Leviticus Chapter 26 Blessings for Obedience, Punishment for Disobedience

Nov 10, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Blessings of God That Could Have Been:

  • Do not make idols or set up images to bow down to.
  • Observe the Sabbath and revere God’s sanctuary.
  • God promises these rewards for following His decrees…

Leviticus Chapter 25 The Sabbath Year, the Year of Jubilee and Redemption of the Land and the Poor

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

The Sabbath Year:

  • When the Israelites entered the land God gave them, they were to observe a sabbath year for the land.  For six years, they would sow their fields and prune…

Leviticus Chapter 24

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

Commands and Actions of God:

  • God told Moses to command the Israelites to bring clear olive oil for the light of the lamps to burn continuously and that Aaron is to tend the lamps continuously…

Leviticus 23 Feasts of the LORD

Oct 29, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Feasts of the LORD

I have to admit that I’m excited to read this chapter.  I feel the Christian church has strayed in celebrating holidays based on pagan celebrations instead of following…

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…