Category Archives : Leviticus (Rayburn)


A Year of Holidays Leviticus 23:1-44

Download audio Leviticus 23:1-44 We continue with liturgical regulations in chapter 23, but regulations of a very different kind. Here we are introduced to Israel’s liturgical year, to all the festivals or religious holidays celebrated in biblical times. If the previous two chapters concentrated on the Lord’s holy things, this chapter devotes attention to the […]


The Fountain Filled with Blood Leviticus 17:1-16

Download audio Leviticus 17:1-16 Since it has been several weeks since we were last in Leviticus, let’s review. After seven chapters detailing the regulations of the four major sacrifices and three chapters having to do with the ordination and work of the priests, there followed five chapters of regulations concerning ceremonial impurity and its removal. […]


Going to Church for the First Time Leviticus 9:1-24

Download audio Leviticus 9:1-24 The instructions for worship in the sanctuary have been delivered by the Lord through Moses. The priests have been ordained. Now, finally, worship is to begin. Text Comment v.1       The eighth day would be the day following the seven days of the ordination ceremony narrated in the previous chapter. The priests […]


Introduction to Leviticus

Download audio This evening we begin a series of sermons on the Book of Leviticus. I suppose most Christians find this book, almost uniquely among the books of the Bible, terra incognita. We may read through it as part of our Bible-reading plan, but it alternately bores us and mystifies us. It seems so utterly […]