Sharper Iron from KFUO Radio

Sharper Iron from KFUO Radio

Join Rev. Jonathan Fisk and a guest pastor to test your mettle on "What does this mean?" and learn to spar with the best of them. Each episode covers the Daily Lectionary New Testament text.... Show More

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Rev. Shawn Linnell, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Blair, Nebraska, studies Genesis 27:41-28:9 on today’s episode. Rev. Linnell talks about 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. “In the Beginning was the Truth” is a mini-series on Sharper Iron... Read more

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Rev. Greg Truwe, pastor of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cole Camp, Missouri, studies Genesis 27:22-40 on today’s episode. Rev. Truwe talks about 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. “In the Beginning was the Truth” is a mini-series on Sharper Iron featuring a step-by-s... Read more

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Rev. Zelwyn Heide, pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Grassy Butte, North Dakota, studies Genesis 26:34-27:25 on today’s episode. Rev. Heide talks about 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. “In the Beginning was the Truth” is a mini-series on Sharper Iron featuring a step-by-step walk through the book of ... Read more

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Rev. Stephen Preus, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Vinton, Iowa, studies Genesis 26:16-33 on today’s episode. Rev. Preus talks about 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. “In the Beginning was the Truth” is a mini-series on Sharpe... Read more

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Rev. Dr. Lucas Woodford, President of the LCMS Minnesota South District, studies Genesis 26:1-16 on today’s episode. Dr. Woodford talks about 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. “In the Beginning was the Truth” is a mini-series... Read more

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Rev. David Appold, pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Paducah, Kentucky, studies Genesis 25:25-34 on today’s episode. Rev. Appold talks about God’s gracious election as seen in Jacob’s story, the significance of the birth order and names of the brothers, the significance of Jacob getting Esau to give up his birthright, and what Jacob’s inheritance has to do with Christ and the Christian Church. “In the Beginning was the Truth” ... Read more

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Rev. Peter Ill, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Millstadt, Illinois, studies Genesis 25:19-26 on today’s episode. Rev. Ill talks about the barrenness in the family line leading to prayer, how prayer reminds us of God’s promises and faithfulness, when we all question the “why” of what God does, the two nations coming from Rebekah, and how God raises up the lowly. “In the Beginning was the Truth” is a mini-series on Sharper Iro... Read more

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Rev. Jeremiah Johnson, pastor of Glory of Christ Lutheran Church in Plymouth, Minnesota, studies Genesis 25:1-18 on today’s episode. Rev. Johnson talks about Abraham’s marriage to Keturah, the inheritance of Isaac, the difference between concubines and wives, the death of Abraham, the blessing of Isaac, and the generations of Ishmael. “In the Beginning was the Truth” is a mini-series on Sharper Iron featuring a step-by-step walk t... Read more

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Rev. Dr. John Bombaro, Director of Spiritual Fitness for the Chaplain of the Marine Corps’ Office at The Pentagon, and editor of The Resurrection Fact: Responding to Modern Critics, studies Genesis 24:50-67 on today’s episode. Dr. Bombaro talks about the great story of all scripture (and how it’s all about Jesus), the meaning of names, the work of the Holy Spirit, the lineage of Jesus, and historical settings of the Bible. “In the... Read more

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Rev. Adam Koontz, pastor of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Lititz, Pennsylvania, studies Genesis 24:15-51 on today’s episode. Rev. Koontz talks about how a man chooses a wife, why this story seems unattainably quaint, the urgency of God’s promises, forming families that last, and how this is this only successfully monogamous marriage among the patriarchs. “In the Beginning was the Truth” is a mini-series on Sharper Iron featurin... Read more

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Rev. Luke Zimmerman, pastor of Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, studies Genesis 24:1-15 on today’s episode. Rev. Zimmerman talks about Abraham’s desire for Isaac to be married, the importance of the servant’s role in this process, the solemn agreement between the servant and Abraham, and the role of marriage and family in the covenant between God and Abraham. “In the Beginning was the Truth” is a... Read more

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Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller, pastor of Hope Lutheran Church in Aurora, Colorado, studies Genesis 23:1-20 on today’s episode. Rev. Wolfmueller talks about 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. “In the Beginning was the Truth” is a mini-... Read more

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Rev. Gaven Mize, pastor of Augustana Lutheran Church in Hickory, North Carolina, studies Genesis 22:14-24 on today’s episode. Rev. Mize talks about the promise of children in these verses, how this text is christological, and the picture of what is to come as framed by these verses. “In the Beginning was the Truth” is a mini-series on Sharper Iron featuring a step-by-step walk through the book of Genesis, focusing on the truth of ... Read more

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Rev. Timothy Appel, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Smithville, Texas, studies Genesis 22:1-14 on today’s episode. Rev. Appel talks about how God tests His people in order to strengthen their faith, a Passover ahead of time for Abraham and Isaac, the resurrection of the dead, and foreshadowing of Jesus. “In the Beginning was the Truth” is a mini-series on Sharper Iron featuring a step-by-step walk through the book of Genesis, f... Read more

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Rev. Brian Flamme, pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Roswell, New Mexico, studies Genesis 21:22-34 on today’s episode. Rev. Flamme talks about the reappearing of Abimelech and what to think of him, whether Abraham’s faith is fully formed yet, swearing and vows and what they mean, what the ewe lambs mean, and the theological significance of the Lord’s name “Everlasting God.” “In the Beginning was the Truth” is a mini-series on ... Read more

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Rev. Andrew Preus, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Guttenberg & St. Paul Lutheran Church in McGregor, Iowa, studies Genesis 21:12-21 on today’s episode. Rev. Preus talks about when confessing God’s promises looks evil to human eyes, learning humility before receiving God’s grace, Ishmael’s prayer of deliverance, and the passivity of faith. “In the Beginning was the Truth” is a mini-series on Sharper Iron featuring a step-by-s... Read more

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Rev. James Preus, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Ottumwa, Iowa, studies Genesis 21:1-13 on today’s episode. Rev. Preus talks about 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. “In the Beginning was the Truth” is a mini-series on Sharper Iron featuring a step-by-step walk through the book of Genesis, focusing on the tr... Read more

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Rev. Dustin Beck, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Corpus Christi, Texas, studies Genesis 20:1-18 on today’s episode. Rev. Beck talks about making peace between Abimelech and Abraham, how Abraham tries to explain his deception, whether ends justify the means, and how God’s opening and closing of the womb is a sign of His blessing and curse. “In the Beginning was the Truth” is a mini-series on Sharper Iron featuring a step-by-s... Read more

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Rev. Harrison Goodman, pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Winside, Nebraska, studies Genesis 19:23-38 on today’s episode. Rev. Goodman talks about how we like to fixate on sins, how sin is infectious, how fear is the unbelief of promise, why the world sees Sodom as a joke, and the lineage Christ chooses in order to save sinners. “In the Beginning was the Truth” is a mini-series on Sharper Iron featuring a step-by-step walk thro... Read more

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On Sharathon today, Rev. Warren Woerth and Rev. Matt Clark join Andy Bates to talk about the mission of KFUO Radio and encourage you to support us. Give today at kfuo.org/sharathon. “In the Beginning was the Truth” is a mini-series on Sharper Iron featuring a step-by-step walk through the book of Genesis, focusing on the truth of Jesus, the story of salvation found throughout the book, and how we view our lives through the lens of... Read more

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