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