Regulations Concerning the Burnt Offering, the Grain Offering and the Sin Offering (Leviticus 6:8 – 30)

Scripture Text:

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Leviticus 6:8 – 30

Questions:

1. What memories do you have about one of your “old flames”? Will that love ever die?

2. As a child, what foods were considered “off-limits”? Why?

3. When you were growing up, who had to do the dishes most often? For what occasions did you bring out the special plates and silverware?

4. Why do you think God wants the fires for the burnt offerings to burn continuously (verses 8 – 13)? What might this say about the perpetual need for (and offer of) reconciliation?

5. What is “holy” and “most holy” about the “sin” offering (verses 24 – 30)? How does the context here in chapter 6 epitomize all that’s been said so far in Leviticus about our relationship with a holy and righteous God?

6. When have you seen your fire for God almost die out? When has God’s eternal love rekindled your flame? When have you felt as if you couldn’t  be reconciled to God?

7. What do burnt offerings suggest about how to go about keeping a right relationship with God when you are under conviction of sin?

8. What do burnt, grain and sin offerings teach you about the process of reconciliation (then and now)?

9. How is your way of restoring a right relationship with God like the one described in chapter 6?

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