The Act of Anointing – From Ancient Times & Today

Act of Anointing In ancient times, the practice of anointing was commonly reserved for kings and priests. Today, believers are discovering oil’s divine purpose in their life, as a kingdom of priests. 1 Peter 2:5 tells us, Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual…

Anointing the Feet

  The Custom of Anointing the Feet In biblical times, it was customary for visitors traveling long distances over dusty roads to be welcomed warmly with a foot-washing followed by anointing with oil as an expression of Jewish hospitality.  This is mentioned in Genesis 18:4 and Genesis 24:32. In the New Testament, Yeshua made mention…

Who Is The Royal Priesthood

Who Is The Royal Priesthood The instructions God gave to Moses regarding the fragrances to use for the holy anointing oil are found in Exodus 30:22-31: Moreover the LORD spake unto Moses saying, Take thou also unto thee principal spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels, and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even two…

Golly Gee Gomer – Camphor Essential Oil Use

Ever Wonder About Camphor Essential Oil Use? In 1964 “Gomer Pyle, USMC,” was one of the most popular shows on television in which Jim Neighbors played the dolting Gomer Pyle. In the episode entitled “Sergeant of the Week,” which premiered on 12/25/1964, Gomer gets a cold and uses Camphor balls to relieve the symptoms. We…

Duties of the Priesthood

Duties of the Priesthood The Scriptures tell that the original healers/physicians of the Bible were the priests, who often anointed the sick and prayed for them.  The role of the priesthood where they diagnosed, prescribed, and administered oils is described in Leviticus 13 and 14. Their duties included: leading worship, receiving tithes, making sacrifices, and…