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The Holy Scapegoat

Bible Text: Leviticus 16 | Preacher: Pastor Daniel Roels Maybe you’ve heard the idea that Jesus acted as a substitute to receive the consequences of our sin, but how does that really work? Can we really “transfer” sins or shame to someone else? To figure this out, we have to go back to the Old Testament and a special Israelite day called the “day of atonement.” On that day, the Israelites could come near again to their holy God as they offered sacrifices to cleanse themselves. All sinners must do the same, but the good news is that God has made it possible.