Tag: purification

  • Biblical Principle #233: Israel to be Holy

    Biblical Principles List Principle In the Law of Moses, God commanded Israel to be holy because He is holy. Explanation We have previously established that GOD is holy and that GOD designed proper order for how He wants all creation to operate. Following the flood, when the second world order began at Babel, GOD assigned…

  • Biblical Principle #230: The Nazirite Vow

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, GOD gave guidelines for Israelites who took a Nazarite vow. Explanation We previously established that certain individuals were set apart from the assembly of Israel in a preventative manner for maintaining the purity of the whole. Similarly, certain individuals were set apart in a unique sense…

  • Biblical Principle #228: Israel to Ceremonially Cleanse

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, an Israelite was to purify themselves following specific events that made them ceremonially unclean to GOD. Explanation In the Law of Moses, GOD specified four categories of uncleanness that required a form of ceremonial cleansing: Here is what the Law said about each of these categories:…

  • Biblical Principle #225: Only Priest’s Family to Eat from Sacrifices

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God gave strict rules that only a Levite priest’s family could eat from the sacrifices offered by Israel as prescribed by the Law. Explanation As we have observed, sacrifice is a consequence of sin that goes back to Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel. Under the…

  • Biblical Principle #145: God Appointed Aaron and His Sons as Priests

    Biblical Principles List Principle God appointed Aaron and his sons to serve as His priests under the Law of Moses. Explanation As GOD continued revealing His will to Moses upon Mount Sinai, He appointed Aaron and Aaron’s sons to serve as priests. 1 “Now take Aaron your brother, and his sons with him, from among…

  • February 25 – Purification

    Reading Lev. 12:1-8; 14:1-32; 15:13-15, 28-30; 19:11-22, 1-10 Devotional GOD gave the Israelites commands regarding what to do in the event that they became unclean. An Israelite could become unclean for a number of reasons, including bodily fluids, having a baby, being in contact with a dead body, or having a disease such as leprosy. For each situation…