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Finely Sifted (Wheat) Flour

The grain offering was to be made of “fine flour.”  

Finely Sifted (Wheat) Flour

Wheat, Wheat Kernels, and Wheat Flour

The grain offering was to be made of “fine flour.”

“ ‘When a person presents a grain offering to the Lord, his offering must consist of choice wheat flour, and he must pour olive oil on it and put frankincense on it. (Leviticus 2:1 NET)

In order to make coarse grain into fine flour, you must pound, grind, and sift it repeatedly (Isaiah 28:2). Usually, when a loaf of bread is made leaven (yeast) is added so that it will rise.  After the dough is allowed to rise, it is then punched down, kneaded, shaped into a loaf, and then put into the oven to bake.  After baking it becomes bread for consumption.

When sinless Jesus was on the cross, our sins, our Old Leaven of the Kingdom of Darkness (1), were placed on Him like a garment.  Jesus was beaten and punched (1) to become fine flour and then placed in God’s furnace of misery (God’s Oven), the cross where he suffered God’s judgment in payment for all our sin and sins.  

Look, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have purified you in the furnace of misery. (Isaiah 48:10 NET)

In doing so, He became the Bread of Life!

I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats from this bread he will live forever. The bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh.” (John 6:51 NET) 
I am speaking to thoughtful people. Consider what I say. Is not the cup of blessing that we bless a sharing in the blood of Christ? Is not the bread that we break a sharing in the body of Christ? Because there is one bread, we who are many are one body, for we all share the one bread. (1 Corinthians 10:15–17 NET)
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Shalom
(Peace, Wholeness, Success)

Dear friend, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, just as it is well with your soul. (3 John 2 NET)



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Hal has been teaching the Bible for over three decades. Presently, He desires to honor Jesus Christ through this Internet teaching ministry, thereby glorifying the Heavenly Father in the power and presence of the Holy Spirit. He believes, second to cultivating his relationship with God that raising his family unto the Lord is the most significant task for him while on Earth. Furthermore, Hal believes that being a successful leader in the church or workplace is no substitute for failing to be a successful leader at home.

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