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Authors are sensitive to the rich treasury of language, imagery, and themes found throughout Scripture, including such dialectics as Law and Gospel, sin and grace, death and new life, folly and wisdom, demon, possession and the arrival of the kingdom of God in Christ. Careful attention is given to the original Hebrew, Aramaic, or Greek. Further light is shed on the text from archaeology, history, and extrabiblical literature. Finally, Scripture's message is applied to the ongoing life of the church in terms of ministry, worship, proclamation of the Word, Baptism, the Lord's Supper, confession of the faith--all in joyful anticipation of the life of the world to come.
This commentary explores how each chapter of Leviticus finds its fulfillment in Jesus Christ - His earthly life, atoning death, resurrection, and ongoing ministry in the heavenly sanctuary on behalf of His people on Earth. Using the methods of ritual analysis, it examines the agents, enactment, and theological purpose of each of the instructions given in the divine speeches in Leviticus.
Number of Pages: 450
Vendor: Concordia Publishing House
Publication Date: 2004
Dimensions: 10 X 7 (inches)
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Series: Concordia Commentary
Scott Osattin5 Stars Out Of 5May 6, 2008Scott OsattinThis book is a must consult in the exegesis or preaching of Leviticus. It deals with the rituals and sacrifices in a menaingful way that will assist in teaching or preaching the message to your church or class. It is based upon solid research in the Field as well as citations from the best sources as well as a bibliography for the study of Leviticus that is second to none in recent years. Its Lutheran background is of great use when understanding the functional significance of the sacrifices as means of grace for the Israelites.