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February 18


Leviticus 7:1-38
1. "Now this is the law of the restitution offering; it is especially holy.
2. The restitution offering must be slaughtered at the place where the burnt offering is slaughtered, and the priest is to sprinkle its blood on all sides of the altar.
3. The offerer must present all the fat from it: the fat tail, the fat surrounding the entrails,
4. and the two kidneys with the fat on them at the loins; he will also remove the fatty lobe of the liver with the kidneys.
5. The priest will burn them on the altar as a fire offering to the LORD; it is a restitution offering.
6. Any male among the priests may eat it. It is to be eaten in a holy place; it is especially holy.
7. "The restitution offering is like the sin offering; the law is the same for both. It belongs to the priest who makes atonement with it.
8. As for the priest who presents someone's burnt offering, the hide of the burnt offering he has presented belongs to him; it is the priest's.
9. Any grain offering that is baked in an oven, or prepared in a pan or on a griddle, belongs to the priest who presents it; it is his.
10. But any grain offering, whether dry or mixed with oil, belongs equally to all of Aaron's sons.
11. "Now this is the law of the fellowship sacrifice that someone may present to the LORD:
12. If he presents it for thanksgiving, in addition to the thanksgiving sacrifice, he is to present unleavened cakes mixed with olive oil, unleavened wafers coated with oil, and well-kneaded cakes of fine flour mixed with oil.
13. He is to present as his offering cakes of leavened bread, with his thanksgiving sacrifice of fellowship.
14. From the cakes he must present one [portion] of each offering as a contribution to the LORD. It will belong to the priest who sprinkles the blood of the fellowship offering; it is his.
15. The meat of his thanksgiving sacrifice of fellowship must be eaten on the day he offers it; he may not leave any of it until morning.
16. "If the sacrifice he offers is a vow or a freewill offering, it is to be eaten on the day he presents his sacrifice, and what is left over may be eaten on the next day.
17. But what remains of the sacrificial meat by the third day must be burned up.
18. If any of the meat of his fellowship sacrifice is eaten on the third day, it will not be accepted. It will not be credited to the one who presents it; it is repulsive. The person who eats any of it will be guilty.
19. "Meat that touches anything unclean must not be eaten; it is to be burned up. Everyone who is clean may eat any [other] meat.
20. But the one who eats meat from the LORD's fellowship sacrifice while he is unclean, that person must be cut off from his people.
21. If someone touches anything unclean, whether human uncleanness, an unclean animal, or any unclean, detestable creature, and eats meat from the LORD's fellowship sacrifice, that person must be cut off from his people."
22. The LORD spoke to Moses:
23. "Tell the Israelites: You are not to eat any fat of an ox, a sheep, or a goat.
24. The fat of an animal that dies naturally or is mauled by wild beasts may be used for any purpose, but you must not eat it.
25. If anyone eats animal fat from a fire offering presented to the LORD, the person who eats [it] must be cut off from his people.
26. Wherever you live, you must not eat the blood of any bird or animal.
27. Whoever eats any blood, that person must be cut off from his people."
28. The LORD spoke to Moses:
29. "Tell the Israelites: The one who presents a fellowship sacrifice to the LORD must bring an offering to the LORD from his sacrifice.
30. His own hands will bring the fire offerings to the LORD. He will bring the fat together with the breast. The breast is to be waved as a presentation offering before the LORD.
31. The priest is to burn the fat on the altar, but the breast belongs to Aaron and his sons.
32. You are to give the right thigh to the priest as a contribution from your fellowship sacrifices.
33. The son of Aaron who presents the blood of the fellowship offering and the fat will have the right thigh as a portion.
34. I have taken from the Israelites the breast of the presentation offering and the thigh of the contribution from their fellowship sacrifices, and have assigned them to Aaron the priest and his sons as a permanent portion from the Israelites."
35. This is the portion from the fire offerings to the LORD for Aaron and his sons since the day they were presented to serve the LORD as priests.
36. The LORD commanded this to be given to them by the Israelites on the day He anointed them. It is a permanent portion throughout their generations.
37. This is the law for the burnt offering, the grain offering, the sin offering, the restitution offering, the ordination offering, and the fellowship sacrifice,
38. which the LORD commanded Moses on Mount Sinai on the day He commanded the Israelites to present their offerings to the LORD in the Wilderness of Sinai.

