Scriptural Texts

Heavenly Sanctuary in existence before earthly

Exodus 25:8 “And let them make me a sanctuary, that I may dwell in their midst.”

Leviticus: 23:37 “These are the appointed feasts of the LORD, which you shall proclaim as times of holy convocation, for presenting to the LORD      Offerings by fire, burnt offerings, each on its proper day; Also see Numbers 9:13…at its appointed time Numbers 10:10…appointed feasts

Psalms 11: 4 “The Lord is in his holy temple, the Lord’s throne is in heaven….

Acts 7:44 “Our fathers had the tent of witness in the wilderness, even as he who spoke to Moses directed him to make it, according to the pattern that he had seen.

Habakkuk 2:20 “But the Lord is in his holy temple; let all the earth keep silence before him.

Micah 1:2+3 “…..the Lord from his holy temple. For behold the Lord is coming forth out of his place and will come down and tread upon the high places of the earth.

Ezekiel 28:11-16 “…..You were the signet of perfection, full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.  You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, carnelian…….With an anointed guardian cherub I placed you; you were on the holy mountain of God; in the midst of the stones of fire you walked.  You were blameless in your ways from the day you were created till iniquity was found in you.….so I cast you as a profane thing from the mountain of God and the guardian cherub drove you out from the midst of the stones of fire.

Jeremiah 17:12 “A glorious throne set on high from the beginning is the place of our sanctuary.”

Genesis 14:18-20 “And Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine; he was priest of God Most High…..And Abram gave him a tenth of everything.

Hebrews 11:4 “By faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, through which he received approval as righteous, God bearing witness by accepting his gifts….

Hebrews 7:1-3 “For this Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God, met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him; and to him Abraham apportioned a tenth part of everything…..but resembling the Son of God he continues a priest for ever.

Hebrews 8 & 9: All of it!

The entire book of Revelationfor if as we know, because it is clearly stated throughout Revelation that the sanctuary and its services are still going on, therefore it was not dependent on the Jewish nation but that the Jewish nation was given its services and feasts as a gift from God for a guiding light throughout their generations as well as previous and future generations, for it foreshadowed the Lamb.

Revelation 1 & 2 take place within the Holy Place with 7 golden candlesticks which are representative of the 7 churches in earthly history/Asia Minor.  Ch. 4 takes place in the Most Holy place/Throne Room.  Ch. 6:9 = Holy Place/Altar Ch. 8:2; Altar of Incense; Ch. 9:13 Four horns of golden altar before God and verse 15 for a specific time held ready. All these events on earth are from the throne/sanctuary in heaven.

Revelation 15:5 & 6 After this I looked, and the temple of tent of witness in heaven was opened, and out of the temple came the seven angels with the seven plagues, robed in pure bright linen, and their breasts girded with golden girdles.

Isaiah 40:21-23 “Have you not known? Have you not heard? Has it not been told you from the beginning? Have you not understood from the foundations of the earthIt is he who sits above the circle of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers; who stretches out the heavens like a curtain, and spreads them like a tent to dwell in; who brings princes to naught, and makes the rulers of the earth as nothing.

Job 14:12-13 so man lies down and rises not again; till the heavens are no more he will not awake or be roused out of his sleep.  Oh that thou wouldest hide me in Sheol that thou wouldest conceal me until they wrath be past, that thou wouldest appoint me a set time, and remember me!


Our High Priest before the Cross/before Moses

Genesis 8:20-21 “Then Noah built an altar to the Lord, and took of every clean animal and of every clean bird, and offered burnt offerings on the altar.  And when the Lord smelled the pleasing odor…..

Genesis 4:4-5 “and Abel brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat portions.  And the Lord had regard for Abel and his offering but for Cain and his offering he had no regard.

Genesis 35:1-4, 14 “God said to Jacob, “Arise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there; and make there an altar to the God who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau.”…”Put away the foreign gods that are among you, and purify yourselves, and change your garments; then let us arise and go up to Bethel, that I may make there an altar to the God who answered me….14.…and he poured out a drink offering on it and poured oil on it.

Isaiah 63:8 “For he said, Surely they are my people, sons who will not deal falsely; and he became their Savior.  In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved them; in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; he lifted them up and carried them all the days of old

Isaiah 22:11 “But you did not look to him who did it, or have regard for him who planned it long ago.

Isaiah 25:1 O Lord, thou art my God; I will exalt thee, I will praise they name; for thou hast done wonderful things, plans formed of old, faithful and sure.

Micah 7:9 “I will bear the indignation of the Lord because I have sinned against him, until he pleads my cause and executes judgment for me.  He will bring me forth to the light; I shall behold his deliverance. (The Savior was already at work as High Priest.)

Job 16:19 “Even now, behold, my witness is in heaven and he that vouches for me is on high(It was the High Priest that vouches before God.)

Job 19:25-27 “For I know that my Redeemer lives, and at last he will stand upon the earth; and after my skin has been thus destroyed, then from my flesh I shall see God, whom I shall see on my side, and my eyes shall behold, and not another.

Exodus 19:22 “And also let the priests who come near to the Lord consecrate themselves lest the Lord break out upon them.  (This took place before the sanctuary pattern was given, before the priesthood was given to Aaron and his sons.)

Exodus 2:16 Now the priest of Midian had seven daughters…

Regarding 1 month Jewish = 1000 years anti-type  (Also see graphs at beginning of study)

Revelation 20:2-4 And he seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the Devil and Satan and bound him for a thousand years, and threw him into the pit….till the thousand years were ended……Also I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for their testimony to Jesus and for the word of God…They came to life, and reigned with Christ a thousand years. (Our Sabbath in Heaven!)

2 Peter 3:8 But do not ignore this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.