Leviticus 26:1-46 Lord, help us never to think, “We are blessed because we are obedient.” Help us always to say, “We are blessed because You love us and Jesus died for us.” Your love for us, Jesus’ death for us: This is where the blessing comes from – and it’s where our obedience comes from! We think of […]Read More Lord, You love me. Help me to love You.
Leviticus 1:1-2:16 Jesus Christ, ‘the Lamb without blemish’, has ‘made atonement’ for sin through the shedding of His ‘precious blood’(1:3-5; 1 Peter 1:18-19). This offering of Christ – He ‘loved us and gave Himself up for us’- is ‘a pleasing odour to the Lord’, ‘a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God’(1:9,13,17; Ephesians 5:2). Read of […]Read More Take your sin to Christ. He has made atonement for sin.
Mark 3:14–17 New Life For Levi (Mark 3:14). His name was LEVI. He was EVIL. He was a tax collector, making a fortune for himself at the expense of other people. He began to LIVE when he followed Jesus. What a wonderful message there is in the conversion of Levi. Our Saviour still calls sinners […]Read More New life for Levi
Leviticus 27:1-34 What great love, Lord, You have for us. There is no love like Your love for us. It’s the best love! What joy You give to us – the joy that comes from knowing that we are loved with “everlasting love” (Jeremiah 31:3). Help us, Lord, to rejoice in Your love, to be […]Read More What great love, Lord, You have for us.
Leviticus 4:1-35 The word, “blood, appears often here. We may note, in particular, the phrase, in Leviticus 4:25, “the blood of the offering for sin.” In the final verse (Leviticus 4:35), we may note why “the blood of the offering for sin” was shed – “forgiveness” and “peace with the Lord.” Reading about this, our […]Read More The Blood Of The Offering For Sin
Genesis When I was writing these words, I was thinking of some of the stories in the book of Genesis (the book of beginnings). I was thinking about Adam, Abraham and Joseph – and I was thinking about Jesus! ___________________________________________ It was the genesis of my life. Things were looking so good. Then, it all […]Read More Some Simple Thoughts From The Scriptures
Leviticus 1:1-3:17 We may note the frequent recurrence of the phrase, “a soothing aroma to the Lord” (Leviticus 1:9,13,17: Leviticus 2:2,9,12; Leviticus 3:5,16). The presence of the Lord is “like a fragrance that fills the air.” Not all people welcome the presence of the Lord. To some, it is “the aroma of Christ”, ” a […]Read More Search The Scriptures: Leviticus