A kingdom of priests and a holy nation

a study of Exodus by Sarah Barry

Publisher: University Bible Fellowship in Chicago, IL

Written in English
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Other titlesKingdom of priests
StatementSarah Barry.
SeriesUBF Bible study materials
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Paginationxi, 118 p. ;
Number of Pages118
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  Israel—if they keep God’s covenant—will be God’s “treasured possession.” Among all the nations of the world, they will be particularly precious to God, a special nation with a special role. They will be “a priestly kingdom [literally, “a kingdom of priests”] and a holy nation” (v 6). According to the account in the Book of Exodus, God addresses the children of Israel as they stand before Mt. Sinai with the words, "You shall be to me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation" (19:6). The sentence, Martha Himmelfarb observes, is paradoxical, for priests are by definition a Price: $ Exodus you will be for me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.’ These are the words you are to speak to the Israelites.” Read verse in New International Version. “And you will be my kingdom of priests, my holy nation.” Exodus Yesterday we saw that the Lord designated Israel to be his “kingdom of priests.” This meant, not only that Israel would have priests, but that the priests would guide the nation.

Exodus 30 • A Kingdom of Priests Introduction With all the history and instructions provided within the contents of the book of Exodus, we may rush past the greater purpose God stated for Israel the Old Testament nation, which as it turns out, is the same for Israel the New Testament Church. And you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.”(Priest is kohen - Strong’s #) Here we have the LORD’s original intention and purpose for Israel. Remember - His word will be accomplished (Isaiah ). We are Israel, therefore we will be priests.   A holy nation is not restricted to being so only in the house of worship and study. It is to be a holy nation in every walk of life, at home and in the marketplace, in the halls of government – and certainly in its treatment of others. That is the blueprint of Sinai that was set before us millennia ago and still binds us to this very day. Now regarding the character of the kingdom, the book of Isaiah is rich with kingdom prophecies. 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" (Exodus ). The Feast of Tabernacles.

A kingdom of priests, a holy nation - All the Israelites, if compared with other people, were priests unto God, so near were they to him, so much employed in his immediate service, and such intimate communion they had with him. Exodus And you will be my kingdom of priests, my holy nation.’ This is the message you must give to the people of Israel.” Read verse in New Living Translation. When the Priest Nation Shirts are worn by Godly people, more people will; be exposed to the teaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, more people will have conversations about the Kingdom of God before the ears of the ungodly because it will attract believers together .

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And unto A kingdom of priests and a holy nation book you shall be a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.' These are the words that you are to speak to the Israelites." Deuteronomy Yet the LORD has taken you and brought you out of the iron furnace, out of Egypt, to be the people of His inheritance, as you are today.

Deuteronomy For you are a people holy to the LORD your God. According to the account in the Book of Exodus, God addresses the children of Israel as they stand before Mt.

Sinai with the words, "You shall be to me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation" (). The sentence, Martha Himmelfarb observes, is paradoxical, for priests are by definition a minority, yet the meaning in context is clear: the.

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Sinai with the words, "You shall be to me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation" (). kingdom of priests and a holy nation.” (Priest is kohen - Strong’s #) Here we have the LORD’s original intent and purpose for Israel. Remember - His word will be accomplished (Isaiah ). I Peter9, 10 [Speaking to believers after the resurrection.] “ you also, as living stones, are.

God set them apart as a kingdom of priests and a holy nation, a people for His own possession (Exodus ). God chose the Israelites to be a blessing to all nations. They would bless the nations around them by showing God's glory and goodness in the ways they interacted with one another, worshiped, and lived.

“you shall be to me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.” (Ex ) The LORD God had Moses tell that to his people years after He pointed to the promised Messiah in the covenant He made with Abraham.

1 When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am God Almighty. Walk before me and be blameless. 2 I will make my covenant between me and you. Faithful Priests. Peter appears to draw from Exoduswhere we read of the promise that “you shall be to me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.” Israel had specific people set apart to be ordained priests, but the promise was that all of God’s people would serve in some priestly ways.

“ ‘And you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.’ ” – Exodus These were the words of God to Israel, even before they received the Ten Commandments on Mount Sinai. As a priest serves as an intermediary between God and men, so this “kingdom of priests” had been called by God to bring God’s Word to man.

And you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation. ' These are the words which you shall speak to the children of Israel." GOD'S WORD® Translation You will be my kingdom of priests and my holy nation.' These are the words you must speak to the Israelites." JPS Tanakh and ye shall be unto Me a kingdom of priests, and a holy nation.

And you yourselves will become to me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.” (Exodus6) Still, God’s words at Exodus6 gave reason to believe that in some undisclosed manner, those in the Law covenant would have opportunity to provide the members of “a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.”.

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Although the whole earth is mine, you will be for me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.’ These are the words you are to speak to the Israelites.” (Exodus ) God spoke those words to the Israelites at Sinai, some seven weeks after being delivered from slavery in Egypt.

