CONSECRATING THE PRIESTS

Neal Pollard An interesting ceremony occurs in Leviticus 8:4-11. Moses summons Aaron and his sons into the doorway of the tabernacle and consecrated them. This action consisted of four distinct things. A command (4-5)—“This is the thing which the Lord has commanded to do” A washing (6)—“Moses…washed them with water” Specific clothing (7-9)—tunic, sash, robe, … Continue reading CONSECRATING THE PRIESTS

Take Time To Be Holy

Neal Pollard In 1 Peter 1:13-19, there are three commands that relate to something that must be done regardless of how much time it takes to complete.  They are, “fix your hope completely on grace” (13), “be holy in all your behavior” (15), and “conduct yourselves in fear” (17). There’s a fourth command of this … Continue reading Take Time To Be Holy

“This Perverse Generation”

Neal Pollard What was life like in the first century?  One historian writes, “It has been rightly said, that the idea of conscience, as we understand it, was unknown to heathenism. Absolute right did not exist. Might was right. The social relations exhibited, if possible, even deeper corruption. The sanctity of marriage had ceased. Female … Continue reading “This Perverse Generation”