LEVITICUSCALLED TO HOLINESS

1. AUTHOR: 

  • Leviticus Is Moses’ 3rd Book. 
  • God As Author, Moses Is Secretary. 
  • Leviticus As Lived-Experience Of Moses & Israel. 

2. LEVITICUS & DISCIPLESHIP: 

a. Discipleship & Sitting = Leviticus 

  • Israel Sits At Mt. Sinai For One Year, (Num. 1:1). 
  • Key: Disciples Are Learners 
  • Key: Discipleship Takes Time To Learn Disciplines. 
  • Key: Discipleship Takes Time To Be Disciplined By The Disciplines. 
  • Goal: Discipleship Ensures Commonality 

b. Discipleship & Marching = Numbers  

  • Marching Requires Discipline, Unity & Maturity.   

3. LEVITICUS & DUTY:  

a. Hebrew: Wayyiqra = And He Called, (1:1)  

  • Israel Is A Called Nation & God Expects Them To Live As Such. 
  • Leviticus Outlines YHWH’s Expectation Of The Called. 

b. Greek: Leuitikon = Pertaining To The Levites  

  • Much Of Leviticus Is Administered By The Levitical Priests. 
  • The Levitical Priests Teach The Called About God. 
  • The Levitical Priests Serve The Called On God’s Behalf. 
  • The Levitical Priests Represent The Called Before God.  

4. LEVITICUS & DEDICATION: 

  • The Theme Of Leviticus = Holiness/Sanctification. 
  • YHWH Reveals His Holiness To Israel = Qadosh, (Lev. 11:45). 
  • Holy Means That God Is Other Worldly. 
  • Holy Means That God Is Separate From Evil. 
  • Holy Means That God Is Pure 
  • YHWH Expects Israel To Be As Holy As He, (Lev.19:2). 
  • Holiness Is Separation From All That Is Evil. 
  • Holiness Is Dedication To All That Is Godly.  

PRAYER: FATHER, SANCTIFY US! 

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