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Sunday, November 12

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    Sunday, November 12

    The heavens are my throne, and the earth is my footstool.Isa. 66:1.


    Besides referring to the earth, the term “footstool” is also employed figuratively in the Hebrew Scriptures to describe the ancient temple used by the Israelites. (1 Chron. 28:2; Ps. 132:7)


    Located on the earth, the temple served as the center of true worship. For that reason, it was truly beautiful in Jehovah’s eyes and its very existence glorified the place for Jehovah’s feet. (Isa. 60:13)

    Today the center of true worship is no longer a literal temple on earth. There is, however, a spiritual temple, which glorifies Jehovah far more than any building.

    This is an arrangement that makes reconciliation with God possible by means of the priesthood and sacrifice of Jesus Christ.

    It came into existence in 29 C.E. at Jesus’ baptism when Jesus was anointed as High Priest of Jehovah’s great spiritual temple.—Heb. 9:11, 12.

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