The Bride of Christ’s Inner, Upper, and Outer Garments

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She has been permitted to dress in fine (radiant) linen, dazzling and white–for the fine linen is (signifies, represents) the righteousness (the upright, just, and godly living, deeds, and conduct, and right standing with God) of the saints (God’s holy people). (Revelation 19:8, AMP)

I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul will exult in my God; for He has clothed me with the garments of salvation, He has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself with a garland, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels. (Isaiah 61:10, AMP)

In order to understand why the Prophet Isaiah speaks of holy and righteous garments, in particular the “garments of salvation” and a “robe of righteousness,” a working knowledge of the ancient traditional Jewish body garments is necessary. According to Alfred Edersheim in The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah (Book…

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