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The Power of the Torn Curtain

And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, He gave up His spirit. At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. Matthew 27:50-51  The temple curtain blocked access to the Holy of Holies, the place representing God’s presence. No one could pass through this veil…
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Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh: The Shadow of His Presence

God loves us and wants to be with us but His presence is a sacred place. When God declared His intention to come and dwell among His people, Moses was given strict instructions in preparing that holy space. The tabernacle was designed with intricate detail according to God’s plan. In Exodus 30 we have a…
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Night Watch

There is a unique culture that exists at night, necessary work being done while the rest of the world sleeps. I’ve witnessed the hard working janitor, the aid emptying bedpans, the cook and the street sweeper. It’s largely the humble that populate the night ranks, those that clean from the day before or prepare for…
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Uncut Stone

The altar that was built, first in the tabernacle and then in the temple, was made of uncut stone. God commanded specific instructions on its design and use. The Biblical picture of atonement was being drawn and they were reminded with each sacrifice. …you shall build an altar to the Lord your God of uncut…
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