Brian Yeager's Outlines
Leviticus Outlined

I. About Sacrifices (1:1 to 7:38) 

A. Burnt offering (1:1-17) 
1. Offering of a bullock 
a. The animal’s body was consumed entirely in the fire 
b. It was a free will offering - surrender of life and will to God (1:2-3) Christ freely gives His life John 10:15-18
c. It was the giving of something of value (1:3) 
d. It was an atonement (1:4) 
e. It was deliberate and meditative (1:4-5) 
f. The hide was given to the priest (1:6; 7:8) 
2. Offering of sheep and goats (1:10-13) Lamb without spot or blemish as Christ I Peter 1:19
3. Offering of fowls (1:14-17) 
B. Meat (meal) offering, bloodless and voluntary homage (2:1-16) 
1. The priest burned a portion and retained the balance (2:2-3) 
2. Offering of unleavened cakes (biscuits, or pancakes ( 2:4-10) 
3. Leaven and honey forbidden to be burned on the altar (2:11) 
4. Leaven and honey may be offered, but not burned (2:12) 
5. Offerings to be made with salt (2:13) 
6. Corn (grain) offered with frankincense and oil (2:14-16) 
C. Peace offering (3:1-17) 
1. Offering of the herd – male or female - bull, calf, cow, ox - (3:1-5) 
2. Offering of the flock – lamb (3:6-11) 
3. Offering of goat (3:12-16) 
4. Forbidden to eat fat or blood (3:17) 
D. Sin offering (4:1 to 5:13) 
1. If the sin is done through ignorance (4:2) 
2. If a high priest sin (4:3-12) 
3. If the whole congregation of Israel sin (4:13-21) 
4. If a ruler sin (4:22-26) 
5. If a common person sin (4:27-35) 
6. Three specific things requiring a sin offering (5:1-6) 
7. Concessions made to poverty (5:7-13) 
E. Trespass offering (5:14 to 6:7) 
1. If the trespass is done through ignorance (5:14) 
2. Failing to pay tithes and offering to Jehovah (5:15-19) 
3. Dealing falsely with a neighbor (6:1-7) 
F. Additional rules concerning sacrifices (6:8 to 7:38) 
1. Fire of the altar to never go out (6:8-13) 
2. Priestly portion of meat (meal) offering (6:14-18) 
3. Priestly offering of meal (cereal) (6:19-23) 
4. Priests portion and handling of sin offering (6:24-30) 
5. Further rules for trespass offerings (7:1-7) 
6. Skin of burnt offering belongs to priest (7:8) 
7. Instructions to priests for handling sacrifices (7:9-21) 
8. Not to eat the fat of a sacrifice nor any blood ever (7:22-27) 
9. Portion of peach offering belong to the priests (7:28-34) 
10. Conclusion of the section on sacrifices (7:35-38) 
II.   Priestly System (8:1 to 10:20) 
A. Consecration of Aaron and his sons (8:1-36) Christ is our High Priest Hebrews 3:1, Hebrews 5:1-10, and Hebrews 9:11.  We are Priest I Peter 2:5, and Revelation 1:6.
1. Anointing of Aaron and his sons (8:1-13) 
2. Sin offering for Aaron and his sons (8:14-17) 
3. Burnt offering for Aaron and his sons (8:18-21) 
4. Ram of consecration offered for Aaron and his sons (8:22-30) 
B. Aaron’s offerings for himself and the people (9:1-21) 
C. Priestly blessing of the people (9:22-23) 
D. Jehovah accepts the sacrifices by fire (9:24) 
E. Historical section (10:1-20) 
1. Sin and punishment of Nadab and Abihu, sons of Aaron (10:1-7) 
2. Law of wine and strong drink for the priests (10:8-9) THINK ABOUT THIS: We are Priest as shown in point II.  Our body is our temple I Corinthians 6:19.  Our bodies should be holy Romans 12:1-2.  Should we drink wine? NO!  Other than that look at other warnings Proverbs 20:1 and Proverbs 23:29-35
