The Meaning of the Foods, Animal Parts and Blood
Used in the Sacrifices of the Tabernacle
The perfection of the character of Jesus Christ was even and well balanced, a perfect personality in complete balance, just like Adam’s was. No part of Christ’s character was out of balance. Nothing in His personality or character was in excess or lacking in any way.
Fine flour was expensive and highly prized, just as Jesus’ nature was to God. The whole grain of wheat has to be crushed to obtain fine flour.
“He was pierced for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought up peace was upon Him.”
Salt Speaks of a Preservative, enhancer and preserved in judgement
Salt is good, but if it looses its saltiness, how can you make it salty again. Have salt in yourselves and be at peace with each other”
“ Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how to answer everyone”
“Everyone will be salted with fire”
Honey Speaks of natural sweetness and is not acceptable for a relationship with God.
“For it is by grace have been (you are) saved, through faith, and this not from yourselves, it is the gift from God, not by works so that no one can boast. For we are God’s workmanship”
The bright light of the Holy Spirit
The pleasing fragrance of Christ’s person; and life to God the Father.
Yeast – Leaven
Yeast and leaven speak of wickedness and evil
1 Corinthians 5:6-8 KJV
“Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven, leavens the whole lump? Purge out therefore the old leaven that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For Christ our Passover is sacrificed for us. Therefore keep the feast, not with old leaven, nor with the leaven of malice and wickedness but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.”
Fat speaks of the inner beauty and the zeal of The Lord Jesus Christ.
The kidneys speak of cleansing
On this day atonement will be made for you, to cleanse you, then, before the Lord, you will be clean from all you sins.”
1 John 1:7
“The blood of Jesus Christ God’s Son cleanses\purifies us from all sin.
The shoulder speaks of Strength
“The joy of the Lord is your strength”
“The Lord is my strength and my song”
“They that wait upon the Lord will renew their strength”
The Breast speaks of Christ affections
“The Lord your God is with you, He is mighty to save. He will delight in you, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing.”
Blood = Life
Blood is either literal or a figure of speech. Shedding of blood represents the slaying of the innocent, and then the punishment of the guilty
The blood of Christ figuratively refers to His Spiritual death
“The life of a creature is in the blood, and I have given it to you to make atonement for one’s life”
1 Corinthians 5:7
“Christ our Passover lamb has been sacrificed.”
“Grace and peace to you from Him who is, and who was, and who is to come ---- and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the first born from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and has freed us from our sins, by His blood.”
Jesus said, “I tell you the truth, whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day.”
1 peter 1:2
You 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.”
By believing in Jesus Christ, the sacrificed Messiah, we partake of Christ life, which is eternal in nature.
The oven speaks of the Hidden Work of Christ
“It was about the sixth hour, and darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour, for the sun stopped shining.”
“My God, My God why have you forsaken Me, why are you so far from the words of my groaning”
2 Corinthians 5:21
“He who knew no sin was made sin for us”
Griddle - Flat Plate – Pan
Suffering dished out and observed by all.
The mocking soldiers
Carrying the cross
The humiliation of crucifixion
The mocking rulers and leaders of
The mocking thieves
The work of Jesus in its entirety, on the cross.
God’s Holiness, as seen in condemnation, disapproval and the
judgement of God.
God’s Holiness as seen in God’s acceptance and preservation.
God’s Holiness as seen in the purification, away from all sin
God’s holiness as seen in purging through suffering the effects of sin in our lives and to bear the same kind of suffering He endured.
“For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe on Him, but also to suffer for Him.”
taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973,
1978, 1984 International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan.
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