I had been studying the life of Moses with my local BSF group for the past nine months and our last meeting was this past Monday. I have never in my life enjoyed reading Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy as much as I did in these past several months. I have been overwhelmed with all the wisdom that I have gained from meditating on the passages in these books, discussing them with my small group, listening to the lecture and reading the notes. God did not hold back in pouring out His blessings thru His wisdom. And since God’s blessings are meant to be shared, I am sharing with you ten truths that have convicted my heart during these nine months of studying the life of Moses, and hopefully they will touch a chord in your heart as well. Continue reading
I had mentioned in this post back in November that I was studying the life of Moses with my local BSF group. We started with Exodus and we have recently completed Leviticus. I wanted to revisit the idea of holiness, a central theme in Leviticus, and share with you a few nuggets of truth that have been reinforced throughout this bible study through Scripture, notes, lectures and discussions shared among the participants.
The book of Leviticus is filled with instructions on how to approach and worship God by way of offerings, rules and regulations related to ceremonial purification, and guidelines for holy living. The instructions are detailed and God makes it clear that they are to be followed just as He commanded. We also learn about the different holy days that were to be observed annually, which, in one way or another, served as a reminder of the Israelites’ relationship with God. Continue reading