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“And the LORD spake …When any man hath a running issue out of his flesh, because of his issue he is unclean … and the priest shall make an atonement for him before the LORD for his issue” – Leviticus 15:1-2, 14-15

Yuck! Old Testament laws can be very graphic but if one believes, as the early Christians,1 that even Old Testament law has application today, then what do these verses tell us?

They show that even unintended uncleanness is still uncleanness. Having a boil, lesion, or zit is certainly not the intention or even the fault of the individual, it’s the way we all are – the human condition.

Yet it still needed cleansing and sacrifice.

We are, all, born with various problems, tendencies, and orientations. Whether our fault or not they are still unclean and need the forgiveness and cleansing of Christ.2

– fritz
1 – 1st Corinthians 9:9-10
2 – 1st Corinthians 6:9-12

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