You are the details of God’s purpose
Exodus 26-27/1Corinthians 10-13
27:20-21 Tell the people of Israel to bring you pure olive oil for the lampstand, so it can be kept burning continually. The lampstand will be placed outside the inner curtain of the Most Holy Place in the Tabernacle. Aaron and his sons will keep the lamps burning in the LORD’s presence day and night. This is a permanent law for the people of Israel, and it must be kept by all future generations.
12:31 And in any event, you should desire the most helpful gifts.
OT Flash Points
Instructions – details – specific
What do they say?
Setting for the Holy Place
NT Flash Points
Our spiritual ancestors provide examples and warnings through their history
We are one body with them and each other
Divine Continuity – avoiding futility
One Body – get it!
You are the details arranged and connected to show the manifold wonder of God
Get passed just looking at yourself!
You are not separate even if you do not discern it
Separated by God to proclaim the Gospel
Is my own “whiteness” more important than God?