Temple #4: Christian Bodies

In the last few days we’ve talked about how God’s presence was found in the temple of Eden, the Tabernacle, and Solomon’s temple. With all of this as our backdrop, we can now get to the symbolic reports that followed Jesus’ death, starting with the curtain. In all of God’s manmade temples the Holy of…

Temple #3: The Permanent Temple

Eventually God’s presence moved into a permanent structure that King Solomon had built. After this new glorious temple was built, a worship service was held in which the ark of the covenant was brought into the new Holy of Holies. Songs were played by a giant band and sacrifices were made beyond number as the…

Temple #2: The Tent

God’s presence eventually migrates from the temple of Eden to a new temple that will take on the mobile form of a tent. Sure, a tent may not seem all that glorious, but could anything human hands ever build compare to Eden, let alone God’s Heavenly temple? And so, God instructs Moses on how to…

Temple #1: Eden

While God is omnipresent, He did have special dwelling places on Earth throughout the Old Testament. It began in Eden, where God’s presence was so tangible that He could be sensed in the “the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day” (Ge 3:8). Eden was His holy…

End Times Q&A

This Sunday we tried something a little bit different for service. I read 2 chapters of Jesus’ comments on the end times, and then using the webpage Slido, I took and answered various questions from our congregation on the confusing reading. You can check it out on the 1208PODCAST. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s…