Leviticus is full of symbolism, and I believe it will be vitally helpful for anyone studying Leviticus to get familiar with its major thematic symbols beforehand. The storytelling that takes place in Leviticus is done through the use of imagery. Unlike all of the other Mosaic books (Genesis, Exodus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy), Leviticus is … More Symbols in Leviticus: Blood
I’ve spent the last several months circling the idea of how to talk to people about Leviticus in a way that will demonstrate something of what I was shown in its pages. Many scholars and bible nerds who love the Lord have written about Leviticus. There are commentaries and excellent summaries for anyone who wants … More Leviticus is a Light Behind the Glass
Tomorrow morning, a lot of you will begin a Bible in a Year reading plan. You’ll probably do this with an app, a study guide, a calendar in the back of your Bible, or even a church-wide campaign schedule (if so, hug your pastor for such bold corporate encouragement). Whole Bible reading plans almost universally … More Preparing to Read Leviticus
I’m not big on New Year’s Resolutions. Instead of making ambitious and unrealistic promises that will inevitably be broken before Lent, I like to approach these things with a lighter attitude. This post isn’t about solemn vows to change the world in the new year. It’s just list of stuff I liked this year and … More Things I Liked in 2019 & Things I’m Trying in 2020.