Leviticus 19 & 20
- What particular attribute of God receives emphasis in these chapters as a ground of obedience to his commands? Cf. 1 Pet. 1:14-17.
- Which one of the Ten Commandments do these laws elaborate? What significant summary of the of God is to be found here?
Note. Molech was the nation god of Ammon. Great cruelty seems to have been associated with worship of him. Children were offered in sacrifice and burned with fire. Hence God’s implacable opposition to all such worship.
Leviticus 21 & 22
- What words and expressions occur frequently, given the reason why these instructions are imposed? List some ways in which we ought to be showing similar concern.
- What can we learn here about the serious effects on our Christian lives of things that are apparently small, but spiritually unclean?