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At that moment, the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. The earth shook and the rocks split. Matthew 27:52
Praise the Lord for his goodness!
What a glorious moment for all mankind, that moment when the curtain was torn in two. That curtain had been designed by the Most High himself and first came to the natural through Bezalel and Oholiab’s works. (Exodus 36:1).
This curtain was called the shielding curtain (Exodus 39:34) because it was separating the Holy Place and the Most Holy Place (Hebrews 9:2-4).
Only the high priest could enter the Most Holy place and only once a year. He would enter the Most Holy place with blood to offer for himself and for the sins the people had committed in ignorance. (Hebrews 9:7). Continuer de lire « Behind the curtain »
We are his body
And God placed all things under His feet and appointed Him to be head over everything for the church which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything in every way. Ephesians 1:22-23
It might be challenging for normal minds to imagine that we are the body of Christ in deed. But this means a lot sense to those who are being renewed in their minds by the work of the Living Word through the written word.
We are indeed the body of Christ. All those who are born of the Spirit of the living God are actually members of the body of Christ.
I love this portion of scripture when Jesus called Saul of Tarsus before his conversion.
He said: « Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me ? » (Acts 9:4)
Paul was actually persecuting the Christians. He was arresting them and sending them in prison but Jesus did not say « why are persecuting my followers or my disciples ».
He said why are you persecuting me? Continuer de lire « Body of Christ »