Thursday, April 13, 2017

The Holy Place of The
Old Testament Tabernacle
Rev. W. Scott Lockard

I.THE ENTRANCE
  A.VEIL SEPARATING (EX.26:31-33)
  1) FOUR COLORS
     a. Blue (Heavenly and Godly) John 20:28
     b. Purple (Kingship) Matt.28:18
     c. Red (Blood) MARK 10:45
     d. White (Purity) LUKE 23:4.14
   2) Cherubim interwoven throughout the linen veil

II.THE HIGH PRIEST
  A.ENTERED ONCE A YEAR(DAY OF ATONEMENT)
  1) Having sacrificed a goat on behalf of man
  2) Having released a scapegoat into the wilderness
  B.WEARING COSTLY RAINMENT
   1) White linen turban(base a crown of gold-Ex.28:36
   2) Words Holy to the Lord
   3) Inner garment of white linen
   4) Robe of blue(Helm attached)-Ex.28:31-33
   5) Pomegranate Motif(Blue, Purple and Scarlet) Witness
   6) Gold Bells alternating Testimony
  C.EPHOD(APRON LIKE GARMENT-Ex.28:5-14
   1) Made of four colors (Blue, Red, Purple and White)
   2) Gold thread interwoven (Heavenly)-Ex.39:3
  D.THE BREASTPLATE(Gold Embroidery)-Ex.28:15)
  1)Twelve Precious Stones (one per tribe)
    a; Each had name of a tribe (Jesus knows our name-John 10:3
   2) It folded double to form a pocket
    a. Two jewels kept within(Urim-lights) (Thummim(Perfections)
    b. Special requests(important decisions) made by the High Priest)
    c. Standing before the Lampstand reflected light falls on the stones
    d. Flash of light provides 24 combination(2x12)-22 letters in Hebrew alphabet)
    e. Slight breeze flickers flames and alter angle of lights direction hitting different letters
     f. God spoke not audibly but by letter
    e. Bringing the blood to sprinkle yearly(Day of Atonement)-Ex.25:22
   1) Lid of the Ark made of Pure Gold
     a. Becomes the Mercy Seat
     b. Jesus sprinkled blood on Heaven's Mercy Seat-Heb.4:16
   2). Shikinah Glory(Light from above)-Ex.25:22
    a. Sybolizing overshadowing presence



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