Week 32: Blessings for Obedience

Today’s Text: Leviticus 25-27 Key Text: Leviticus 26:3-5 “If you walk in my statutes and observe my commandments and do them, then I will give you your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit. Your threshing shall last to the time… Continue reading Week 32: Blessings for Obedience

Week 31: Holy Time

Week 31: Holy Time Today’s Text: Leviticus 22-24 Key Text: Leviticus 23:1-2 “The LORD said to Moses, ‘Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘These are my appointed festivals, the appointed festivals of the LORD, which you are to proclaim as sacred assemblies.’” Along with all the “rules and regulations” that you find in… Continue reading Week 31: Holy Time

Week 29: Why There is No More Need for a Scapegoat

Today’s Text: Leviticus 16-18 Key Text: Leviticus 16:7-10 “And he shall take the two goats and present them before the LORD at the doorway of the tent of meeting. And Aaron shall cast lots for the two goats, one lot for the LORD and the other lot for the scapegoat. Then Aaron shall offer the… Continue reading Week 29: Why There is No More Need for a Scapegoat

Week 32 Monday

Jubilee Today’s scripture selection: Leviticus 25-27 Key verses: Leviticus 25:11-12 It was called the year of Jubilee. A great festival, lasting the entire year, held every fifty years – it was a sort of Sabbath for the entire nation. According to Easton’s Bible Dictionary, during this year “The land was to be fallow, and the… Continue reading Week 32 Monday

Week 31 Monday

Busy, Busy, Busy Today’s scripture selection: Leviticus 22-24 Key verses: Leviticus 23:3 Everybody’s so busy.  Or at least it seems that way. I serve a small congregation, out in the country.  We’re near a city – but not a mammoth one.  It’s not L.A. or New York.  It’s Virginia – you know, the Blue Ridge… Continue reading Week 31 Monday

Week 30 Monday

Be Holy Today’s scripture selection: Leviticus 19-21 Key verses: Leviticus 19:2 It may seem like a tall order, but there it is: “Be holy, because I, the LORD your God, am holy.” And the order was issued to not just the pious; not just the particularly religious, but the whole community – everyone. The people… Continue reading Week 30 Monday

Week 29 Monday

An Open Door Today’s scripture selection: Leviticus 16-17 Key verses: Leviticus 16:2 The LORD said to Moses, “Tell your brother Aaron that he is not to come whenever he chooses into the Most Holy Place behind the curtain….” In the days of desert wandering – access to God had very specific rules.  Ignore them, and… Continue reading Week 29 Monday

Week 28 Monday

A Clean Slate Today’s scripture selection: Leviticus 13-15 Key verses: Leviticus 14:19 “Then the priest is to sacrifice the sin offering and make atonement for the one to be cleansed from their uncleanness.” It’s all about getting “clean.” Chapter after chapter of very specific laws and regulation, addressing every kind of ceremonial uncleanness – that’s… Continue reading Week 28 Monday

Week 27 Monday

Holiness: A Serious Business Today’s scripture selection: Leviticus 10-12 Key verses: Leviticus 10:1-3 One thing that the book of Leviticus makes very clear is that God’s holiness is not to be taken lightly. It is very serious business indeed. A great example of this is the record of how Aaron’s sons were killed because they… Continue reading Week 27 Monday