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Leviticus 27-Numbers 1
by Audrey Rogers on February 22nd, 2021
Daily Devotional from Leviticus 27--Verse 21But the field, when it is released in the jubilee, shall be a holy gift to the Lord, like a field that has been devoted. The priest shall be in possession of it.Have you ever hit the reset button on a piece of electronic equipment that was no longer functioning properly?When the Israelites reached the Promised Land, God distributed land to the 12 tribes....
by Audrey Rogers on February 20th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Leviticus 26--Verses 3-4If 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.Verses 1-13 list the blessings of obeying God, while 14-39 pronounce curses for disobedience. We are in the middle of the five books of the LAW and...
by Audrey Rogers on February 19th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Leviticus 23--Verse 2These are the appointed feasts of the Lord that you shall proclaim as holy convocations. What would it look like if we stopped and celebrated more? As Americans we just keep the pedal to the metal and don’t stop nearly enough. But I like how God instructed Israel to do it. If you were to add up all the holidays listed in chapter 23, you would have 18 days...
by Audrey Rogers on February 18th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Leviticus 22-- Verse 32b-33 I am the LORD who sanctifies you, who brought you out of the land of Egypt to be your God: I am the LORD. Throughout Leviticus 21-22 we see requirements physically and relationally for the priests, and we see physical requirements for the sacrifices. Throughout this reading we also see the word “blemish” repeated over and over. It was required that...
by Audrey Rogers on February 17th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Leviticus 19--Verse 16“You shall not go around as a slanderer among your people, and you shall not stand up against the life of your neighbor: I am the Lord.”Slander is a plague amongst non-believers and believers alike, it seems satan has a foothold in the physical church. We damage people’s reputation and sometimes we hardly know the person. Gossip and slander go hand in ha...
by Audrey Rogers on February 16th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Leviticus 17--Verse 11For the life of the flesh is in the blood, and I have given it for you on the altar to make atonement for your souls, for it is the blood that makes atonement by the life.Atonement is one of those “church-y” words that gets said a lot. We know the context of it and that it is related to the cross and that it does something with sin. In this verse, the He...
by Audrey Rogers on February 15th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Leviticus 16--Verses 21-22And Aaron shall lay both his hands on the head of the live goat, and confess over it all the iniquities of the people of Israel, and all their transgressions, all their sins. And he shall put them on the head of the goat and send it away into the wilderness by the hand of a man who is in readiness. The goat shall bear all their iniquities on itself t...
by Audrey Rogers on February 13th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Leviticus 13—Verses 45-46The leprous person who has the disease shall wear torn clothes and let the hair of his head hang loose, and he shall cover his upper lip and cry out, ‘Unclean, unclean.’ He shall remain unclean as long as he has the disease. He is unclean. He shall live alone. His dwelling shall be outside the camp.The chapter on Identifying Leprosy is the longest cha...
by Audrey Rogers on February 12th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Leviticus 11-- Verse 44I am the LORD your God. Consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am holy. This verse says that the Lord wants us to consecrate ourselves. Do you know what that means? It means to declare yourself to be sacred. Another word for sacred is dedicated. Dedicated for a special use. My wedding ring is dedicated. My birth certificate is dedicated. My...
by Audrey Rogers on February 11th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Leviticus 9-- Verse 23And Moses and Aaron went into the tent of meeting, and when they came out they blessed the people, and the glory of the LORD appeared to all the people. In Leviticus 9-10, we see how the sacrifices were carried out. There were very specific commands for the sin, burnt, and peace offerings. When Aaron had carried out these commands, God appeared before al...
by Audrey Rogers on February 10th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Leviticus 7--Verses 31-33The priest shall burn the fat on the altar, but the breast shall be for Aaron and his sons. And the right thigh you shall give to the priest as a contribution from the sacrifice of your peace offerings. Whoever among the sons of Aaron offers the blood of the peace offerings and the fat shall have the right thigh for a portion.Since way back when the p...
by Audrey Rogers on February 9th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Leviticus 6--Verse 6:18bAnything that touches the [grain] offerings will become holy.Verse 6:27aAnything that touches the [sin] offerings will become holy.Purity laws in the Old Testament can sometimes seem crazy. If you touch or come into contact with “unclean” things, its “unclean” status has been imparted onto you. The only way to make yourself “clean” is to follow the car...
by Audrey Rogers on February 8th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Leviticus 4--Verses 15-17:And the elders of the congregation shall lay their hands on the head of the bull before the Lord, and the bull shall be killed before the Lord. Then the anointed priest shall bring some of the blood of the bull into the tent of meeting, and the priest shall dip his finger in the blood and sprinkle it seven times before the Lord in front of the veil.M...
by Audrey Rogers on February 6th, 2021
Daily devotional from Leviticus 1--Verse 13:bAnd the priest shall offer all of it and burn it on the altar; it is a burnt offering, a food offering with a pleasing aroma to the LORD.It sounds like God likes the smell of BBQ, eh? I like the smell of BBQ! But while I am drawn to the savory aroma of tender marinated meats and vegetables slowly roasting over an open flame, God is drawn to the aroma of...
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