Category Archives: Leviticus

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…

Leviticus 12 Purification After Giving Birth

May 14, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Uncleanness After Birth and Laws for Purification

Why is a woman unclean after birth,…

Leviticus 11 Dietary Laws

May 9, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Clean and Unclean Land Animals

When God gives Moses and Aaron the dietary laws, I like that He gives both principles and examples.  The principles are that any animal that both has…

Leviticus 10 Sin and Punishment of Aaron’s Sons

Apr 25, 2014  |  Leviticus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

The Shocking Death of Nadab and Abihu

This passage takes me by surprise.  After bathing in the wonder and glory of the LORD in chapter 9, this passage is a wake-up call,…

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…

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