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Disciples of Jesus’ Memorial Parsha of Vayikra, Leviticus 1

March 26, 2010

Sabbath, March 20th 2010.

Memorial Parsha Vayikra – Levitics 1 through Levitics 5

The book of Leviticus One:

 1And the LORD called unto Moses, and spake unto him out of the tabernacle of the congregation, saying,
 2Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, If any man of you bring an offering unto the LORD, ye shall bring your offering of the cattle, even of the herd, and of the flock.
 3If his offering be a burnt sacrifice of the herd, let him offer a male without blemish: he shall offer it of his own voluntary will at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation before the LORD.
 4And he shall put his hand upon the head of the burnt offering; and it shall be accepted for him to make atonement for him.
 5And he shall kill the bullock before the LORD: and the priests, Aaron’s sons, shall bring the blood, and sprinkle the blood round about upon the altar that is by the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.
 6And he shall flay the burnt offering, and cut it into his pieces.
 7And the sons of Aaron the priest shall put fire upon the altar, and lay the wood in order upon the fire:
 8And the priests, Aaron’s sons, shall lay the parts, the head, and the fat, in order upon the wood that is on the fire which is upon the altar:
 9But his inwards and his legs shall he wash in water: and the priest shall burn all on the altar, to be a burnt sacrifice, an offering made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD.
 10And if his offering be of the flocks, namely, of the sheep, or of the goats, for a burnt sacrifice; he shall bring it a male without blemish.
 11And he shall kill it on the side of the altar northward before the LORD: and the priests, Aaron’s sons, shall sprinkle his blood round about upon the altar.
 12And he shall cut it into his pieces, with his head and his fat: and the priest shall lay them in order on the wood that is on the fire which is upon the altar:
 13But he shall wash the inwards and the legs with water: and the priest shall bring it all, and burn it upon the altar: it is a burnt sacrifice, an offering made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD.
 14And if the burnt sacrifice for his offering to the LORD be of fowls, then he shall bring his offering of turtledoves, or of young pigeons.
 15And the priest shall bring it unto the altar, and wring off his head, and burn it on the altar; and the blood thereof shall be wrung out at the side of the altar:
 16And he shall pluck away his crop with his feathers, and cast it beside the altar on the east part, by the place of the ashes:
 17And he shall cleave it with the wings thereof, but shall not divide it asunder: and the priest shall burn it upon the altar, upon the wood that is upon the fire: it is a burnt sacrifice, an offering made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD. (Leviticus 1, King James Version)

Disciples References for Leviticus One:

LORD OF ALL: Jesus the Lamb of God
Psalm 50:10-12 – 10For every beast of the forest is mine, and the cattle upon a thousand hills.
 11I know all the fowls of the mountains: and the wild beasts of the field are mine.
 12If I were hungry, I would not tell thee: for the world is mine, and the fulness thereof. (Psalm 50:10-12, King James Version)
John 1:29 – 29The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world. (John 1:29, King James Version)
John 1:36 – 36And looking upon Jesus as he walked, he saith, Behold the Lamb of God! (John 1:36, King James Version)
Revelations 7:15 – 15Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple: and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among them. (Revelation 7:15, King James Version)
Revelations 7:10 – 10And cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb. (Revelation 7:10, King James Version)

