High Priest

1722_highpriest.gif (175828 bytes)Once a year, the High Priest would enter the Holy of Holies in the Tabernacle (later the Temple) where he would offer sacrifices for the nation of Israel (Exodus 30:10; Lev. 16; Num. 18:2,5,7; Heb. 8:3; 9:7). He would sprinkle blood on the Mercy Seat which was actually a lid on top of the Ark of the Covenant.

 

 
 

About The Author

Matt Slick is the President and Founder of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry.