Even if you offer Me your burnt offerings and grain offerings, I will not accept them; I will have no regard for your fellowship offerings of fattened cattle. American Standard Version Yea, though ye offer me your burnt-offerings and meal-offerings, I will not accept them; neither will I regard the peace-offerings … The burnt offering is the first offering specified by name in the Bible. We notice a few things about the specifications: Let us examine the fine flour grain offering in Lev 2:1-3. The Meal Offering is the fruit of that sanctification. The grain offering typifies the last six commandments, which regulate our relationships and love toward our fellow man. 1 and 3, respectively). It was primarily given in thanks for God's blessing. Anything made of grain which was to be presented to the Lord was to be unleavened—for as our Lord used it, leaven (yeast) is symbolic of sinfulness. There is a curious consistency—almost—in the Old Testament concerning offerings made to God. "But on the prince shall be [the responsibility for] the burnt offerings, and the grain offering, and the libation at the feasts, and at the New Moon festivals, and at the Sabbaths at all of the assemblies of the house of Israel; he shall provide the sin offering, and the grain offering, and the burnt offering, and the fellowship offering to make atonement for the house of Israel. The peace offering represents one's fellowship upward to God and outward to man. Third, fellowship or communion between the Lord, the priest and the worshiper (peace offering) was established. The grain offering (also called the meal offering or cereal offering) was one of the main offerings presented by the Jews in worship to the Lord. What was the Old Testament grain offering? Then say to the Israelites: 'Take a male goat for a sin offering, a calf and a lamb--both a year old and without defect--for a burnt offering, And an ox and a ram for a fellowship offering to sacrifice before HaShem, together with a grain offering mixed with oil. Third, fellowship or communion between the Lord, the priest and the worshipper (peace offering) was established. In Leviticus (and other sanctuary contexts) it always means "grain offering." (3) The Grain Offering and the Burnt Offering produced a “soothing aroma to the Lord.” Only the Burnt, Grain, and Peace Offerings (cf. The grain offering pericope in Leviticus 2 stands between the burnt and peace offering chapters (Lev. This is as it should be since the grain offering was a regular part of a burnt or peace offering along with a prescribed libation ( Num 15:1-15). For today HaShem will appear to you.'" It … “The rest of the grain offering shall be for Aaron and his sons; it is a most holy part of the Lord’s food offerings” (v. 3). It was formally instituted in Leviticus 2 for use in the Jewish tabernacle. Nothing made of grain was to have leaven it—absolutely nothing. offering and grain offering). The Old Covenant Book of Leviticus outlines five special Levitical fire offerings and sacrifices. Noah offered burnt offerings when he left the ark ( Genesis 8:20 And Noah builded an altar unto the LORD; and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt offerings on the altar. The Burnt Offering is for the sanctification of the whole man in self-surrender to the Lord even unto death. To state it another way, there were sacrifices of expiation (sin offerings and guilt offerings), consecration (burnt offerings and - Leviticus 2 Animal sacrifices offered to propitiate God’s wrath were the most common sacrifices in ancient Israel. 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