Leviticus, Chapter 6:8-13 – The Law of the Burnt Offering

I’m So Glad To Be Back! I took several days after my last post to rest my eyes from the desktop monitor, and while I was doing that, our area of San Diego County experienced and confirmed its first locally-transmitted cases of the COVID-19 viral infection.  My daughter’s school was shut down.  My scheduled church … More Leviticus, Chapter 6:8-13 – The Law of the Burnt Offering

Leviticus, Chapter 5 & 6:1-7 – The Guilt Offering

  Welcome back to Leviticus.  Today, we’re going to go through Chapter 5 and the first seven verses of Chapter 6 to learn about the Guilt Offering.  Most English translations of the Bible use the title, Guilt Offering, but some call it the Trespass Offering or the Reparation Offering.  All three translations paint an adequate … More Leviticus, Chapter 5 & 6:1-7 – The Guilt Offering

Leviticus, Chapter 4 – The Purification Offering

  The “Sin” Offering is a Purification Offering Welcome to Chapter 4 of Leviticus.  I’ve chosen water images for this post’s stained glass artwork.  Water is the universal solvent in science, and it is the universal cleanser in daily life.  Since today’s post is all about keeping things clean, I thought water would be an … More Leviticus, Chapter 4 – The Purification Offering

Ministering to Teens – The Baffling Infantilization of Christianity’s Next Generation

  That Happy Face Was a Lie This photo was taken in the 1990’s, about 3 years after I graduated high school.  Just a few years before, at age 18, I was still a thoroughly churched “kid,” but I’d been struggling with doubts and questions for a long time, even at that age.  In the … More Ministering to Teens – The Baffling Infantilization of Christianity’s Next Generation