Getting Incensed over Incense              or   Easy Altar Coverings in         2 Easy Steps
Exodus 20:18-19When the people saw the thunder andlightning and heard the trumpet and saw themountain in smoke, they tremb...
God chose one tribe–  the tribe of Levi,  to be His priests
God chose one line of  the tribe of Levi–  the sons of Aaron,to come face to face.
They went up for an inauguration     and ate with the Lord
Nadab and Abihu were Aarons 2         oldest sons
Leviticus 10They brought unauthorized fire before theLordThey wanted to do religious things, but theydidnt respect the sour...
Now there are only Eleazar & Ithamar
Eleazar
Best Chain Saw user I know:       Josh Schuler     Because he almost chopped his leg off!
Numbers 16:1-2Now Korah son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, theson of Levi, and Dathan and Abiram, the sons ofEliab, and On s...
Korah, Dathan, Abiram
KorahFound Josephs hidden treasure
Dathan and Abiram   Heads of the Reubenite clan
Reubenites werenever meant to be Levites
Korah didnt like that Moses and     Aaron had privileges.
He said everyone was equally holy.          He was right.
But not everyone had the job of         being a priest
Korah was a Levite, a COUSIN of       Aaron, not a son
Numbers 16:9Does it seem too small a thing to you that the God ofIsrael has separated you from the community of Israel tob...
Korah wanted religious powersand activities but he didnt value   the relationship with God
He didnt trust Gods decisions
Authority is a responsibility,       not a reward
Moses is face to the ground
Moses is face to the ground            again
Greatness in Gods Kingdom   comes with humility
No mention of Korah humbling himself
Moses talks aboutGod and the people
Korah talks abouthimself & his crew
Dathan and Abiramdont even show up
Moses doesnt disregard them
Numbers 16:16Then Moses said to Korah, “You and all yourcompany present yourselves before the Lord –you and they, and Aaro...
The next day, Korah & Co. show up
Moses goes to the home of   Dathan and Abiram
Numbers 16:29"If these men die a natural death, or if they sharethe fate of all men, then the Lord has not sent me.But if ...
(Its merciful that God doesnt do   this kind of thing all the time)
Numbers 16:35Then a fire went out from the Lord anddevoured the 250 men who offeredincense.
They saw the glory of the Lord        on His terms
You ONLY see the glory of the     Lord on His terms
Eleazar called in for the cleanup
Numbers 16:37“Tell Eleazar son of Aaron the priest to pick up the censersout of the flame, for they are holy, and then scat...
The altar was covered with this         holy reminder
Only sons of Aaron can burn    incense before God
A mediatorrepresents both parties
A mediatorprotects both parties
A mediatorspeaks for both parties
Moses had to make this stuff       exactly right
Hebrews 8:5The place where they serve is a sketch andshadow of the heavenly sanctuary, just asMoses was warned by God as h...
Hebrews 8:11There will be no need at all for each oneto teach his countryman or each one toteach his brother saying, ‘Know...
Hebrews 8:12“For I will be merciful toward their evildeeds, and their sins I will remember nolonger.”
Hebrews 9:11-12But now Christ has come as the highpriest... He passed through the greater andmore perfect tent ... and he ...
1 Peter 2:9But you are a chosen race, a royalpriesthood, a holy nation, a people of hisown, so that you may proclaim thevi...
2 Timothy 3:1-4In the last days difficult times will come. Peoplewill be lovers of themselves, lovers of money,boastful, ar...
2 Timothy 3:5They will maintain the outwardappearance of religion but will haverepudiated its power.So avoid people like t...
Religion for religion’s sake            death
Getting to know Jesus         real life
Brennan Manning -"It’s a love affair. Jesus takes us to theFather, and they pour out the Holy Spiritupon us — not to be ni...
Hosea 6:6 For I desire steadfast love     and not sacrifice,  the knowledge of Godrather than burnt offerings.
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  • The High Priesthood

    1. 1. Getting Incensed over Incense or Easy Altar Coverings in 2 Easy Steps
    2. 2. Exodus 20:18-19When the people saw the thunder andlightning and heard the trumpet and saw themountain in smoke, they trembled with fear.They stayed at a distance and said to Moses,“Speak to us yourself and we will listen. Butdo not have God speak to us or we will die.”
    3. 3. God chose one tribe– the tribe of Levi, to be His priests
    4. 4. God chose one line of the tribe of Levi– the sons of Aaron,to come face to face.
    5. 5. They went up for an inauguration and ate with the Lord
    6. 6. Nadab and Abihu were Aarons 2 oldest sons
    7. 7. Leviticus 10They brought unauthorized fire before theLordThey wanted to do religious things, but theydidnt respect the sourceThey wanted to burn Holy Fire just to burnHoly Fire
    8. 8. Now there are only Eleazar & Ithamar
    9. 9. Eleazar
    10. 10. Best Chain Saw user I know: Josh Schuler Because he almost chopped his leg off!
    11. 11. Numbers 16:1-2Now Korah son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, theson of Levi, and Dathan and Abiram, the sons ofEliab, and On son of Peleth, who wereReubenites, took men and rebelled againstMoses, along with some of the Israelites, 250leaders of the community, chosen from theassembly, famous men.
