Understanding the Scriptures
|Perpetual statute (v. 9)||Everlasting ordinance|
|Savour (vv. 18, 41)||Smell|
|Mingled (v. 40)||Mixed|
|Hin (v. 40)||About six liters|
|Sanctified, sanctify (vv. 43–44)||Make holy|
Studying the Scriptures
Do two of the following activities (A–C) as you study Exodus 28–29.
How Were They Called?
Read Exodus 28:1; Hebrews 5:1, 4; and Articles of Faith 1:5. Explain how Aaron and his sons were called to be priests and how the way they were called is a pattern for all who receive a priesthood office in the Church.
Outline a Sacred Ceremony
Exodus 29:1–21 describes how a priest was consecrated, or set apart, to work in the tabernacle. Outline the ceremony by describing what happened according to the following verses:
What Is the Symbolism?
Aaron and his sons had their ears, hands, and feet consecrated with blood. We know that blood symbolized the Atonement of Christ, which has the power to make us holy. What do ears, hands, and feet symbolize, and what does that symbolism teach us about preparing to attend to temple duties?