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Leviticus 16 - Yom Kippur

We're spending two days in Leviticus being reminded what it takes to be in a right relationship with God.


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Reading the chapter in an outlined format will really help with Lev. 16

 

Leviticus 16 Summary


Leviticus 16 is a description of what was to be done on the holiest day of the Hebrew calendar: Yom Kippur - The Day of Atonement.


Both the tabernacle and later the Jerusalem temple had areas of escalating holiness, with increasing limits on who was allowed to enter into them. The most sacred spot, of course, was the Holy of Holies which was separated from the rest of the temple by a thick veil. This is where the Ark of the Covenant, upon which God's earthly presence dwelt.