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Separation and Service

or Thoughts on Numbers VI, VII.

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Language: English
Wordcount: 17,082 / 56 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52.1
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 890
Added to site: 2008.08.22
mnybks.net#: 21836
Genre: Religion
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LEANSING ONLY THROUGH SACRIFICE.

Let us not lose sight of the fact that the accidental death of any one near the Nazarite--that the thoughtless putting forth of the hand even--might violate his vow of consecration as truly, if not as guiltily, as an act of deliberate transgression; in either case all the previous time was lost, and the period of consecration had to be recommenced after his cleansing. And that cleansing could only be brought about through sacrifice; the sin-offering must die; the burnt-offering must die; without shedding of blood there could be no remission. So serious was the effect of transgression--and yet, thank GOD, it was not irremediable.

The bearing of this on the life of consecration to GOD in the present day is important. Nearness to GOD calls for tenderness of conscience, thoughtfulness in service, and implicit obedience. If we become conscious of the slightest failure, even through inadvertence, let us not excuse it, but at once humble ourselves befo

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