We have come to the FINAL day in Leviticus! Coty Pinckney wraps up our read-through with a challenge to see two big questions in Leviticus 26, “Who is GOD? ….and Who am I?” We have seen that the book of Leviticus is not, as is so commonly thought, a book which lays down the law, … More Seeing God, grace and the cross in Leviticus
February 25 Leviticus 26-27 (ESV) Blessings for Obedience 26:1 “You shall not make idols for yourselves or erect an image or pillar, and you shall not set up a figured stone in your land to bow down to it, for I am the Lord your God. 2 You shall keep my Sabbaths and reverence my sanctuary: I am the Lord. 3 “If … More February 25 Leviticus 26-27
Let’s look at Leviticus 25, part of our read-through-the Bible plan for today: “‘Count off seven sabbaths of years– seven times seven years– so that the seven sabbaths of years amount to a period of forty-nine years. Then have the trumpet sounded everywhere on the tenth day of the seventh month; on the Day of … More Proclaim and celebrate liberty
February 24 Leviticus 24-25 (ESV) The Lamps 24:1 The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 2 “Command the people of Israel to bring you pure oil from beaten olives for the lamp, that a light may be kept burning regularly. 3 Outside the veil of the testimony, in the tent of meeting, Aaron shall arrange it from evening to morning before theLord regularly. It … More February 24 Leviticus 24-25
We’re almost to the end of our reading through Leviticus. Coty Pinckney has a very helpful summary, a look back at where we’ve been reading and some questions to prompt more study: This chapter (Leviticus 23) has been called God’s calendar, because it describes festivals God planned for the people of Israel. Most of us turn … More Calendar in Leviticus points to deeper spiritual truths
February 23 Leviticus 21-23 (ESV) Holiness and the Priests 21:1 And the Lord said to Moses, “Speak to the priests, the sons of Aaron, and say to them: No one shall make himself unclean for the dead among his people, 2 except for his closest relatives, his mother, his father, his son, his daughter, his brother, 3 or his virgin sister (who … More February 23 Leviticus 21-23
Today in our reading plan, we come to Leviticus 18-20. And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, I am the LORD your God. You shall not do as they do in the land of Egypt, where you lived, and you shall not do as they … More Christian behavior results from a relationship with God; it is not a prerequisite to that relationship.