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Discerning Between Holy and Common


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The Lord is a consuming fire (Deuteronomy 4:24; 9:3; Hebrews 12:29), and he tries our faith so that we might be found worthy to praise and honor him and glorify him before others in the things we do (1Peter 1:7). Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, were killed in the presence of the Lord when they offered strange fire before him, which the Lord had commanded them not to do (Leviticus 10:1-2). Whether or not they had been drinking when they had done this (cp. the Lord’s immediate command after their death in Leviticus 10:8-11) is not clearly stated, but they certainly did not discern from that which was common and that which was holy, something they should have known. Read the rest of this entry »

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