The Golden Altar of Incense

The Golden Altar of Incense

Every time Apple releases a new iPhone model millions of Americans are enticed to drop their current iPhones in order to upgrade to the latest technology. Strong consumer demand for the newest gadgets has also carried over into the automobile industry, where the latest tech-equipped cars entice people to trade in their current vehicles as well. Tech envy is alive and well as in the pursuit to attain the best possible features available.

The Table

The Table

A table is a place of true connection that holds a place of great significance in our lives. This is where family comes together to eat and to share in each other’s lives. Studies have been conducted demonstrating that children from families who eat together four or more times a week do better academically and emotionally. There is something sacred about the table that activates our lives on many levels.

The Laver

The Laver

As we enter The Gate and accept forgiveness for our sins at the brazen altar we then come to the laver. As the priests came into the Tabernacle their feet would have been dusty. Their hands would have needed cleansing after their very bloody work. The Brazen Laver had two washing basins, one for the hands and one for the feet.

The Brazen Altar

The Brazen Altar

When two people go on their first date they enter into a process of revealing themselves slowly. Only the best is revealed first. Nobody gets right in to how desperately they want to get married or how they can’t seem to control their anger or other areas of weakness. The reason we do this is because there is something terrifying about being fully known. Yet there is something fascinating about being fully loved.