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.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: The Playful Charade

Rev. Harrison Goodman studies Genesis 42:1-28 regarding God’s means and God’s Will, how God preserves us in truth even when it seems bad to humans, Joseph’s love of his family, and why the conscience matters.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Foreign Gods and Buried Treasure

Rev. Luke Zimmerman studies Genesis 35:1-15 regarding the importance of relationships and vows within the Lord’s religion, how the idea of reconsecrating oneself to the Lord includes removing that with is foreign to the Lord and His ways, and the Lord’s care for Jacob (and us Christians in our Baptisms).

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: History of the Grave

Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller studies Genesis 23:1-20 regarding the only land Abraham will ever own, the tomb that both Sarah and Abraham were buried in that’s still in Hebron today, marriage and death as two of the perpetual factors of human existence, and the love Isaac and Rebekah have for each other.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Family and Faiths

Rev. Andrew Preus studies Genesis 12:1-9 regarding the faith of Abraham, how the world is blessed through Abraham’s seed, how God fulfills his promises to bless and curse, and the difference between the people of God and the people of the world.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: The Prophecy of Noah

Rev. Zelwyn Heide studies Genesis 9:18-28 regarding the sins of he patriarchs and the mercies of God, keeping the 4th Commandment, the curse of Canaan, and the blessing of Shem.