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. Zelwyn Heide gives an overview of the Book of Exodus, discusses Egyptian history and context, and looks at how the LORD made foolish the plans of Pharaoh through a miraculous increase and faithful midwives.
Rev. James Preus studies Genesis 47:20-48:22 regarding Jacob’s faith and confession of the two natures in Christ, the blessing of Joseph’s sons in the way of the Gospel, and the Trinitarian blessing Ephraim and Manasseh received.
Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller studies Genesis 47:13-28 reagarding the economic realities of the famine in Egypt and Canaan, Joseph’s God-given wisdom in his vocation of administering Egypt, and the preaching of the Lord’s Word that happened in Egypt during this time.
Rev. Sean Smith studies Genesis 46:28-47:12 regarding how Judah points to the fulfillment in Christ, the importance of Goshen as the place the LORD settled Israel, the Christian life of sojourning, and the blessing of Jacob fulfilled in Jesus Christ.
Rev. James Preus and guest host Rev. Shawn Linnell study Genesis 45:21-46:27 regarding how Jesus is a type of Christ, the fear of the brothers at Joseph’s reveling himself and Joseph’s grace toward them, the importance of sacrifices, and what this genealogy means.
Rev. Adam Koontz and guest host Rev. Shawn Linnell study Genesis 45:1-20 regarding the nuance of Joseph’s relationship and self-reveal to his brothers as well as God providence in the midst of hardship which foreshadows Christ.
Rev. Greg Truwe studies Genesis 44:14-45:3 regarding whether Joseph could actually perform divination, Judah’s confession and act of sacrifice, Joseph’s role in Egyptian governance, and the consequences of Joseph revealing himself to his brothers. Rev. Fisk also passes the hosting baton to Rev. Timothy Appel, who begins hosting July 1, 2019.
Rev. David Appold studies Genesis 41:37-57 regarding how Joseph is publicly installed in his highly exalted position even after suffering at is brother’s hands and his unjust treatment in the house of Potiphar.
Rev. Adam Koontz studies Genesis 41:1-36 regarding whether God reveals His will through dreams, if our dreams have significance like Pharoah’s did, how a wise and discerning man behaves, and what we do in the face of an uncertain future.