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The Book of Leviticus Chapters 9-10 (4 of 14)
We have seen in chapter 8, the consecration of the
priesthood, now in this chapter we will see the
inauguration of the priesthood into the service of the
Read vss 1-5
Now Aaron is performing the priestly functions as the
high priest of the people. His first responsibility
as a priest was to offer a sin offering, a burnt
offering and a grain offering and to offer it up to
the Lord so that the presence of the Lord would appear
to them all. Again, as we saw in chapter 8, it is
essential that before true worship took place, sin had
to be dealt with. There was an offering for sin, a
burnt offering signifying complete dedication to the
Lord and a grain offering, signifying thanksgiving to
Read vss 6-7
Everyone's sins needed to be atoned for before God
would appear to them. The presence of God is holy and
His people must be holy as well.
Read vss 8-21
After Aaron offered up a sacrifice for himself, then
he offered sacrifices for the people. He followed the
same procedure, just as was instructed by God.
22 And Aaron lifted up his hand toward the people, and
blessed them, and came down from offering of the sin
offering, and the burnt offering, and peace offerings.
23 And Moses and Aaron went into the tabernacle of the
congregation, and came out, and blessed the people:
and the glory of the LORD appeared unto all the
24 And there came a fire out from before the LORD, and
consumed upon the altar the burnt offering and the
fat: which when all the people saw, they shouted, and
fell on their faces.
Aaron blessed the people after finishing the offering
of the sacrifices in their behalf. Then Moses joined
Aaron as they went into the tabernacle, then they came
out of the tabernacle and gave a benediction to the
people. As they were doing this, God's glory
(PROBABLY THE GLORY CLOUD) appear ...
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