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Someone asked me this question…
Why do say renewed covenant, when God said it would be a new covenant?
This video is my answer.
In this Torah portion, instructions are given to avoid being make unclean. Also the instructions for the appointed holy day of Yom Kippur, the day of atonement.
“So keep my charge not to follow any of these abominable customs that others before you have followed and thus defile yourselves by doing them.” – Leviticus 11:30
We continue to learn about the instructions of the offerings from the book of Leviticus. In this torah portion there is a shift from being general instructions for the people of Israel, to more specific directions for the priests of Israel.
The book I read from in this video was Torah Scope by William Mark Huey.
This is the first Torah Portion in the book of Leviticus and talk about the 5 different types of offerings.
The complete book of Leviticus took place at Mt. Sani.
The Purpose of Leviticus is an instruction for the priests and Levites outlining their duties in worship. How to perform their duties, hot to be educated regarding Yah’s sacrifices, laws, etc. It is a guidebook of holy living for community of Israel.
The word “Leviticus” means, “that which pertains to the Levites.
The theme of the book are the requirments to be set apart to YHWH
The overwhelming message of Leviticus is the holiness of Our Creator,
“you must be holy because I, Yahweh your God is holy -Leviticus 19:2
Holiness in mentioned more times (152) than in any other book of the Bible.