A Moment in History: The Day of Atonement

by ian

In the Old Testament, the people of God would mark holy days with remembrance and feasts. One of these days would be rightly described as the “most holy” of such days – for it was when the high priest would enter the Holy of Holies and stand before God to make payment for the sins of the people. This once-a-year sacrifice would be a foreshadowing of the long-foretold sacrifice of the Messiah. But long before He came, the people of God observed this day known as the Day of Atonement.