It is important for the reader to understand that the sanctuary in Heaven has beenpurified by the blood of the Lord Jesus but the heavens themselves still are filled withrebellious spirits. All spirits, spiritual or human, who continue to rebel against theLord must be purged from the heavens before lasting peace can come to the earth. Howeverwe will not deal with this aspect of the Day of Atonement in the present booklet.
Thus, those in the Church of God who are faithful and able fast on the Day of Atonement. That is, they avoid all food and drink for the entire 24 hours of that day.
The tenth day of the seventh month in is the Day of Atonement. It is a time when an is to be performed to take away the sins of the people. During this twenty-four hour period do not anything at all and come together for worship of Lord.