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Intro to the Book of Leviticus Part 3

KEYS TO UNDErSTANDING LEVITICUS Key words to notice in the book of Leviticus are Holiness, which is found 87 times, Blood as a means of cleansing 89 times, and atonement 45 times (KYB, Dunn5).These words set the tone for the book as they display what the thrust of the...

Intro to the Book of Leviticus Part 2

A WAY TO COMMUNE WITH GOD The book of law was written to the Hebrew People (Jews). These were the chosen people of God, but they needed help in order to stay in God’s good graces. For this reason, God spoke unto Moses the words that are recorded in this book. The...

Intro to the Book of Leviticus

A BOOK OF LAW The book of Leviticus is considered to be the Law book of the Old Testament. It is the third book in what is called the Pentateuch. The name Pentateuch originates from the Greek words pente (five) and teuchos (volumes). This is important because...

Prayer and Humility Part 3

Solomon helps us realize that forgiveness of sins is in the hands of God. This forgiveness is  conditional to our repentance. This was the standard in the time of Solomon and is also the standard  today. God’s word and nature are constant and will never change...

Prayer and Humility Part 2

In 1 Kings 8:39, we clearly see that God knows the hearts of all men. This is a claim to the omniscience of God. “then hear in heaven Your dwelling place, and forgive, and act, and give to everyone according to all his ways, whose heart You know (for You alone know...

Prayer and Humility

In the Books of 1st and 2nd Kings there are many examples of prayer and humility. Solomon, in 1st Kings 8:22-53, is a great example of humbling yourself before God in prayer. Solomon is grateful for having completed the Temple which he had built for God. If we look at...