I will significantly rejoice inside is jesus god, are god and jesus different the LORD; my soul shall exult in my God, for he has clothed me with the garments of salvation; he has included me with a gown of righteousness. (Isa. 61:10)
When Jesus died, “the curtain of the temple become torn in two, from pinnacle to backside” (Mark 15:38). This was the curtain that guarded human beings from the holy of holies, wherein God’s presence became most concentrated. Because of sin, mankind didn’t have the identical get admission to to God that the Levitical priests had. Mark used the word “torn” a further time in his gospel whilst describing Jesus’ baptism:
And while he came up out of the water, at once he saw the heavens being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove. (Mark 1:10)
Interestingly, Jesus might later companion his crucifixion with baptism (Mark 10:38). At the go, the veil was torn, giving us get entry to to the heavenly sanctuary.
Therefore, brothers, seeing that we believe to enter the holy locations through the blood of Jesus, through the new and dwelling way that he opened for us through the curtain, this is, via his flesh, and on the grounds that we have a extremely good priest over the residence of God, allow us to draw close to with a real coronary heart in complete guarantee of faith. (Heb. 10:19–22a)