Leviticus Chapter 17
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4 And bringeth it not unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, to offer an offering unto the LORD before the tabernacle of the LORD; blood shall be imputed unto that man; he hath shed blood; and that man shall be cut off from among his people:
5 To the end that the children of Israel may bring their sacrifices, which they offer in the open field, even that they may bring them unto the LORD, unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, unto the priest, and offer them for peace offerings unto the LORD.
10 And whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, that eateth any manner of blood; I will even set my face against that soul that eateth blood, and will cut him off from among his people.
13 And whatsoever man there be of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, which hunteth and catcheth any beast or fowl that may be eaten; he shall even pour out the blood thereof, and cover it with dust.
14 For it is the life of all flesh; the blood of it is for the life thereof: therefore I said unto the children of Israel, Ye shall eat the blood of no manner of flesh: for the life of all flesh is the blood thereof: whosoever eateth it shall be cut off.
15 And every soul that eateth that which died of itself, or that which was torn with beasts, whether it be one of your own country, or a stranger, he shall both wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even: then shall he be clean.
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Matthew Henry's Leviticus Chapter 17 Bible commentary...
All sacrifices to be offered at the tabernacle. (1-9) Eating of blood, or of animals which died a natural death, forbidden. (10-16)1-9 All the cattle killed by the Israelites, while in the wilderness, were to be presented before the door of the tabernacle, and the flesh to be returned to the offerer, to be eaten as a peace-offering, according to the law. When they entered Canaan, this only continued in respect of sacrifices. The spiritual sacrifices we are now to offer, are not confined to any one place. We have now no temple or altar that sanctifies the gift; nor does the gospel unity rest only in one place, but in one heart, and the unity of the Spirit. Christ is our Altar, and the true Tabernacle; in him God dwells among men. It is in him that our sacrifices are acceptable to God, and in him only. To set up other mediators, or other altars, or other expiatory sacrifices, is, in effect, to set up other gods. And though God will graciously accept our family offerings, we must not therefore neglect attending at the tabernacle.
10-16 Here is a confirmation of the law against eating blood. They must eat no blood. But this law was ceremonial, and is now no longer in force; the coming of the substance does away the shadow. The blood of beasts is no longer the ransom, but Christ's blood only; therefore there is not now the reason for abstaining there then was. The blood is now allowed for the nourishment of our bodies; it is no longer appointed to make an atonement for the soul. Now the blood of Christ makes atonement really and effectually; to that, therefore, we must have regard, and not consider it as a common thing, or treat it with indifference.
Ed Harris's Leviticus Chapter 17 comment on 5/01/2013, 8:17am...
Verse 14, Yahweh's people shall not eat BLOOD, it is LIFE. Nothing can be clearer. Many years ago I stopped eating anything with Blood and my decision is reinforced today.I am blessed for the spiritual awakening.
Ann's Leviticus Chapter 17 comment on 4/18/2013, 5:10pm...
Have you looked into the Walter Vieth "Total Onslaught"? And "the Untold History of the Bible" on youtube. A person needs to know the history of the bible as well as the church system. I would start with the "history of the bible and then Walter. He produces facts by man's history and explains Revelations very well. We are the last generations and the Lord is coming soon. :) "For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night." 1 Thessalonians 5:2.
Ellen's Leviticus Chapter 17 comment on 4/18/2013, 3:25am...
i have just been saved, and what i consider important is one has to "accept Jesus Christ as his/her Lord and Saviour" ask the Holy Spirit to teach you and guide you, In John 14. there are lot of teaching out there, one gets confused. so i just immense myself with the WORD. The church i attend, follows that scripture and that we should not eat what the WORD, GOD says. on the other hand you hear teachers say that is the law, and we are not under the law but Grace, therefore we should eat what GOD FORBID. they say is old despensation and we are in new dispensation. I guess GOD IS FAIR AND JUST, those who really want to do the right thing but mislead by others, (who by the way want to do the right thing, but they themselves do not know it) God will understand, unlike when you know for sure and you do opposite then you are accountable fully, because you knew.
God Bless and i ask the HOLY SPIRIT AS OUR TEACHER TO TEACH US
Aimee's Leviticus Chapter 17 comment about verse 11 on 1/05/2013, 1:06am...
It's very true! Also, this is prophetic of Christ.
J.R.'s Leviticus Chapter 17 comment on 9/06/2011, 11:47am...
Just a quick comment to Chris...
