The Holiest of All
Behind the second veil, the part of the tabernacle which is called the Holiest of All. Hebrews 9:3
As I read through the first section of Hebrews chapter 9, I can see such a clear picture of how the old testament tabernacle represented the people of Israel’s relationship with God. They worshiped in the outer court/sanctuary, but only the high priest could go beyond that point in to the holiest place. The high priest represented the entire nations of people to God in heaven. Then he ministered back to the people what he experienced behind the veil in the most Holy place with God!
It makes me appreciate my salvation in such a new light. I now have a high priest that opens up the way for me to go to that Holiest of places into the presence of my loving Heavenly Father. In Christ Jesus we have access to the very throne of God (Heb. 4:16) I have my own relationship with my Father in heaven. I no longer have to go through a man here in this world, that veil of separation has been removed and now I have a relationship with God, not an obligation to offer of sacrifice for my sin. NO! That obligation has been satisfied, that debt has been paid and that ritual has been removed. Jesus has cleansed us, made us whole and in our salvation in Him, we are in a right relationship to go directly to our Father without a covering between us. Glory to God!
This is where I want to live and this is where I want to run to every chance I get, to be with my Father. Getting to know Him more, learning more of His character through His Word and growing in His love that never ends. I am so thankful to be living in this time! They had trouble in the world then and we still have trouble in the world today, but now we have the upper hand! We are more than conquerors in Christ Jesus who saved us and removed the veil from the Holiest of All.
Today I want to encourage you to thank God for the access He has given us to Himself! Thank Him one more time for His great salvation in His Son Jesus. Thank Him that you can come boldly to His throne and meet with Him there at any time and Worship Him in His presence as Kind of kings and Lord of lords.
Today’s scripture reading: Hebrews 9:1-6