Table of Contents
The Temple: Its Ministry and Services
Within the Holy Place
'The Royal Bridge'
--The principal entrances from the west into the Temple--The 'Royal Bridge' over the Tyropoeon Valley--Its proportions and architecture
The Temple Porches
--'The porches' of the Temple--The 'Royal Porch'--Its name and dimensions--View from the top of the colonnade--Christ among the doctors of the law--Solomon's Porch
Court of the Gentiles
--Marble screen with tablets warning off Gentiles--The
or terrace of the Temple--Gates into the inner courts
The 'Beautiful Gate'
Court of the Women
--The thirteen Treasury-chests or 'trumpets'
--Chambers and side courts--The Gate of Nicanor--The fifteen steps of 'Ascent,' or of the Levites
Court of Israel
--The Court of the Priests
--Chambers connected with it--The 'Beth Moked'--The hall of hewn stones--Description of the Temple in the
--The altar of burnt-offering--Red line around the middle of it--Arrangements for sacrificing
--The water supply of the Temple--Its drainage
The Great Stones
--Proportions of the Holy House itself
--The Porch--The Holy Place--The Most Holy Place--Silence of the Rabbis about Herod
Our Lord's Prediction
--The disciples pointing out the Temple-buildings to the Master--May any of the Temple spoils be still existent?