Sharper Iron & The Saga of Salvation: The Beautiful Altar of Sacrifice

Rev. Adam Koontz, Assistant Professir of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, joins host Rev. Timothy Appel to study Exodus 27:1-8 and Exodus 38:1-7.

Sharper Iron & The Saga of Salvation: The LORD’s Good, Physical, and Reliable Leading

Rev. Adam Koontz studies Exodus 13:17-14:9 regarding the LORD’s constant goodness for His people, His physical and reliable means of remaining with His people, and His promises that overwhelm even the greatest power of evil.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: God’s Will and the East Wind

Rev. Adam Koontz studies Genesis 41:1-36 regarding whether God reveals His will through dreams, if our dreams have significance like Pharoah’s did, how a wise and discerning man behaves, and what we do in the face of an uncertain future.

Morning Prayer Sermonette: Luke 15:11-32

Rev. Adam Koontz gives today’s sermonette.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: The Urgency of Marriage

Rev. Adam Koontz studies Genesis 24:15-51 regarding how a man chooses a wife, why this story seems unattainably quaint, the urgency of God’s promises, forming families that last, and how this is this only successfully monogamous marriage among the patriarchs.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: God Keeps His Promises (with Blood)

Rev. Adam Koontz studies Genesis 15:7-21 regarding why God makes a covenant and why blood has to be used, the relationship between faith and promise, why God uses deep sleep for delivering promises, and why God appears in fire and smoke.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: The Ancient Epidemic of Lonely

Rev. Adam Koontz studies Genesis 2:18-25 regarding marriage as the natural form of life, the role of animals in human relationships, Eve as Adam’s helper, and the proper relationship between men and women.

Sharper Iron & The New Covenant: Urgency vs. Autopilot

Rev. Adam Koontz studies 2 Corinthians 5:20b regarding Christ’s reconciliation of the world, the appeal to the Christian congregation, and how church can alienate us from God.

Sharper Iron & Heroes of Faith Alone: The Endurance Race of Faith (Rebroadcast)

Rev. Adam Koontz studies Hebrews 12:1-2 regarding the Christian and Jesus as athletes, the pursuit of victory, and finishing well.

Sharper Iron & The New Covenant: The Habit of Wonder

Rev. Adam Koontz studies 2 Corinthians 5:1 regarding the passing of things on this earth, what God builds, and eternal things as gift versus passing things as achievement.