Giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of the saints in the kingdom of light. For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves...
The Law was a schoolmaster or tutor to bring us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith.- Gal. 3:24
The Feasts of Leviticus teach us.
Passover- Jesus the Lamb
Unleavened Bread- sanctification
Pentecost- New covenant in Spirit
Fire of a pillar- dwelt in the camp of the Israelites in the wilderness
Fire of the Spirit indwelling
They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit…and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. The promise is for you and your children...
That our forefathers were all under the cloud and that they all passed through the sea. They were all baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea. They all ate the same spiritual food and drank the same spiritual drink; for they drank from the spiritual rock that…that rock was Christ.
Jesus as angel (his presence with Israel is compared to an angel) (Moses as mediator)
Jesus as personal savior
I Timothy 2:5
For there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all men
Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior
I tell you the truth, no man can enter the kingdom of God unless he is born of water and the Spirit. Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Spirit gives birth to spirit... You must be born again.
Offering sacrifices of meat, grain, etc in the temple
Offering sacrifices of praise and good works!
Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise-- the fruit of lips that confess his name. And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God; for anyone who enteres God’s rest also rests from his own work…let us therefore make every effort to enter that rest...
Trinity Concealed (In Old Testament)- The Lord our God is One.
Trinity revealed in New Testament
I Peter 1:1,2
To God’s elect, strangers in the world…who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and sprinkling by his blood...
The resurrection verified that Jesus was Messiah and Savior.
The resurrection vindicated Jesus’ teaching and the prophecies.
In the past God overlooked such ignorance, but now commands all men everywhere to repent. For he has set a day when he will judge the world with justice by the man he has appointed. He has given proof of this to all men by raising him from the dead.- Acts 17:30,31
Tabernacles is dwelling of God with man after the return of Christ.
Zion an earthly, finite place- Jerusalem-to encounter God
Zion a spiritual reality everywhere
But you have come to Mount Zion, to the heavenly Jerusalem, the city of the living God. You have come to thousands upon thousands of angels in joyful assembly, to the church of the firstborn, whose names are written in heaven…to God the judge of all men…to Jesus the mediator of a New Covenant...