Notes on Leviticus 24-25

A mixed-race boy (Semitic and Hamitic) from the tribe of Dan (Antichrist) cursed God and blasphemed in public. His punishment, according to Leviticus 24:14, was to be stoned to death.

Mohammad, in his attempt to usurp the story of Moses for his own, made this idea a foundational doctrine for Islam. Therefore, even drawing an image of Allah results in death. Islam is a perversion of Judaism.

I have had the displeasure of watching videos of people being stoned to death. I wanted to know the true horror of this barbaric technique. It is awful. The stones are quite large, probably about the weight of a cinder block, and there is quite the delay before a kill shot. As bones are broken, the victim has ample opportunity to scream and writhe in pain before a stone to the head or internal bleeding finally kills them.

Those who claim that American capital punishment is inhumane have never seen a stoning.

These punishments are not supposed to be carried out as a personal punishment. This is not a violation of the ten commandments, because this is essentially a function of local government. The tribe, as an enforcer of law, is authorized to seek justice. “Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth” (Lev. 24:20) is fine for governance, not for you and I.

Leviticus 25 begins with the Year of Jubilee that occurs every 50 years. Remember the Feast of Pentecost in Leviticus 23, where 50 represents the ascension of Christ and the beginning of the Church Age. During the Day of Atonement (September 10th) that represents the second coming of Christ, the trumpet will sound and the Israelites “shall return every man unto his possession, and ye shall return every man unto his family” (Lev. 25:10). Once again, the second coming and Millennial kingdom are linked through a Jewish feast or festival.

This is yet another picture of the end times tucked away in the Old Testament, about 3500 years before Revelation occurs.

Leviticus 25:23 says “The land shall not be sold for ever: for the land is mine; for ye are strangers and sojourners with me.” This is an interesting verse that can be taken to mean different things depending on its context.

One is a literal, physical interpretation. The Promised Land belongs to God, and even though the Israelites have not always and will not always dwelt there, it will never belong to anyone else.

The second interpretation is metaphysical. The Earth is God’s and those who follow God are not meant to dwell on the Earth, but in Heaven. This idea is restated in John 17:14, which says “I have given them thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.”

The Old Testament Israelites and New Testament Christians are not supposed to be focused on the things of this world. We should not be concerned with jobs, promotions, money, wealth, sexual promiscuity, sports, politics, video games, tv shows, movies, art, music, social media, etc. We are supposed to focus on eternity.

James 4:14 says “For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.” Our lives on this world are temporary. We waste so much time on things that do not matter, while we are afraid to take action on what does matter. Our unsaved friends and family are headed for eternal damnation while we are posting drunken pictures on Instagram. The modern Christian would rather party like Hell than live for Heaven.

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