Posts Tagged ‘sacrifices’
The Blood of Christ
by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: I Peter 1:18-21 I. The blood of Christ is strongly connected with the concept of salvation from sin. A. It has been in the plan of God that Christ should die for mankind 1. Isaiah 53:5 – He was wounded for our transgressions. 2. Zechariah 13:1 – A fountain opened for sin and…Read More
Made to be Sin
by Doy Moyer Sometimes I am struck with the beauty of a passage while, at the same time, humbled by the fact that its fullness and depth are out of my reach. The passage becomes a never-ending source of thought, ideas, and encouragement. Such is the case for me with II Corinthians 5:21 — “For…Read More
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/BurntOfferings.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Hebrews 9:24-10:10 I. The sacrifices of the Old Testament can be confusing because they are classified in different categories, such as by how they were done (heave, wave, burnt), what they were for (sin, trespass, vow, voluntary, peace), what they were (firstfruits, food, drink), or even how they smelled…Read More
“May I?” or “Must I?”
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/MayIOrMustI.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Genesis 4:1-12 I. Romans 15:4 A. As we read through our Bibles, it doesn’t take long notice how differently the Old Law is presented in comparison to the New Law. 1. The Old Law contains many regulations that spell out, some times in detail, what a person could and could not do.…Read More
Doesn’t Leviticus 27:29 indicate that God accepted human sacrifices?
Question: Dear Mr. Hamilton, In Leviticus 27:28, you say Jephthah’s daughter could not be redeemed, but Leviticus 27:29 says, “No person under the ban, who may become doomed to destruction among men, shall be redeemed, but shall surely be put to death.” Doesn’t it mean that Jephthah’s daughter should have been put to death and that human…Read More
Do I need to prepare myself as a priest to fit into the kingdom?
Question: I have a question regarding the practical application of royal priesthood in the upcoming kingdom of God. Recently I got to know one of the elders and preacher in the church. According to him, we are a royal priesthood (referring to I Peter 2:9) and the role of priest is to offer up Christ…Read More
The Day of Atonement
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/2016Fall8TheDayOfAtonement.mp3 by Joe Works Studying LeviticusRead More
The Sin and Guilt Offerings
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/SinAndGuiltOfferings.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Hebrews 13:10-16 I. The Law of Moses featured numerous sacrifices and making sense of them can be difficult A. There were five categories: Sin, trespass, burnt, meat, and peace offerings 1. But they were also grouped in another way: Firstfruits, wave, heave, vow, voluntary, and drink offerings 2. They were also divided…Read More
I didn’t keep all of my sacrifices. Will God still help me?
Question: Hello, A few months ago I started going through a hard time in my life, I had a problem that I, myself, couldn’t solve, so I put it in God’s hands. As I was really desperate and willing to do anything for it, I offered a few sacrifices (yes, more than one) and I…Read More
Did the skins for the first clothing come from a sacrifice?
Question: Where did the “skins” come from that God used to cloth Adam and Eve? Genesis 3:20-21. Did this skin come from an animal? Wouldn’t this action by God be considered the “first” sacrifice? Please clarify. Thank you. Answer: After God issued the punishments to Adam and Eve for their sin, he took animal skins and made…Read More