Leviticus 22 Laws for Handling Holy Things and Acceptable Sacrifices

Sep 5, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Additional Laws for Priests and Handling Holy Things

Both parts of this section end with an important statement from God:  “I am the LORD who sanctifies them.”  If we don’t properly observe what is holy,…

Leviticus 21 Additional Laws for Priests

Jul 22, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Priests are held to a higher standard than the people.  It is interesting to contemplate the key points made in this passage.  Priests must not be in contact with dead bodies…

Leviticus 20 Punishments for Egregious Sins

Jul 21, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Punishment for Child Sacrifice

God hates the mindless killing of children, whether the child sacrifice of the Israelites following the practices of false gods or today’s child sacrifice – abortion.  The penalty…

Leviticus 19 Various Laws

Jul 11, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

The LORD is Holy

In this passage, God is reminding us of who He is and who we are in Him.  He is the LORD.  He is holy.  He is the LORD…

Leviticus 18 Forbidden Sexual Practices

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

Walk in God’s Rules

The context of this chapter, and our lives, is that we are to follow God’s laws, rules and traditions, not those of the land in which we live. …

Leviticus 17 The Place of Sacrifice and Laws Against Eating Blood

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

The Place of Sacrifice

For the Israelites, there is only one place for the sacrifice – in the tabernacle and eventually the temple.  This passage clearly disallows sacrifices made outside of the…

Leviticus 16 The Day of Atonement

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

Laws for Day of Atonement

New Laws for Entering the Holy Place

If we forget God’s holiness, we just need to remember that Aaron lost two sons when they entered the holy place…

Leviticus 15 Purification After Bodily Discharges

Jun 2, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Laws Regarding Bodily Discharges

This passage is intimate, detailed and somewhat embarrassing.  Imagine reading this to a small child, if you don’t agree.  Nevertheless, it shows us some important attributes of God.  Purity and cleanness…

Leviticus 13 Laws Regarding Skin Diseases and Molds

May 21, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Laws Regarding Skin Diseases

Whenever modern medicine makes a breakthrough, they pat themselves on the back and praise science, but God was already there.  It is amazing to me that God so…