But King David said to Ornan, “No, but I will buy them for the full price. I will not take for the LORD what is yours, nor offer burnt offerings that cost me nothing.” —1 Chronicles 21:24 ESV Are there some principles for us to follow or some application to our own lives here? David … More The cost of true sacrifice
February 21 Leviticus 16-17 (ESV) The Day of Atonement 16:1 The Lord spoke to Moses after the death of the two sons of Aaron, when they drew near before the Lord and died, 2 and the Lordsaid to Moses, “Tell Aaron your brother not to come at any time into the Holy Place inside the veil, before the mercy seat that is on … More February 21 Leviticus 16-17
If Moses had an iPhone calendar app, the alarm would sound often. Today’s reading of Numbers 28-30 caused my head to spin a bit. I can hardly imagine keeping track of all the offerings required: daily, Sabbath, monthly and special holidays. Here’s some help from the notes section (Numbers 28-29) of the ESV Study Bible … More Sacrificial Calendar
Henry Law, 1797-1884, was a teacher/preacher in the evangelical party of the Church of England and a prolific writer, including this wonderful nugget from The Gospel in the Pentateuch, found at “Grace Gems!” For three days Abraham journeyed towards the appointed mount. This was large opportunity for unbelief to whisper many a dissuading thought. This … More Henry Law: “the joy of Isaac born is nothing to the joy of Isaac restored.”
Hebrews 10:14 For by a single offering he has perfected for all time those who are being sanctified. We come to yet another passage of Scripture where we see the work of Christ in our lives as “already/not yet” He HAS perfected those who are being perfected…. He HAS sanctified those who are being sanctified… … More Already/Not Yet…Again!