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…

Exodus 39 Completion of the Tabernacle

Feb 20, 2014  |  Exodus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

This chapter could almost be renamed “As the LORD commanded them” since every paragraph reiterates that each beautiful, rich, piece of work was done as the LORD had commanded Moses.

With the…

Exodus 37-38 Making Everything for the Tabernacle

Feb 18, 2014  |  Exodus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

These two chapters are summarized for me in one verse:

As we see Bezalel carrying out God’s commands, we can see the marvel of the materials, craftsmanship and beauty.  God’s creative power…