Sharper Iron & The Saga of Salvation: Signs and Promises

Rev. Sam Wirgau studies Exodus 4:1-17 regarding the nature of signs the LORD gives here and throughout the Scriptures, the LORD’s use of Moses’ mouth, and the grace the LORD shows even to this doubting servant. 

Thy Strong Word – Numbers 17: Aaron’s Staff Buds

Rev. Nabil Nour, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hartford, South Dakota, joins host Rev. AJ Espinosa to study Numbers 17.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Filial Humiliation

Rev. Stephen Preus studies Genesis 39:1-23 regarding how Joseph’s humiliation leads to his exaltation, how the Lord was with Joseph for the entirety of his time with Potiphar and in prison, Joseph’s example of consistently resisting temptation and his constant faithfulness, and Potiphar’s reaction to his wife’s actions.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Tawdry Acts and Redemption

Rev. Sean Daenzer studies Genesis 38:1-30 regarding how the actions in this story are all sinful and not given as an example of good behavior, law and the value of promises regarding Tamar’s actions, and where we find Christ in these passages.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Not Expecting God- Part 1

Rev. Dustin Beck studies Genesis 32:1-21 regarding how Jacob is again met with angels, the “saints and archangels” that will inhabit the new creation, trusting in God’s promises, Jacob’s gifts for Esau, and what Jacob thinks is happening next versus what God has in store for him.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Snitches Get Stitches

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.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: The Promise Remains

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.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: God Meant It for Good

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.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: The Trial of Isaac

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.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Fear and Promises

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.