Now of the things which we have spoken this is the sum: We have such an high priest, who is set on the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens; a minister of the sanctuary, and
For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens. Hebrews 7:26. By divine direction the tribe of Levi was set apart for the service of the sanctuary. In
Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring me an offering: of every man that giveth it willingly with his heart ye shall take my offering. Exodus 25:2. God Himself gave to Moses the plan of that structure [the
And not only so, but we also joy in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now received the atonement. Romans 5:11. The infinite sufficiency of Christ is demonstrated by His bearing the sins of the whole
Cursed be the man that he eateth any food until evening that I may be avenged of mine enemies. 1 Samuel 14:24 The command to abstain from food was prompted from selfish ambition, and it showed the king to be
And the child Samuel ministered unto the Lord before Eli. 1 Samuel 3:1. Young as he was when brought to minister in the tabernacle, Samuel had even then duties to perform in the service of God, according to his capacity.
In that day I will perform against Eli all things which I have spoken concerning his house: when I begin, I will also make an end. 1 Samuel 3:12. Eli had greatly erred in permitting his sons to minister in