The Atonement in the Old Testament

Why was Abel's sacrifice more acceptable to God than Cain's?
"By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh." Hebrews 11:4.

To what did his sacrifice point forward?
"Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers; But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot: Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you." 1 Peter 1:18-20.

By his sacrifice, what did Abel obtain?
"By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh." Hebrews 11:4.

With what sacrifice did God command Abraham to worship Him?
"And he said unto him, Take me an heifer of three years old, and a she goat of three years old, and a ram of three years old, and a turtledove, and a young pigeon. And he took unto him all these, and divided them in the midst, and laid each piece one against another: but the birds divided he not." Genesis 15:9,10.

How did Jacob manifest his faith in the promised Redeemer?
"And Israel took his journey with all that he had, and came to Beersheba, and offered sacrifices unto the God of his father Isaac." Genesis 46:1.

What did the lord command Moses to have made?
"And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying," Exodus 25:1. 
"And let them make me a sanctuary; that I may dwell among them." Exodus 25:8. (See also Acts 7:44 and Hebrews 8:5). 
"Moreover thou shalt make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubims of cunning work shalt thou make them." Exodus 26:1. 
"And thou shalt make curtains of goats' hair to be a covering upon the tabernacle: eleven curtains shalt thou make." Exodus 26:7.
"And thou shalt make a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and a covering above of badgers' skins." Exodus 26:14.

How many apartments had the sanctuary?
"And thou shalt hang up the veil under the taches, that thou mayest bring in thither within the veil the ark of the testimony: and the veil shall divide unto you between the holy place and the most holy." Exodus 26:33.

What was in the first apartment?
"For there was a tabernacle made; the first, wherein was the candlestick, and the table, and the showbread; which is called the sanctuary." Hebrews 9:2.

What other article was in the first apartment?
"And he put the golden altar in the tent of the congregation before the veil." Exodus 40:26. (See also Exodus 30:1-6).

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