Leviticus 9 The Glory of the LORD Appears to the Israelites

Apr 18, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Moses Commands Aaron to Offer Sacrifices

I’m beginning the study of this chapter on Good Friday and can’t help but think of the parallels.  God commanded Aaron and his sons and the…

Leviticus 8 Consecration of Aaron and His Sons

Apr 17, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

The LORD Spoke to Moses

The LORD spoke to Moses.  How many times in these first few books do we hear this?  What an amazing privilege and responsibility Moses had.  Do we…

Leviticus 7 Guilt Offerings and Peace Offerings

Mar 27, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

The Law of the Guilt Offering

The law of the guilt offering is the same as the law of the sin offering.  More details of what is burned for the LORD versus…

Leviticus 6 Additional Offering, Maintaining the Altar and Grain Offering Instructions

Mar 19, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Atoning for Deceptive Practices or Robbery

This part of the passage deals with the sin of monetary theft, whether through deceiving someone regarding a deposit or lying about something that is lost…

Leviticus 5 Additional Sin Offerings and Guilt Offerings

Mar 13, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Circumstances Requiring Repentance and Additional Sin Offerings

This passage discusses other sins that require a sin offering:

  • If a call is made to testify to something, and you fail to do so when…

Leviticus 4 Laws for Sin Offerings

Mar 6, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Sin Offerings for Priests or Whole Congregation

One of the first things that struck me about this passage is that sin offerings are to reconcile us to God when we sin unintentionally. …

Leviticus 3 Laws for Peace Offering

Feb 27, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

This is a fairly short chapter, with great similarity among the three types of animals being offered for a peace offering.  In all cases, God commands that the fat, the kidneys…

Leviticus 2 God Gives Moses the Laws for Grain Offerings

Feb 26, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Raw Grain Offerings

When I consider the laws for presenting raw grain offerings, I am struck that grain doesn’t stand alone, but is mixed with oil and frankincense. Also, a small amount…

Leviticus 1 God Gives Moses the Law for Burnt Offerings

Feb 24, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

God Speaks to Moses at the Tent of Meeting

I almost missed this when reading the first section of the passage, but a footnote on one of the translations I read brought it to the…

Exodus 40 Consecration of the Tabernacle

Feb 21, 2014  |  Exodus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

God Commands Moses to Set Up the Tabernacle

Now that the pieces are all complete, God commands Moses to set up the tabernacle.

It amazes me that Almighty God cares about every detail…