Do you have difficulty reading through certain books of the Bible?
Here is my short-list:
- Some of the minor prophets (about 9 out of 12…)
- Parts of Exodus
Prophetic books containing apocalyptic language are an obvious challenge. It takes research into the symbolism, a knowledge of the historical time frame, and a good hard look at the context. You can’t just glide through them like you do through the Psalms or Proverbs where the meaning is obvious and the verses highly quotable.
The book of Leviticus is not apocalyptic, it’s laborious. Twenty-seven chapters overflow with detailed rules, regulations, and instructions. It’s a bit like reading the United States Tax Code, only it makes abundantly more sense.
If you are in the midst of your daily bible reading and find your eyes glazing over Leviticus, try the following: Continue reading