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What was the Holy of Holies?



    
    

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
The room known as the Holy of Holies was the innermost and most sacred area of the ancient tabernacle of Moses and temple of Jerusalem. The Holy of Holies was constructed as a perfect cube. It cont...

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My picture Jack Gutknecht ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church
Hebrews 10:19 says, "Therefore, my friends, since we have confidence to enter the sanctuary by the blood of Jesus." Dealing with this verse, Hebrews 10:19, a hymn writer by the name of D. S. Warner, wrote this hymn, which he entitled "Holy of Holies”:

Within this greater temple,
Built by the Son of God,
We’ve found a full salvation,
And entered through the blood.
Here on the mercy seat,
Beneath the cherubim,
We dwell in love complete,
And heaven’s glory hymn. 

Refrain:

Oh, sweet and tranquil home,
Where only God is known!

In the Epistle to the Hebrews we are taught that the true holy of holies is the heaven into which Jesus has now entered to appear in virtue of His own sacrifice in the presence of God for us (Heb 9:11 ff). Restriction is now removed, and the way into the holiest is made open for all His people (Heb 10:19,20).

W. Shaw Caldecott

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