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This week I’m reviewing the book of Leviticus. It’s now been three months since Moses and his people fled Egypt. They’re still hanging out around the base of Mt. Sinai.
According to the study guide I’m using, Leviticus is a recording of how God’s people were to worship Him. The first 17 chapters discussed sacrifice. The next ten chapters discuss man’s fellowship with God.
The first 17 chapters discuss sacrifice as a way to worship God. Five kinds of sacrifices are mentioned.
The author of the study guide noted that “the burnt offering foreshadows Christ,” and “the meal offering exhibits the manhood of Christ and the life that he was offered.” The trespass offerings dealt with sin against others and atonement.
Then we come to the section on cleaninless and how God’s people must be clean. And that’s when things get messy.