Exodus 28:31-43 The priests were instructed to wear particular garments in order that they might have a testimony as they carried out G-d’s purposes. v31: This ephod was the foundational priestly garment. This robe is unique – it’s not made up of many different colours (like we have seen throughout) but was completely blue. v32:
Exodus 28:15-30 v15: The breastplate was related to justice. · Artistically woven – Intelligent, thoughtful, design again emphasised. This intelligence comes from the instructions of G-d. v16: A span, a unit of measurement, is the distance from the thumb to small finger. A cubit is a measurement from the elbow to the tip of the
Exodus 28:1-14 v1: The priestly family was a Levitical family (from the tribe of Levi). Not all Levites were priests, but every priest was a Levite. · Aaron was the first high priest. He and his sons were set apart, from the rest of Israel, for this unique purpose of service to G-d (This was
Exodus 27 v1: This altar speaks of sacrifice. It is so important that we do not approach G-d empty-handed. There is a relationship between worship and sacrifice – giving to G-d what He requires. · Three cubits was double the height of the Ark of the Covenant. The altar was significantly bigger than the Ark.