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Who wrote the Book of Leviticus and who did they write it to?
Moses wrote the book of Leviticus for future generations to learn about God’s covenant with the Israelites.
When did the events of the Book of Leviticus happen?
Between approximately 1730 B.C. to 1405 B.C.
What is the setting of the Book of Leviticus?
Leviticus tells of the Israelites in Egypt, their journey out of Egypt, through the wilderness, and on to the conquest of Canaan.
What is the purpose of the Book of Leviticus?
- Sacrifice system (Leviticus 1-7)
- Ordination of priests (Leviticus 8-10)
- Treatment of uncleanliness (Leviticus 11-15)
- Day of Atonement regulations (Leviticus 16)
- The Holiness Code (Leviticus 17-26)
- Gifts and Tithes (Leviticus 27)
How does the book of Leviticus apply to my life?
- Leviticus is part of the Pentateuch, and one of the five books of the Torah.
- Ordination established for Christ to fulfill the Law.
- Displays the faithfulness of God toward His people through all of history.
- Reveals the holiness and love of God toward His people in ways not found anywhere else in scripture.
- Teaches the importance of knowing and applying God’s Law.
- Encourages Christians about faithful obedience to God through cleanliness and worship.
- Instructs about the importance of giving back to God.
- Teaches about the way to God and the walk with God.