Tag: sanctify

  • 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 #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 Principle #134: Israel Waited Three Days for God at Sinai

    Biblical Principles List Principle Upon accepting God’s covenant, Israel waited three days for God to appear at Mount Sinai. Explanation Once Israel accepted GOD’s covenant at Mount Sinai, GOD told them to prepare for His arrival three days from then. 10 Again the Lord said to Moses, “Go down and solemnly charge the people and…

  • 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…

  • July 4 – One Life to Live; Make it Count

    Reading 2 Chron. 29:3-36; 30:1-27; 31:1-21 Devotional Each of us has only one life to live. It’s one of the first lessons we learn—that people are born, they grow up, grow old and eventually they die—but it’s also one of the easiest lessons to forget. We easily get wrapped up in life’s little moments and,…