Consecration

A separated people - Numbers 6:1 – 6:27 (commentary)

The counterpart to cleansing (chapter 5) is consecration (chapter 6). Priestly, Levitical service was the exclusive privilege of those who belonged to the tribe of Levi but the Lord here instituted a provision whereby any man or woman of Israel who wished could take a vow before …

The Levite Leaders Purified The Temple - II Chronicles 29:12 – 29:19 (commentary)

As soon as Hezekiah finished talking the Levite leaders went to work (vv. 12-14). These leaders gathered all of the Levites together and they went through a ceremony to make themselves clean (v. 15). Then they began to purify the temple according to the law of the Lord. The pries …