My mother told me that I’d never really understand the New Testament until I understood the Old Testament.
My mother was right.
It turns out that the Levitical laws are exciting to study after all.
Understanding these laws turns our simple curious wonder over the veil in the Temple being torn from top to bottom as Christ died on the cross into flat-out, jaw-dropping shock and amazement.
But, of course, before we get into this, we need our mood music — our soundtrack to Jesus’ life.
As I’ve done all week, I’ve chosen a song from Michael W. Smith’s “Freedom” album. Today’s song is “The Call.”