Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller studies Genesis 23:1-20 regarding the only land Abraham will ever own, the tomb that both Sarah and Abraham were buried in that’s still in Hebron today, marriage and death as two of the perpetual factors of human existence, and the love Isaac and Rebekah have for each other.
Rev. Andrew Preus studies Genesis 21:12-21 regarding when confessing God’s promises looks evil to human eyes, learning humility before receing God’s grace, Ishmael’s prayer of deliverance, and the passivity of faith.
Rev. James Preus studies Genesis 21:1-13 regarding the wonder of children, what Isaac’s birth foreshadows, the Abraham and Sarah’s faith in God’s promises, and what Hagar’s place in this story represents.
Rev. David Appold studies Genesis 18:1-15 regarding God’s promise to Abraham, who is visiting Abraham, the significance of the Lord eating with Abraham, why Sarah gets singled out, and why Sarah’s laughter gets memorialized in Isaac’s name.
Rev. Sean Daenzer studies Genesis 17:15-27 regarding how Sarah is also blessed through Abraham, whether Abraham’s laughter is joy or doubt (or both), the everlasting covenant for Isaac’s offspring, and Ishmael’s greatness but not the covenant.
Rev. Sean Daenzer studies Hebrews 11:11-12 regarding the Church in Christ in Abraham’s loins and resurrection from “as good as dead.”
Galatians 4: Sons and Heirs with guest Rev. Jacob Heine from Christ the Rock Lutheran Church in Rockford, Illinois.
Romans 4: Abraham Justified by Faith with guest host Rev. John Shank, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Ministries in Edwardsville, Illinois, and guest Rev. Matt Zickler from Grace Lutheran Church in Western Springs, Illinois.