Gregg Strawbridge - Themes in Leviticus
Leviticus is a neglected book in preaching, but a treasure of truth for believers. Many have gotten lost in the “trees” and unable to see the “forest” of this important book. While easy to dismiss as irrelevant to us, New Testament writers quote the book of Leviticus about 15 times. This is remarkable if you remember that only 43 (of 66) OT books are cited in the NT. Our theme today is addressed by St. Peter, “Instead, as he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in all your conduct; for it is written, ‘You shall be holy, for I am holy.’” (1Peter 1:15-16). In a few sermons covering key ideas in this book, we will address some of the themes that continue to be instructive for new covenant believers.
Gregg Strawbridge, Ph.D., is the pastor of All Saints Church in Lancaster, PA. He became a committed follower of Jesus Christ at age 20, discipled in the context of a University Navigator Ministry. As a result of personal discipleship he went on to study at Columbia Biblical Seminary (M.A., Columbia, SC, 1990), as well as a Ph.D. in education and philosophy... read more
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