CHRIST FORESHADOWED IN THE OLD TESTAMENT SACRIFICES

He is the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world (Genesis 3:21; Revelation 13:8).

He is the more excellent sacrifice offered by Abel (Genesis 4:1-10; Hebrews 11:4).

He is the sweet smelling savor offered by Noah: providing mercy, favor and covenant (Genesis 8:20-22: 9:1, 8-17).

He is Abraham’s burnt offering, which the Lord provided (Genesis 22:1-13).

He is the Passover, He delivered the children of Israel from the bondage and slavery of sin (Ex 12; Numbers 9:1-14; 2 Chronicles 30:1; 1 Corinthians 5:7).

He is the burnt offering; wholly consecrated for to the Lord for us (Leviticus 1).

He is the meat offering; holy and perfect and without sin (Leviticus 2).

He is the peace offering; the free gift of grace to be received with thanksgiving (Leviticus 3; Colossians 1:20-22).

He is the sin offering; He bore the sins of the world (Leviticus 4; 1Corinthians 5:21).

He is the trespass offering: He paid the price for all the trespasses of the child of God (Leviticus 5&6; 1 John 1:7-9).

He is the continual burnt offering: our once for all sacrifice, eternal and everlasting (Exodus 29:38-42; Leviticus 6:9-13).

He is the fire that must never go out: burning continually upon the upon the coals of our heart (Leviticus 6).

He is the consecration ram: His blood is applied to the priest for hearing, service, and fellowship (Exodus 29; Leviticus 8).

He is the drink offering who poured out His life for us all (Exodus 29; Isa 53:12; Ps 22:14).

He is the scapegoat who took our sins away (Leviticus 16; Hebrews 9:26; Isaiah 53:6).

He is the cleanser of the Levites in purifying us for service (Numbers 8).

He is the perpetual truth in the daily ministrations: the continual burnt offering ever rising to the Father, the lamp in the tabernacle always giving light, and the incense ever rising in the prayers of those who seek God with the whole heart (Hebrews 10:11; Exodus 29:38-42; Ex 30:7-9).

He is the cleanser of the leper: He restores the outcast to fellowship (Leviticus 14-15).

He is salvation to the Gentiles: Rahab’s true token (Joshua 2:12-21).

He is the glorious sound of the ram’s horn: This was heard before the shout that knocked down flat the walls of Jericho (Joshua 6).

He is the burnt offering offered by Gideon: Gideon received insight from the Lord (Judges 6).

He is the peace offering: Hanna’s vow was answered (1 Samuel 1-2).

He the burnt offering offered by Samuel: God thundered upon the Philistines (1 Samuel 7).

He is the ram that was offered: out of His horns Samuel poured the anointing oil upon David to be King (1 Samuel 16:1-13).

He is the burnt offering offered by David, which atoned for sin and stopped the plague (2 Samuel 24:18-25; 1 Chronicles 21-22; 1 Chronicles 21:26).

He is Solomon’s burnt offering by which Solomon sought God and asked for wisdom which truly is the principle thing (2 Chronicles 1:1-12).

He is the offering at the dedication of the tabernacle and the temple causing the house to be filled with the Glory of God (Leviticus 9:22-24; 1.Kings 8:62-64; 2 Chronicles 7:1-2).

He is Elijah’s burnt offering triumphing over all our enemies (1Kings 18:21-46).

He is Jehoshaphat’s meat offering: the one who sanctifies (2 Kings 2:30).

He is Job’s burnt offering: He turns captivity through intercession (Job 42:7-17).

He is Jonah’s thanksgiving (peace) offering: Jonah gave thanks by faith from the belly of the whale (Jonah 2; Ho 14:2; 1 Kings 8:38-39; Mt 12:40-41; Ps 16:9-11; Acts 2:25-28).

He is the peace offering, by whom we give thanks as in the case of Hezekiah ((Ps 103:1-5; Ps 116:12-19; 2 Chronicles 32:24-26).

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