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As we cross over to chapter 18 in the book of Leviticus, God’s message shifts from the sacrificial system for forgiveness of sin, to instructions on how to live as forgiven people. This is a good reminder to us a forgiven people through Christ’s sacrifice. As I read the second part of our reading in Proverbs this morning, verse 16:9 jumped out to me, In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps. This verse may not seem to tie into the reading in Leviticus, but to me it says a lot about how we, as changed people, are to allow God to show us how to live once we are forgiven. It’s difficult to live according to God’s plan if we are not first aware of the forgiveness He has provided us. We must first feel His forgiveness before we can truly live as forgiven people.