Category Archives: Leviticus

July 6 – United: Country – Leviticus 19

Read Leviticus 19:11-18 The word ‘neighbor’ took on a whole new meaning when I started college my freshmen year at The University of Tampa. Growing up in Wooster, OH, “neighbor” to me meant the families that lived on the other … Continue reading

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July 29: Sticky Fingers

Read Leviticus 19:11-13 When you read the eighth commandment of “thou shall not steal” it seems all too easy to think, “Well, this one doesn’t apply to me!” While you might not have a case of the sticky fingers per … Continue reading

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January 16: Jesus and the Feast of Tabernacles

Read Leviticus 23:33-36; Leviticus 23:40-43; and Amos 9:11 For the Feast of Tabernacles, all Israelites were to travel to Jerusalem and live in temporary shelters for seven days.  As they arrived for the feast, they were to construct tabernacles or booths. … Continue reading

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January 15: Jesus and the Day of Atonement

Read Leviticus 23:26-32 Leviticus chapter 16 specifies the tenth day of the seventh month as the date on which the high priest would conduct a special ceremony to purge sin from the temple and from the people.  The heart of this ceremony … Continue reading

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January 14: Jesus and the Feast of Trumpets

Read Leviticus 23:24-25 and Matthew 24:32-36 We have seen over the last few days that the four spring feasts were fulfilled by Jesus on the actual feast day in connection with His first coming, so it is theorized by some … Continue reading

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January 13: Jesus and the Feast of Weeks

Read Leviticus 23:15-22 and Acts 2:1-41 Seven weeks after the Feast of First Fruits is Shavuot (The Feast of Weeks).  Greek translators of the Torah called it Pentecost.  It was designated as the time to present an offering of new … Continue reading

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January 12: Jesus and the Feast of First Fruits

Read Leviticus 23:9-14 and John 12:23-24 The third of the Jewish Feast days is the Feast of First Fruits.  On this day, the priest offered the first ripe sheaf of barley (the first crop to ripen) as an act of … Continue reading

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January 11: Jesus and the Feast of Unleavened Bread

Read Leviticus 23: 6-8;  John 6:31-35 The Hebrew word for feasts (moadim) can be translated “appointed times.”  God carefully planned the timing and sequence of each of the seven feasts detailed in Leviticus 23 to reveal to us a special … Continue reading

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January 10: Jesus in Leviticus

Read Leviticus 23:5 and Exodus 12:21-27 If you think about the holiday season what comes to your mind?  I have memories of Christmases from my childhood that include presents and family. I grew up in my grandparent’s house and my … Continue reading

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June 22: Understanding “Blessing” and “Adversity”

Read Leviticus 26:1-27:34 “If you follow my decrees and are careful to obey my commands,I will…”  (Lev. 26:3, 4a) “But if you will not listen to me and carry out all these commands,and if you reject my decrees and abhor my … Continue reading

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