One of the most puzzling aspects of Old Testament law for Christians to understand is the many ritual and purity laws. We know that with the coming of Jesus and His inauguration of the New Covenant, the Old has passed away, and thus we are not bound by the ceremonial or civil laws we find … Continue reading Why is Leviticus so Weird?
In the Old Testament, God would meet with His people, the nation of Israel, primarily in the Temple, or the Tabernacle (which was like a proto-portable-temple). This was a very specifically designed building, explained to Moses (Tabernacle) in remarkable detail in Ex. 25-28, and again to Solomon (Temple) in 1 Chron. 28. The Temple was primarily a … Continue reading Truer and Better: Temple