    12. 12. Korah, Dathan, Abiram
    13. 13. KorahFound Josephs hidden treasure
    14. 14. Dathan and Abiram Heads of the Reubenite clan
    15. 15. Reubenites werenever meant to be Levites
    16. 16. Korah didnt like that Moses and Aaron had privileges.
    17. 17. He said everyone was equally holy. He was right.
    18. 18. But not everyone had the job of being a priest
    19. 19. Korah was a Levite, a COUSIN of Aaron, not a son
    20. 20. Numbers 16:9Does it seem too small a thing to you that the God ofIsrael has separated you from the community of Israel tobring you near to himself, to perform the service of thetabernacle of the Lord, and to stand before thecommunity to minister to them?He has brought you near and all your brothers, the sonsof Levi, with you. Do you now seek the priesthood also?
    21. 21. Korah wanted religious powersand activities but he didnt value the relationship with God
    22. 22. He didnt trust Gods decisions
    23. 23. Authority is a responsibility, not a reward
    24. 24. Moses is face to the ground
    25. 25. Moses is face to the ground again
    26. 26. Greatness in Gods Kingdom comes with humility
    27. 27. No mention of Korah humbling himself
    28. 28. Moses talks aboutGod and the people
    29. 29. Korah talks abouthimself & his crew
    30. 30. Dathan and Abiramdont even show up
    31. 31. Moses doesnt disregard them
    32. 32. Numbers 16:16Then Moses said to Korah, “You and all yourcompany present yourselves before the Lord –you and they, and Aaron – tomorrow. And eachof you take his censer, put incense in it, and theneach of you present his censer before the Lord:250 censers, along with you, and Aaron – each ofyou with his censer.”
    33. 33. The next day, Korah & Co. show up
    34. 34. Moses goes to the home of Dathan and Abiram
    35. 35. Numbers 16:29"If these men die a natural death, or if they sharethe fate of all men, then the Lord has not sent me.But if the Lord does something entirely new, and theearth opens its mouth and swallows them up alongwith all that they have, and they go down alive tothe grave, then you will know that these men havedespised the Lord!”
    36. 36. (Its merciful that God doesnt do this kind of thing all the time)
    37. 37. Numbers 16:35Then a fire went out from the Lord anddevoured the 250 men who offeredincense.
    38. 38. They saw the glory of the Lord on His terms
    39. 39. You ONLY see the glory of the Lord on His terms
    40. 40. Eleazar called in for the cleanup
    41. 41. Numbers 16:37“Tell Eleazar son of Aaron the priest to pick up the censersout of the flame, for they are holy, and then scatter thecoals of fire at a distance. As for the censers of these men who sinned at the cost oftheir lives, they must be made into hammered sheets forcovering the altar, because they presented them before theLord and sanctified them. They will become a sign to theIsraelites.”
    42. 42. The altar was covered with this holy reminder
    43. 43. Only sons of Aaron can burn incense before God
    44. 44. A mediatorrepresents both parties
    45. 45. A mediatorprotects both parties
    46. 46. A mediatorspeaks for both parties
    47. 47. Moses had to make this stuff exactly right
    48. 48. Hebrews 8:5The place where they serve is a sketch andshadow of the heavenly sanctuary, just asMoses was warned by God as he was aboutto complete the tabernacle. For he says,“See that you make everything according tothe design shown to you on the mountain.”
    49. 49. Hebrews 8:11There will be no need at all for each oneto teach his countryman or each one toteach his brother saying, ‘Know the Lord,’since they will all know me, from theleast to the greatest.
    50. 50. Hebrews 8:12“For I will be merciful toward their evildeeds, and their sins I will remember nolonger.”
    51. 51. Hebrews 9:11-12But now Christ has come as the highpriest... He passed through the greater andmore perfect tent ... and he entered once forall into the most holy place not by the bloodof goats and calves but by his own blood, andso he himself secured eternal redemption.
    52. 52. 1 Peter 2:9But you are a chosen race, a royalpriesthood, a holy nation, a people of hisown, so that you may proclaim thevirtues of the one who called you out ofdarkness into his marvelous light.
    53. 53. 2 Timothy 3:1-4In the last days difficult times will come. Peoplewill be lovers of themselves, lovers of money,boastful, arrogant, blasphemers, disobedient toparents, ungrateful, unholy, unloving, irreconcilable,slanderers, without self-control, savage, opposedto what is good, treacherous, reckless, conceited,loving pleasure rather than loving God.
    54. 54. 2 Timothy 3:5They will maintain the outwardappearance of religion but will haverepudiated its power.So avoid people like these.
    55. 55. Religion for religion’s sake death
    56. 56. Getting to know Jesus real life
    57. 57. Brennan Manning -"It’s a love affair. Jesus takes us to theFather, and they pour out the Holy Spiritupon us — not to be nicer people withbetter morals, but brand new creations,prophets, lovers, human torches ignitedwith the flaming Spirit of the living God."
    58. 58. Hosea 6:6 For I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of Godrather than burnt offerings.

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