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
Leviticus 22:17-23:44 Lord, You call us to “worship You in spirit and in truth” (John 4:24). Where does true worship come from? – It comes from You. It comes from Your Spirit. It comes from Your Truth. We read the Holy Scriptures – and we begin to worship You. We open our hearts to the Holy Spirit – […]Read More Lord, You call us to “worship You in spirit and in truth.”
Leviticus 1-7 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). Christ is the real thing. Israel’s sacrifices are only ‘copies of the heavenly things’, ‘a shadow of the good things to come’ (Hebrews 9:23-24; 10:1,5-10). Christ’s sacrifice covers every sin. No […]Read More Overview Of The Old Testament: Leviticus
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, 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.”
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.