I am having some serious issues with the book of Leviticus and once you start getting into the details, you may have the same issues I am having.
- God redeems a people, purchasing them with the blood of an innocent sacrifice
- God then calls these people, whom He purchased, to be holy.
Some one will say, “So what’s the problem?” Here’s the problem:
The same God that called Israel out of Egypt is the same God that calls you and I out of the world and unto Himself.
While it is true that we are not under the law as a way, or rule, of life, the sobering reality is that the same God that required holiness from His people in Leviticus 20:7 requires the same thing of the church in 1 Peter 1:15 - 16.
Here is my issue. I am not holy, and neither are you. Pray with me that we will be vessels of honor and clean instruments that the Lord of lords would be pleased to use.