Category: Leviticus

  • Christ the Firstfruits

    The firstfruits of a harvest that was picked by a farmer as the best crop in his whole field was a foretaste of a great harvest. Jesus, raised from the dead by God the Father and the Holy Spirit, is the firstfruits of a great harvest of believers. Since the resurrection of Christ, a great…

  • “Christ Our Passover Lamb”

      Exodus 12:21-27; Leviticus 23:4-8; 1 Corinthians 5:6-8; 1 Peter 1:18-20 (text) © October 6, 2013 • Download this sermon (PDF) BBeloved congregation of Christ: We come now to the Feast of Passover, the first of seven feasts that God appointed for Israel in Leviticus 23. Many evangelicals would ask, Why study the Feast of Passover?…

  • The Grain Offering: Thanksgiving to the LORD

    The Grain Offering: Thanksgiving to the LORD

    Just as the Lord called Moses, Aaron and the congregation to worship him on the eighth day, he calls you today on the first day of the week to worship him. Your sin offering to God is not a sacrificial animal, but it is Christ who offered his own body and body to atone for…

  • Jesus Honors Himself at the Feasts

    Jesus Honors Himself at the Feasts

    Join us every Lord’s Day, as we meet and celebrate Jesus at the Feasts!

  • The Burnt Offering

    The Burnt Offering

    Burnt offerings therefore signify that whenever believers gather as God’s people during worship services, they ascend into the heavenly places by the Spirit through faith in Christ. Our offerings of prayers, songs and doxologies, and our vows of consecration to God ascend into heaven as a pleasing aroma to God.

  • How Leviticus 9 Informs Our Worship Service

    How Leviticus 9 Informs Our Worship Service

      Our current sermon series is Leviticus 9 in which we study and meditate on the offerings described in this chapter and elsewhere. These offerings were performed right after the ordination of Aaron and his sons into the priesthood of the tabernacle in the wilderness. This was Israel’s first worship service after the tabernacle was…

  • The Sin Offering

    The Sin Offering

    As the sacrificial animal was burned outside the camp, so Christ also suffered and died outside the city, “So Jesus also suffered outside the gate in order to sanctify the people through his own blood.”

  • New Sermon Mini-Series: Biblical Worship in Five Parts

    New Sermon Mini-Series: Biblical Worship in Five Parts

    The whole of a Christ-centered worship service in the new covenant is patterned from these three main sacrifices in Leviticus 9 and many other Old Testament texts.

  • The Second Commandment: Fire from the LORD!

    The Second Commandment: Fire from the LORD!

    We see this pattern of worship throughout the Old Testament: the people offer their sacrifices for sin, God sends fire from heaven, and the people worship with joy and reverence.