Sharper Iron — All Righteousness Fulfilled: Little Children Rest with Jesus

Rev. Shawn Linnell, pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Blair, NE, joins host Rev. Timothy Appel to study Matthew 11:20-30.

Sharper Iron — All Righteousness Fulfilled: The Narrow Gate Is Built on the Rock

Rev. Shawn Linnell, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Blair, NE, joins host Rev. Timothy Appel to study Matthew 7:13-29. 

Morning Prayer Sermonette: 1 Peter 2:1-12

Rev. Shawn Linnell gives today’s sermonette.

Morning Prayer Sermonette: Matthew 20:17-34

Rev. Shawn Linnell gives today’s sermonette.

Sharper Iron & The Saga of Salvation: Contact at Mt. Sinai

Rev. Shawn Linnell studies Exodus 19:1-15 regarding the LORD’s revelation of Himself through His Word on the mountain, the connection between hearing, listening, and obeying, the priority of the LORD’s acts of salvation, and the consecration that the LORD gives as He comes to meet His people.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: Fear and Grace in Joseph’s Revealing

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.

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: Jesus Has Rainbow Eyes

Rev. Shawn Linnell studies Genesis 9:8-19 regarding what a covenant means, what it means that God remembers His covenant, what other visible signs we have in our Christian lives, and where else we see rainbows in scripture.

Sharper Iron & Truth in Genesis: God Created Good

Rev. Shawn Linnell studies Genesis 1:1-6 regarding the context of Genesis (yes, there is context), how we understand Genesis in conjunction with the rest of the Bible,  the specifics of the creation account and how we understand them through the promises of God, and what baptism has to do with all of this.

Sharper Iron & The New Covenant: Boasting and Roasting

Rev. James Preus studies 2 Corinthians 5;12 regarding the conflict and false teachers facing the Corinthians and how we face the same things today.