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Posts Tagged ‘Leviticus

Lev 26 – conditional blessings and curses

May 19, 2014

While some people talk about God’s unconditional love, He is still very much a conditional God.  He often presented conditions in His word.  One great example is in Leviticus 26.  At the beginning of the chapter He listed conditional blessings when He said, “If you walk in My statutes and keep My commandments so as […]

Lev 23-25 – “the feasts of the Lord”

May 12, 2014

The Lord told Moses, “Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them: ‘The feasts of the LORD, which you shall proclaim to be holy convocations, these are My feasts.’” (Leviticus 23:1-2).  Among those feasts were… – Passover and Unleavened Bread, commemorating how the Lord delivered them from Egypt (:5-8) – First Fruits, which […]

Leviticus 16-22 – “holy”

May 5, 2014

The book of Leviticus contains the word “holy” more than any other book.  Chapter 16 talks about the holy place where the sin offering was made for atonement and the holy garments the priests wore.  Chapter 22 tells how to handle the holy offerings and other holy things.  The chapters in between speak of the […]

Lev 11-15 – “Unclean! Unclean!”

April 28, 2014

The Lord gave the Israelites various laws that related to keeping them clean, including what animals were clean or unclean to eat (Leviticus 11), a woman after giving birth (12), dealing with leprosy (13-14), and bodily discharges (15).  He gave them these various laws so they could “make a distinction between the unclean and the […]

Lev 8-10 – “which He had not commanded”

April 21, 2014

Moses consecrated Aaron and his sons “just as the Lord had commanded” (Leviticus 8).  Aaron and his sons then presented various offerings “just as the Lord had commanded” (9).  A problem arose when Aaron’s sons Nadab and Abihu “offered strange fire before the LORD, which He had not commanded” (10:1).  God considered this such a […]

Lev 1-7 – “an offering to the Lord”

April 14, 2014

The book of Leviticus (“pertaining to Levites”) derives its name from the many references to priests – which come from the tribe of Levi – throughout the book.  It contains the majority of the law given at Mount Sinai, which spans a section of Scripture from Exodus 19 – Numbers 10.  While Exodus 35-40 focuses […]