Peter series

  • Our Faithful Creator — 1 Peter 4:12‑19

    Our Faithful Creator — 1 Peter 4:12‑19

    When we suffer, we are tempted to doubt God’s goodness. But Pastor Nate Harlan points to the words of the Apostle Peter to remind us that we must trust that God has good intentions toward us personally.

  • The End of All Things — 1 Peter 4:7‑11

    The End of All Things — 1 Peter 4:7‑11

    History is going to culminate in the judgment of all men. We need to live accordingly. Pastor Nate Harlan walks us through the words and warnings of the Apostle Peter.

  • The Time Is Past — 1 Peter 4:1‑6

    The Time Is Past — 1 Peter 4:1‑6

    Modern preachers of the gospel don’t often put an emphasis on suffering, trouble, and loss. But the apostle Peter says suffering is essential to what it means to be a Christian. Hear Pastor Nate Harlan tell us three reasons this is the case.

  • Baptism Now Saves You — 1 Peter 3:21‑22

    Baptism Now Saves You — 1 Peter 3:21‑22

    How does our baptism equip us to face suffering for the sake of Christ? Pastor Nate Harlan works through this controversial passage to show what baptism does in the life of the Church — and what baptism does not do.

  • The Days of Noah — 1 Peter 3:18‑20

    The Days of Noah — 1 Peter 3:18‑20

    The intent of this passage is to encourage and equip Christians as they face hostility from the unbelieving world. But why does Peter bring up Noah? So that Christ can show us that He is the one who rescues us, and the Church is our ark.

  • Have No Fear — 1 Peter 3:10‑17

    Have No Fear — 1 Peter 3:10‑17

    The Apostle Peter’s goal with this passage is to give the Christian courage to speak the truth in the name of Jesus. Pastor Nate Harlan reminds us that the bedrock of courage is loyalty to King Jesus. Listen above or download the audio file here. Photo by Benjamin Davies on Unsplash  

  • God’s Call Upon the Church — 1 Peter 3:8‑12

    God’s Call Upon the Church — 1 Peter 3:8‑12

    How do we show care and concern for the greater body of Christ without compromise? It comes down to this difficult assignment: We should love the Church the same way that Jesus does. Pastor Nate Harlan continues his sermon series from 1 Peter.

  • 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.

  • Imperishable Beauty — 1 Peter 3:3‑6

    Imperishable Beauty — 1 Peter 3:3‑6

    How you dress is a spiritual exercise. We should not believe that how we dress has nothing to do with our faith for our clothing reveals what is in our heart. In this portion of his first epistle, the Apostle Peter instructs the ladies of the church on how to think about clothing.

  • God’s Calling for Wives — 1 Peter 3:1‑2

    God’s Calling for Wives — 1 Peter 3:1‑2

    In today’s unbelieving society, it can be tempting for Christians to be embarrassed by the Apostle Peter’s directive for wives to submit to their husbands. But as Pastor Nate Harlan says, these commands for wives are glorious.