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.
Rev. Stephen Preus studies Genesis 16:1-16 regarding the juxtaposition of God’s promise to Abram and Sarai’s barrenness, Sarai and Abram’s lack of faith in the promise, the fallout between Hagar and Sarai, and Hagar’s interaction with the Angel of the Lord.
Rev. Stephen Preus studies Genesis 4:17-24 regarding the early development of the sinful human race,who Cain’s wife would have been, and Cain’s rejection of God’s curse.
Rev. Stephen Preus studies 2 Corinthians 6:6 regarding how God’s work determines Paul’s life and work, how these virtues are gifts the Spirit is working through him, and what each of these virtues means..
Rev. Stephen Preus studies 2 Corinthians 4:8-10a regarding the theme of the Paul’s letter and the Christology in the list of paradoxical experiences.
Rev. Stephen Preus studies Hebrews 11:32h-33 regarding the victories of God’s people who gained much through their faith and the hearers of this epistle counting themselves among the people of faith.
Rev. Stephen Preus studies Hebrews 11:13 regarding seeing the promises and confessing the faith.