I often wonder why this happened and continues to do so. In my entire life attending traditional church, bible studies and youth groups, and Church Camp, I cannot recall EVER hearing this: “These are My appointed times, the times of the LORD that you will proclaim as sacred assemblies.” (Lev. 23:2)*
The teaching from this past Shabbat on Vayikra “And He Called” from Leviticus 1:1-6:7 is posted in the Audio Teachings Page. You can find it here
Who in the world would want to study Leviticus? Coastlands Congregation of Messiah does! -WHY ALL THE SACRIFICES? -DIDN’T JESUS DO AWAY WITH THE SACRIFICIAL SYSTEM? -HAVE YOU BEEN TAUGHT (OR ASSUMED) ALL THE SACRIFICES WERE FOR SIN? (They weren’t!) -WILL SACRIFICES BE RE-INSTITUTED IN THE FUTURE?
When God’s name is “spoken ill of” because God’s people disobey God’s commands or live immorally (Rom 2:24; 1 Tim 6:1), God’s people are participating in the dishonoring of God; God’s name is also “spoken ill of ” by his enemies (Rev 13:6; 16:9), resulting in God’s vindication of his honor through the punishment of those enemies. -Honor, Patronage, Kinship …