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Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church
9321 Litzsinger Road
Brentwood, MO 63144
Concordia Seminary Call Day
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Tom & Bobbie, and Brad & Anna!
May God continue to guide you
and bless you! Celebrate His provision!
The Church of Refuge
Do you need a place to go to get away from your sin? When I think about life in our current generation, there are sins that we love to shame publicly. The sin is so disgusting to us, or so far removed from us, that we feel the need to shame that person. What if there was a place for a person to go to get away from public shaming until due process was followed? Yet unfortunately, even after due process, the shaming continues as some prisoners are looked upon as worse than others.
This chapter in Numbers has two parts to it: 1) God telling Moses which part of the land is designated to the Levites (the pastors or priests of the day), and 2) God instructing the people to set up 6 cities of refuge. A city of refuge is a place of protection, a place for murders to reside until the high priest hears from the witnesses and an official verdict is given regarding their actions. Such cities were necessary so that no one took justice into their own hands. A city of refuge also spoke to the value of life—both the value of the life of the person murdered and for the murderer themselves—since it is God who created both lives in the first place.
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