Day of Atonement
revolted." The oldest opinions of the Hebrews and Christians are
that Azazel is the name
of the devil.
Lev . 16:20-22. When the high priest had
completed the work of atonement for the people, the sins were placed
Rev. 20:1-3. After every case is decided for
eternity, Satan, the antitype, with the sins of the
righteous placed upon him, is left on the desolate earth.
Lev. 16:23. High priest changed his garments.
Lev. 16:24-28. Clad in other garments, he
proceeded to cleanse the court. At the end of the day nothing but
ashes remained of sin.
Matt. 13:40-42. At the end of the world, Christ
will cleanse the earth, the antitypical court, from all sin.
Rev. 19:14-16. When He comes to do that work,
He wears kingly, not priestly, garments.
Isa. 63:1-4. They are garments of vengeance.
Mal. 4:1-3. When the antitypical day of
atonement is complete, there is nothing but ashes remaining of sin and
Isa. 65:17, 18. Every trace of sin will be
wiped from the face of the earth.
- Lev. 16:29, 30. On the tenth day of the seventh
month of the Jewish year, the confessed sins of the righteous were
cleansed from the sanctuary.
- Isa. 59:2. Sin separates God from His people.
- Lev. 16:16. 33. Atonement means at-one-ment.
The atonement was for both apartments of the sanctuary and the people.
- Lev. 16:7-19. Cleansed with blood.
- Lev. 16:18, 19. Last work at the golden altar.
- Lev. 16:20; Rev. 20:11, 12. When the high
priest leaves the sanctuary, the work of reconciling, or atonement for
the people, is complete.
- 2 Cor. 5:18-21. Christ removes the sins from
the people, thus making them at-one-ment with God.
- Lev. 16:8, margin. Scapegoat is Azazel. The Syr.
Trans. has Azazel the "angel [strong one]