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Numbers 11:28-30

Numbers 11:28–30 (ESV): "28 And Joshua the son of Nun, the assistant of Moses from his youth, said, "My lord Moses, stop them." 29 But Moses said to him, "Are you jealous for my sake? Would that all the Lord's people were prophets, that the Lord would put his Spirit on them!" 30 And Moses and the elders of Israel returned to the camp...
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Numbers 9:22-23

Numbers 9:22–23 (ESV): "22 Whether it was two days, or a month, or a longer time, that the cloud continued over the tabernacle, abiding there, the people of Israel remained in camp and did not set out, but when it lifted they set out. 23 At the command of the Lord they camped, and at the command of the Lord they set out. They kept the cha...
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Numbers 9:6-8

Numbers 9:6–8 (ESV): "6 And there were certain men who were unclean through touching a dead body, so that they could not keep the Passover on that day, and they came before Moses and Aaron on that day. 7 And those men said to him, "We are unclean through touching a dead body. Why are we kept from bringing the Lord's offering at its appoin...
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Numbers 1:2-3

Numbers 1:2–3 (ESV): 2 "Take a census of all the congregation of the people of Israel, by clans, by fathers' houses, according to the number of names, every male, head by head. 3 From twenty years old and upward, all in Israel who are able to go to war, you and Aaron shall list them, company by company." Enlistment into God's army isn't a...
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Leviticus 27:14-15

Leviticus 27:14–15 (ESV): 14 "When a man dedicates his house as a holy gift to the Lord, the priest shall value it as either good or bad; as the priest values it, so it shall stand. 15 And if the donor wishes to redeem his house, he shall add a fifth to the valuation price, and it shall be his." Making a vow to God is serious business tha...
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Leviticus 26:3-4

Leviticus 26:3–4 (ESV): 3 "If you walk in my statutes and observe my commandments and do them, 4 then I will give you your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit." The Bible is full of two kinds of promises, conditional and unconditional.Conditional promises require action on...
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Leviticus 25:35-38

Leviticus 25:35–38 (ESV): "35 "If your brother becomes poor and cannot maintain himself with you, you shall support him as though he were a stranger and a sojourner, and he shall live with you. 36 Take no interest from him or profit, but fear your God, that your brother may live beside you. 37 You shall not lend him your money at interest, nor give...
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Leviticus 25:3-4

Leviticus 25:3–4 (ESV): "3 For six years you shall sow your field, and for six years you shall prune your vineyard and gather in its fruits, 4 but in the seventh year there shall be a Sabbath of solemn rest for the land, a Sabbath to the Lord. You shall not sow your field or prune your vineyard." God is faithful to provide rest for His pe...
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Leviticus 23:1-2

Leviticus 23:1–2 (ESV): "The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 2 "Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, These are the appointed feasts of the Lord that you shall proclaim as holy convocations; they are my appointed feasts." God never disappoints with ways to remind us of all that He has done and illustrate all that He is yet to do. God ins...
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Leviticus 22:31-33

Leviticus 22:31–33 (ESV):"32 And you shall not profane my holy name, that I may be sanctified among the people of Israel. I am the Lord who sanctifies you, 33 who brought you out of the land of Egypt to be your God: I am the Lord." God is the rightful owner of everything that exists as Creator but He is God only to those who have come out of the wo...
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Leviticus 19:36b-37

Leviticus 19:36b–37 (ESV): "...I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt. 37 And you shall observe all my statutes and all my rules, and do them: I am the Lord."  The law of God is perfection written down in the form of do's and don'ts. It is good and produces wholeness in the lives of those who follow. Delight in i...
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Leviticus 17:10-11

Leviticus 17:10–11 (ESV): "10 "If any one of the house of Israel or of the strangers who sojourn among them eats any blood, I will set my face against that person who eats blood and will cut him off from among his people. 11 For the life of the flesh is in the blood, and I have given it for you on the altar to make atonement for your soul...
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Leviticus 17:3-5

Leviticus 17:3–5 (ESV): "3 If any one of the house of Israel kills an ox or a lamb or a goat in the camp, or kills it outside the camp, 4 and does not bring it to the entrance of the tent of meeting to offer it as a gift to the Lord in front of the tabernacle of the Lord, bloodguilt shall be imputed to that man. He has shed blood, and tha...
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Leviticus 16:2-4

Leviticus 16:2–4 (ESV): "Tell Aaron your brother not to come at any time into the Holy Place inside the veil, before the mercy seat that is on the ark, so that he may not die. For I will appear in the cloud over the mercy seat. 3 But in this way Aaron shall come into the Holy Place: with a bull from the herd for a sin offering and a ram for a ...
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Leviticus 13:1-3

Leviticus 13:1–3 (ESV): "The Lord spoke to Moses and Aaron, saying, 2 "When a person has on the skin of his body a swelling or an eruption or a spot, and it turns into a case of leprous disease on the skin of his body, then he shall be brought to Aaron the priest or to one of his sons the priests, 3 and the priest shall examine the diseas...
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Leviticus 11:44-45

Leviticus 11:44–45 (ESV): 44 For I am the Lord your God. Consecrate yourselves, therefore, and be holy, for I am holy. You shall not defile yourselves with any swarming thing that crawls on the ground. 45 For I am the Lord who brought you up out of the land of Egypt to be your God. You shall therefore be holy, for I am holy."  Christ...
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Leviticus 10:1-2

Leviticus 10:1–2 (ESV): "Now Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, each took his censer and put fire in it and laid incense on it and offered unauthorized fire before the Lord, which he had not commanded them. 2 And fire came out from before the Lord and consumed them, and they died before the Lord." Worship can be a very emotional activity. As ...
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Leviticus 7:37-38

Leviticus 7:37–38 (ESV): "37 This is the law of the burnt offering, of the grain offering, of the sin offering, of the guilt offering, of the ordination offering, and of the peace offering, 38 which the Lord commanded Moses on Mount Sinai, on the day that he commanded the people of Israel to bring their offerings to the Lord, in the wilde...
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Exodus 40:16-17

Exodus 40:16–17 (ESV): "16 This Moses did; according to all that the Lord commanded him, so he did. 17 In the first month in the second year, on the first day of the month, the tabernacle was erected." Obedience is better than sacrifice. When we obey God we are saying to Him "I trust that You know what's best for me." God is calling us to...
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Exodus 34:10

Exodus 34:10 (ESV): "10 And he said, "Behold, I am making a covenant. Before all your people I will do marvels, such as have not been created in all the earth or in any nation. And all the people among whom you are shall see the work of the Lord, for it is an awesome thing that I will do with you." God is the institutor of any covenant that ex...
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