The Tabernacle Was A Type

Here’s a great section of Vos’ Biblical Theology.  It’s a little dense/detailed, but it is helpful: “…What is true of the Christ is likewise true of the Church.  Of that also the tabernacle was a type.  This could not be otherwise, because the Church is the body of the risen Christ.  For this reason the… Continue reading The Tabernacle Was A Type

Tabernacle Symbolism: Ten Points

 Vern Poythress’ book, The Shadow of Christ in the Law of Moses (Phillipsburg: P&R, 1991) has some very helpful sections.  Below is Poythress’ summary of how the OT tabernacle is connected to other biblical truths.  These are points that Poythress explains in a more detailed fashion in the early chapters of the book. 1) God… Continue reading Tabernacle Symbolism: Ten Points

Jesus and the Feast of Tabernacles (Booths)

What does Tractate Sukkah have to do with John 7? Quite a bit!  In John 7, we find Jesus preaching (lit. "crying out") in the temple during the Feast of Tabernacles.  He says on the last and greatest day of the feast, "If anyone is thirsty, let him/her come to me and let the one… Continue reading Jesus and the Feast of Tabernacles (Booths)