Leviticus 17:1-14

(Leviticus 17:1-14) - The life is in the blood. Just so you know, we’re hitting the highlights of this book... There are a few key things mentioned here that God wanted to make sure the people knew about. These things would surely get you into trouble. Killing an animal, but not bringing that animal as …

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Leviticus 5:1-13

(Leviticus 5:1-13) - Dealing with sin. There’s so much symbolism, allusion, foreshadowing, and prophecy included throughout Leviticus, and while it’s important to highlight those things, today's passage brings me to something else...something very simple. We need to obey God and take our sin seriously. As I read the process for atonement that was being required …

Leviticus 1:1-9

(Leviticus 1:1-9) - The Book of the Levites Most people cringe when they think about this section of Scripture, mainly because of the multitude of sacrificial laws throughout the book. What’s the point? Why is this applicable to me? Why should I invest time in reading about the laws of the mosaic sacrificial system? Because …

2 Corinthians 13

(2 Corinthians 13) - Paul’s final words. The Apostle Paul makes it clear that he is planning to visit the Corinthians a third time very soon, and in that visit he will discipline those who have not heeded the warnings given in his previous visits and letters. There comes a time when it’s obvious that …

2 Corinthians 12:11-21

(2 Corinthians 12:11-21) - “I will gladly spend myself and all I have for you...” Real ministry involves sacrifice. It involves giving of yourself in ways that are vulnerable and difficult at times. Again, Paul didn’t have to prove himself to these people, he’d already done so much to verify his status before God as …

2 Corinthians 12:1-10

It's one of my favorite verses. It's also one of the ones I cringe at the most. If you've been around church long enough, you've probably heard it at one time or another. Paul the Apostle finishes one of the most exhaustive lists of trials that a Christian could possibly go through in one lifetime. …

2 Corinthians 11

(2 Corinthians 11) - Real vs. False Apostles. Paul continues to defend his unique position from God as an Apostle. There were some who claimed to be servants of God that were combatting him and his ministry. The reason Paul keeps going on about all this is made clear in verse 2. He was jealous …