Sharper Iron & The Saga of Salvation: Moses’ Vicarage in the LORD’s Name

Rev. Gaven Mize studies Exodus 3:13-22 regarding the name, “I AM,” Yahweh, the LORD, as the name in which Moses was sent, the name that is given and remains upon Christians in Baptism still today. In this name, the LORD promises deliverance for Israel even in the face of Pharaoh’s hardness of heart.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Similarity-ology

Rev. Gaven Mize studies Genesis 37:2b-11 regarding the chiastic structure of these verses, whether God uses dreams to speak, how Joseph’s narrative is a capstone to Genesis, how Joseph is the most “Christ-like” patriarch, and symbols in revelations and apocalypses.

Morning Prayer Sermonette: Luke 22:24-46

Rev. Gaven Mize gives today’s sermonette.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Silly Songs with Gaven

Rev. Gaven Mize studies Genesis 22:14-24 regarding the promise of children in these verses, how this text is christological, and the picture of what is to come as framed by these verses.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: After the War

Rev. Gaven Mize studies Genesis 14:17-24 regarding our proper understanding of being at the same time saint and sinner, who Melchizedek king of Salem is, and the connection between the High Priest’s sacrifice and our Eucharistic practice.

Sharper Iron & The New Covenant: The Urgency of the Kingdom

Rev. Gaven Mize studies 2 Corinthians 6:2 regarding the time of favor, what the Kingdom of God means pre-cross versus post-cross, going to where Christ is, and correlation between favorable time and salvation..

Sharper Iron & The New Covenant: Thoreau Gone Wild

Rev. Gaven Mize studies 2 Corinthians the opposite of white-washed tombs, how trials point us to Christ, and our hope in the resurrection.

Sharper Iron & The New Covenant: Serving Jesus…to You!

Rev. Gaven Mize studies 2 Corinthians 4:5 regarding the clear preaching of Jesus Christ, the difference between preaching and proclamation, and what is accomplished by preaching Christ..

Sharper Iron & The New Covenant: The Ample Gospel

Rev. Gaven Mize studies 2 Corinthians 3:6 regarding properly distinguishing Law and Gospel and the clear new covenant in the Lord’s Supper.