Sharper Iron — The Day Is Surely Drawing Near: The Oracle against Edom

Rev. Sean Kilgo, pastor at the Northeast Kansas Lutheran Partnership joins host Rev. Timothy Appel to study Amos 1:11-12.

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: The Divine Comedy of Mercy

Rev. Andrew Preus studies Genesis 33:1-20 regarding Esau’s civil righteousness and pity of Jacob, Jacob’s gifts to Esau as an offering to the Lord, and Jacob’s faith and boldness in God and His promises.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Not Expecting God Part 2

Rev. Matthew Wietfeldt studies Genesis 32:22-33:4 regarding how Jacob is living in total fear, God’s discipline of Jacob as He wrestles with him, and how Jacob and Esau are reunited and restored.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Not Expecting God- Part 1

Rev. Dustin Beck studies Genesis 32:1-21 regarding how Jacob is again met with angels, the “saints and archangels” that will inhabit the new creation, trusting in God’s promises, Jacob’s gifts for Esau, and what Jacob thinks is happening next versus what God has in store for him.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Snitches Get Stitches

Rev. Shawn Linnell studies Genesis 27:41-28:9 regarding false repentance, how the 4th and 5th Commandments are related, what it means to tempt God, 8th Commandment charity, how God provides through His promises, a blessing versus a wish, and the importance of virtuous marriage.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: The Promise Remains

Rev. Greg Truwe studies Genesis 27:22-40 regarding how blessings given and sworn cannot be revoked, whether Jacob and Esau know the promise, the different parts of the blessing, how curses are part of the blessing, and Esau’s hatred of Jacob.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: God Meant It for Good

Rev. Zelwyn Heide studies Genesis 26:34-27:25 regarding the two kinds of Hittites, mixed marriages, the different ways everyone sins in this section of Genesis, God’s providence, and how God’s Will cannot be thwarted.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Selling the Farm for your Passions

Rev. David Appold studies Genesis 25:25-34 regarding God’s gracious election as seen in Jacob’s story, the significance of the birth order and names of the brothers, the significance of Jacob getting Esau to give up his birthright, and what Jacob’s inheritance has to do with Christ and the Christian Church.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: The Birth of Red and Heal-Grabber

Rev. Ill studies Genesis 25:19-26 regarding the barrenness in the family line leading to prayer, how prayer reminds us of God’s promises and faithfulness, when we all question the “why” of what God does, the two nations coming from Rebekah, and how God raises up the lowly.