Jesus in The Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur)

Leviticus 16. What happened on Yom Kippur? How does this feast speak of Jesus and His atoning work for us? Why does the book of Hebrews call Jesus our High Priest so many times? Oh how enriching it is to consider the OT shadows and typology that looks to the work of Jesus! 

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The Day of Atonement

Leviticus 16. On the most high, holy day on the Jewish calendar, The Day of Atonement was a day for the annual, national foregiveness of the nationa of Israel. The High Priest would enter in to the holiest place in the temple by mean of a blood sacrifice. But what is the significance of this […]

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The Day of Atonement

Leviticus 16:3-30. Jesus is described as our High Priest through the book of Hebrews (Heb 4:14). He made a way for us to enter the Heavenly Sanctuary, bringing salvation by grace and an open entrance to God’s Presence always. The duties of the High Priest on Yom Kippur foreshadow the work Jesus finished for us […]

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