The Five Foundations: Priesthood Lesson Two

Posted on Nov 19, 2013 in Priesthood, The Five Foundations

The Five Foundations: Priesthood Lesson Two

Israel was delivered from Egypt and given many conditional promises for their future. GOD desired to make Israel a kingdom of priests. The High Priest would have a special garment whereby he could be identified. The Levite priesthood also had a uniform that would identify them as priests. Then the whole nation was given a garment to wear that would identify them as set apart as priests of GOD. This garment was the fringes or zit zit in the corners of the clothing they wore. (See Numbers 15:38 and Duet. 22:12)

GOD wanting each of them to recognize they were set apart for his purpose.

Exodus 19:4-6 : Ye have seen what I did unto the Egyptians, and how I bare you on eagles’ wings, and brought you unto myself. Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine: And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation. These are the words which thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel. 

We see in the New Testament GOD has called believers to be a kingdom of priests.

1 Peter 2:9: But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should show forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:

  In this lesson we will discover the garment GOD has given us to minister in. Please listen to lesson one on Priesthood first.