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Thought for the Week:
God's holy place is called the Tent of Appointment. His holy times are called the appointed times. The reason is to teach you that the Sabbath and the holy days are like tabernacles pitched in the flow of time. When we enter the appointed times, we enter a holy temple made of time.
Numbers 28-29: The LORD warns Israel, "You shall be careful to present My offering...at their appointed times." (28:2) Numbers 28-29 is an ancient priestly calendar, a detailed list of the prescribed Temple sacrifices for each festival day. The verse refers to the Sabbath day and the biblical festivals as mo'adim (מעדים), i.e. appointed times. They are God's appointed times for meeting with man. They are also appointed times for sacrifice. Since we are without the Holy Temple, the laws of Numbers 28-29 are not actually applicable to us. They are a list…
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