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IMBALANCED VIEW –
TO VIEW US
VIEW OF OLD TESTAMENT BELIEVERS IN GOD:
• “I am a worm, I am a dead dog, I am dust…..”
SIMILA...
IMBALANCED VIEW –
• AM ‘I’ ACCEPTABLE TO GOD? –
• A nagging doubt all the time.
• A guilt conscience about past failures a...
• NECESSARY & CORRECT VIEW –
BETWEEN VIEW AS GOD SEES US &
VIEW OF OUR SELF ASSESSMENT
 “I AM A WORTHLESS WORM” “IN CHRIS...
WHAT DO THE SCRIPTURES ASK?
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VS
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• IT IS IN MY INTEREST TO KNOW
HOW JESUS CHRIST ‘LOOKS’ TODAY
SINCE GOD SEES ME “IN CHRIST”
• AS I LOOK & MARVEL AT JESUS ...
SEARCH THE SCRIPTURES AND SEE THAT:
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• ENTIRE CREATION DETAILS =
ONLY 1 CHAPTER IN THE BOOK OF ‘GENESIS’
• BUT HIS SON JESUS’ TYPOLOGY IN THE BOOK OF
‘EXODUS’-...
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EXODUS 28:1
HIGH PRIEST
INTRODUCED.
COMMENCED
WITH
AHAR...
• IN OLD COVENANT –
.
• AARONIC PRIESTHOOD – BASED ON MAN-
HENCE, INSECURE,
NO GUARANTEE OF ‘FAITHFUL’
SUCCESSOR.
• SONS M...
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• CAME FROM HEAVEN AS ‘GOD’ –
RETURNED TO HEAVEN ‘PERFECT
MAN’, THOUGH HE IS
GOD.
• HENCE, IN TIMES OF NEED, WE ARE ABLE T...
BURNING BUSH ON MOUNT HOREB.
MOSHE / MOSES MET WITH BY ANGEL OF GOD.
GOD SPEAKS TO MOSHE / MOSES.
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High Priest...
DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN
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WHY 40 DAYS & NIGHTS FOR JUST
A LIST OF INSTRUCTIONS ?
• BECAUSE THEY WERE NOT SIMPLY INSTRUCTIONS.
IN THE ‘TYPE’ OF
– TAB...
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• IDENTITY OF PERSON WHOM HE REPRESENTS.
• Exodus 28:2 – MEANT FOR DISPLAYING
DIGNITY & GLORY, HONOUR
& SPLENDOUR.
• GOD D...
• A PROPHET REPRESENTS GOD TO MEN.
• AS A PROPHET OF GOD, JESUS SPOKE WITH MEN
• Exodus 28:2-3 – HIGH PRIEST IS FOR THE PE...
• AHAON /AARON DID NOT DIE
TILL HE REMOVED THE PRIESTLY GARMENTS.
• LATER DURING THE TRIAL OF JESUS CHRIST, WHEN
HIGH PRIE...
GARMENTS JESUS CHRIST
• THE PERSON OF JESUS IS BEHIND THE GARMENTS.
• WHITE
– HIS DIVINITY & ROYALTY
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High Pri...
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• ENGRAVED NAMES OF 12 TRIBES OF ISRAEL.
• OUR NAMES CANNOT BE ERASED.
• HE BEARS US – HE CARRIES US.
• HE IS OUR STRENGTH...
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• MOST LUXURIOUS – MYSTERIOUS
• ‘B.P. OF JUDGEMENT’ –
BUT NOT TO JUDGE ‘ME’.
IT REVEALS HOW GOD SEES ME TODAY.
• IT IS FOR...
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JESUS, HIS
SON WAS
JUDGED
ON THE
CROSS
SINCE HE
TOOK
UP...
• JESUS THE ONLY SON OF GOD
IS THE DELIGHT OF GOD THE FATHER
• GOD WHO IS LOVE
WANTS US ALSO TO ENJOY HIS SON.
• SO AS PER...
• 9” X 9” SQUARE DOUBLE FOLDED.
• 4 ROWS OF 3 PRECIOUS STONES
SET IN GOLD.
• GOLD CHAIN – TYPIFIES THAT
GOD TIES US AROUND...
