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We are located on Pippin Rd., in close proximity to Fairfield, Forest Park, Seven Hills, Hamilton, and southern Butler County
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Chistmas Eve - December 24th
Family Worship 5:00 PM
Candlelight Service 7:00 PM

Christmas Day - December 25th
Festival of Carols 10:00 AM

Sunday Services
8:30 and 11:00 am
Sunday School and Adult Bible Class between services


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3 Year Bible Reading: Deuteronomy 23

Our Three Year Bible reading for today is Deuteronomy 23.


  • Chapter 23 begins with some various commands about those who were to be restricted from attending the assemblies of Israel
    • One thought on verse 1 is that it might be a reference to the priests serving the false god Baal, who would sometimes castrate themselves as part of their service
    • In verses 3-6 Israel was forbidden from taking part in a treaty with Moab, since the people of this country had led many Israelites into sin and idolatry
    • The Israelites were not to despise people from Edom (the descendants of Esau) or people from Egypt, since it was in this country that God made Israel into a large nation
  • The second section of this chapter deals with some regulations for keeping their camps ceremonially clean
    • As is true with all these ordinances regarding cleanness, God was not only caring for the health of the Israelites but also teaching them the concept of sin as filth; Israel needed to be cleansed from it
  • The last section is a collection of miscellaneous laws
    • The law in verses 15-16 was designed to save a slave from a cruel and inhumane master; they would not be returned but would be set free
    • “Shrine prostitutes” are mentioned in verse 17
      • Many of the nations around Israel practiced a form of religion that included sex in their worship practices
        • This naturally resulted in many prostitutes offering their services at the temple
      • God prohibited the Israelites from engaging in this behavior or bringing the proceeds from such actions as an offering to Him
    • God also gave some laws regarding the charging of interest
      • The Israelites were not to charge their fellow Israelites interest on a loan
        • The thinking being: if an Israelite was borrowing money, they would be in dire straits financially; God wanted the Israelites to reach out in love
      • Foreigners, however, could be charged interest
        • The thinking being: a foreigner taking out a loan was likely wealthy enough to do business in a foreign land and was not taking out a loan to survive, but rather to invest
      • Jesus did not forbid children of God from using a system of interest, as is clear in the parables of the talents and minas in the Gospels
        • Jesus did, however, encourage the disciples to help out those who were in need
      • Verses 24-25 describe the practice of leaving some of your harvest behind in the field in order to provide for those traveling and for the poor
        • We see that practice later on in the book of Ruth

What does it lead me to confess?                                                      

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3 Year Bible Reading: Deuteronomy 22

Our Three Year Bible reading for today is Deuteronomy 22.


  • Chapter 22 begins with various instructions about aspects of Israelite life
    • Verses 1-4 include actions that would be loving toward one’s neighbor
      • These are not only commands to avoid doing bad things to others but encouragements to be on the lookout for nice things you can do for someone else
      • Helping retrieve someone’s lost animal was a simple way to demonstrate God’s love for someone else
    • Verse 5 perhaps refers to the worship of false gods in Canaan, which it appears may have involved some element of cross dressing
    • Verses 6-7 seem to be driven by kindness to lesser creatures
      • Israel would learn the principle of treating others with gentleness
      • A mother bird would also be able to have more young, and thus life would be continued
    • Verses 9-11 seem to offer commands that aren’t terribly related
      • One thought is that each of these commands provides an object lesson on the importance of remaining separate from other nations
      • God wanted Israel to be a light, drawing the other nations of the world to the true God rather than assimilating with other unbelieving cultures
    • Verse 12 provided an aspect of dress that would serve the purpose of setting the Israelites apart from the nations around them
  • Verses 13-21 deal with a man’s potential accusations against his new bride
    • This law protected against a man trying to get out of a marriage by falsely claiming he had discovered his wife was not a virgin when they were married
  • Verses 22-30 deal with various types of adultery and the punishments for such actions
    • God was serious about wanting to protect His gift of sex, which was to be reserved only for married husband and wife
    • God also gave commands and punishments to warn people against the serious crime of sexual assault; it would not be tolerated in any case

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