3. Distinguish between holy and unholy (10:10) 
4. Priests to be teachers of the people (10:11) We too need to be teachers of the people Matthew 28:19, II Timothy 2:2 and I Peter 3:15
5. Law of priests eating holy things (10:12-20) 
III.    Concerning Purity 11:1 – 17:16
A.  Laws of purity for Israel (11:1 to 15:33) 
1. Ceremonial uncleanness (11:1 to 15) 
a. Unclean beasts that may not be eaten (11:2-47) 
b. Purification following childbirth (12:1-8) 
c. Laws concerning leprosy (13:1-59) 
d. Ceremonial cleansing for leprosy (14:1-57) 
2. Issues from human body (15:1-33) 
B.    Day of atonement (16:1-34) 
1. Forbidden to enter holy place within the vail (16:2) 
2. Bathing and dressing (16:4) 
3. Sin offering for self (16:6) 
4. Sin offering for people (16:5) 
5. Cast lots for two goats – one sacrificed and one released (16:5-8) 
6. Sacrificed the bullock (16:11) 
7. Holy place within the vail with censer and incense (16:12-13) 
8. Return to Holy of Holies with bullock’s blood (16:14) 
9. Came out into court and killed the goat (16:15) 
10. Return to Holy of Holies with goat’s blood (16:15) 
11. Purified tabernacle (16:16-17) 
12. Blood placed on horns of the altar (16:18-19) 
13. Remaining goat released (16:20-22) 
14. Bathed again and changed his clothes (16:23) 
15. Sacrificed two rams (16:24-25) 
16. He that released the scapegoat shall wash (16:26) 
17. Remainder of sin offerings burned without the camp (16:27-28) 
18. Everlasting statute (16:29-34) 
C. Various laws concerning sacrifices (17:1-16) 
1. No sacrifices allowed away from the tabernacle (17:1-9) 
2. No eating of blood (17:10-14) 
3. Eating that which died of itself, or was torn (17:15-16) 
IV.  Morality (18:1 to 27:34) 
A. Unlawful marriages and lusts (18:1-30) 
1. Incest forbidden (18:6) 
2. Homosexuality forbidden (18:22) 
3. Bestiality forbidden (18:23) 
B. Various laws governing moral uncleanness (19:1 to 20:27) 
C. Rules governing behavior of priests (21:1 to 22:16) 
D. Rules for sacrifices (22:17-33) 
E. Feasts and holy days (23:1-44) 
1. Seventh day sabbath (23:3) 
2. Passover (23:4-14) 
3. Pentecost, or first fruits (23:15-21) 
4. Feast of trumpets, New Year’s day of civil year (23:22-25) 
5. Day of atonement (23:26-32) 
6. Feast of tabernacles (lived in booths) (23:33-44) 
F. Sundry rules (24:1-23) 
1. Oil for the tabernacle lamps (24:1-8) 
2. Twelve cakes of fine flour - shewbread (24:5-9) 
3. Blaspheming God punished by death (24:10-16) 
4. Eye for an eye and tooth for a tooth (24:17-23) 
G. Sabbatical year – every seven years (25:1-7) 
H. Year of Jubilee – every fiftieth year (25:8-24) 
1. Treatment of the poor (25:25-28) 
2. Land sold and redeemed (25:29-34) 
3. No usury to be taken of a brother (25:35-38) 
4. Treatment of a brother Jew (25:39-46) 
5. Redeeming Jews sold to non-Jews (25:47-55) 
I. Promises and warnings (26:1-46) 
1. Blessing for obedience (26:1-13) 
2. A curse for disobedience (26:14-46) 
3. Blessings for obedience and curse for disobedience is shared throughout the Old Testament and New Testament – Genesis 22:18, Deuteronomy 11:27-28, Job 36:11-12, II Thessalonians 1:8-9, and I Peter 4:17.
J. Vows and tithes (27:1-3
 
 

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