• OVER HIS HEART – LOVE
• WORKMANSHIP
• PRECIOUS
• LOVELY
• VALUABLE
• RIGHTEOUS
• IMPORTANT
• EACH UNIQUE, YET DIVERSE
• ...
• 12 PRECIOUS STONES REFLECT
THE GLORIOUS LIGHT OF GOD BACK TO HIM
WHEN GOD LOOKS AT THE NAMES ON THE STONES.
• THIS LIGHT...
• ‘SONG OF SOLOMON’ –
JESUS GAVE HIS GLORY TO US & IN TURN
GOD MADE US PART OF HIS GLORY.
• DEUTRONOMY CHAPTER 28:
OLD COV...
• WE RECEIVED BLESSING AND DIGNITY.
• HENCE,
”
• HENCE, COVENANT PROTECTION IS ASSURED FOR US.
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High Priest's ...
• LOST ADAM
ADAM BEFORE FALL WAS IN-CHARGE
OF A GARDEN IN EDEN (IN MODERN IRAQ).
• LAST ADAM (JESUS CHRIST)
‘IN CHRIST’ WE...
EXODUS 28:31-35.
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• ‘ ’ ROBE = HEAVENLY MAN
• ALL OF BLUE – JESUS
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• NECK OPENING – WITH A WOVEN RING ON TOP
SO THAT THE GARMENT DO NOT TEAR = GOD
WANTS US TO HAVE SECURITY.
• JESUS CHRIST’...
• NECK OPENING – WITH A WOVEN RING ON TOP.
• OLD TESTAMENT PRIESTHOOD OFFICE &
AUTHORITY OF CAN COME ONLY FROM ABOVE.
• NO...
POMEGRANATES BELLS
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POMEGRANATES OF BLUE, PURPLE & SCARL...
–
ALTERNATE
• ACTS 2:32-33 “HOLY SPIRIT POURED OUT THAT
WHICH YOU & ”
• THIS IS A SIGN THAT JESUS CHRIST HAS GONE
INTO HOL...
• GIFTS & FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT
• 9 PRINCIPAL WINGS OF DOVE -
ON LEFT & RIGHT WINGS OF DOVE.
• BALANCED TO GIVE A BALANCE FL...
=
(SPOKEN)
 TONGUES
 INTERPRETATION
 PROPHECY
(THOUGHTS)
 WORD OF WISDOM (ABOUT FUTURE)
 WORD OF KNOWLEDGE (ABOUT PRE...
=
• LOVE + JOY + PEACE
(FOR MY BENEFIT- ENABLES ME TO DISCERN
WHETHER THE THOUGHTS ARE FROM GOD OR NOT)
• LONGSUFFERING + ...
WELL BALANCED
GIFT FRUIT
• WORD OF WISDOM - LOVE
• WORD OF KNOWLEDGE - JOY
• GIFT OF FAITH - PEACE...
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High Pr...
• MENORA ( THE GOLDEN LIGHT STAND)
IN OLD TESTAMENT TABERNACLE WAS 7 FOLD
• MENORA IN NEW TESTAMENT IS 9 FOLD (GIFTS &
FRU...
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• EXODUS 28: 35 “THE SOUND OF THE BELLS
SHALL BE HEARD ...
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• EXODUS 28: 35 “THE SOUND OF THE BELLS SHALL
BE HEARD ...
• NECK TO ANKLE & WRIST.
• SEAM LESS WEAVE – PRECIOUS & BEAUTIFUL.
• REVEALS JESUS CHRIST AS HE IS:
PERFECT MAN
SINLESS
...
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• WHITE LINEN + 3 COLOURS.
• GIRDLE IS TRUTH / INSTRUME...
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GOSPEL ACCORDING TO LUKE
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EXO 28:36-38 MITER- HOLY CROWN-
HEAD COVERING
• PURE GOLD SETTING ON FOREHEAD –
• GOLD – VERY HOLY - DIVINE RIGHTEOUSNESS
...
• EXO 28:36-38
(‘SO THAT THE OF THINGS..’’
CONTRADICTING EACH OTHER)
EX: GOD EXPECTS US TO
WORSHIP IN SPIRIT & TRUTH,
TO P...
• BLUE CORD – HIS MIND IS OUR MIND.
HIS THOUGHTS ARE FOR US.
