A Divine Design

P RESIDENT D OUG B ATCHELOR Copyright © 2019 by Amazing Facts International All rights reserved.Printed in the U.S.A. Unless otherwise noted,Scriptures are taken from the New King JamesVersion®.Copyright © 1982 byThomas Nelson,Inc.Used by permission.All rights reserved. Amazing Facts, a nonprofit ministry, shares the saving truths of Jesus Christ around the world through literature, radio, television, the Internet, public evangelism, outreach training, and more. Amazing Facts International P.O.Box 1058 Roseville,CA 95678 Phone:916-434-3880 ONLINE BOOKSTORE Visit afbookstore.com to discover all the great Christian resources available through Amazing Facts, including books, DVDs, and other products to help you better understand the Bible. FREE BIBLE STUDIES To enroll in our free 27-lesson Bible study, visit our homepage at amazingfacts.org and click on“Free Online Bible School.” Or to take the free course by mail, send us your name, address, and phone number and specify that you would like to begin the course.(Printed lessons are in English and are available only in Canada, the United States, and their territories.) Visit our website at amazingfacts.org M ANAGING E DITOR A NTHONY L ESTER editor@amazingfacts.org A RT D ESIGN /L AYOUT H ALEY T RIMMER W RITERS D OUG B ATCHELOR C URTIS R ITTENOUR A Divine Design The Jewish Temple in History, Prophecy, and Your Life Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 When heaven came under attack, God set in motion a plan to rescue and forever secure the universe. Discover the heavenly sanctuary—His command center designed to save humanity. Chapter 1 — Sanctuaries in Time . . . . . . 6 God gave the Hebrew people a blueprint for building an earthly temple patterned after the heavenly sanctuary. Learn about the structure and furnishings of this fascinating tabernacle. Chapter 2 —The Ultimate Sacri ce . . . . 14 The rescue operation to save the human race and to end evil required a sacri ce of such magnitude, it became the central feature of the earthly sanctuary. Chapter 3 —The Final Cleansing . . . . . . 24 Once a year, the earthly temple was cleansed, illustrating God’s nal steps to remove sin from the universe forever. Discover more about this ancient ceremony—and what it means for you today. Chapter 4 —The Sanctuary Attacked . . . 30 The longest time prophecy in the Bible foretells how an evil power has attacked and attempted to occupy the position of Jesus Christ in the heavenly sanctuary. Learn how to spot the real from the fake. Your Questions Answered . . . . . . . . . 42 More Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Contents TA B L E O F 2 F EATURING A RTWORK BY S TEVE C REITZ P HIL M C K AY