Matthew 7:21-29 We are coming to the end of the sermon on the mount. It grows to a crescendo with people claiming to have done good deeds, proclaim prophesies and perform miracles in Jesus’ name. And Jesus answered them: “I never knew you”. I took the liberty to add my own discovery of the meaning of these verses. The chapter ends with the parable of the foolish and the wise builders.
Leviticus 5 completes the description of the sin offering and continues with the guilt offering.
Leviticus 6 tells of the restitution necessary in the burnt offering, the grain offering and the sin offering,
And Leviticus 7 defines the guilt offering and the peace(fellowship) offering. It furthermore forbids the people to eat fat or blood. In a fellowship offering the priest must get his share, and the share is specified.
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February 12: Matthew 17, Leviticus 7, Leviticus 8, Leviticus 9 (click on the chapter to begin reading)
Matthew 17 begins with the transfiguration. Then the disciples try to heal a boy with epilepsy but fail. Jesus heals him immediately. The disciples could not do it because they had so little faith. Jesus also predicts his death, and the tax collectors come to Peter to collect the temple tax. Jesus solves this by telling peter to go fishing and from the first fish he catches he will take the four drachma coin swallowed by the fish. That did take care of the tax for both Peter and Jesus.
Leviticus 7 defines the guilt offering and the peace(fellowship) offering. It furthermore forbids the people to eat fat or blood. In a fellowship offering the priest must get his share, and the share is specified.
Leviticus 8 goes into some length how the ordination of Aaron and his sons was done.
In Leviticus 9 the priestly ministry begins.
Leviticus 7, the Guilt/Peace Offering, the Fellowship offering, eating Fat and Blood forbidden, the Priest’s share.