Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Pre-Assyrian Potpourri

Rev. Jeremiah Johnson studies Genesis 35:16-37:2a regarding the messianic prophecy in Micah and its relation to this text, the lust for power, the death of Isaac and hardships of Jacob, why these Biblical genealogies are important to the bigger story, and the inheritance promised to Abraham.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: The Divine Comedy of Mercy

Rev. Andrew Preus studies Genesis 33:1-20 regarding Esau’s civil righteousness and pity of Jacob, Jacob’s gifts to Esau as an offering to the Lord, and Jacob’s faith and boldness in God and His promises.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Magic, Miracles and Commandments

Rev. Harrison Goodman studies Genesis 31:1-24 regarding leaning into God’s gifts, how covetousness affects our daily bread, the 4th commandment and vocation to others, how Jacob is a type of Christ, and how to see Jesus in this text. 

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: The Wood and the Promise

Rev. Dr. Adam Filipek studies Genesis 30:24-43 regarding how this chapter fits into the larger Genesis narrative, what’s with the Divination, why Jacob’s prosperity matters for us, and why the sheep produce spotted and speckled progeny (and why that matters). 

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Children, Envy, and the Blessed Exchange

Rev. Chris Hull studies Genesis 29:31-30:23 regarding prayer, our view of children, envy, and in this meditation a teaching on the blessed exchange.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Marriage, and Then Some

Rev. Sean Kilgo studies Genesis 29:1-30 regarding marriage, adultery, polygamy, the “bride-price”, and chastity.

Thy Strong Word – Jeremiah 31: The Lord Will Turn Mourning to Joy

Jeremiah 31: The Lord Will Turn Mourning to Joy with guest Rev. Nabil Nour from Trinity Lutheran Church in Hartford, South Dakota.

Thy Strong Word – Genesis 29 “Jacob Marries Leah and Rachel”

Genesis 29 “Jacob Marries Leah and Rachel” with guest Rev. John Lukomski of St. Paul/Trinity Lutheran Churches in Southern Illinois.