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Leviticus 26: Blessings of obedience and curses of disobedience

Richard AgeeIt is only God Who can restore life from death, not only the death of a person but the death of a nation. God warns Israel and He will destroy their nation if they walk in idolatry but he will also restore their nation if they will humble themselves and accept their guilt. 

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Leviticus 25: Shemitah (sabbatical year) and Yobel (Jubilee)

Richard AgeeThe shabbats (sabbaths) of the land and the Yobel (Jubilee) are not about the U.S. or other countries, but about the land of Israel. Yet even in the diaspora (outside the land), there are lessons we can learn about how we should trust in God, how far God can take care of His people and how we are to take care of our families and each other.

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Leviticus 24: Tabernacle oil and bread plus use of God’s name

Richard AgeeAnything that is brought to God must be clean, pure and sincere, not just our olive oil and bread but our words and hearts are to be clean, pure and sincere, too. When a person blasphemes God’s name, that desecration of God’s reputation has to be dealt with in the most severest of terms, regardless of whether the person is a native born Israelite or a “stranger.” We can’t understand the depths of God’s mercy without understanding the depths of God’s justice.

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