Areas for Temple Servants--Picture 10

The entire worship experience in the temple is guided by temple servants, to explain
the will of G-d and minister to the people.  Temple servants here include cohanim
(priests), nevi’im (prophets), singers, musicians, dancers, and other professional
worshippers.  Everyone who performs any sort of service in the Temple is referred
to as a temple servant.  Some temple servants live in Yerushalayim, serving
regularly in the presence of ADONAI, on rotational schedules (these include the
cohanim and nevi’im as well as some professional worshippers).  Others are trained
and resourced as temple servants as they visit Yerushalayim from the Nations to
lead G-d’s people in worship.  Choirs, singers, musicians, dancers, and others are
called together from the nations to offer praises to our G-d.  These professional
worshippers are the best among the Nations, and trained by professional
worshippers in Israel to offer acceptable praises unto ADONAI.  Hence, the
professional worshippers who live in Israel serve regularly and train those who come
from the Nations for just a season to worship.  Worshippers from the Nations must
also receive extensive training in the South Building prior to entering service at the

On either side of the Hall of Repentance, there are hallways for the temple servants
that can only be accessed by those individuals.  The doors to these hallways are
between the sections of booths, but they are not easily seen.  The doors look like
the wall panel and a worshipper would not notice the doors unless they saw
someone going into one.  These doors are always locked, and can only be opened
by temple servants.  The hallways are 70 feet wide each and hold 6 rooms for
cohanim and nevi’im), 4 singer/musician rooms and 1 meeting room on each side.  
All of these rooms are approximately 20 square feet, except the choir rooms which
are approximately 40 feet by 20 feet.  These rooms are for rest and preparation for
those who serve in the Temple.  The 10 individual rooms on the north side of the
building are for female temple servants.  Similarly, the 10 individual rooms on the
south side of the temple are for male temple servants.  The meeting rooms and
hallways are common areas for male and female temple servants, however.

Through the Temple Servants Hallways, temple servants can access the Northwest
and Southwest Towers (
see Picture 10).  From these Towers, singers and
musicians can access the choir loft on the third level of the Temple, as it connects
to the Towers as well.  There are no other entrances or exits to the Northwest and
Southwest Towers.   Just as the Lions serve as watchtowers for the northeastern
and southeastern half of Yerushalayim, so also these Towers serve as watchtowers
for the northwestern and southwestern half of Yerushalayim.

Across from the entrance to the Southwest Tower is a Male Temple Servants'
Restroom, and across from the entrance to the Northwest Tower is a Female
Temple Servants' Restroom (
see Picture 10).  If a temple servant continues down
one of these hallways rather than entering a Tower, he or she will come to a narrow
point in the hall leading into another hallway with a door at the end.  This door leads
into an area with the elevator and stairway that will take him or her down to the first
level of the temple.  Just across from the stairs, however, is a door leading into the
[Outer] Sanctuary.  Dancers and worshippers with banners and tambourines may
enter the Sanctuary this way with almost immediate access to the Worship Area.

Past the elevator and stairway are the Male Temple Servants Preparation Room on
the south side of the Temple and the Female Temple Servants Preparation Room
on the north side of the Temple.  These preparation rooms store the holy garments
of the cohanim and nevi’im.  They are also places for the cohanim and nevi’im to be
cleansed (physically and spiritually) to prepare for service in the Temple.  If you
imagine ADONAI seated on His throne in the Most Holy Place and facing
worshippers in the Sanctuary, you will notice that the male temple servants are at
His right hand and the female temple servants at His left hand.  Hence, the male
temple servants are on the side of His power, and the female temple servants are
on the side of His heart.  Even in this way, the temple vision demonstrates for us the
way in which A
DONAI (the LORD) desires for us to worship Him and minister to His
people.  We all should come to Him as He created us to be.  For priests and
prophets, it means that we should minister out of our G-d-ordained identities:  males
ministering in a distinctly masculine way and females ministering in a distinctly
feminine way.  Both are needed:  demonstrations of His power and love.  This is not
to say that males do not minister in love and females do not minister in power, but it
highlights His desire to demonstrate aspects of His character differently through
each of us, as He created us, so that everyone receives all that they need when
being ministered to at the Temple (which is the collective gathering of His people).
Revelation of the Temple Vision Continued
8. Temple Servants
The Most Holy Place—Picture 10

Connecting both preparation rooms is the Temple Servants Prayer Room.  In this
room, all cohanim and nevi’im come together regularly for prayer and training by
Mashiach.  Enclosed between the Temple Servants Prayer Room, the Female and
Male Temple Servants Preparation Rooms, and the [Outer] Sanctuary is the Most
Holy Place [Inner Sanctuary].  There are no doors leading into or out of the Most
Holy Place.  Instead, all of the walls of the Preparation Rooms, Prayer Room and the
[Outer] Sanctuary that touch the Most Holy Place are made of decorated stained
glass.  The stained glass walls are covered with pictures that glorify G-d and

The Most Holy Place is reserved for Mashiach, who is able to travel through the
walls to enter into and exit out of this room.  The stained glass walls cannot be seen
from inside the Most Holy Place, however, because they are paneled and covered
with pure gold.  Pure gold is painted on all of the walls inside the Most Holy Place.  
There are no furnishings in this room.  There is only a funnel-shaped wind cloud,
which is the Spirit of the Living G-d that continually moves in the center of the Most
Holy Place.  As Mashiach desires to commune with the Father and be refreshed
after ministering to G-d’s people, He retires to this room and is caught up in this
cloud of glory.  A bright light illuminates from this room into the [Outer] Sanctuary.  
This light also shines through the Female and Male Temple Servants Preparation
Rooms, as well as the Temple Servants Prayer Room, so that the glass train of His
Robe (as seen in
Picture 3) shines regularly from the light of Mashiach.  The Ark of
the Covenant is not found in this room (Yirmeyahu/Jeremiah 3:16-17), as it only
represents the glory of ADONAI, for the true glory of ADONAI continually rests in this
9. The Most Holy Place
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