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Christ Our High Priest in the Sanctuary

"There is a sanctuary in heaven, the true tabernacle which the Lord set up and not man. In it Christ ministers on our behalf, making available to believers the benefits of His atoning sacrifice offered once for all on the cross. He was inaugurated as our great High Priest and began His intercessory ministry at the time of His ascension. In 1844, at the end of the prophetic period of 2300 days, He entered the second and last phase of His atoning ministry. It is a work of investigative judgment which is part of the ultimate disposition of all sin, typified by the cleansing of the ancient Hebrew sanctuary on the Day of Atonement. In that typical service the sanctuary was cleansed with the blood of animal sacrifices, but the heavenly things are purified with the perfect sacrifice of the blood of Jesus. The investigative judgment reveals to heavenly intelligences who among the dead are asleep in Christ and therefore, in Him, are deemed worthy to have part in the first resurrection. It also makes manifest who among the living are abiding in Christ, keeping the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus, and in Him, therefore, are ready for translation into His everlasting kingdom. This judgment vindicates the justice of God in saving those who believe in Jesus. It declares that those who have remained loyal to God shall receive the kingdom. The completion of this ministry of Christ will mark the close of human probation before the Second Advent. (Heb. 8:1-5; 4:14-16; 9:11-28; 10:19-22; 1:3; 2:16, 17; Dan. 7:9-27; 8:13, 14; 9:24-27; Num. 14:34; Eze. 4:6; Lev. 16; Rev. 14:6, 7; 20:12; 14:12; 22:12.)" Fundamental Beliefs


   How to Give Bible Readings, Christ Our High Priest
   101 Questions about the Sanctuary - Robert Olson
   2300 day Prophecy, The
   Atonement, The Day of Atonement, The
   Atoning Work of Christ His Sacrifice and Priestly Ministry, The - C H Watson
   Biblical Defense Defending Our Historic Beliefs About the Sanctuary in Daniel and Hebrews A - Vance Ferrell
   Biblical Sanctuary, The - Morris Lewis
   Blood Behind the Veil - Joe Crews
   Book of Hebrews, The - M L Andreasen
   Christ Enters Work As High Priest - F C Gilbert
   Christ in His Sanctuary - Compiled - EGW
   Christ Our Advocate, The True Tabernacle and its Service
   Christ Our Great High Priest - Martin Luther
   Christ Our High Priest - Horatius Bonar
   Christ the High Priest
   Chronology of Ezra Seven - The Historical Research Committee General Conference
   Cross and its Shadow - Stephen Haskell
   Day of Atonement: Does Hebrews 9:12, 13 Point to? - Mueller
   Doctrine of the Sanctuary, Historical Survey
   God Drew the Plans, Study Guide - Amazing Facts
   Great Judgment Day in Light of the Sanctuary Service, The - J L Shuler
   Great Judgment Day Locating the Judgment Day, The - J L Shuler
   Haskell's Bible Handbook, Priestly Ministry - Pg 22 25 - S. N. Haskell
   Hour of God's Judgment, The Twenty-three Hundred Years, The
   In Confirmation of the Sanctuary Message
   Looking Unto Jesus, The Sanctuary
   Looking Unto Jesus - Uriah Smith 1898
   Messiah in His Sanctuary - F C Gilbert 1937
   Path to the Throne of God - Sarah Peck
   Pending, Your Case in Court - Joe Crews
   Perfect in Christ, His Obedience Service and Worship
   Plan of Salvation In Action, The, Christ's Mission and God's Solution for Sin
   Israel's Temple in Prophecy, Prophecy Code Handout - Amazing Facts
   Response to the Investigative Judgement, a Bible Based Doctrine - Angel Rodriguez
   Sanctuary Made Simple, The - Nelson
   Sanctuary Public Meeting Handout
   Sanctuary Service - M L Andreason
   Sanctuary Service, The High Priest
   Sanctuary, The Path to the Throne of God, The
   Shadows of His Sacrifice, Studies in the Sanctuary - Leslie Hardinge
   A Heavenly Model, Storacles of Prophecy - Amazing Facts
   Temple, The, Its Ministry and Services
   Then Shall the Sanctuary Be Cleansed, Can We See Ourselves in History?
   What is the Sanctuary?
   Why Jesus Waits, The Mediator's Two-fold Role
   Work of Jesus as an Advocate, The - John Bunyan 17th Cen