"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." (Exodus ) These were the words of God to Israel, even before they received the Ten Commandments on Mount Sinai.

As a priest serves as an intermediary between God and men, so this "kingdom of priests" had been called by God to bring God’s Word to man.

Preparation For Receiving The Covenant. 5 Now then, if you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, then you shall be My own possession among all the peoples, for all the earth is Mine; 6 and you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.’ These are the words that you shall speak to the sons of Israel.” 7 So Moses came and called the elders of the people, and set before.

Description: According to the account in the Book of Exodus, God addresses the children of Israel as they stand before Mt.

Sinai with the words, "You shall be to me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation" (). The sentence, Martha Himmelfarb observes, is paradoxical, for priests are by definition a minority, yet the meaning in context is. The reason for this unusual act was two-fold: “There is no one holy like the LORD” (1 Sam.

) and “you (Israel) shall be to Me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation” (Ex. For this purpose God chose Israel as His people out of all the peoples on earth” (Deut. 5 Now therefore, if you will indeed obey my voice and keep my covenant, you shall be my treasured possession among all peoples, for all the earth is mine; 6 and you shall be to me a KINGDOM of PRIESTS and a HOLY NATION.’ These are the words that you shall speak to the people of Israel.” 1.

Although the whole earth is mine, 6 you will be for me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.’ (O) These are the words you are to speak to the Israelites.” 7 So Moses went back and summoned the elders (P) of the people and set before them all the words the Lord had commanded him to speak.

The Belt of Truth can be seen in the Ephod of Exodus depicting an apron-like garment worn from the waist and covering the loins - Ephesians a. The Breastplate of Righteousness is described in Exodus and Isaiah - Ephesians b.

The Feet of s were always barefoot before the Present Presence, shod only in YHVH's Shalom because they were walking on holy. Wesley's Notes for Exodus A kingdom of priests, a holy nation - All the Israelites, if compared with other people, were priests unto God, so near were they to him, so much employed in his immediate service, and such intimate communion they had with him.

God has called all Israel to holiness (“And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation” Exodus ), but all the people could not meet such a high calling, and constantly violated the covenant with God, not keeping His commandments, and falling into idolatry.

Israel, through its kings, will be a blessing to all nations as God’s reign extends across the face of the earth. Israel is saved in the Exodus in order to become “a kingdom of priests and a holy nation” (Exod ) given the task of spreading the glory of God to every corner of the planet (Hab ).

‘Now then, if you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, then you shall be My own possession among all the peoples, for all the earth is Mine; and you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.’ These are the words that you shall speak to the sons of Israel.” — Exodus   13 The new covenant relates to the Kingdom in that it produces a holy nation that has the privilege of becoming kings and priests in that heavenly Kingdom.

That nation constitutes the secondary part of Abraham’s offspring. The new covenant thus reinforces the Abrahamic covenant. Out of the entire nation of Israel, only the one tribe of Levi were priests and only one family in Levi were the Aaronic priests.

However, we were promised that our whole nation could become a kingdom of priests and a holy nation. Therefore, what the Aaronic and Levitical priests were to the nation of Israel, that nation was to become to all.

Bible Book List. Font Size. Exodus New International Version Update. 3 Then Moses went up to God, and the Lord called to him from the mountain and Although the whole earth is mine, 6 you will be for me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.

According to the account in the Book of Exodus, God addresses the children of Israel as they stand before Mt. Sinai with the words, "You shall be to me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation" ().

The sentence, Martha Himmelfarb observes, is paradoxical, for priests are by definition a minority, yet the meaning in context is clear: the Reviews: 1. “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.” (Exodus ) These were the words of God to Israel, even before they received the Ten Commandments on Mount Sinai.

As a priest serves as an intermediary between God and men, so this “kingdom of priests” had been called by God to bring God’s Word. King Jesus came to set His people free to live and to praise God’s glory. His liberated people are His “special treasure.” As His loyal subjects they are a “kingdom of priests” with the priestly duty of proclaiming the gospel of God, so that the nations might become an offering acceptable to God, sanctified by the Holy Spirit (Rom.

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. This is the first mention of the promised kingdom. It can be seen from Revelation that it is an earthly kingdom.

It is evident that it can only be an earthly kingdom, as it will be a "holy nation". If everything is equally holy, the concept of holiness loses its meaning.

God’s proposal of turning the nation of Israel into “a kingdom of priests and a holy nation” creates distinctiveness but also equality: While distinguishing Israel from other nations, it reduces internal class distinctions within Israel.

Kingdom Of Priests & A Holy Nation Christ's House Of Israel High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus; Luke the book of the prophet Esaias a holy nation.13 The new covenant relates to the Kingdom in that it produces a holy nation that has the privilege of becoming kings and priests in that heavenly Kingdom.

That nation constitutes the secondary part of Abraham’s offspring. The new covenant thus reinforces the Abrahamic covenant. 14 One more aspect of the Kingdom remains to be established. The.