Perhaps no day on the Jewish calendar was more important that the Day of Atonement. It was a day which the book of Leviticus centers around. And yet, it was not sufficient to fully take care of mankind’s sin problem. That’s why Christ came, to be our sacrifice. The Lamb of God came to take away the sin of the world.
As we read the book of Leviticus, there are a number of instructions given, including specific instructions regarding to worship. In addition to commanding that they worship only God, He also gave them specific instructions regarding how, when, and where to worship.
Many yearly Bible reading plans have come up short thanks to the difficulties of reading and understanding Leviticus. There is just so much detail that doesn’t quite apply to the church today. However, that does not mean there are not lessons that can be learned from this book. In this lesson, we take a look at three lessons that can be drawn from the two chapters in Leviticus dealing with leprosy.
As we have begun reading Leviticus in our daily reading, it seems fitting to spend some time in that often overlooked book of God’s Word. In this lesson, we try to hit some of the high points, and focus on the overall theme of the book, the holiness of God and His people.
A survey of the book of Exodus, recognizing God’s role in the story, and working to have a better understanding of the God that we still serve in the church today.
Whether in the time before Christ, under the Old Covenant, or in the Christian age, in the church, God has always had a plan for his people. Even through difficult situations, like the exile to Babylon, God had plans for his people. And he still has desires for his set apart people living in the world today.
God’s plan for redeeming mankind was in place long before Christ came. Through the family of Abraham, through the son of the promise Isaac, all the nations would be blessed. In one instance, Abraham’s faith was tested, and God reaffirmed the covenant with the patriarch.