Holiness and the High Priesthood
A tough act to follow.
This morning the Lord was talking to me about being holy.
It reminded me of when a friend asked the Lord who could stand in front of Him, He replied
‘Only holiness itself ‘
Be Holy for I am Holy
1 Peter 1:15-16
but as He who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, because it is written, “Be holy, for I am holy.”
From H6942; sacred (ceremonially or morally); (as noun) God (by eminence), an angel, a saint, a sanctuary: – holy (One), saint.
Total KJV occurrences: 116
And you shall be holy to Me, for I the Lord am holy, and have separated you from the peoples, that you should be Mine.
Then He said, “Do not draw near this place. Take your sandals off your feet, for the place where you stand is holy ground.”
When Elo and I were taken to Heaven to be married, various other things occured as well. There was an investiture for both of us.
I was given a two handed double edged sword with the inscription on the haft
‘Holiness unto the Lord.’ In Hebrew.
On the 8th may 2013 I had no real idea or knowledge about the old or new high priesthood. Aaronic /Levitical and Melchizedek.
The high priest had to be without blemish externally or internally to enter the Holy of Holies.
He carried a gold forehead piece , a ‘tzitz’, which said ‘holy unto the Lord!
In that day shall there be upon the bells of the horses,
Holiness unto the Lord;
and the pots in the Lord’s house shall be like the bowls before the altar.
The two edged sword blade represent the spirit and the word that need to be used to cut through to get to the Truth
We believe heartily in this action in everything we do
If the spirit speaks we need word to confirm.
We often get led immediately to the appropriate verse in the Bible.
If not we wait until He directs us.
As we become more like Yeshua, holiness will begin to seep into us as vessels.
He only did what He saw His father say and do.
We need to be separated from the others and from the world. In it but not of it.
And you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.’ These are the words which you shall speak to the children of Israel.”
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
So must we, in order to stand or even fall in front of Him.