The Torn Curtain

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October 19, 2020
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The Torn Curtain

The curtain will separate the Holy Place from the Most Holy Place. … behind the curtain. … The curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom.

For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, “This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me.” … I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever eats this bread will live forever. This bread is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.”

Jesus said to them, “Very truly I tell you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you. Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day. … Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me, and I in them. Just as the living Father sent me and I live because of the Father, so the one who feeds on me will live because of me. … Does this offend you? Then what if you see the Son of Man ascend to where he was before! The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you—they are full of the Spirit and life.”

A new and living way opened for us through the curtain, that is, his body. … Let us draw near to God with a sincere heart and with the full assurance that faith brings.

Ex 26:33, Le 16:2, Mt 27:51-52; 1Co 11:23-24, Jh 6:51; Jh 6:53-54, Jh 6:56-57, Jh 6:61-63; He 10:20, He 10:22

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