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Leviticus

Author – Moses
Time – 1,500 B.C.

Summary – The third book of the Pentateuch takes its name from one of the 12 sons of Jacob, Levi, whose family was chosen by God to act as priests and assistants in the Tabernacle. The book covers the national and personal laws given by God to the Jewish people regarding worship and religious activities. It contains laws regarding cleanliness, morality, ethics and hygiene which guided the Jews on a day–to–day basis and still does today. Animal sacrifice was introduced as a covering for the individual and national sins of the people.

Sacrifice as the basis of acceptable worship – Chapter 1 v 1 to 17 v 16
Passage
Subject
Ch.1 v 1 to 6 v 7 The offerings
Ch.6 v 8 to 10 v 20 The priesthood
Chapters 11 To 16 The people
Chapter 17 The altar

Obedience as the basis of acceptable living – Chapter 18 v 1 to 27 v 34
Passage
Subject
Chapters 18 to 20 Regulations for the people
Chapters 21 & 22 Regulations for the priests
Chapters 23 & 24 Regulations for the nation
Chapters 25 To 27 Regulations for the land

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