The delivery of five red heifers to Israel has sparked a worldwide debate about its significance in biblical prophecy, particularly among Christians who believe a third temple will be built during the End Times.
The five heifers arrived in Israel from Texas last week after being approved by Jewish rabbis as red in color and unblemished – two requirements in the Mosaic law for sacrifice according to Numbers 19.
Many Christians believe a third temple will be built in Jerusalem during the End Times.
“The cows have been inspected by rabbis and were found to be red and unblemished, which means they are ritually pure for sacrifice as stipulated under the law of Moses,” All Israel News reported. “In order for someone following Mosaic law to become ritually pure, the ashes of a red heifer are required, according to the Book of Numbers.”
God told Moses in Numbers 19 to obtain a “red heifer without defect or blemish, and that has never been under a yoke.” The…