Rev. Brian Flamme studies Genesis 21:22-34 regarding the reappearing of Abimelech and what to think of him, whether Abraham’s faith is fully formed yet, swearing and vows and what they mean, what the ewe lambs mean, and the theological significance of the Lord’s name “Everlasting God.”
Rev. Andrew Preus studies Genesis 21:12-21 regarding when confessing God’s promises looks evil to human eyes, learning humility before receing God’s grace, Ishmael’s prayer of deliverance, and the passivity of faith.
Rev. James Preus studies Genesis 21:1-13 regarding the wonder of children, what Isaac’s birth foreshadows, the Abraham and Sarah’s faith in God’s promises, and what Hagar’s place in this story represents.
Rev. Dustin Beck studies Genesis 20:1-18 regarding making peace between Abimelech and Abraham, how Abraham tries to explain his deception, whether ends justify the means, and how God’s opening and closing of the womb is a sign of His blessing and curse.
Rev. Harrison Goodman studies Genesis 19:23-38 regarding how we like to fixate on sins, how sin is infectious, how fear is the unbelief of promise, why the world sees Sodom as a joke, and the lineage Christ chooses in order to save sinners.
Rev. Greg Truwe studies Genesis 19:12-24 regarding faithfully carrying out judgment versus abdication of office, the personification of sin, our need for hearing the Law, our tendency to delay heeding the warnings of God, and the covenant of faithfulness given to Lot (chesed).
Rev. Sean Kilgo studies Genesis 19:1-11 regarding the four sins that cry to heaven, the connection between the sins of Sodom and false teachers, how Lot tries to avoid sin by sinning, and how God preserves His people even amidst his judgment.
Rev. Peter Ill studies Genesis 18:16-33 regarding who God is and how He reveals Himself, God’s faithfulness to His promises, living righteously by faith, the seriousness of sin, how God welcomes us to pray, and God’s patience.