n. 1. The portable sanctuary in which the Jews carried the Ark of the Covenant through the desert. 2. A case or box on a church altar containing the consecrated host and wine of the Eucharist. 96 more words
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2 Chronciles 3-4, 2 Thessalonians 1
Then Solomon began to build the house of the Lord in Jerusalem on Mount Moriah, where the Lord had appeared to David his father, at the place that David had appointed, on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite. 1,453 more words
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The writer of the book of Hebrews maintains that the animal sacrifices offered in the Temple cannot grant forgiveness for the world to come or the reward of eternal life.
I was reading the other day in the Old Testament about some of the offerings the Israelites were required to bring before God. Not just animals, but bread and olive oil and incense and all sorts of seemingly trivial things. 208 more words