I understand that you may not like orginized religion, and thats fine. I also hear you, when you say you are a "believer" but you dont go into what you believe in, expressly. Now, we can assume it is the death, burial and ressurection of Jesus...not to discredit you at all, and i dont mean any harm by it, but be carefula bout admitting that you actually are a Christ follower. You kind of go in a round about way of saying it, and despite all your biblical quotes, you actually miss one directly relating to your 1st sentence...remember this by Jesus(and I'm paraphrasing here..) who ever denies me in front of man, them will I deny in front of the father...
Anonymous's Leviticus Chapter 17 comment on 3/03/2011, 6:19pm...
I really like your "stuff"!Something that caught my interestis that there are 1250 planets in our hemisphere, some larger than earth, which can sustain life. But god in all his wisdom chose this small one for man! There are 3 billion hemisphres that we can count.
Chris's Leviticus Chapter 17 comment on 2/25/2011, 11:53pm...
Jeff - Am I Catholic? No! I do not belong to any denomination, nor do I consider myself to be "Christian." I do believe in Christ, but I don't claim the title "Christian" for several reasons. Instead I just consider myself a believer.
1st: The book of Revelation talks about "Mystery Babylon," where the false prophet will come from in the end days. We are told to flee her. She is also called the "Mother of Har lots." I believe, based on the description, that the Catholic Church is Mystery Babylon, and the denominations are her daughters. Flee the "churches."
2nd: To be a "Christian" means to be "Christ-like." I mess up and sin everyday, despite knowing better. Not very "Christ-like." Also, if I'm "Christ-like" and sin everyday, then by default that makes Christ like me. That is just arrogant, blasphemous, and puts all of us in a lot of trouble if you know what I mean.
Lastly: I know a lot of people are about to get really mad over this one, but what this world calls "Christianity" is false. When you think "Christianity" regardless of denomination, most people think: Christmas (birthday), Easter (death), 1st day Sabbath, Christ died on the 6th day and was resurrected on the 1st day, Christ came to bring peace to the planet, Christ had long hair, the "Laws of Moses" are done away with and now we only need love, the "Laws" were a curse, etc. None of these items are true, and the book tells you this. I want no part in this abomination.
If the above offended you, or you doubt any of it, then please look into it. Research the pagan origins of "Christmas." It has nothing to do with Christ. Search: Yule, Roman Saturnalia, Druidic Winter Solstice, the birthday of every pagan SUN god ever know, among others. Jeremiah 10:2-5 talks about a "Christmas" tree, and was told not to do it. Deuteronomy 12:29-31 talks about not adopting pagan religious customs. Christ was born on the 1st day of the Feast of Tabernacles, not "Christmas."
Christ died on Passover, not pagan Easter. Research it. The 3 symbols of this pagan day are: Easter eggs, chocolate bunnies, and peeps (baby ducks). What does this have to do with Christ being crucified? Nothing! But it does have to do with a certain pagan fertility goddess whose signs were: eggs (woman - fertility, you can do the math), rabbits (fertility - rabbits.. breeding...), and baby ducks (new life). If you are celebrating her special day, these symbols make a lot of sense. Even the name is named after her with a very slight twist.
The 1st day Sabbath is a Catholic invention. It's not in the Scriptures. The Scriptures says to keep the 7th day Sabbath. Which is from sunset the night before to sunset the day of on our calendars. This is not the Jews Sabbath, it's His.
The "churches" teach he died on the 6th evening and was resurrected the morning of the 1st day. Christ said he would be in the belly of the earth for 3 days and 3 nights. So mathematically what they teach is impossible. He did die in the evening, in a Biblical day - or around 3 p.m. He was resurrected on the 1st day - the night of (so the night prior on our calendar).
Which means he died on the 4th day of the week just prior to sunset, and was resurrected just after sunset on the 1st day. 3 days and 3 nights ( 5th n/d, 6th n/d, 7th n/d).
I already talked about the "Laws of Moses" in a previous post. Christ didn't come to bring peace on earth. Matthew 10:34-36 says in his own words that he didn't come to do that. The exact opposite in fact. The Antichrist comes claiming to be Christ and does that though... Nor did Christ have long hair. 1 Corinthians 11:14-15 says that if a man has long hair it's a shameful thing. So why would Christ do it? He didn't.
There are so many other false teaching that the "churches" teach, regardless of denomination. I'm not trying to be mean or arrogant, or rude. They are teaching lies. They have taken everything the Scriptures says, and basically turned it upside down. It's wrong, and they are leading untold numbers into the Lake of Fire, and the people have no clue. The Scriptures says that many false prophets will go out among the people and deceive many. Read the book.
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