The Temple of God - One of the Great Principles of the Bible
O ne of the Great Principles of the Bible
First the Natural, Then the Spiritual
1 Corinthians 15:46 But not the spiritual first, but the natural; afterward the spiritual.
When God led His people to Mount Sinai, He gave them five areas of learning that the Christian is required to know like the back of his hand.
These are the Law, The Tabernacle, the Feasts of the Lord, the Priesthood and the Sacrificial Offerings.
Each has an historical application, Also, each is fulfilled in the Lord Jesus Christ. Further, there is an application to the Christian Church. Then in Restoration, and finally, in the personal life of the individual Christian.
When Jesus Christ died on the cross, each of these teachings advanced from the natural sphere to the spiritual. [The Old Testament is physical, the New Testament is spiritual.]