Published June 30, 2004
by Granite Pub & Distribution .
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THE ASHES OF THE RED HEIFER. Dr. W. A. Criswell. Hebrews a.m. You who listen over television or over radio are sharing with us the services of the First Baptist Church in Dallas. This is the pastor bringing the morning message from the ninth chapter in the Book . The Divine ordinance of purification through the ashes of the RED HEIFER, as outlined in the book of Numbers, chapter 19 Biblical law is concerned with several types of impurity which have a direct affect on everyday life, especially when the Holy Temple is standing. Question: "What is the significance of a red heifer in the Bible? Is a red heifer a sign of the end times?" Answer: To meet the requirements of the Old Testament law, a red heifer was needed to help accomplish the purification from sin—specifically, the ashes of a red heifer were needed. The red heifer was a reddish-brown cow, probably at least two years old. Imagine Robert Ludlum, Willa Cather and (a pre-conversion) Tim LaHaye channeling to deliver a winner of a thriller, resulting in The Ashes of the Red Heifer. This is exactly the kind of book I love to read: a fast-paced thriller with historical, religious and family motivations/5.
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As for the ashes of the red heifer, let's understand one thing at the get go. The ashes are not needed in order to get the 3rd Temple going. Also the original ashes are not needed at all. Those who go around soliciting money from church organizations are simply using this as a gimmick (same goes for those "looking" for the lost Ark). The writer of the book of Hebrews associated the ceremony of the red heifer with the death and resurrection of Yeshua. Likewise, the apocryphal Epistle of Baranabas takes the analogy further, making several interesting correlations between the death of the Messiah and the burning of the red heifer and the purification through the ashes of the. The red heifer, one of the most perplexing Torah commandments, is a necessary element for purifying Jews in order to enable them to do the service in the Temple. And a man that is clean shall gather up the ashes of the heifer, and lay them up without the camp in a clean place, and it shall be kept for the congregation of B’nei Yisrael for a. THE ASHES OF A RED HEIFER. Dr. W. A. Criswell. Numbers a.m. You are listening to the early morning services of the First Baptist Church in Dallas. This is the pastor bringing the message entitled God’s Sevenfold Provision for Cleansing. It is the second in a message delineating those seven provisions of God in the law.