Thy Strong Word – Exodus 23: ☧’s Sermon on Love & Care to Moses on Sinai

Rev. Mark Birkholz, pastor of Faith Lutheran Church in Oak Lawn, Illinois, joins host Rev. AJ Espinosa to study Exodus 23.

Sharper Iron — Rebellion and Rescue: The Gradual Descent into Apostasy

Rev. Matt Ulmer, pastor at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bishop, TX, joins host Rev. Timothy Appel to study Judges 1:1-26.

Thy Strong Word – Joshua 11: North Canaan Unites, God Tells Jesus “No” to Bless Us

Rev. Dr. Alfonso O. Espinosa, pastor of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Irvine, California, joins host Rev. AJ Espinosa to study Joshua 11.

Thy Strong Word – Joshua 10: Joshua Strikes, Hangs, and Entombs the Five Kings

Rev. John Lukomski, retired LCMS pastor, joins host Rev. AJ Espinosa to study Joshua 10.

Thy Strong Word – Joshua 5: Urgent Circumcision & Passover, the Two Joshuas Meet

Rev. Dr. Mark Birkholz, pastor of Faith Lutheran Church in Oak Lawn, Illinois, joins host Rev. AJ Espinosa to study Joshua 5.

Sharper Iron & The Saga of Salvation: Christ Leads His People to the Promised Land

Rev. Andrew Preus, pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Guttenberg, IA and St. Paul Lutheran Church in McGregor, IA, joins host Rev. Timothy Appel to study Exodus 23:20-33.

Thy Strong Word – Numbers 34: Scary Big Borders

Rev. Doug Nicely, pastor of Jerusalem Lutheran Church in Collinsville, Illinois, joins host Rev. AJ Espinosa to study Numbers 34.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Joseph’s Heroic Wisdom

Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller studies Genesis 47:13-28 reagarding the economic realities of the famine in Egypt and Canaan, Joseph’s God-given wisdom in his vocation of administering Egypt, and the preaching of the Lord’s Word that happened in Egypt during this time.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Sojourning with the Promise of Christ

Rev. Sean Smith studies Genesis 46:28-47:12 regarding how Judah points to the fulfillment in Christ, the importance of Goshen as the place the LORD settled Israel, the Christian life of sojourning, and the blessing of Jacob fulfilled in Jesus Christ.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: The Sacrifice of a Son

Rev. Matthew Wietfeldt studies Genesis 42:29-43:14 regarding foretelling the history of Israel, how Joseph is a type of Christ, and the implications of this passage on pastoral care and waiting on God’s timing.