Offerings, The OT

The Sin Offering

We shall now proceed to compare the sin-offering with the burnt-offering, in doing which we shall find the two very different aspects of Christ. But although the aspects are different, it is one and the same Christ; and hence the sacrifice in each case was "without blemish." This is easily understood. It matters not in what aspect we contemplate the Lord Jesus Christ, He must ever be seen as the same pure, spotless, holy, perfect One. True, He did, in His abounding grace, stoop to be th...

The Peace Offering

The intricate design of the Scriptures bears witness to their divine inspiration Whether studying the Old or New Testaments the unbiased reader must conclude that this is no mere holy book; rather, it is "God-breathed" (literal translation of 2 Tim. 3:16a.) The offerings in the first seven chapters of Leviticus are an excellent example of evidence for the divine authorship of the Scriptures. In each of the five offerings we encounter intricate types that show a different aspect of the glor...

Christ As The Burnt Offering

The work of Christ is so unfathomable to the human mind that God has given us numerous pictures of it in the Old Testament in order to help us appreciate the multifaceted glory of the Messiah. Due to past abuses of typology, in recent days the typological significance of many of the great events of the Bible has been either ignored or reviled by many Bible teachers; nevertheless, the New Testament itself bears witness to the presence of types and shadows in its ancient counterpart. The Lor...

Gilgal

"Gilgal." Joshua 5. C. H. Mackintosh. "Whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope." (Rom. 15: 4) These few words furnish a title, distinct and unquestionable, for the Christian to range through the wide and magnificent field of Old Testament scripture, and gather therein instruction and comfort, according to the measure of his capacity, and the character or depth of his spiritual need. And, w...
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