Leviticus

The Clean and the Unclean

Jan 01

The Clean and the Unclean   "Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, These are the beasts which ye shall eat among all the beasts that are on the earth. Whatsoever parteth the hoof, and is clovenfooted, and cheweth the cud, among the beasts, that shall ye eat."—Leviticus 11:2-3        The Mosaic law attached great importance to …

Leviticus:11:2-3

Blood even on the Golden Altar

May 06

Blood even on the Golden Altar   “And the priest shall put some of the blood upon the horns of the altar of sweet incense before the LORD, which is in the tabernacle of the congregation.” — Leviticus iv. 7.   ALL through Holy Scripture you constantly meet with the mention of “blood.” “Without shedding of blood is no …

Leviticus:4:7

Salt for Sacrifice

Jan 23

Salt for Sacrifice   “And every oblation of thy meat offering shalt thou season with salt; neither shalt thou suffer the salt of the covenant of thy God to be lacking from thy meat offering: with all thine offerings thou shalt offer salt.”— Leviticus ii. 13.   IT is taken for granted that all true Israelites would bring many …

Leviticus:2:13

The Annual Atonement

Oct 03

The Annual Atonement   “For on that day shall the priest make an atonement for you, to cleanse you, that ye may be clean from all your sins before the Lord.”— Leviticus xvi. 30.   BEFORE Adam transgressed he lived in communion with God; but after he had broken the covenant, and grieved God’s Spirit, he could have no …

Leviticus:16:30.

A Plain Man’s Sermon

Jan 17

A Plain Man's Sermon   “It shall be perfect to be accepted; there shall be no blemish therein.”— Leviticus xxii. 21.   THE ceremonial law, as ordained by the hand of Moses and Aaron, called the worshippers of God to great carefulness before him. Before their minds that solemn truth was ever made visible, “I the Lord thy God …

Leviticus:22:21

The Sprinkling of the Blood of the Sacrifice

May 11

The Sprinkling of the Blood of the Sacrifice   “And the priest shall dip his finger in the blood, and sprinkle of the blood seven times before the Lord, before the vail of the sanctuary. And the priest shall put some of the blood upon the horns of the altar of sweet incense before the Lord, which …

Leviticus:4:6-7

Slaying the Sacrifice

Mar 23

Slaying the Sacrifice    “And he shall kill the bullock before the LORD.”— Leviticus i. 5.   You remember that last Sabbath day we spoke of two things vitally essential to a true sacrifice, and the first upon which we then enlarged was the laying on of the hands of the offerer upon the victim, by which he accepted …

Leviticus:1:5

Putting the Hand Upon the Head of the Sacrifice

Mar 16

Putting the Hand Upon the Head of the Sacrifice    “And he shall put his hand upon the head of the burnt offering; and it shall be accepted for him to make atonement for him. And he shall kill the bullock before the LORD.”— Leviticus i. 4, 5.   No doubt there are clear distinctions in the teaching of …

Leviticus:1:4-5

Sins of Ignorance

Nov 25

Sins of Ignorance   “And if a soul sin, and commit any of these things which are forbidden to be done by the commandments of the Lord; though he wist it not, yet is he guilty, and shall bear his iniquity. And he shall bring a ram without blemish out of the flock, with thy estimation, for …

Leviticus:5:17, 18

Laying the Hand on the Sacrifice

Aug 12

Laying the Hand on the Sacrifice     “And he shall lay his hand upon the head of the sin offering.” — Leviticus iv. 29.   August 12th, 1877   I MIGHT have taken, as my test, several other verses in the same chapter, for they all express the same idea as the words I have just read to you. For the …

Leviticus:4:29