Pilgrims from Paradise
Matthew concludes his series by examining the nature of man's conscience.
We’re continuing our discussion today about the purpose of the Old Testament sacrificial system. Last time we got to the point where we were recognizing that St. Paul sees the sacrificial system on sort of a two-level dynamic. He teaches that, while animal sacrifices accomplish something for the Israelites on a certain level, they failed to meet a deeper and more important need in the lives of the Israelite people. The blood of bulls and goats, he says,…