The Biblical Feasts of Israel – 03 (“Second Feast – Pentecost”) 1. INTRODUCTION: The previous two weeks we looked at the first major festival of the people of Israel, viz. Passover or Easter (“Pesach”). We also discussed the two sub-festivals during the Passover – “The Feast of the Unleavened Bread” (“Chag HaMatzah”) and “The Feast […]

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The Biblical Feasts of Israel – 02 (First Feast – The “Feast of the “Unleavened Bread” and the “First Fruits”) 1. SCRIPTURE READING: Lev.23:1-8 ~ “The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 2 “Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, These are the appointed feasts of the Lord that you shall proclaim as holy convocations; […]

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Blood and Atonement – Leviticus – 03 [“Law of the Offerings – Individual Regulations (Peace Offerings)”] 1. INTRODUCTION: The nation of Israel lived as a theocracy, a nation ruled by God and not political parties or a democratic elected government – God was the Law-giver; He was the leader – the King and Lord of the […]

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Blood and Atonement – Leviticus – 02 [“Law of the Offerings – Individual Regulations (Grain Offerings)”] 1. INTRODUCTION: Last week we learnt that the burnt offerings were all about the dedication to the Lord God Almighty, and the lesson of the burnt offering emphasised only half of the concept of dedication. Another lesson was necessary […]

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Blood and Atonement – Leviticus – 01 [“Law of the Offerings – Individual Regulations (Burnt Offering)”] 1. INTRODUCTION: The Book of Leviticus is a closed book for most Christians. The commands of slaughter of animals, the descriptions of priestly rituals, the classifications of what one was to wear and eat, and the lack of narrative […]

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