Rev. Matthew Wietfeldt studies Genesis 28:10-22 regarding the not-so-pretty life and times of the patriarchs and how still the Lord blesses them and uses them as a blessing to others.
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.
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.
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.
Rev. Stephen Preus studies Genesis 26:16-33 regarding the relationship between the Philistines and Isaac, how Isaac honors his father and shows faith in the promise, the significance of the Lord speaking to Isaac, and the peace that comes through the Lord’s blessings and Isaac’s patience.
Rev. Dr. Lucas Woodford studies Genesis 26:1-16 regarding the contrast of Isaac to Abraham and Jacob, how famine and lack of water affects both physical and spiritual life, how Isaac repeats the same deception of his father, and how the lineage of Jesus is made of sinners in need of grace and mercy.
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.
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.
Rev. Jeremiah Johnson studies Genesis 25:1-18 regarding Abraham’s marriage to Keturah, the inheritance of Isaac, the difference between concubines and wives, the death of Abraham, the blessing of Isaac, and the generations of Ishmael.
Rev. Dr. John Bombaro studies Genesis 24:50-67 regarding the great story of all scripture (and how it’s all about Jesus), the meaning of names, the work of the Holy Spirit, the lineage of Jesus, and historical settings of the Bible.