Leviticus 18

In chapters 18-20 we pass from the worship of the people to their behaviour.
Chapter 18 prohibits unlawful marriage, unchastity, and Molech worship; but the last is dealt with more fully in 20:2-5.

  1. What reasons are given for Israel’s obedience to these laws and how important is this obedience?
    See verses 1-5 and 24-30.
  2. What light is thrown by this chapter on God’s command for the extermination of the Canaanites?