• THIS SHALL “ALWAYS” BE ON HIS FOREHEAD-
ETERNITY- SO THAT W...
DO YOU HAVE FAITH?
• IN OUR DIFFICULT SITUATIONS, ‘FAITH’ IN PRAYER
IS NOT FAITH i.e., “GOD WILL ANSWER MY PRAYER”
• FAITH...
• HENCE, GOD ACCEPTS ME BECAUSE OF THE
HOLINESS OF THE HIGH PRIEST.
• AS PER ‘TORAH INSTRUCTIONS’
LEPROSY MEANS SIN, INEQU...
URIM & TUMMIM
• EXODUS 28:29-30
• INSIDE BREASTPLATE OF JUDGEMENT /
FOR DISCERNING GOD’S DECISIONS / GUIDANCE
• ‘URIM & TU...
FOR DECISION MAKING & GUIDANCE !
• (NUMBERS 27:21- COMMANDER JOSHUA GUIDED
BY ELEAZAR THE PRIEST USING
URIM & THUMMIM BEFO...
• TODAY MANY CHRISTIANS CANNOT EAT THE ‘MOST
HOLY THINGS’ OF GOD
(CALLED AS “CHILDREN’S BREAD”) SUCH AS:
– BAPTISM WITH TH...
• WHEN JESUS DIED ON THE CROSS, SAYING
‘TETELESTAI / COMPLETED’, THE LIGHTS ABOUT
OUR COMPLETENESS IN CHRIST HAS COME.
• L...
THE GARMENTS OF HIGH PRIEST
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MARVELOUS WORK ON THE CROSS
• JESUS, became so
that can become
• JESUS, ON THE CROSS became WHAT WE WERE
to make us WHAT H...
BALANCED VIEW
OF MYSELF
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HE CALLS FOR REPENTANCE.
HE EXPECTS COMPLETE TRUST IN HIM.
HE CALLS FOR TOTAL COMMITMENT.
LET THIS BE THE
TURNING POINT MO...
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Jewish High Priest & his garments - significance today - updated in April 2014

  1. 1. 4/26/2014 1High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  2. 2. IMBALANCED VIEW – TO VIEW US VIEW OF OLD TESTAMENT BELIEVERS IN GOD: • “I am a worm, I am a dead dog, I am dust…..” SIMILAR VIEW OF NEW TESTAMENT BELIEVER: • ROMANS 7th chapter problem – ‘i’, ‘i’, ‘i’ focus 4/26/2014 2 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  3. 3. IMBALANCED VIEW – • AM ‘I’ ACCEPTABLE TO GOD? – • A nagging doubt all the time. • A guilt conscience about past failures all the time. • A guilt conscience about past life accusing us all the time. • A feeling of incompetence and dejection. 4/26/2014 3 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  4. 4. • NECESSARY & CORRECT VIEW – BETWEEN VIEW AS GOD SEES US & VIEW OF OUR SELF ASSESSMENT  “I AM A WORTHLESS WORM” “IN CHRIST”  “I AM THE GREATEST OF SINNERS” AS WELL AS “I TAKE REFUGE / PRIDE IN JESUS CHRIST”. “I AM ACCEPTED BY FATHER AS RIGHTEOUS IN JESUS CHRIST”. 4/26/2014 4 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  5. 5. WHAT DO THE SCRIPTURES ASK? 4/26/2014 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India 5
  6. 6. VS 4/26/2014 6 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  7. 7. • IT IS IN MY INTEREST TO KNOW HOW JESUS CHRIST ‘LOOKS’ TODAY SINCE GOD SEES ME “IN CHRIST” • AS I LOOK & MARVEL AT JESUS – I RECEIVE • NOT BY DEEDS BUT • HENCE, I SURRENDER TOTALLY TO CHRIST - THAN I TRY TO 4/26/2014 7 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  8. 8. SEARCH THE SCRIPTURES AND SEE THAT: 4/26/2014 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India 8
  9. 9. • ENTIRE CREATION DETAILS = ONLY 1 CHAPTER IN THE BOOK OF ‘GENESIS’ • BUT HIS SON JESUS’ TYPOLOGY IN THE BOOK OF ‘EXODUS’-REDEMPTION STORY = 10 CHAPTERS. • OF WHICH 1 /10 CHAPTERS ABOUT HIGH PRIEST’S GARMENTS – A ‘TYPE’ OF CHRIST. 4/26/2014 9 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  10. 10. 4/26/2014 10 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India EXODUS 28:1 HIGH PRIEST INTRODUCED. COMMENCED WITH AHARON/AARON, ELDER BROTHER OF MOSHE / MOSES.
