Posts Tagged ‘ Substitute ’

VerseD: Isaiah 53:6

All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned—every one—to his own way;  and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all.

Isaiah 53:6, ESV

We like doing our own thing, wanting to give in to temptations and sin. All of that was laid on Christ on the cross. We deserved death, but He took God’s wrath in our place.

VerseD: Numbers 18:31

And you may eat it in any place, you and your households, for it is your reward in return for your service in the tent of meeting.
Numbers 18:31, ESV

Ministers receive their portion of the offering as a gift from the Lord.
Likewise, we take the Gospel with us, that we partake in Christ’s inheritance by His sacrifice, and we share it with all who will receive it.

VerseD: Numbers 18:27

And your contribution shall be counted to you as though it were the grain of the threshing floor, and as the fullness of the winepress.
Numbers 18:27, ESV

Ministers receive the tenth from the people and then also tithe, but God sees the minister’s tithe as it’s own separate offering.
This, too, is a shadow of Christ’s substitionary sacrifice, that He offered Himself in our place but it is seen as our own peace offering before God.
His sacrifice, our reward.