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Burnt Offering, The


1. To be offered only to the Lord. Jdj 13:16.

2. Specially acceptable. Ge 8:21; Le 1:9,13,17.

3. The most ancient of all sacrifices. Ge 4:4; 8:20; 22:2,13; Job 1:5.

4. Offered by the Jews before the law. Ex 10:25; 24:5.

5. To be taken from

a. The flock or herd. Le 1:2.

b. The fowls. Le 1:14.

6. Was an atonement for sin. Le 9:7.

7. Guilt transferred to, by imposition of hands. Le 1:4; Nu 8:12.

8. Required to be

a. Killed, if a beast, by the person who brought it. Le 1:5,11.

b. Killed, if a bird, by the priest. Le 1:15.

c. For the people at large, killed and prepared by the Levites. Eze 44:11.

d. A male without blemish. Le 1:3; 22:19.

e. Voluntary. Le 1:3; 22:18,19.

f. Presented at the door of the tabernacle. Le 1:3; De 12:6,11,14.

g. Offered by priests only. Le 1:9; Eze 44:15.

h. Offered in righteousness. Ps 51:19.

i. Entirely burned. Le 1:8,9,12,13; 6:9.

j. Blood of, sprinkled round about upon the altar. Le 1:5,11.

9. Blood of, sprinkled round about upon the altar. Le 1:5,11.

10. If a bird, the blood was wrung out at the side of the altar. Le 1:15.

11. Ashes of, collected at foot of the altar, and conveyed without the camp. Le 6:11.

12. Skin of, given to the priests for clothing. Le 7:8; Ge 3:21.

13. Was offered

a. Every morning and evening. Ex 29:38-42.

b. Every sabbath day. Nu 28:9,10.

c. The first day of every month. Nu 28:11.

d. The seven days of unleavened bread. Nu 28:19,24.

e. The day of atonement. Le 16:3,5; Nu 29:8.

f. At consecration of Levites. Nu 8:12.

g. At consecration priests. Le 9:2,12-14.

h. At consecration of kings. 1Ch 29:21-23.

i. At purification of women. Le 12:6.

j. For Nazarites after defilement, or at the end of their vow. Nu 6:11,14.

k. For the healed leper. Le 14:13,19,20.

l. At dedication of sacred places. Nu 7:15; 1Ki 8:64.

m. After great mercies. 1Sa 6:14; 2Sa 24:22,25.

n. Before going to war. 1Sa 7:9.

o. With sounds of trumpets at feasts. Nu 10:10.

14. The fat, &c of all peace offerings laid on, and consumed with the daily. Le 3:5; 6:12.

15. Of the wicked, not accepted by God. Isa 1:10,11; Jer 6:19,20; Am 5:22.

16. Obedience better than. 1Sa 15:22; Jer 7:21-23.

17. Knowledge of God better than. Ho 6:6.

18. Love of God better than. Mr 12:33.

19. Abraham tried by the command to offer Isaac as. Ge 22:1-24.

20. Incapable of removing sin, and reconciling to God. Ps 40:6; 50:8; Heb 10:6.

21. The most costly, no adequate tribute to God. Isa 40:16; Ps 50:9-13.

22. Guilt of unauthorised persons offering. 1Sa 13:12,13.

23. Guilt of offering, except in the place appointed. Le 17:8,9.

24. Of human victims execrated. De 12:31; 2Ki 3:27; Jer 7:31; 19:5.

25. Illustrative of

a. The offering of Christ. Eph 5:2; Heb 10:8-10.

b. Devotedness to God. Ro 12:1.