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. Dr. Lucas Woodford studies 2 Corinthians 6:4b-5 regarding how people see the messenger can affect the credibility of the message, relationship of suffering and faith, how our Lord wants to be known, and how our faith is exercised..
Rev. Dr. Lucas Woodford studies 2 Corinthians 5:7 regarding where faith comes from, the faith of an infant as we believe in infant baptism, and the difference between the knowledge of God and faith in God.
Rev. Dr. Lucas Woodford studies 2 Corinthians 4:13 regarding the Psalm where this verse quotes from, bringing God’s Word to those who suffer, and the nature of suffering.
Rev. Dr. Lucas Woodford studies 2 Corinthians 3:9 regarding distinguishing between Law and Gospel in the Old versus New Covenant, spiritual death and the moral life, and the uses of the law.
Rev. Dr. Lucas Woodford studies Hebrews 11:32l, 34 regarding the stories of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.
Rev. Dr. Lucas Woodford studies Hebrews 11:20 regarding how we think of Jacob and Esau and the role of blessings today.