Month: October 2017

  • Leviticus! Yes, but the Letter to the Hebrews is better.

    Leviticus! Yes, but the Letter to the Hebrews is better.

    If you are reading my posts on Leviticus up to now please also read the Letter to the Hebrews. It explains much better than I can what Leviticus is all about. The foundations of understanding all of Leviticus are there especially from Chap. 7 v. 26 through to the end of Chap. 10. These foundations […]

  • Leviticus! Chap. 3: Peace

    Leviticus! Chap. 3: Peace

    So far we have seen that: Leviticus 1 deals with the need for everyone to have a saviour – a sacrifice that is perfect – before we can come to God.  From the New Testament we learn that that Sacrifice is Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross for us (Hebrews 8 & 9). Leviticus 2 deals […]

  • Leviticus! Chap. 2: Worship Offerings

    Leviticus! Chap. 2: Worship Offerings

    In chapter 2 of Leviticus there are no animal sacrifices mentioned.  Whereas chapter 1 refers to offerings related to sin, chapter 2 refers to free will offerings or offerings that are made just because of who God is, not so much what He has done. The elements of a freewill offering (or worship) as described […]

  • Leviticus! Chap. 1: Acceptance

    Leviticus! Chap. 1: Acceptance

    1 Now the Lord called to Moses, and spoke to him from the tabernacle of meeting, saying, 2 “Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them: ‘When any one of you brings an offering to the Lord,…. Leviticus 1:1-2 (NKJV) Some decades ago when I was a young Christian I used to meet with about 300 other Christians of a similar […]

  • Kneeling to Pray

    Kneeling to Pray

    The recent US NFL controversy brings up that old problem about a Christian’s submission to civil authority.  On the one hand Romans 13:1-7 is very clear: “Everyone must submit to governing authorities. For all authority comes from God, and those in positions of authority have been placed there by God. 2 So anyone who rebels against authority […]