Mo 4/3Tu 4/4We 4/5Th 4/6Fr 4/7Sa 4/8Su 4/9
Lev. 6
Pss. 5–6
Lev. 7
Pss. 7–8
Lev. 8
Ps. 9
Lev. 9
Ps. 10
Lev. 10
Pss. 11–12
Lev. 11–12
Pss. 13–14
Lev. 13
Pss. 15–16

WHAT TO LOOK FOR

This week began with Palm Sunday and will culminate with Easter! It’s good timing as we continue through Leviticus, where we read about the responsibilities of the priests in the offering of sacrifices. The sins committed by the people were endless; therefore the priests were daily ministering and offering time after time the same sacrifices. But it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins. These priests were fallen, sinful men. The sacrifices they offered were imperfect and blemished.

Not so with Jesus Christ. He was both the perfect High Priest and the perfect sacrifice for sins. He was offered as the one sacrifice for sins for all time. And where there is forgiveness of these things, there is no longer any offering for sin. Our Lord and Savior completed this work once and for all.

We’re also reminded through Holy Week of the children shouting in the temple, “Hosanna to the Son of David!” We continue to read through the Psalms, and this week we read in Psalm 8,

O LORD, our Lord,

How majestic is Your name in all the earth,

Who have displayed Your splendor above the heavens!

From the mouth of infants and nursing babes You have established strength

Because of Your adversaries,

To make the enemy and the revengeful cease.

(vv. 1–2)

VERSE TO MEDITATE ON

For I am the LORD who brought you up from the land of Egypt to be your God; thus you shall be holy, for I am holy.
—Leviticus 11:45

HOW TO PRAY

  • Adoration – Praise God that He is holy in all His ways.
  • Confession – Confess the ways you have dwelled on what is unclean, rather than on what is honorable, right, pure and good.
  • Thanksgiving – Thank God for Jesus Christ, our perfect High Priest who laid down His life for us, and who was raised for our justification!
  • Supplication – Ask God to continue to conform you to His image as we read His law and Psalms.

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This post by Paul Belcher

Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are from the New American Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1960, 1971, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation. All rights reserved.

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