Be a Picture of Christ…

The Bible Blog

Read: Exodus 28-29
Marked: Exodus 28:1, “Now take Aaron your brother, and his sons with him, from among the children of Israel, that he may minister to Me as priest, Aaron [and] Aaron’s sons: Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.”

These chapters detail the choosing, consecration, and ministry of the first priests. The priests ministered to God.

According to verse 36 the priests wore a headpiece of pure gold inscribed with the words: “Holiness to the Lord”. He also wore two stones (V12) on his shoulders as memorial stones for the sons of Israel bearing them up before the Lord.

Additionally, a breastplate with twelve stones on it (V12), with the names of the twelves sons of Israel engraved on them covered his heart.

The priest was a shadow of Christ, who stood between God and man, and was holy to the Lord, representing God to man but also loving man…

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