Note how the Red, White and Blue colours can captivate the eye of the beholder. Notice too in this picture, how strands of gold are weaved in amongst the coloured intertwine.

Gold weaved into the Red, White and blue

Gold weaved into the Red, White and blue

Is this the product of “sectarian bigots?” Could it be Rangers or Linfield`s new playing strip?

It is none of these, it is the design of the breastplate of the High Priest of the ancient Hebrews. It was the breastplate which was linked to the making of fateful decisions directly decided by the Almighty.

All this material and information can be seen in the Temple Institute in Jerusalem. When you read the word “Institute” it conjures up the image of  a large academic complex or a university campus.  The Temple Institute is none of these, it is quite a small building close to the Western wall area which the Hebrews regard as important to Judaism.

It is well worth a visit.

The High Priest was “a type” of the promised saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 2:16 For verily he took not on him the nature of angels; but he took on him the seed of Abraham.

17 Wherefore in all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people.

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