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Posts from November 2019

Leviticus 6b-7a – Priestly Underwear

Boxers or briefs?  It’s an age-old question!  Apparently, even Old Testament priests had to worry about what to wear under your clothes.             Leviticus 6:10a says, “And the priest shall put on his linen garment and put his linen undergarment on his body” (all verses in ESV).  “Linen undergarment” refers to the priestly underwear.  Believe it or not, these were essential for the priestly ministry!  More than one verse in the Bible pays special attention to the holy Hanes.            …

Leviticus 5a: Confess, Confess, Confess

I’ve heard it said, “Confession is good for the soul.”  That might have been an appropriate title for this week’s sermon!  Confession was a necessary element that took deliberate, “high-handed” sins and put them in the category of a forgivable sin.             But did you know there are several different words that translate “confess” in Hebrew and Greek?  Each of the words carries a unique nuance that’s helpful for our understanding of what it means to confess our sin before…