Tag: sanctification

  • Biblical Principle #234: Laws of Separation

    Biblical Principles List Principle In the Law of Moses, God told Israel to avoid mixing seed in one field, yoking different animal types, mixing fabrics in a garment, and cross-breeding animals. Explanation We previously established that GOD told Israel to be holy (separate) because He is holy. It follows that, in close proximity to this…

  • 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 #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 #158: Atonement, Consecration, and Anointing of the Priests

    Biblical Principles List Principle Aaron and his sons were atoned for, consecrated, and anointed as they began their priestly duties. Explanation For the Levitical priesthood to be acceptable to GOD, it first had to be properly initiated. We previously observed that Aaron and his sons were washed and then dressed in the priestly garments. Several…

  • Biblical Principle #157: Israel’s Priests Washed and Clothed

    Biblical Principles List Principle Before Aaron and his sons could serve as Israel’s priests, they had to be washed and clothed. Explanation Once the tabernacle and its furnishings were prepared, it was time for Israel’s Levitical priesthood to begin. But before Aaron and his sons could serve as priests, they had to be properly clothed…

  • 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…

  • Biblical Principle #136: God Waited to Come Down at Sinai Because the People Weren’t Ready

    Principle At Mount Sinai, God did not descend immediately because Israel needed time to prepare. Explanation We have previously established that, in Exodus 19, GOD offered Israel His covenant upon their arrival at Mount Sinai. We noted that GOD waited three days before descending upon Mount Sinai. Now let’s view the situation, as best we…

  • Biblical Baptism, Part 18 (Baptism and a Wedding)

    Have you considered the role that baptism plays in the union of Christ and His bride, the church? This is pretty cool; check it out! Welcome to part 18 of my biblical baptism series. The posts build on each other, so check out the previous posts below: Download series as a PDF Apologies: I haven’t…