  11. 11. • IN OLD COVENANT – . • AARONIC PRIESTHOOD – BASED ON MAN- HENCE, INSECURE, NO GUARANTEE OF ‘FAITHFUL’ SUCCESSOR. • SONS MAY OR MAY NOT BE GOOD ENOUGH TO SUCCEED AS HIGH PRIEST. (ELI, SAMUEL’S SONS DID NOT QUALIFY TO SUCCEED).4/26/2014 11 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  12. 12. 4/26/2014 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India 12
  13. 13. • CAME FROM HEAVEN AS ‘GOD’ – RETURNED TO HEAVEN ‘PERFECT MAN’, THOUGH HE IS GOD. • HENCE, IN TIMES OF NEED, WE ARE ABLE TO APPROACH GOD’S THRONE FOR GRACE & FAVOUR AS JESUS CHRIST IS OUR REPRESENTATIVE THERE. 4/26/2014 13 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  14. 14. BURNING BUSH ON MOUNT HOREB. MOSHE / MOSES MET WITH BY ANGEL OF GOD. GOD SPEAKS TO MOSHE / MOSES. 4/26/2014 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India 14
  15. 15. DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN 4/26/2014 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India 15
  16. 16. WHY 40 DAYS & NIGHTS FOR JUST A LIST OF INSTRUCTIONS ? • BECAUSE THEY WERE NOT SIMPLY INSTRUCTIONS. IN THE ‘TYPE’ OF – TABERNACLE – FURNITURE & UTENSILS – PRIESTHOOD – GARMENTS WITH ORNAMENTS – SACRIFICES – OFFERINGS – FESTIVALS …. 4/26/2014 16 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  17. 17. 4/26/2014 17 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  18. 18. • IDENTITY OF PERSON WHOM HE REPRESENTS. • Exodus 28:2 – MEANT FOR DISPLAYING DIGNITY & GLORY, HONOUR & SPLENDOUR. • GOD DESIGNED THE GARMENTS. • GOD DESCRIBED THE COLOURS WITH A PURPOSE. • GOD GIFTED WORKMEN TO MAKE THESE GARMENTS. • THESE ARE VISUAL AIDS OF INTRINSIC TRUTHS ABOUT JESUS CHRIST. 4/26/2014 18 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  19. 19. • A PROPHET REPRESENTS GOD TO MEN. • AS A PROPHET OF GOD, JESUS SPOKE WITH MEN • Exodus 28:2-3 – HIGH PRIEST IS FOR THE PEOPLE TO MINISTER TO GOD. • Exodus 28:3 – HIGH PRIEST IS REPRESENTATIVE OF MEN TO SERVE GOD. • HIGH PRIEST IS THE MEDIATOR BETWEEN US & GOD. • HE IS THERE AS OUR HIGH PRIEST FOR OUR BENEFIT. 4/26/2014 19 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  20. 20. • AHAON /AARON DID NOT DIE TILL HE REMOVED THE PRIESTLY GARMENTS. • LATER DURING THE TRIAL OF JESUS CHRIST, WHEN HIGH PRIEST ANNAS TORE HIS PRIESTLY ROBE – LEVITICAL PRIESTHOOD CAME TO AN END. • AND MELCHIZEDEK ORDER OF ETERNAL PRIESTHOOD COMMENCED WITH JESUS CHRIST. ---------------------------------------------------------- 4/26/2014 20 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  21. 21. GARMENTS JESUS CHRIST • THE PERSON OF JESUS IS BEHIND THE GARMENTS. • WHITE – HIS DIVINITY & ROYALTY 4/26/2014 21 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  22. 22. 4/26/2014 22 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  23. 23. • ENGRAVED NAMES OF 12 TRIBES OF ISRAEL. • OUR NAMES CANNOT BE ERASED. • HE BEARS US – HE CARRIES US. • HE IS OUR STRENGTH. • SET IN GOLD – WE ARE PRECIOUS IN GOD’S SIGHT. ------------------------------------- 4/26/2014 23 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
