May 10, 2024
on May 10th, 2024
Leviticus 7:1-38 (HCSB)The Restitution Offering7 “Now this is the law of the restitution offering; it is especially holy. 2 The restitution offering must be slaughtered at the place where the burnt offering is slaughtered, and the priest is to sprinkle its blood on all sides of the altar. 3 The offerer must present all the fat from it: the fat tail, the fat surrounding the entrails, 4 and the two ...  Read More
May 9, 2024
on May 9th, 2024
Leviticus 6:1-30  (HCSB)6 The Lord spoke to Moses: 2 “When someone sins and offends the Lord by deceiving his neighbor in regard to a deposit, a security, or a robbery; or defrauds his neighbor; 3 or finds something lost and lies about it; or swears falsely about any of the sinful things a person may do— 4 once he has sinned and acknowledged his guilt—he must return what he stole or defrauded, or ...  Read More
May 8, 2024
on May 8th, 2024
Leviticus 4:1-5:19  (HCSB)The Sin Offering4 Then the Lord spoke to Moses: 2 “Tell the Israelites: When someone sins unintentionally against any of the Lord’s commands and does anything prohibited by them— 3 “If the anointed priest sins, bringing guilt on the people, he is to present to the Lord a young, unblemished bull as a sin offering for the sin he has committed. 4 He must bring the bull to th...  Read More
May 7, 2024
on May 7th, 2024
Leviticus 2:1-3:17 (HCSB)The Grain Offering2 “When anyone presents a grain offering as a gift to the Lord, his gift must consist of fine flour. He is to pour olive oil on it, put frankincense on it, 2 and bring it to Aaron’s sons the priests. The priest will take a handful of fine flour and oil from it, along with all its frankincense, and will burn this memorial portion of it on the altar, a fire...  Read More
May 6, 2024
on May 6th, 2024
Leviticus 1:1-17 (HCSB)The Burnt Offering 1 Then the Lord summoned Moses and spoke to him from the tent of meeting: 2 “Speak to the Israelites and tell them: When any of you brings an offering to the Lord from the livestock, you may bring your offering from the herd or the flock. 3 “If his gift is a burnt offering from the herd, he is to bring an unblemished male. He must bring it to the entrance ...  Read More
Sunday Connect Lesson for May 5, 2024
on May 5th, 2024
THE TEN COMMANDMENTSThe God of the Bible is the only true God and should be the only object of our worship.KEY TRUTH: God’s commands show us how to live for Him (Exodus 20:1-11)KEY TRUTH: God’s commands show us how to live with others (Exodus 20:12-17)KEY TRUTH: Reverence for God helps keep us from sin (Exodus 20:18-21)FAMILY CONNECTION: CONTINUE THE DISCUSSION AFTER CHURCH!Why are rules important...  Read More
Questions for the Week
on May 4th, 2024
1.  How often do you really think of God’s ten commandments? Jesus is the perfect reflection of all of the commandments. Which commandment do you struggle with the most and why?2.  Why do you think these 10 seemingly simple rules are so hard to follow?3.  Although I am quite sure none of us at Temple have graven gold or silver statues in our homes that we bow down to and sing to, we all struggle w...  Read More
May 3, 2024
on May 3rd, 2024
Galatians 3:19-25 (HCSB)The Purpose of the Law 19 Why then was the law given? It was added because of transgressions until the Seed to whom the promise was made would come. The law was put into effect through angels by means of a mediator. 20 Now a mediator is not for just one person, but God is one. 21 Is the law therefore contrary to God’s promises? Absolutely not! For if a law had been given th...  Read More
May 2, 2024
on May 2nd, 2024
Exodus 20:22-26 (HCSB)Moses Receives Additional Laws 22 Then the Lord told Moses, “This is what you are to say to the Israelites: You have seen that I have spoken to you from heaven. 23 You must not make gods of silver to rival Me; you must not make gods of gold for yourselves. 24 “You must make an earthen altar for Me and sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, your sheep a...  Read More
May 1, 2024
on May 1st, 2024
Exodus 20:18-21 (HCSB)The People’s Reaction 18 All the people witnessed the thunder and lightning, the sound of the trumpet, and the mountain surrounded by smoke. When the people saw it they trembled and stood at a distance. 19 “You speak to us, and we will listen,” they said to Moses, “but don’t let God speak to us, or we will die.” 20 Moses responded to the people, “Don’t be afraid, for God has ...  Read More
April 30, 2024
on April 30th, 2024
Exodus 20:12-17  (HCSB)12 Honor your father and your mother so that you may have a long life in the land that the Lord your God is giving you. 13 Do not murder. 14 Do not commit adultery. 15 Do not steal. 16 Do not give false testimony against your neighbor. 17 Do not covet your neighbor’s house. Do not covet your neighbor’s wife, his male or female slave, his ox or donkey, or anything that belong...  Read More
A Note From Pastor H.D.
on April 29th, 2024
What a wonderful time of the year! Summer brings about a lot of excitement. Everyone enjoys going on vacation and the kids are happy to be out of school for a few weeks. But it is also a crazy busy time in all of our families. Here at church, we will celebrate VBS; children’s and youth camp; plus a lot of other activities.  I hope you will keep up with the reading each week provided for you in thi...  Read More