The Altar of Incense

  • Ex. 30:1-6. Golden altar before the vail.
  • Ex. 30:7, 8. Perpetual incense renewed morning and evening. The high priest was to offer the incense.
  • Ex. 30:34-38. Special incense which could not be used for any other purpose.
  • Ex. 30:9. No strange incense could be offered.
  • Heb. 8:5. A shadow of heavenly service.
  • Rev. 8:2-5. John saw the heavenly altar.
  • Rev. 8:3. An angel officiated.
  • Jude 9; 1 Thess. 4:16; John 5:28, 29. Michael, the archangel, is Christ, our High Priest.
  • Rev. 8:3, 4, margin. Incense is added to the prayers.
  • John 14:13, 14. The name, or righteous character, of Christ makes our prayers acceptable.
  • 1 John 1:9; Isa. 61:10. Pardoned one clothed with righteousness.
  • Isa. 64:6. Our righteousness is strange incense.
  • Ex. 30:7, 8; Heb. 9:6. Incense was perpetual; hence, offered on day of atonement.
  • Rev. 8:3. Incense added to the prayers of all saints.
  • Rev. 5:8, margin. All prayers not answered at once. After they are accepted by the incense being added, they are put in golden vials to be answered in Godís own time.

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