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  25. 25. • MOST LUXURIOUS – MYSTERIOUS • ‘B.P. OF JUDGEMENT’ – BUT NOT TO JUDGE ‘ME’. IT REVEALS HOW GOD SEES ME TODAY. • IT IS FOR GOD, LOOKING AT HIGH PRIEST JESUS. • GOD ASSESSES ME IN THE LIGHT OF HIS SON. • JESUS CHRIST IS THERE FOR ME / FOR YOU / FOR OUR BENEFIT 4/26/2014 25 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  26. 26. 4/26/2014 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India 26 JESUS, HIS SON WAS JUDGED ON THE CROSS SINCE HE TOOK UPON HIMSELF OUR SINS. SO THAT WE CAN BE FORGIVEN AND GIVEN A NEW LIFE IN CHRIST
  27. 27. • JESUS THE ONLY SON OF GOD IS THE DELIGHT OF GOD THE FATHER • GOD WHO IS LOVE WANTS US ALSO TO ENJOY HIS SON. • SO AS PER HIS NATURE OF LOVE HE SHARES HIS SON WITH US. • LOVE SHARES, BUT AT A GREAT PRICE. GOD PAID THE PRICE. • SO GOD THE FATHER AND WE THROUGH JESUS, HAVE COMMON JOY. • AS HE IS, SO ARE ALSO WE IN THIS WORLD! 4/26/2014 27 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  28. 28. • 9” X 9” SQUARE DOUBLE FOLDED. • 4 ROWS OF 3 PRECIOUS STONES SET IN GOLD. • GOLD CHAIN – TYPIFIES THAT GOD TIES US AROUND HIS SON. • NOTHING CAN SEPARATE US FROM THE LOVE OF GOD. • 12 NAMES – WE ARE ENGRAVED ON THE ‘HEART’ OF HIGH PRIEST. 4/26/2014 28 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  29. 29. • OVER HIS HEART – LOVE • WORKMANSHIP • PRECIOUS • LOVELY • VALUABLE • RIGHTEOUS • IMPORTANT • EACH UNIQUE, YET DIVERSE • EQUAL • INSEPARABLE FROM JESUS. 4/26/2014 29 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  30. 30. • 12 PRECIOUS STONES REFLECT THE GLORIOUS LIGHT OF GOD BACK TO HIM WHEN GOD LOOKS AT THE NAMES ON THE STONES. • THIS LIGHT REFLECTS THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF JESUS & DOES NOT EXPOSE OUR BLEMISHES. • WE ARE ‘MADE’ HOLY – ‘PERFECTED’ BY GOD IN JESUS CHRIST. HENCE, WE CAN APPROACH GOD. • IT IS NOT ABOUT US – IT IS ALL ABOUT JESUS CHRIST AND WE ‘IN HIM’. 4/26/2014 30 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  31. 31. • ‘SONG OF SOLOMON’ – JESUS GAVE HIS GLORY TO US & IN TURN GOD MADE US PART OF HIS GLORY. • DEUTRONOMY CHAPTER 28: OLD COVENANT: OBEDIENCE = BLESSINGS. BUT NONE COULD OBEY. • NEW COVENANT: = SINCE JESUS CHRIST OBEYED, BY FAITH ‘IN HIM’, I AM / WE ARE BLESSED.4/26/2014 31 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  32. 32. • WE RECEIVED BLESSING AND DIGNITY. • HENCE, ” • HENCE, COVENANT PROTECTION IS ASSURED FOR US. 4/26/2014 32 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  33. 33. • LOST ADAM ADAM BEFORE FALL WAS IN-CHARGE OF A GARDEN IN EDEN (IN MODERN IRAQ). • LAST ADAM (JESUS CHRIST) ‘IN CHRIST’ WE ARE IN-CHARGE OF WHOLE UNIVERSE, AS HIS CO-HEIRS. • HENCE, WITH JESUS WE CAN NEVER LOSE. -------------------------------------------------------------- 4/26/2014 33 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  34. 34. EXODUS 28:31-35. 4/26/2014 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India 34
