February 3, 2018 Bible Study — The Ordination of Aaron

I am using the daily Bible reading schedule from “The Bible.net” for my daily Bible reading.

Today, I am reading and commenting on Leviticus 8-9.

    Having finished setting up the Tabernacle, Moses began the ordination of Aaron and his sons as priests. When this passage speaks of Moses performing all of the sacrifices of ordination and dedication of the Tabernacle by himself it seems rather challenging but doable. Still, it would have been a long day for Moses. One of things I find interesting is that a fair amount of blood was sprinkled on Aaron, his sons, and their clothes, yet they spent 7 days in the entrance to the Tabernacle wearing those same clothes. It seems unlikely from the description that any of them or their clothes were washed at any time during those 7 days. Furthermore, on the eighth day, Aaron set right to work making the sacrifices himself with no opportunity to clean up first.