This Sacrifice emphasizes Christ’s work as a person offering Himself to God, pure and without spot or blemish. The sacrifice is a sweet savour offering to God.
God is completely satisfied with work of the sacrifice of the person of His only Son, Jesus Christ. Read Leviticus 1 – The burnt offering & Leviticus 6:8-13 The Law of the burnt offering for extra rules related to this offering.
Jesus Christ was born a man and was perfect, just as Adam was a man and created perfect. Speaking about Christ, the scriptures say:
1 Peter 2:22 “He committed no sin, and no deceit was found in His mouth.”
Here the Sovereignty
of God provides the sacrifice and the free will of man must accept the
sacrifice offered, to be completely effective for a person.
“Come to Me and be saved, all you ends of the earth; for I Am God and there is no other.”
“Pilate took Jesus and had Him flogged.”
judgement, in our place.
8. The innards and legs were washed before being offered indicating that Christ had no worldly pollution and defilement and was qualified as God’s acceptable offering for sin.
9. The entire animal was burnt on the altar. Christ’s sacrifice of Himself for us was complete effective and total. The same was done for the offering from the flock.
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