Revelations 5:6 – 6And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth. (Revelation 5:6, King James Version)
Ezra 8:35 – 35Also the children of those that had been carried away, which were come out of the captivity, offered burnt offerings unto the God of Israel, twelve bullocks for all Israel, ninety and six rams, seventy and seven lambs, twelve he goats for a sin offering: all this was a burnt offering unto the LORD. (Ezra 8:35, King James Version)
Ezra 7:1717That thou mayest buy speedily with this money bullocks, rams, lambs, with their meat offerings and their drink offerings, and offer them upon the altar of the house of your God which is in Jerusalem. (Ezra 7:17, King James Version)
Ezra 6:1717And offered at the dedication of this house of God an hundred bullocks, two hundred rams, four hundred lambs; and for a sin offering for all Israel, twelve he goats, according to the number of the tribes of Israel. (Ezra 6:17, King James Version)
Ezra 6:9 – 9And that which they have need of, both young bullocks, and rams, and lambs, for the burnt offerings of the God of heaven, wheat, salt, wine, and oil, according to the appointment of the priests which are at Jerusalem, let it be given them day by day without fail: (Ezra 6:9, King James Version)
Genesis 22:8 – 8And Abraham said, My son, God will provide himself a lamb for a burnt offering: so they went both of them together. (Genesis 22:8, King James Version)
Revelations 22:33And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him: (Revelation 22:3, King James Version)
Revelations 21:23 – 23And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof. (Revelation 21:23, King James Version)
Revelations 21:22 – 22And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it. (Revelation 21:22, King James Version)
Revelations 19:9 – 9And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb. And he saith unto me, These are the true sayings of God. (Revelation 19:9, King James Version)
Revelations 15:33And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints. (Revelation 15:3, King James Version)
Revelations 14:1010The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb: (Revelation 14:10, King James Version)
Revelations 14:44These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb. (Revelation 14:4, King James Version)
Matthew 3:1616And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: (Matthew 3:16, King James Version)

Jesus Presented in the Temple
Luke 2:22-24 – 22And when the days of her purification according to the law of Moses were accomplished, they brought him to Jerusalem, to present him to the Lord;
 23(As it is written in the law of the LORD, Every male that openeth the womb shall be called holy to the Lord;)
 24And to offer a sacrifice according to that which is said in the law of the Lord, A pair of turtledoves, or two young pigeons. (Luke 2:22-24, King James Version)

Summary of Chapter One in the book of Leviticus:

Leviticus One: The Burnt Offering

God commands the Israelites at the hand of Moses, to bring a free will offering from either the herd or the flock. Moreover, the word of God came said to offer a burn sacrifice from either the herd or the flock. A burnt sacrifice from the herd shall be a male without blemish, such as a bull; or male without blemish such as a sheep or goat. A burnt sacrifice shall also come from the flock of either a turtle dove or a young pigeon.

The Israelites are commanded to bring a free will offering form either their herd or their flock. The offering for the atonement can be from the herd or the flock. However, the burnt offering from the herd or the flock shall be a male without defect. The free will offering of a herd or the flock be a burn sacrifice at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation before the LORD, and then sprinkle the blood of the animal from the herd (Exodus 12:5; Leviticus 1:1-5; Exodus 19:3; Leviticus 3:2,8; Micah 6:8 and Isaiah 52:14-15). Then, the burnt sacrifice shall be burnt by the priest, an offering made by fire, of a sweet savior (Leviticus 1:6-8; Genesis 22:9; Leviticus 3:3,4 and Leviticus 7:23,24; Genesis 8:21).

The manner of the free will burn is expounded in this chapter, with great detail. The burnt sacrifice from the herd is exactly the same manner of the Passover sacrifice, which is a lasting ordinance, at twilight. Remember in today’s society children are still being mutilated and sacrificed at their host makeshift alters. The LORD of Hosts, He is God and there is no other god explicitly forbade any other sacrifice than the commandment to sacrifice a herd or a flock, as a burnt offering before the LORD, so that it will be acceptable to the LORD.

Each sacrifice of the free will offering had one method in common and that is that it is made by fire, and is a sweet aroma to the LORD (Leviticus 1:9,13,17). The flock was offered at the north side of the altar before the LORD (Leviticus 1:11). The herd was offered by the door of the tabernacle of the meeting (Leviticus 1:3). As you will see in this chapter, the animal is an instrument of God, not like the elements that are also instruments of God channeled through the heavens: fire, oil, wind and water. The animal is not a quintessential part of this paradigm but every animal that is a first born from the womb is part of the matrix.

The following scriptures are the Power of God, and are just a few of supporting scriptures about animals in the Bible. Then there is the cross reference of supporting scriptures. Remember there are more scriptures however; this is just a few relevant to the burnt offering sacrifice – per Chapter One of the book of Leviticus for the memorial portion of the disciple.

Cross Reference of Leviticus 1:
Exodus 12:5
Leviticus 1:1-5
Exodus 19:3
Leviticus 3:2,8
Micah 6:8
Leviticus 1:6-8
Genesis 22:9
Leviticus 3:3,4
Leviticus 7:23,24
Genesis 8:21
Isaiah 52:14-15

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