What Is The Mercy Seat?

by Jack Wellman
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The Ark of the Covenant was covered by the Mercy Seat, so what was the Mercy Seat? Mercy I have heard grace described as something we receive that we do not deserve and certainly didn’t earn (Eph 2:8-9), but mercy is God not giving us what we do deserve, and that’s His wrath. I think […]

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What Did The High Priest Do On The Day Of Atonement?

by Jack Wellman
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What did the high priest do on the Day of Atonement, and what were the meanings of his duties? The High Priest The high priest served as a mediator between God and the people, and was the only one who had close contact with the Holy of Holies, and that only once a year (Day […]

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Did The High Priest Have A Rope Tied Around Him When Entering The Holy of Holies?

by Jack Wellman
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Is it true that the high priest had a rope tied around his waist when he entered the Holy of Holies? The Holy of Holies The Holy of Holies represents the very presence of God and is a dangerous place to make a mistake or do something without thinking. The high priest could be struck […]

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What Does Atonement Mean? Bible Definition of Atonement

by Jack Wellman
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Maybe you’ve heard the word “atonement” and wondered what it means.  What is the biblical definition of the word atonement? Atonement is… The English word for atonement originally meant “at one-ment” or “at one with” like being in harmony with someone and in this case it means to be at one with God through the […]

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How Did Jesus Fulfill The Day of Atonement?

by Jack Wellman
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Why does the Day of Atonement point to Jesus Christ?  How did He fulfill this day by His work on the cross? The Day of Atonement This was the one day whereby all the nation of Israel was commanded to fast and was the only feast day of the Jews where there was no food […]

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