  35. 35. • ‘ ’ ROBE = HEAVENLY MAN • ALL OF BLUE – JESUS 4/26/2014 35 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  36. 36. • NECK OPENING – WITH A WOVEN RING ON TOP SO THAT THE GARMENT DO NOT TEAR = GOD WANTS US TO HAVE SECURITY. • JESUS CHRIST’S PRIEST-HOOD WILL NOT END. IT IS ETERNAL FOR US IN HEAVEN. • HENCE, HUMAN HIGH PRIEST CANNOT TEAR THEIR HOLY GARMENTS (LEVITICUS BOOK PROHIBITS RENDING OF GARMENTS) • GRIEVING ‘ISRAELITES’ CAN REND / TEAR THEIR GARMENTS BUT NOT AN ‘HIGH PRIEST’, NOT EVEN WHEN AARON’S 2 SONS DIED. HIS PERSONAL EMOTIONS CANNOT OVER RULE HIS MINISTRY REPRESENTING OTHER PEOPLE.4/26/2014 36 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  37. 37. • NECK OPENING – WITH A WOVEN RING ON TOP. • OLD TESTAMENT PRIESTHOOD OFFICE & AUTHORITY OF CAN COME ONLY FROM ABOVE. • NOT SELF APPOINTED BUT HEAVEN APPOINTED. • NEW TESTAMENT COMMAND OF CHRIST: MATTHEW 28:18-20 & EPHESIANS 4:12 APPOINT EVERY ‘DISCIPLE OF HIM’ TO MINISTER 4/26/2014 37 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  38. 38. POMEGRANATES BELLS 4/26/2014 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India 38 POMEGRANATES OF BLUE, PURPLE & SCARLET RED ALL AROUND. GOLDEN BELLS ALTERNATING WITH POMEGRANATES
  39. 39. – ALTERNATE • ACTS 2:32-33 “HOLY SPIRIT POURED OUT THAT WHICH YOU & ” • THIS IS A SIGN THAT JESUS CHRIST HAS GONE INTO HOLY OF HOLIES. • DECLARES THE WONDERFUL WORKS OF GOD THROUGH HIS SON. 4/26/2014 39 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  40. 40. • GIFTS & FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT • 9 PRINCIPAL WINGS OF DOVE - ON LEFT & RIGHT WINGS OF DOVE. • BALANCED TO GIVE A BALANCE FLIGHT. • BALANCED CHRISTIAN - PERSONAL SANCTIFICATION = FRUIT & EDIFICATION OF OTHERS = GIFTS. 4/26/2014 40 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  41. 41. = (SPOKEN)  TONGUES  INTERPRETATION  PROPHECY (THOUGHTS)  WORD OF WISDOM (ABOUT FUTURE)  WORD OF KNOWLEDGE (ABOUT PRESENT)  DISCERNING OF SPIRITS (TO DO SOMETHING)  GIFT OF FAITH  OF MIRACLES  OF HEALINGS 4/26/2014 41 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  42. 42. = • LOVE + JOY + PEACE (FOR MY BENEFIT- ENABLES ME TO DISCERN WHETHER THE THOUGHTS ARE FROM GOD OR NOT) • LONGSUFFERING + KINDNESS + GOODNESS (FOR OTHERS BENEFIT- MY RELATIONSHIPS) • FAITHFULNESS + MEEKNESS + SELF CONTROL (TOWARDS GOD) 4/26/2014 42 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  43. 43. WELL BALANCED GIFT FRUIT • WORD OF WISDOM - LOVE • WORD OF KNOWLEDGE - JOY • GIFT OF FAITH - PEACE... 4/26/2014 43 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  44. 44. • MENORA ( THE GOLDEN LIGHT STAND) IN OLD TESTAMENT TABERNACLE WAS 7 FOLD • MENORA IN NEW TESTAMENT IS 9 FOLD (GIFTS & FRUIT) • THERE IS A BALANCE OF GIFTS & FRUIT THROUGH THE SPIRIT OF JESUS CHRIST = HOLY SPIRIT 4/26/2014 44 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  45. 45. 4/26/2014 45 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India • EXODUS 28: 35 “THE SOUND OF THE BELLS SHALL BE HEARD WHEN HE GOES IN AND COMES OUT, LEST HE DIE” – • RESTORATION OF IMAGE OF GOD, THAT WAS LOST BY MAN WHEN HE SINNED.
