Tag: Sacrifice in the Old Testament – Part IV

Aug 2018

Last Sunday I resumed writing about the meaning and practice of sacrifice in the Old Testament and followed line of thought that starts with the idea of a gift given to honor a ruler and moves by way of analogy to giving a ‘sacrifice’ as a gift to God in order to honor him as the supreme ruler of the universe. The burning of the animal on the altar signifies the transferal of the gift to the invisible realm of God, while the blood of the sacrifice is offered as an expiation......

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