Monthly Archives: April 2012

Azazel devotion

Leviticus 16    Each element of the Day of Atonement was profoundly significant.  The bull represented the high priest whose sins had to be atoned for because he was representing the Messianic high priest, who would be (and is) sinless.  The … Continue reading

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reproductive devotion

Leviticus 15 Both types of bodily fluid discharges regulated here had to do with the reproductive system: the male discharge of semen and the female menstrual cycle.  This is the LORD’s way of highlighting the importance of purity and integrity … Continue reading

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devoted families

Leviticus 14:33-57   The skin disease that can affect a person can also affect an entire household.  Likewise, sin can pass from person to person in a family.  Houses that became carriers of leprosy were to be either healed or destroyed.  … Continue reading

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restored devotion

Leviticus 14:1-32    The same sacrifices which atoned for sin and guilt were applied to cleansing of skin diseases.  The same Christ whose death on the cross saved you from hell can also clean up your life on earth today. The … Continue reading

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visible devotion

Leviticus 13     Not all diseases are as noticeable as skin diseases.    The LORD commanded Israel: “Take care, in a case of leprous disease, to be very careful to do according to all that the Levitical priests shall direct you. As … Continue reading

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devotion and normal

Leviticus 12    Giving birth is a natural process for women, yet it involves the flow of blood, and as such, was to be treated as an impurity.  Our “normal” lives are interrupted by God in a similar way.  He forces … Continue reading

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devotion that defers to the Savior

Leviticus 11     The LORD of the Israelite’s salvation was also lord over their daily lives.  It was he who determined which animals were suitable for eating, and which were not.  It had nothing to do with hygiene or health.  Many … Continue reading

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service, celebration and devotion

Leviticus 10      The installation rituals for Aaron and his sons involved service and celebration.  The service elements were absolutely essential, and the LORD would tolerate no deviation.  The sad story of the death of Nadab and Abihu (for offering unauthorized … Continue reading

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approved devotion

Leviticus 9    This event was singular in that the priests did not have to prepare the fire which was to consume the sacrifices on the altar.  The LORD himself sent the fire.  This was his way of showing approval of … Continue reading

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ordained devotion

Leviticus 8      The special ordination ritual for Aaron and his sons was a reminder of their solemn duties as representatives of the people before God.  Not taking the ordination seriously would have meant death (35).  As we saw yesterday,  all … Continue reading

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