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Dr. J. Vernon McGee :: Outline for Leviticus

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I. The five offerings and the law of them, Chapters 1-7

A. Sweet savor offerings (person of Christ), Lev 1-3

1. Burnt offering (Christ our substitute), Lev 1

2. Meal offering (loveliness of Christ), Lev 2

3. Peace offering (Christ our peace), Lev 3

B. Non-sweet savor offerings (work of Christ on cross), Lev 4, 5

1. Sin offering (sin as a nature), Lev 4

2. Trespass offering (sin as an act), Lev 5

C. Law of the offerings, Lev 6, 7

II. The priests (all believers are priests), Chapters 8-10

A. Consecration of priests, Lev 8

B. Ministry of priests, Lev 9

C. Restrictions on priests (death of Nadab and Abihu), Lev 10

III. Holiness in daily life (God concerned with His children’s conduct), Chapters 11-22

A. Food of God’s people, Lev 11

B. Children of God’s children, Lev 12

C. Cleansing of leprosy, Lev 13, 14

D. Cleansing of running issues, Lev 15

E. Great Day of Atonement, Lev 16

F. Place of sacrifice; value of the blood, Lev 17

G. Application of commandments to life situations, Lev 18-20

1. Immorality condemned (amplification of 7th commandment), Lev 18

2. Social sins (application of commandments), Lev 19

3. Penalty for breaking commandments, Lev 20

H. Laws for personal purity of priests, Lev 21, 22

IV. The holy holidays, Chapter 23

V. Laws and prophecies for the promised land, Chapters 24-26

A. Lampstand, showbread, and death penalty for the blasphemer, Lev 24

B. Sabbatic year, year of Jubilee and law of kinsman redeemer, Lev 25

C. Conditions of blessing in the land (a prophetic history), Lev 26

VI. Dedication and devotion — concerning vows, Chapter 27

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