Eleazar served as a close assistant to Moses and later t Joshua Joshua 14: And they shall declare My glory among the Gentiles. In such the right shoulder, considered the choicest part of the victim, was to be "heaved," and viewed as holy to the Lord, only eaten therefore by the priest: He came to Aaron and said, "why didn't you eat the sin offering in the sanctuary area? Wenham, Gordon J. A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary. Moses was worried that if the sin offering was not completed, the community would not be forgiven for their sins.
One would have thought this experience would have etched in their minds a sense of holy fear of God. An expositional pulpit ministry that preaches through the Scriptures covers everything that God covers in His Word.
The third implication of this strange fire is that these two priests regarded the holiness of God lightly.
Nadab and Abihu did not make an "innocent" mistake out of a good intention to worship the Lord. The last phrase, they died before the Lord, gives another problem to the priesthood. This makes the point that "mountain top" experiences are no guarantee of sinful decisions in the valley!
Aaron and his sons offered the first sacrifices ever offered on that huge, bronze Tabernacle altar. Ps 30: Zondervan, 1994.
By those who come near Me I must be regarded as holy; and before all the people I must be glorified. How long does the ordination ceremony last? Forgot your password? Second, God will overlook lapses in the outward performance of worship if the heart is sincere.
We can come to God just as we are, but we may not come to Him our own way. And behold, it had been incinerated. They were to function as representatives of heaven to earth. Aaron assumed responsibility for the mistake and offered a satisfactory explanation to Moses. Wherefore, whenever our passions are too much excited, let us learn that this is the best remedy for quieting and repressing them, to submit ourselves to God, and to humble ourselves beneath his mighty hand.
There were a number of people who began to die around the Tabenacle. They took their censers They put fire in their censers 10: Milgrom makes the argument that forward was in front of the tent of meeting. The camera spans back and forth from Narrator to Moses through these seven verses. But the most striking principle endorsed by the NT is that the closer a man is to God the stricter the standard he will be judged by v.