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Chris -- 2011-03-08
Perhaps this substitution comes about because offerings and sacrifices are meant to deflect and bear the brunt of God’s wrath. And, of course, let’s also consider the null hypothesis- that some religious folk don’t spell too good. Examples:
We Use cigarettes like brunt offerings so that the smoke will carry our prayers
up to the Great Spirit.
www.volconvo.com/forums/showthread.php? … e=10&pp=10
Even though you offer me your brunt offerings and grain offerings, I will not
Jerusalem had been the lion of God and the center of brunt offerings, but God
would turn it into an “Ariel,” a place of burning.
In Chronicles 16:1-3, it states that after David had finished the brunt offerings and peace offerings, that he blessed the people in the name of the Lord.
Then shalt Thou be pleased with sacrifices of righteousness, with brunt offerings and holocausts then shall they offer bullocks upon Thine altar.
The prophet Hosea brought from God centuries before: “for I desire steadfast
love and not sacrifice, The knowledge of God rather than brunt offerings. ...
... in my house of prayer, their brunt offerings and sacrifices will be accepted
on my altar, for my house will be called a house of prayer for all peoples.
www.burningbush.beatitudes.org/english/ … sofbbi.rtf
Partly because our government outlawed it and so you can no longer sacrifice the
birds, cattle, lambs, or even people as brunt offerings in a reglisous ritual.