Posted: Sat Jun 20, 2009 5:40 am
TotalVictory wrote:While no language expert, I've read (on Jewish sites) that one meaning of the Hebrew word for sacrifice is to draw near, or come close. Thus sacrifice signified intent and desire on the part of the sinner to return to closeness to God. (God always being close to us and having no need to "move" as-it-were)
Hey... that sounds familiar. To give over completely to God? Didn't I just a minute ago read someone mentioning a similar concept in regard to whole destruction--and then restoration?