... Jerusalem ... 22 Just as the new earth and the new heavens will endure by my power, so your descendants and your name will endure ... Isaiah 66 (GNT), 18 ... Jerusalem will be rebuilt, and its PALACE restored. Jeremiah 30:18 (GNT)

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2011

Angels: Yom Kipur, lamb to the fallen angel ...! Part 3 of 4

7 Then he is to take the two goats and present them before the LORD at the entrance to the tent of meeting. 8 He is to cast lots for the two goats—one lot for the LORD and the other for the scapegoat. 9 Aaron shall bring the goat whose lot falls to the LORD and sacrifice it for a sin offering.
Leviticus 16:7-9 (New International Version)

10 The other goat, the scapegoat chosen by lot to be sent away, will be kept alive, standing before the Lord. When it is sent away to Azazel in the wilderness, the people will be purified and made right with the Lord.
Leviticus 16:10 (New Living Translation)

This passage tells us about the sacrifice that has to be done on Yom Kippur. And the sending away of the other lamb to the fallen angel Azazel in the wilderness. Does this have anything to do with Jephthah's daughter? Her story in itself is an intriguing one.

Yom Kippur, also refered to as Day of Atonement, is ten days after Rosh Hashanah. These ten days are called, the Days of Awe or the High Holy Days. The central theme of the day of Yom Kippur, is atonement and repentance. Jews seek forgiveness for wrong doings (sins) against God and people. It is one of the most holiest days for Jewish people.

According to tradition, on Rosh Hashannah God inscribes each person's fate for the coming year into a book, the book of life. And waits until Yom Kippur to seal their faith. The High Holy Days is meant for people to seek public and private petitions an confessions of guilt. At the end of Yom Kippur, one is considered absolved by God the Father.

Author: © Mrs A. vd Laan-LeitoPosted in: Recommended