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October 18, 2020
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Hebrews 8ths :5


October 18, 2020 / Hebrews 8ths :5



October 18, 2020


Hebrews 8:5— These serve as a copy and shadow of the heavenly things, as Moses was warned when he was about to complete the tabernacle. For God said, “Be careful that you make everything according to the pattern that was shown to you on the mountain.”

Exodus 30:17-20­— Then the Lord spoke to Moses, saying: “You shall also make a laver of bronze, with its base also of bronze, for washing. You shall put it between the tabernacle of meeting and the altar. And you shall put water in it, for Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and their feet in water from it. When they go into the tabernacle of meeting, or when they come near the altar to minister, to burn an offering made by fire to the Lord, they shall wash with water, lest they die.”


The purpose for the Laver is .

Why is cleansing important?  Because God desires for you to be .   and             (Ref:  3 John 1:2, Psalm 1:1-3, Psalm 119:1, 1 Peter 1:15,  Jude 24)

Big Take-Away

A believers’ baptism is a public declaration that by receiving Christ your sins are and you have been given a .


Romans 6:4— Therefore we were buried with Him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we too may walk in newness of life.


How to Thrive in the New Life Christ Offers…

     1. yourself regularly.

Exodus 38:8— He made the bronze basin and its stand from the bronze mirrors of the women who served at the entrance to the tent of meeting.

2 Corinthians 13:5— Test yourselves to see if you are in the faith. Examine yourselves…

James 1:23-24—  Because if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like someone looking at his own face in a mirror. 24 For he looks at himself, goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of person he was.

     2. in the water of the .

          a. Wash your Hands—

          b. Wash  your Feet —

Ephesians 5:26— … to make her holy, cleansing her with the washing of water by the word. 

John 15:3You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you.

John 17:17— Sanctify them by the truth; Your word is truth.

     3. yourself in the .

John 4:14— But whoever drinks from the water that I will give him will never get thirsty again. 

John 7:37-39— Jesus stood up and cried out, “If anyone is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink. 38 The one who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, will have streams of living water flow from deep within him.” 39 He said this about the Spirit. 

     4. Wash

John 13:7-10Jesus answered him, “What I’m doing you don’t realize now, but afterward you will understand.” 8 “You will never wash my feet,” Peter said. Jesus replied, “If I don’t wash you, you have no part with Me.” 9Simon Peter said to Him, “Lord, not only my feet, but also my hands and my head.” 10 “One who has bathed,” Jesus told him, “doesn’t need to wash anything except his feet, but he is completely clean.


Are you ready to accept Jesus today?  

Just pray a prayer like this:

Dear Lord Jesus, I know that I am a sinner, and I ask for Your forgiveness. I believe You died for my sins and rose from the dead. I turn from my sins and invite You to come into my heart and life. I want to trust and follow You as my Lord and Savior. In Your Name.  Amen

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