Church: head coverings. Listen above or download the audio file here. Photo by A. L. on Unsplash

  • All Things Are From God — 1 Corinthians 11:7-12

    All Things Are From God — 1 Corinthians 11:7-12

    Pastor Nate Harlan preaches on the nature of authority and the roles of men and women within marriage. Listen above or download the audio file here. Photo by Nima Izadi on Unsplash

  • Final Instructions on Marriage — 1 Corinthians 7:36‑40

    Final Instructions on Marriage — 1 Corinthians 7:36‑40

    Pastor Harlan finishes his walkthrough of Paul’s remarks to the Corinthians concerning marriage. Listen above, download the audio file here, or watch the video below. Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash

  • Free from Anxieties — 1 Corinthians 7:32‑35

    Free from Anxieties — 1 Corinthians 7:32‑35

    Pastor Nate Harlan continues examining the context of Paul’s words to the Corinthians on marriage. Listen above, download the audio file here, or watch the video below. Photo by Anthony Tori on Unsplash

  • The Present Distress — 1 Corinthians 7:25‑31

    The Present Distress — 1 Corinthians 7:25‑31

    The apostle Paul’s counsel about marriage in this passage has been the subject of pastoral debate. Why would Paul advise Christians against marrying? Pastor Nate Harlan explains, putting the passage in its historical context in order to better understand the apostle’s intentions. Listen above, download the audio file here, or watch the video below. Photo […]

  • God-Given Life — 1 Corinthians 7:17‑24

    God-Given Life — 1 Corinthians 7:17‑24

    Modern evangelicalism is fond of telling the Christian to “find God’s will for your life.” But how do we determine what our calling is by using the guide our Lord has given us: the Scriptures? How do we know whether we are being of use to the Kingdom? Pastor Nate Harlan preaches. Listen above, download […]

  • Navigating Marriage, Part Two – 1 Corinthians 7:12-16

    Navigating Marriage, Part Two – 1 Corinthians 7:12-16

    Pastor Nate Harlan preaches on Paul’s instructions for Christians who are married to unbelievers, as well as how children ought to be treated by the Church. Listen above, download the audio file here, or watch the video below. Photo by Heidi Fin on Unsplash

  • Navigating Marriage, Part One — 1 Corinthians 7:6‑11

    Navigating Marriage, Part One — 1 Corinthians 7:6‑11

    Marriage is a gift from God; so is a life of celibacy to those who are called. Pastor Harlan begins a series of sermons on the workings of marriage. Listen above, download the audio file here, or watch the video below. Photo by Heidi Fin on Unsplash

  • Marriage Is Very Good — 1 Corinthians 7:1‑5

    Marriage Is Very Good — 1 Corinthians 7:1‑5

    Paul’s words in this passage have application for both the married and the unmarried. Pastor Nate Harlan speaks on the importance and the glory of the God-given institution of marriage. Listen above, download the audio file here, or watch the video below. Photo by Foto Pettine on Unsplash

  • God’s Call Upon Husbands — 1 Peter 3:7

    God’s Call Upon Husbands — 1 Peter 3:7

    The Apostle Peter undeniably connects a husband’s relationship with his wife to his relationship to God. In fact, how husbands treat their wives is a direct reflection of what they really think about God. Pastor Nate Harlan digs into this verse for all of its ramifications.