On the Day of Atonement, the one goat's blood cleansed the altar of all the sins, while the azazel took them away. Jesus Christ fulfilled both these roles.
Richard Ritenbaugh observes that, all things considered, human beings are a filthy race, badly in need of hygiene. One study shows that approximately 10% of the doctors wash their hands between patients. Another study shockingly indicated that only 88% of . . .
In Israel, sins were symbolically placed on the altar throughout the year. On Yom Kippur, one goat's blood cleansed the altar; the second took away the sins.
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