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Lesson 8 Hope of Israel Ministries BIBLE Correspondence Course 9

appearance on the 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th of the 6th day so it would take care of their Sabbath
LUNAR month, YEHOVAH identified it to the needs. They could REST on the Sabbath Day
Israelites by the special miracle of WITH- and still be AS WELL OFF AS THOUGH
WEEK AFTER WEEK FOR FORTY LONG The LESSON for us to learn from all this
YEARS!! (Exodus 16:35.) He did this SOLELY is that YEHOVAH God will BLESS us in a
for the purpose of burning into the Israelites’ similar way today, if WE will OBEDIENTLY
minds the fact He expected them to KEEP the rest on His commanded Sabbath Day, instead of
SEVENTH DAY holy! Will it take 40 years to DISOBEDIENTLY observing any ordinary day
burn it into your mind? of the week such as SATUR[N]day, SUNday --
YEHOVAH God NEVER before the day of the SUN -- or FRI[DEN]day of Islam!
performed such a continuous set of miracles to On YEHOVAH’s calendar the Sabbath can fall
convince man of his need to obey one of on ANY DAY of the pagan planetary week we
YEHOVAH’s commandments! That is just how observe today.
IMPORTANT resting on the SABBATH Day
really is!! Sanctification of Aaron and Sons
Yes, for forty long years Israel was
drilled exactly as to WHICH day of the week is Let us now examine the sanctification of
the memorial to YEHOVAH’s creation! Aaron and his sons as found in Exodus 40.
YEHOVAH allowed them enough 1. Read verses 12-15. On what DAY did
ADDED blessing so they DID NOT HAVE TO this occur? Exodus 40:2.

8th --
1st -- New 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th First

raised up.
Moses Moses and
instructed to Aaron go
gather the into the
congregation. Tabernacle
2nd day 3rd day 4th day 5th day 6th day 7th day
Moses of Meeting.
of of of of of of
anoints YEHOVAH’s
confine- confine- confine- confine- confine- confine-
Tabernacle Shekinah
ment. ment. ment. ment. ment. ment.
and Aaron Glory
and his sons. appears.
Aaron and Sabbath
sons confined Day.
to Tabernacle
for 7 days.

WORK at gathering manna on His sanctified COMMENT: This was the “first day of
Sabbath Day. He miraculously preserved the first month” or the day of the NEW MOON.
enough of the manna which they gathered on the 2. How LONG were Aaron and his sons

YEHOVAH God’s TRUE Sabbath Day -- Part 2
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