Doug Vermeulen en Dr Margaret Aranda: For NewBeeZ, Christianity, Teachers 55 years in the work-a-day world 25/11/2016 · 5 min de lectura · +100



Jesus said:

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]




"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 blo