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The Book of Leviticus Chapters 7-8 (3 of 14)
Read vss 1-5
All these instructions were stated in chapter 3.Read
The additional information is thus: The edible
portion of the offering belonged to the priest
officiating at that time, except the dry grain from
meat or grain offerings, they belonged to all the
Read vss 11-16
We see that there were three reasons why a person
offered up a peace offering. First was for
thanksgiving. Then the offering was accompanied with a
grain offering as well. The offering was to be eaten
of that night and none was to remain to the next day.
Read vss 16-18
The second reason to offer up a peace offering was
because of a vow. The third reason was a freewill
voluntary act. More than likely an answered vow.
This flesh could be eaten either on that day or the
next, but if any of the offering was not eaten on the
third day, the remainder of it was to be burned. If
it was eaten on the third day the entire offering was
not accepted because it was an abomination and the
violator subject to God's divine wrath.
Read vss 19-21
Anyone who was ceremonially unclean and attempted to
offer up a peace offering to God, that person was to
Read vss 22-27
No fat ever was to be eaten by the people because the
fat belonged to the Lord. It could be used for other
things if the beast was either killed or died
naturally, but no fat was to be eaten, nor blood from
meat that was not drained to be eaten. Anyone who was
guilty of that was to die.
28 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
29 Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, He that
offereth the sacrifice of his peace offerings unto the
LORD shall bring his oblation unto the LORD of the
sacrifice of his peace offerings.
30 His own hands shall bring the offerings of the LORD
made by fire, the fat with the breast, it shall he
bring, that the breast may be ...
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