Leviticus

Leviticus 7: More About Offerings

March 16, 2024 ·

Summary:There's a recap of the guilt offering, then...The guilt and sin offerings belong to the priests. If a fellowship offering is given in thankfulness, then a meat offering is to be presented, accompanied by a variety of cakes and wafers, both with and without yeast. It belongs to the priest, and the meat is to be eaten on the same day. If it's an offering made due to a vow or given freely, then it can be eaten on the… Read more.

Leviticus 6: Cheating and Offerings

March 15, 2024 ·

Summary:If anyone cheats or deceives his neighbor, he must repay what he cheated him out of and add a fifth for restitution. He is to do this on the same day he performs his guilt offering. The burnt offering is to remain on the altar overnight. Then, the priest gets dressed and takes the ashes outside the city to a predetermined spot. The fire on the altar must be kept burning at all times. One handful of each grain offering… Read more.

Leviticus 5: Sin and the guilt offerings

March 14, 2024 ·

Summary:These actions will render someone guilty once they become aware of it: Withholding necessary information, Touching unclean objects, Making a thoughtless oath. To reconcile, one must offer a sin offering of a lamb or two pigeons/doves. If they are poor, they are to bring an ephah of flour to be burned. If someone sins regarding the holy items, they are to offer a ram. They must also provide cash for restitution equal to the value plus one-fifth. It serves as… Read more.

Leviticus 4: Sin Offerings

March 13, 2024 ·

Summary:If a priest unintentionally sins, then a bull is to be sacrificed. Its blood is to be sprinkled around, and its fats and other parts are to be burnt on the altar. The rest is to be burnt outside the camp. The same is to be done if the whole community sins unintentionally. If a community leader sins, he is to bring a male goat to be sacrificed. The blood is to be splattered, and its fats burnt. If a… Read more.

Leviticus 3 : Fellowship Offerings

March 12, 2024 ·

Summary:An animal without defect should be offered for the fellowship offerings, and it can be from the herd or the flock. The person who presents it should lay their hands on its head, and then it should be slaughtered at the entrance of the tent of meeting. The blood is to be splattered on the altar, and the fat and the internal organs of the animal are to be burned as an offering to God. If the offering is a… Read more.

Leviticus 2 : Grain Offering

March 11, 2024 ·

Summary:A grain offering must consist of fine flour, oil, and incense. Part of it is burned, and the remainder is kept by the priests. If it's cooked, it must not contain yeast (or honey). An offering should always be made with salt. Key verse:13. You shall season all your grainofferings with salt. You shall not let the salt of the covenant with your God bemissing from your grain offering; with all your offerings you shall offer salt. My thoughts:Often, when something is made specifically for God, yeast is forbidden. Yeast was not considered unclean or untouchable, in contrast to pork, but it was seen as an imperfection in offerings to God. Refraining… Read more.

Leviticus 1: Burnt Offerings

March 10, 2024 ·

Summary:God instructs Moses on the proper conduct of burnt offerings. Any animal offering must be from the herd or flock, and must be a male without defect. The person offering must put their hand on the head of the animal for atonement. A bull's blood is to be sprinkled on the altar, the bull is to be cut into pieces and burnt on the altar, after being washed. The aroma is pleasing to God. The same is to happen to… Read more.