Daily Encouragement

February 16 – Specifics of Burnt Offerings

February 16
Leviticus 1:1-3:17
Mark 1:29-2:12
Psalm 35:17-28
Proverbs 9:13-18

Congratulations! We’ve completed 3 whole books of the Bible! We’re 1/8 of the way thru the year as well (don’t worry other books in the Bible are shorter!)

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Leviticus 1 – What were the characteristics of burnt offerings?

  • 1) Personal,
  • 2) Cattle,
  • 3) Male,
  • 4) Without Blemish,
  • 5) Voluntary,
  • 6) At the tabernacle,
  • 7) Physical touch,
  • 8) Atonement,
  • 9) Personally killed,
  • 10) Blood sprinkled,
  • 11) Cut in pieces,
  • 12) Burned,
  • 13) Washed; for a sweet savour.

God had a detailed process.

Leviticus 3:17 – The Israelites were forbidden from eating blood, because the life was in the blood (Leviticus 17:11).

Mark 1:30 – A major religion teaches that their clergy must be unmarried, however we see that Simon (later Peter) had a mother-in-law. Most people with a mother-in-law, also have a wife.

Mark 1:34 – Again Jesus orders the devils to not speak (as we discussed yesterday).

Mark 2:4 – As Vic Eliason used to say – the press caused problems even back then.

Patch the Pirate has a song, “The Quartet that Raised the Roof” (Amazon MP3).

Psalm 35:17 – Are you hurting? Pray this prayer with the Psalmist!

Proverbs 9:13 – Solomon warns against the foolish woman’s house of ‘hospitality’ – by v.18 the guests are now in the depths of hell.

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