Week 7  Day 7

Sin is very serious business
Sin is very costly

For the children of Israel 
forgiveness required
      a humble and open confession
      a priest to mediate
      the life blood of one of their best animals
Forgiveness is not cheap.

 
God is holy, and if God is going to dwell with us
      then we must be holy too.
 

                                      AARON'S ORDINATION
                  Animals and unleavened bread for offerings; 
                                         oil for consecration.

                                                 Leviticus 8

    1The Lord spoke to Moses, saying:  2"Take Aaron and his
sons with him, and the garments, the anointing oil, a bull as
the sin offering, two rams, and a basket of unleavened bread;
3and gather all the congregation together at the door of the
tabernacle of meeting." 
    6Then Moses brought Aaron and his sons and washed
them with water.  7He put the tunic on him, girded him with
the sash, clothed him with the robe , and put the ephod on
him.
8Then he put the breastplate on him, and put the Urim
and the
Thummim in the breastplate.  9He put the turban
on his head.
Also on the turban, on the front, he put the
golden plate, the
holy crown, as the Lord had commanded
Moses.  10Moses
took the anointing oil, and anointed the
tabernacle and all
that was in it, and consecrated them.
    14He brought the bull for the sin offering 18and the ram
as
the burnt offering.  22And he brought the second ram,
the ram
of consecration.  Aaron and his sons laid their hands
on the
head of the ram.  23Moses killed it, and took some of
its
blood and put it on the tip of Aaron's right ear, on the
thumb
of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot.
    24Then Moses brought Aaron's sons and put some of the
blood on the tips of their right ears, on the thumbs of their
right hands, and on the big toes of their right feet. 
    Moses sprinkled the blood all around on the altar.  25Then
he
took the fat and the fat tail, all the fat that was on the
entrails, the
fatty lobe attached to the liver, the two kidneys
and their fat, and
the right thigh; 26and from the basket of
unleavened bread that
was before the Lord he took one
unleavened cake anointed with
oil, and one wafer, and put
them on the fat and on the right thigh;
27and he put all these
in Aaron's hands and in his sons' hands,
and waved them as
a wave offering before the Lord.  28Then
Moses took them
from their hands and burned them on the
altar, on the
burnt offering.  They were consecration offerings
for a sweet
aroma, an offering made by fire to the Lord.

    30Moses took some of the anointing oil and some of the
blood which was on the altar, and sprinkled it on Aaron, on
his garments, on his sons, and on the garments of his sons
with him; and he consecrated Aaron, his garments, his sons,
and the garments of his sons.
                            This Bible passage was condensed from the NKJV

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