A God who wants nothing more than to dwell with humanity, a way forward to a repaired relationship between Heaven and Earth, atoning sacrifices meant to communicate grace (not punishment)—you’ll find all of this in Leviticus. While the laws governing Israel’s sacrificial system can be some of the most challenging parts of the Bible to read, they’re an integral part of the unfolding story of the Bible. In this episode, Tim and Jon discuss the surprising beauty of sacrifice and atonement in the opening movement of Leviticus. View full show notes from this episode → Timestamps Part one (00:00-8:01) Part two (8:01-17:00) Part three (17:00-46:24) Part four (46:24-1:13:16) Referenced Resources The Temple: Its Symbolism and Meaning Then and Now , Joshua Berman Who Shall Ascend the Mountain of the Lord? A Biblical Theology of the Book of Leviticus, L. Michael Morales Atonement and the Logic of Resurrection in the Epistle to the Hebrews , David M. Moffitt Interested in more? Check out Tim’s library here. You can experience the literary themes and movements we’re tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS. Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS "Pieces (Instrumental)" by I AM FRESH MUSIC "You Can Save Me" by Beautiful Eulogy "The First Day (Instrumental)" by Hear the Story Show produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Tyler Bailey. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Podcast annotations for the BibleProject app by MacKenzie Buxman and Ashlyn Heise. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.