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Joseph Smith was a freemason and many of the symbols on the temple are also used in freemasonry. As Mason noted, this doesn't give any meaning to the symbol (unless you have conspiracy theories regarding freemasonry,) but simply seems to be one possibility for the architectural influence. Some have also suggested that there are also some influences between ...


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There is a specific purpose for every part of the Priest's attire, and that is most certainly true of the High Priest; since only he can ever enter the Holy of Holies, and then only once a year for the specific purpose of atoning for the sins of Israel. It is worth noting that nearly all of Chapter 28 is devoted to describing only the High Priest's ...


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According to the NT, the tabernacle serves as a symbol of the heavenly one. Heb 8:5, Heb 9:9, Heb 9:23-24, Heb 10:1; Col 2:17 Spiritually speaking, Christ spoke of His body as the temple (John 2:21). Paul spoke of the church as the body of Christ (1 Co 12:27). Jesus is the "way" and the "image" of God (John 14:6, Col 1:15). God created them male and female ...


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To accomplish God's desire to make his abode among his people, [...]. He wanted to walk among them, be their God, and they his people1. 1. cf. Lev 26:11-12 (RSVCE). Please see also this Moses' intercession [cf. Exod 33:14-16]: 14 And he said, “My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.” 15 And he said to him, “If thy presence will not go ...



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