The Life is in the Bean... Leviticus 17:11

Okay... so I may be paraphrasing that verse... but there could be some application here. Walk with me...

The actual verse says, "For the life of the flesh is in the blood, and I have given it to you upon the altar to make atonement for your souls; for it is the blood that makes atonement for the soul.’Leviticus 17:11

Now that's a crazy concept to think about. Blood is a physical thing. Your soul is a spiritual thing (at least, it doesn't count as 'matter' in the scientific sense). Those things should be like oil and water - they shouldn't mix. How could they?

But God says they do.

He has a physical thing making atonement for a spiritual condition... Now this is obviously laying the groundwork for Christ's very physical death making atonement for our own souls... but it also says that the physical world in which we live has a very real impact on our spiritual condition.

Too much wine makes it difficult for us to be "sober-minded." Physical thing impacting a spiritual reality.

Vice versa, you're morning cup of coffee sharpens the mind, increases energy and focus, and all those things are helpful when you're studying your Bible early in the morning.

So what're you waiting for?

You know where to come when you want a fantastically good cup of coffee...

In Christ,


Will Singleterry
Reformed Roasters

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