Presentation on theme: "The Burnt Offering Romans 12:1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable."— Presentation transcript:
The Burnt Offering Romans 12:1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. 2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God
The Purpose of the Burnt Offering –Dedication meaning “that which ascends” –First of 5 offerings (Meal, sin, trespassing, and peace offerings) Whole offering burnt, not partially The Process of Burnt Offering –Bullock, sheep, or dove depending on Economic status Lev. 1:2, 14 Without blemish Lev. 1:3 Give the best –At the door or gate near the brazen altar Lev. 1: 3 – His Voluntary will Lev. 1:3 –Putting his hand on the head of the burnt offering –The offerer kills the offering himself, not the priest Lev. 1:5
–Skin the animal Lev. 1:6 –Cut into pieces Lev. 1:6 Head, fat, inwards Inwards like intestines and legs are washed –Place on the fire an offering as sweet savor unto God –Morning and Evening Exodus 29: Continual offering The Symbols –Burnt offering: giving your best (time, talent, etc) to God regardless of social or economic status –Morning and night: go to God in prayer Psalm 40: Sacrifice and offering thou didst not desire; mine ears hast thou opened: burnt offering and sin offering hast thou not required. 7 Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me, 8 I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.
–At the door – Anywhere John 4:23 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth. –Putting on the head –Identify with Christ Colossians 3:3 For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God. –Killing by the offerer – Go to God yourself –Skin – memorial –Body pieces: head – mind and intellect, legs – walk (behavior and lifestyle), fat – health, inwards – will and emotions Legs and inwards washed – We are cleansed by the Word Eph. 5:26 That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, Whole set of the body pieces on fire – Give your all to God as sweet savor –Morning and Evening - Fellowship with God Morning – His will and guidance and intercession Evening – Thank Him for the day and ask for forgiveness (1 John 1:9) Continual offering, not a one-time sacrifice
The Great Example – Jesus –Sin offering and burnt offering