The Brokenhearted

TODAY’S DAILY READING: Leviticus 6-7 & Luke 4

Old Testament: Leviticus 6- Always Burning

Leviticus 6:13
“A fire shall always be burning on the altar; it shall never go out.”

IMG_1482The Old Testament offerings served a duel purpose. First, they were designed to provide a way for man to have relationship with God. Second, they were designed as types or illustrations of a relationship between man and God through Christ. Paul wrote that these things were written for our “example” (Romans 15:4). An understanding of the Old Testament offerings… Read More

 

Leviticus 7- Giving Your Best

Leviticus 7:3-4
“And he shall offer from it all its fat. The fat tail and the fat that covers the entrails, the two kidneys and the fat that is on them by the flanks, and the fatty lobe attached to the liver above the kidneys, he shall remove;”

FullSizeRender.jpgIn Biblical times, fat was a sign of an animal’s health and vigor. When it came time to divide the offerings, the fat was always devoted to the Lord. This was not done for health reasons, but as an illustration of giving our best to God. While the Cross made the need for daily offerings obsolete, the idea of offering our best to the Lord remains, and is one of the chief … Read More

 

New Testament: Luke 4- The Brokenhearted

Luke 4:18
“He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, . . .”

IMG_1483Since man’s greatest problem is sin, man’s greatest need is for a savior. We don’t have to look too far to see that we are a fallen race. War, prejudice, and crime are all around us. Even within our own homes we have anger, lust, fear and unforgiveness. We are a people desperately in need of God. The great news… Read More

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