Contributed by Robbie Parsons on Nov 6, 2006
The spices mentioned to be used on the day of Atonement in the Holy of Holies present a facinating testimony to the salvation of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. They are a foreshadowing of His work of mercy, grace and love.
A FIGURE WHO WOULD BE KING
Onycha comes from a species of shellfish.
Hebrew word (shekhayleth) comes from Hebrew root for lion (shakhal).
The lion represents kingship.
"Behold, the days are coming," says the LORD, "That I will raise to David a Branch of righteousness; A King shall reign