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5. Light on the Levitical Laws

By John Thiel, Seeking to Please God Series, mp3, pdf

We are seeking to please God in reference to the light that shines on Levitical laws. Our meditation in this series continues as we search our hearts in relation to the following statement, which we have delved upon several times in the past:

We are now living in the great day of atonement. In the typical service, while the high priest was making the atonement for Israel, all were required to afflict their souls by repentance of sin and humiliation before the Lord, lest they be cut off from among the people. In like manner, all who would have their names retained in the book of life should now, in the few remaining days of their probation, afflict their souls before God by sorrow for sin and true repentance. {GC 489.3} Read the rest of this entry

The Angel With the Sword

Scripture reading: Genesis 3:24 So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.

Our needs are the things we need for life to live. Poverty reveals what your needs are. If you are rich and have many things in your home and a good bank balance, many things, sometimes it’s hard to distinguish between your wants and your needs. But if a crisis comes and you are in dire straits, you may sell off some of these things to get some money. Soon all the baggage goes. Soon you come down to just the things you need to live. Food, water, shelter and clothing. Today we have gotten very confused with our wants and needs and Christianity. When we come to the Lord in prayer and supplication we get confused with what we need to be pleading for in these last days. We need to identify what God wants us to know and what we need to pray for. Read the rest of this entry