Leviticus 22:17-25

(Leviticus 22:17-25) - God requires a perfect sacrifice. It’s not that God is being unreasonable in His expectations. His perfection is so pure and glory so astounding that no other level of expectation would be fitting for Him. We should expect God’s expectations to be perfect. Coming before God with an unworthy sacrifice says a …

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Leviticus 20:6-27

(Leviticus 20:6-27) - A people set apart This is one of the passages that often gets brought up as an example of why someone wouldn't want to follow the Lord. Putting people to death, stoning them, burning them, etc... To them, it doesn't sound like a great God to follow, it sounds like a God …

Leviticus 19:9-18

(Leviticus 19:9-18) - Love your neighbor as yourself Many of the things that are mentioned here are incredibly apropos to the topics of conversation in our culture today. Equality. Injustice. Oppression. Marginalization. etc... God has always had a heart for those that get overlooked and beaten down. He has always cared about the poor. He …

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 …

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 …