  46. 46. 4/26/2014 46 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India • EXODUS 28: 35 “THE SOUND OF THE BELLS SHALL BE HEARD WHEN HE GOES IN AND COMES OUT, LEST HE DIE” – ---------------------------------------------------------------
  47. 47. • NECK TO ANKLE & WRIST. • SEAM LESS WEAVE – PRECIOUS & BEAUTIFUL. • REVEALS JESUS CHRIST AS HE IS: PERFECT MAN SINLESS RIGHTEOUS ABSOLUTE PURITY. --------------------------- 4/26/2014 47 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  48. 48. 4/26/2014 48 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India • WHITE LINEN + 3 COLOURS. • GIRDLE IS TRUTH / INSTRUMENT OF SERVICE. • JESUS CHRIST SERVED HIS APOSTLES. • IT WAS NOT MARTHA WHO SERVED, BUT IT WASMARY WHO ALLOWED HERSELF TO BE SERVED BY JESUS, WHO PLEASED JESUS. • HE SERVES HIS DISCIPLES EVEN NOW.
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  52. 52. GOSPEL ACCORDING TO LUKE 4/26/2014 52 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  53. 53. EXO 28:36-38 MITER- HOLY CROWN- HEAD COVERING • PURE GOLD SETTING ON FOREHEAD – • GOLD – VERY HOLY - DIVINE RIGHTEOUSNESS • ‘HOLY UNTO THE LORD’ (SET APART FOR GOD) • JESUS CHRIST IS FOR OUR BENEFIT – HENCE, THIS CROWN IS ALSO FOR OUR BENEFIT • HENCE, THE OFFERINGS OF SINFUL PEOPLE WERE ACCEPTED. • OTHERWISE WOULD NOT BE ACCEPTED. 4/26/2014 54 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  54. 54. • EXO 28:36-38 (‘SO THAT THE OF THINGS..’’ CONTRADICTING EACH OTHER) EX: GOD EXPECTS US TO WORSHIP IN SPIRIT & TRUTH, TO PRAY IN THE SPIRIT…. . • HIGH PRIEST BEARS OUR INEQUITIES IN HOLY THINGS & MAKES THEM ACCEPTABLE TO HIS FATHER 4/26/2014 55 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  55. 55. • BLUE CORD – HIS MIND IS OUR MIND. HIS THOUGHTS ARE FOR US. • THIS SHALL “ALWAYS” BE ON HIS FOREHEAD- ETERNITY- SO THAT WE MAY BE ACCEPTED BEFORE THE LORD. • JESUS’ MINISTRY TODAY IS NOT ONLY HIS PRAYERS, BUT HIS VERY BEING, IN THE PRESENCE OF HIS FATHER GOD, IS ITSELF A MINISTRY FOR ALL FOR US. • WHAT HE IS, IS WHAT WE ARE IN THE SIGHT OF GOD.4/26/2014 56 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  56. 56. DO YOU HAVE FAITH? • IN OUR DIFFICULT SITUATIONS, ‘FAITH’ IN PRAYER IS NOT FAITH i.e., “GOD WILL ANSWER MY PRAYER” • FAITH IS NOT OUR SAVIOUR. JESUS IS OUR SAVIOUR. • REVELATION / UNDERSTANDING OF WHO BUILDS FAITH IN HIM. • HENCE, BE CONFIDENT IN YOUR PRAYERS IN THE REALITY OF THE ‘NAME’ OF JESUS YOUR HIGH PRIEST. • HIS NAME REVEALS THE PERSON & ATTRIBUTES OF JESUS CHRIST. HENCE, THIS PROMISE IS FOR US! 4/26/2014 57 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  57. 57. • HENCE, GOD ACCEPTS ME BECAUSE OF THE HOLINESS OF THE HIGH PRIEST. • AS PER ‘TORAH INSTRUCTIONS’ LEPROSY MEANS SIN, INEQUITY. NOT EVEN A PRIEST CAN TOUCH OR HEAL OR PROCLAIM A LEPER AS CLEAN. • BUT JESUS TOUCHES LEPERS & SAYS, “BE CLEAN” • IN ‘TORAH INSTRUCTIONS’ DISEASE IS CONTAGIOUS. • IN THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST, HEALING IS CONTAGIOUS. • SINCE WE ARE ‘IN CHRIST’, WE LAY HANDS & JESUS CHRIST HEALS. WE ARE HIS COVENANT CHANNEL OF BLESSING ! ----------------------------------------------------------------------4/26/2014 58 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  58. 