Aaron’s sons Nadab and Abihu took their censers, put fire in them and added incense; and they offered unauthorized fire before the LORD, contrary to his command. ^2 So fire came out from the presence of the LORD and consumed them, and they died before the LORD.
Then the LORD said to Aaron, ^9 “You and your sons are not to drink wine or other fermented drink whenever you go into the Tent of Meeting, or you will die. This is a lasting ordinance for the generations to come. ^10 You must distinguish between the holy and the common, between the unclean and the clean…
So it seems breaking God’s rules could end a priest’s career quite abruptly. I wonder how God is with us breaking rules, today?
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