Leviticus 8:1-36
1. The LORD spoke to Moses:
2. "Take Aaron, his sons with him, the garments, the anointing oil, the bull of the sin offering, the two rams, and the basket of unleavened bread,
3. and assemble the whole community at the entrance to the tent of meeting."
4. So Moses did as the LORD commanded him, and the community assembled at the entrance to the tent of meeting.
5. Moses said to them, "This is what the LORD has commanded to be done."
6. Then Moses presented Aaron and his sons and washed them with water.
7. He put the tunic on Aaron, wrapped the sash around him, clothed him with the robe, and put the ephod on him. He put the woven band of the ephod around him and fastened it to him.
8. Then he put the breastpiece on him and placed the Urim and Thummim into the breastpiece.
9. He also put the turban on his head and placed the plate of gold, the holy diadem, on the front of the turban, as the LORD had commanded Moses.
10. Then Moses took the anointing oil and anointed the tabernacle and everything in it to consecrate them.
11. He sprinkled some of the oil on the altar seven times, anointing the altar with all its utensils, and the basin with its stand, to consecrate them.
12. He poured some of the anointing oil on Aaron's head and anointed and consecrated him.
13. Then Moses presented Aaron's sons, clothed them with tunics, wrapped sashes around them, and fastened headbands on them, as the LORD had commanded Moses.
14. Then he brought the bull near for the sin offering, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the bull for the sin offering.
15. Then Moses slaughtered [it], took the blood, and applied it with his finger to the horns of the altar on all sides, purifying the altar. He poured out the blood at the base of the altar and consecrated it by making atonement for it.
16. Moses took all the fat that was on the entrails, the fatty lobe of the liver, and the two kidneys with their fat, and he burned them on the altar.
17. He burned up the bull with its hide, flesh, and dung outside the camp, as the LORD had commanded Moses.
18. Then he presented the ram for the burnt offering, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the ram.
19. Moses slaughtered it and sprinkled the blood on all sides of the altar.
20. Moses cut the ram into pieces and burned the head, the pieces, and the suet,
21. but he washed the entrails and shanks with water. He then burned the entire ram on the altar. It was a burnt offering for a pleasing aroma, a fire offering to the LORD as He had commanded Moses.
22. Next he presented the second ram, the ram of ordination, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the ram.
23. Moses slaughtered [it], took some of its blood, and put [it] on Aaron's right earlobe, on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot.
24. Moses also presented Aaron's sons and put some of the blood on their right earlobes, on the thumbs of their right hands, and on the big toes of their right feet. Then Moses sprinkled the blood on all sides of the altar.
25. He took the fat-- the fat tail, all the fat that was on the entrails, the fatty lobe of the liver, and the two kidneys with their fat-- as well as the right thigh.
26. From the basket of unleavened bread that was before the LORD he took one cake of unleavened bread, one cake of bread [made] with oil, and one wafer, and placed [them] on the fat portions and the right thigh.
27. He put all [these] in the hands of Aaron and his sons and waved them before the LORD as a presentation offering.
28. Then Moses took them from their hands and burned [them] on the altar with the burnt offering. This was an ordination offering for a pleasing aroma, a fire offering to the LORD.
29. He also took the breast and waved it before the LORD as a presentation offering; it was Moses' portion of the ordination ram as the LORD had commanded him.
30. Then Moses took some of the anointing oil and some of the blood that was on the altar and sprinkled [them] on Aaron and his garments, as well as on his sons and their garments. In this way he consecrated Aaron and his garments, as well as his sons and their garments.
31. Moses said to Aaron and his sons, "Boil the meat at the entrance to the tent of meeting and eat it there with the bread that is in the basket for the ordination offering as I commanded: Aaron and his sons are to eat it.
32. You must burn up what remains of the meat and bread.
33. You must not go outside the entrance to the tent of meeting for seven days, until the time your days of ordination are completed, because it will take seven days to ordain you.
34. The LORD commanded what has been done today in order to make atonement for you.
35. You must remain at the entrance to the tent of meeting day and night for seven days and keep the LORD's charge so that you will not die, for this is what I was commanded."
36. So Aaron and his sons did everything the LORD had commanded through Moses.

Psalms 24:7-10
7. Lift up your heads, you gates! Rise up, ancient doors! Then the King of glory will come in.
8. Who is this King of glory? The Lord, strong and mighty, the Lord, mighty in battle.
9. Lift up your heads, you gates! Rise up, ancient doors! Then the King of glory will come in.
10. Who is He, this King of glory? The LORD of Hosts, He is the King of glory. Selah

Proverbs 9:10-12
10. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
11. For by Wisdom your days will be many, and years will be added to your life.
12. If you are wise, you are wise for your own benefit; if you mock, you alone will bear [the consequences]."

Mark 1:1-22
1. The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
2. As it is written in Isaiah the prophet: Look, I am sending My messenger ahead of You, who will prepare Your way.
3. A voice of one crying out in the wilderness: "Prepare the way for the Lord; make His paths straight!"
4. John came baptizing in the wilderness and preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.
5. The whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem were flocking to him, and they were baptized by him in the Jordan River as they confessed their sins.
6. John wore a camel-hair garment with a leather belt around his waist and ate locusts and wild honey.
7. He was preaching: "Someone more powerful than I will come after me. I am not worthy to stoop down and untie the strap of His sandals.
8. I have baptized you with water, but He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit."
9. In those days Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized in the Jordan by John.
10. As soon as He came up out of the water, He saw the heavens being torn open and the Spirit descending to Him like a dove.
11. And a voice came from heaven: You are My beloved Son; I take delight in You!
12. Immediately the Spirit drove Him into the wilderness.
13. He was in the wilderness 40 days, being tempted by Satan. He was with the wild animals, and the angels began to serve Him.
14. After John was arrested, Jesus went to Galilee, preaching the good news of God:
15. "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe in the good news!"
16. As He was passing along by the Sea of Galilee, He saw Simon and Andrew, Simon's brother. They were casting a net into the sea, since they were fishermen.
17. "Follow Me," Jesus told them, "and I will make you fish for people!"
18. Immediately they left their nets and followed Him.
19. Going on a little farther, He saw James the son of Zebedee and his brother John. They were in their boat mending their nets.
20. Immediately He called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired men and followed Him.
21. Then they went into Capernaum, and right away He entered the synagogue on the Sabbath and began to teach.
22. They were astonished at His teaching because, unlike the scribes, He was teaching them as one having authority.