58. URIM & TUMMIM • EXODUS 28:29-30 • INSIDE BREASTPLATE OF JUDGEMENT / FOR DISCERNING GOD’S DECISIONS / GUIDANCE • ‘URIM & TUMMIM’ SHALL BE OVER AARON’S HEART WHEN HE GOES BEFORE THE LORD’. – UR - SINGULAR = LIGHT. – URIM - PLURAL= LIGHTS, SO SAY, JEWISH RABBIS – THUM - SINGULAR = PERFECT. – THUMMIM- PLURAL= PERFECTIONS, SO SAY, RABBIS 4/26/2014 59 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  59. 59. FOR DECISION MAKING & GUIDANCE ! • (NUMBERS 27:21- COMMANDER JOSHUA GUIDED BY ELEAZAR THE PRIEST USING URIM & THUMMIM BEFORE THE BATTLE) • EZRA 2:62-63. PRIESTS RETURNED FROM EXILE COULD NOT PROVE TO EZRA THAT THEY WERE PRIESTS BY LEVITE TRIBAL ANCESTRY. • JUDAH’S GOVERNOR DECLARED THAT THESE MEN COULD NOT EAT OF ‘MOST HOLY THINGS’ UNTIL A PRIEST COMES UP TO PROVE THEIR CLAIM ‘USING URIM & TUMMIM’. 4/26/2014 60 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  60. 60. • TODAY MANY CHRISTIANS CANNOT EAT THE ‘MOST HOLY THINGS’ OF GOD (CALLED AS “CHILDREN’S BREAD”) SUCH AS: – BAPTISM WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT – GIFTS OF HOLY SPIRIT, – HEALINGS IN BODY & SOUL, – INTIMACY WITH GOD, – LISTENING TO THE VOICE OF GOD, – REVELATION FROM GOD ABOUT SCRIPTURAL TRUTHS • THEY CAN ‘SEE’ THEM IN THE BIBLE, BUT THEY CANNOT EAT IT AS THEY DON’T HAVE A HIGH PRIEST WITH “LIGHTS & PERFECTIONS” TO APPROVE THAT THEY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THESE BLESSINGS. • FROM EZRA’S TIME UNTIL JESUS CHRIST CAME, THERE WAS NO HIGH PRIEST WITH URIM & THUMMIM.4/26/2014 61 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  61. 61. • WHEN JESUS DIED ON THE CROSS, SAYING ‘TETELESTAI / COMPLETED’, THE LIGHTS ABOUT OUR COMPLETENESS IN CHRIST HAS COME. • LIGHTS- REVELATION ABOUT OUR PERFECT STANDING ‘IN CHRIST’ CAME & SO WE CAN NOW EAT OF THE ‘MOST HOLY THINGS’ OF GOD. • WE ARE THE NEW GENERATION OF PRIESTS ACCEPTED BY GOD. • WE ARE NOW CAPABLE OF GIVING LIGHT TO THE PEOPLE OF THEIR PERFECT ACCEPTANCE BY GOD THROUGH THE BLOOD OF JESUS CHRIST QUALIFYING THEM TO EAT OF THE MOST HOLY THINGS OF GOD. 4/26/2014 62 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  62. 62. THE GARMENTS OF HIGH PRIEST 4/26/2014 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India 63
  63. 63. MARVELOUS WORK ON THE CROSS • JESUS, became so that can become • JESUS, ON THE CROSS became WHAT WE WERE to make us WHAT HE IS. 4/26/2014 64High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India
  64. 64. BALANCED VIEW OF MYSELF 4/26/2014 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India 65
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  66. 66. HE CALLS FOR REPENTANCE. HE EXPECTS COMPLETE TRUST IN HIM. HE CALLS FOR TOTAL COMMITMENT. LET THIS BE THE TURNING POINT MOMENT OF OUR LIFE FOR A NEW LIFE IN CHRIST! 4/26/2014 High Priest's Garments - Nirmal Nathan, Trichy, India 67

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