THE COVENANT MEETING
But go ye and learn what [that] meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice:
for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
Matthew 9:13 [1898 Young’s Literal translation]
BURNT OFFERING MEETING
FEAST OF THE PASSOVER MEETING
"Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God - this is your spiritual act of worship."
Romans 12:1. [New International Version]
The burnt offering sacrifice is voluntary, and the New Testament equivalent is the giving of our bodies as living sacrifices.
In Leviticus Chapter 1, 6:8 - 13 we find the burnt offering where blood and flesh are all consumed, thus the whole sacrifice is burnt inside and outside.
The New Testament equivalent is
Romans 7:4 – 8:39 [New International Version]
Read and internalize ROMANS 7:4 - 8:39
and MATTHEW 25:14-28
In order that we may give to God at the level at which we have; and not at the level what we have not got; God allowed for 3 forms of sacrifice: -
1. Bullock - the more gifts you have the more you give. = 5 talents in the New Testament.
2. Sheep or goat - medium gifts, you give what you have. = 2 talents in the New Testament.
3. Pigeons or doves - if that is the only gift you have, give it. = 1 talent in the New Testament.
The New Testament equivalents for those 3 different types of burnt offerings are the talents described in the scriptures below.
Matthew 25:14 – 28 [New International Version]
The burnt offering sacrifice is expressed through the COVENANT meeting.
In the same way, after the supper He took the cup, saying, “This is the new covenant in my bloo