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Leviticus 15

At the end of ch14 it said that it was the end of rules about infectious skin diseases, and I thought “well that’s a relief”.  So to genital emissions, male and female, normal and abnormal. 269 more words


Take your sin to Christ. He has made atonement for sin.

Leviticus 1:1-2:16
Jesus Christ, ‘the Lamb without blemish’, has ‘made atonement’ for sin through the shedding of His ‘precious blood’(1:3-5; 1 Peter 1:18-19). This offering of Christ – He ‘loved us and gave Himself up for us’- is ‘a pleasing odour to the Lord’, ‘a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God’(1:9,13,17; Ephesians 5:2). 343 more words

Holy Spirit

Resources for Preaching Leviticus

I was asked to write a blog on preaching Leviticus for another preaching website. (I will copy that blog here once it posts.) As I have researched and written, several resources were helpful. 320 more words


YaYikra/Leviticus, Behar-Bechukotai 25:1 – 27:34

Initial Thoughts (JPS p.265-275)

Last week I read my first parasha hashavuah for this project and it ended up being two parashot in one, which I thought was really interesting – I’m still not sure exactly why, but I assume it has something to do with how the calendar is working out this year. 1,427 more words


The Shemitah Ideal: Forego Profit and Renounce Ownership - Parashat Behar 5776

Parashat Behar presents the laws of shemitah, the sabbatical year.  The Israelites are allowed to plant and sow, prune and gather for six years.  Then, on the seventh year, the land is to be given a sabbath of complete rest.  1,023 more words

Divrei Torah (Weekly Sermons)

The Sacrifices (Leviticus 1-7)

  1. Finish Pentateuch / get into Joshua (history)
  2. Genesis and Exodus
    1. Fall / promise (Adam)
    2. Calling / promise (Abraham)
    3. Jacob / Joseph to Egypt
    4. Slaves / Exodus…
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Leviticus 14

More rules about skin diseases, including leprosy and other infections even mould in houses.  Its quite sophisticated to connect mould in dwellings to disease, and the instructions for fixing it make a lot of practical sense.   295 more words

Failure And Forgiveness