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Temple 201-The Glory of the Temple-Part 2

At the Temple, people could bring money, vessels, brass, gems, silver and gold and it was put into the Temple treasury. You could do it where you are acknowledged for the gift, and you could also give anonymously by going

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Temple 201-The Glory of the Temple-Part 1

In the first century, the Beit ha Mikdash, or “House of Kedusha”, was destroyed. Many, like Josephus and in the Mishnah, wrote about the glory of the Temple. Even the talmidim made mention of this glory in Matt 24.1. Many

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Temple 201-The Temple Gates-Conclusion

When King Joash was coronated in 2 Kings 11, we know that the Levites were guards, and they had weapons that came from the armory (2 Kings 11.4-11) because Joash was guarded. 1 Kings 10.16-17 says that Solomon made 200

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Temple 201-The Temple Gates-Part 1

The Temple had 13 gates leading into the inner courts. When looking at the Temple, we will be dealing with the southern gates primarily, and one in particular. Gates and buildings will not change locations when the First Temple was

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Temple 201-First Temple (Solomon’s) Research-Conclusion

Solomon had several places for his throne, the Hall of Judgment and the House of the Forest of Lebanon. Why would he do this? It depended on the crime. A death sentence in the Second Temple could only be carried

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Temple 201-First Temple (Solomon’s) Research-Part 4

We left off last time talking about a discovery years ago. This discovery is called the “Monumental Stairway” on the south side and scholars believe this was part of the stairway that led to the Chel of the Second Temple.

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Temple 201-First Temple (Solomon’s) Research-Part 3

In the House of the Forest of Lebanon, the royal and Temple armory was located there. We also have a guardhouse. Now, we are not saying theses were the only functions of the House of the Forest of Lebanon, but

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Temple 201-First Temple (Solomon’s) Research-Part 2

We know that the Azarah was 135 cubits from north to south, and 187 cubits from east to west. The Royal Cubit of 20.67 inches was used. We know where the Sanctuary was located and the Kodesh ha Kodeshim is

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Temple 201-First Temple (Solomon’s) Research-Part 1

We are going to look at the First Temple, called Solomon’s Temple, and some of the research into it. This has always been a difficult task because there isn’t a lot of things written about it. For research into the

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Temple 201-Did Believers Offer Korbanot (Sacrifices) After Yeshua?-Conclusion

In Acts 15 we have an issue come up, and it is referred to again in Acts 21.25. The issue was whether a non-Jew needs to be circumcised (to become a Jew) to be saved. It was decided in Acts

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Temple 201-Did Believers Offer Korbanot (Sacrifices) After Yeshua?-Part 3

To properly understand the subject of this teaching, we need to go to Acts 10 and look at the story of Peter and the Roman centurion Cornelius. The synagogues at that time were full of what was called “the God-fearers”

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Temple 201-Did Believers Offer Korbanot (Sacrifices) After Yeshua?-Part 2

In Acts 21.21 he is saying that they have been told that Paul was not teaching the highest level of Jewish law (Moses/Torah) or even the lowest level (customs/ethics). Acts 21.23 says that there were four believers who “are under

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Temple 201-Did Believers Offer Korbanot (Sacrifices) After Yeshua?-Part 1

In the non-Jewish world concerning the Temple, we have all heard that when Yeshua was slain he cursed the Temple, that the Temple services were “done away with” for those who believe in “Jesus.” They say he was the final

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Temple 201-Women and the Temple-Conclusion

In Song 3.9 it says, “King Solomon has made for himself a sedan chair (“aperion”) from the timber of Lebanon.” This was a chair or “litter” made from the cedars of Lebanon. In the Mishnah, Sotah 9.14 it says, “During

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Temple 201-Women and the Temple-Part 2

We are going to talk about the role of women and the building of the Mishkan. We learn that in Exo 35.22-29 that they were involved in giving materials to help build the Mishkan. In Exo 38.8 we find that

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Temple 201-Women and the Temple-Part 1

There was a court in the Temple called the Ezrat Nashim, or “Court of the Women.” It was 135 cubits by 135 cubits and it was east of the main Azarah. There were four large buildings in the four corners

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Temple 201-The Ceremonies (The Metzora/Leper)-Conclusion

This will conclude our study of the metzora and their cleansing ceremony in the Temple. We will pick up in the Mishnah, tractate Negaim 14.6. 14.6…The cedar wood should be one cubit (called an “amah” and there were three cubit

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Temple 201-The Ceremonies (The Metzora/Leper)-Part 54

A Metzora is one who has Zara’at (biblical leprosy). The ceremony for the cleansing of a metzora is found in the Mishnah, tractate Negaim (plagues). It is the third tractate of the “Seder (order) Tohorot (purity).” It has 14 chapters

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Temple 201-The Ceremonies (The Red Heifer)-Part 53

We pick up in the Mishnah, Tractate Parah 3.1: 3.1…Seven days before the burning of the Heifer the priest that was to burn the Heifer was taken apart from his house to a chamber that was opposite the NE corner

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Temple 201-The Ceremonies (The Red Heifer)-Part 52

We will begin to present the ceremony of the Red Heifer from the Danby Mishnah, tractate Parah, starting in 1.1. 1.1…R. Eliezer says: The heifer whose neck is to be broken must be not more than one year old; and

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