Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins.
saying above, Sacrifice and offering and whole burnt offerings and for sin thou did not desire, nor were thou pleased with things that are offered according to the law.
Which is a figure for the present time, according to which both gifts and sacrifices are offered that are not able to make the man officiating fully perfect in respect to conscience,
I will not reprove thee for thy sacrifices, and thy burnt-offerings [being] continually before me.
For thou delight not in sacrifice, else I would give it. Thou have no pleasure in burnt-offering.
What to me is the multitude of your sacrifices? says LORD. I have had enough of the burnt-offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts. And I do not delight in the blood of bullocks or of lambs or of he-goats.
He who slaughters an ox is as he who kills a man. He who sacrifices a lamb, as he who breaks a dog's neck. He who offers an oblation, [as] swine's blood. He who burns frankincense, as he who blesses an idol. Yea, they have chosen t
To what purpose does there come to me frankincense from Sheba, and the sweet cane from a far country? Your burnt-offerings are not acceptable, nor your sacrifices pleasing to me.
Thus says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: Add your burnt-offerings to your sacrifices, and eat ye flesh.
For I desire mercy, and not sacrifice, and the knowledge of God more than burnt-offerings.
I hate, I despise your feasts, and I will take no delight in your solemn assemblies.
Why shall I come before LORD, and bow myself before the high God? Shall I come before him with burnt-offerings, with calves a year old?
And to love him from the whole heart, and from the whole understanding, and from the whole soul, and from the whole strength, and to love his neighbor as himself, is more than all whole burnt-offerings and sacrifices.
Take with you words, and return to LORD. Say to him, Take away all iniquity, and accept that which is good. So we will render [as] bullocks [the offering of] our lips.
On the morrow John sees Jesus coming to him, and he says, Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!
And this is the covenant from me to them when I will take away their sins.
1 John 3:5
And ye know that that man was made known so that he might take up our sins. And in him is no sin.
And he shall take of the blood of the bullock, and sprinkle it with his finger upon the mercy-seat on the east. And he shall sprinkle of the blood with his finger seven times before the mercy-seat.
And it shall be a perpetual statute to them. And he who sprinkles the water for impurity shall wash his clothes, and he who touches the water for impurity shall be unclean until evening.
I will take no bullock out of thy house, nor he-goats out of thy folds.