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Good Friday: The Tabernacle, The Cross, and the Holy of Holies
On this Good Friday, everything I learned about the Old Testament Tabernacle becomes more personal for me – and for you. This is the day, the ultimate sacrifice was made on our behalf. At the moment of Jesus’ death, at God’s command, the veil of the temple (tabernacle) was torn revealing the Holy of Holies – the Ark, the mercy seat – where God dwelt and met formerly with only the high priests descended from Aaron.
At that moment, Jesus became our High Priest.
By His blood, for those who have received Him, we can go past the outer courts, past the alter of sacrifice, past the wash basin, into the Holy Place – past the lampstand, past the Table of the Presence, past the alter of incense – and because the veil was torn, straight into the Holy of Holies.
I wish everyone a blessed Easter weekend as we reflect on this gift.
And behold, the veil of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom; and the earth shook and the rocks were split. – Matthew 27:51