Presentation on theme: "Lesson 2. Redemption of the Land Joshua 18:1-10 Joshua led the people to take possession of the land Joshua divided the land for each tribe Leviticus."— Presentation transcript:
Redemption of the Land Joshua 18:1-10 Joshua led the people to take possession of the land Joshua divided the land for each tribe Leviticus 25 After Egypt: Before Canaan Rules for living in the land Lord’s law and provision for the land itself Sabbatical year: Sow land for six years, rest the seventh Jubilee year: 50 th year – everything reverted to its original state.
Redemption of the Land If an Israelite became so poor he had to sell his property, provision was made to keep that land in his family. The land could NOT be sold permanently Num. 27:8-11; 36:7-9 Zelophehad’s daughters Ruth 4 Naomi had to sell her land but kept it in the family Num. 36:8 Daughters could not marry outside their tribe. If they did, the land did not go with them.
God’s Redemption of Israel Ex. 6:1-8 The LORD remembered His covenant They knew Him as: God Almighty El Shaddai Now He will reveal Himself as LORD – Yahweh God of Promises now known as the God who fulfills the Promises. Ex. 12-13 Passover Lamb redeemed the firstborn and therefore the whole family Ex. 13 Firstborn of every womb belonged to the Lord Jesus is the firstborn of the dead Revelation 1:5
Redemption of Slaves God not only redeemed Israel from slavery but He gave laws for future situations of slavery Lev. 25:47-55 Law for when an Israelite sold himself as a slave to a stranger among them Brother, uncle, cousin or blood relative could redeem The people could NOT be permanent slaves As the land belonged to the Lord, so did the people
Jesus as Kinsman Redeemer Luke 1:67-75 God had already accomplished redemption for His people Luke 2:38 Jesus was that redemption Romans 3 Everyone needs redemption John 1 and I Cor. 5 The believer should not have a lifestyle of sin. Jesus saved us from slavery to sin Only a close relative can redeem JESUS MAKES US ALL FAMILY!!!
Jesus as Kinsman Redeemer Luke 1:30-35 Jesus was God and Man Hebrews 2:17-18 Jesus was made like His brethren Price for redemption: Jesus’ blood Hebrews 9:12-14, 22 and I Peter 1:18-19 As the Passover Lamb, His blood saves those who believe The kinsman had to be able and willing to redeem Phil. 2:5-11 Jesus emptied Himself and became like us John 10:14-18 He willingly laid down His life for us; no one took it from Him.
What About YOU? Eph. 1:7; Col. 1:14 There IS forgiveness of sin. There IS redemption through His blood Acts 20:28 Jesus bought us with His own blood Titus 2:14 “Jesus gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.” HOW SHALL WE THEN LIVE? “Keep watch over yourselves and all the flock” “Be shepherds of the church of God.”