Category Archives: Leviticus

Hearing the Rhythm

I finished today’s reading in Leviticus 18 through 20 and sat back. While I couldn’t remember all the detail of what I had just read, the rhythm of the passage continued to pound in my head and in my heart. … Continue reading

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Azazel

I’m not quite sure why I got stuck on it, but I did. I know that I’ve noticed this difference in translations before. The word is only used four times in Scripture . . . all here in Leviticus 16 … Continue reading

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Fired

Every time I encounter the story, I can’t help but think how extreme the consequences were. They were new to the job. Sure they had been trained and instructed on how to fulfill their role, but this week was their … Continue reading

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The Great Equalizer

I’m reading again in Leviticus this morning and the math just doesn’t line up. You know, the math that says that if A=B and B=C then A=C. Or, in the case of this morning’s reading in Leviticus 5, if a … Continue reading

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Fruitful Praise

A certain word jumped off the page as I was reading this morning. Don’t think I’ve ever noticed it before when reading here. No, didn’t expect to find that word in Leviticus. Not too surprising that I wasn’t expecting it … Continue reading

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The Priest

No doubt there is a lot of detail to try and take in and work through when it comes to reading Leviticus. But in these opening chapters the “big picture ideas” are evident simply because of repetition. Yesterday, I noticed … Continue reading

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Breathe Deep

Ok . . . so this morning I enter into Leviticus again . . . and it doesn’t take long, as I read the first four chapters, for me to notice the recurring phrase, “a pleasing aroma to the LORD.” … Continue reading

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