Doug Vermeulen en Dr Margaret Aranda: For NewBeeZ, Christianity, Teachers 55 years in the work-a-day world 12/9/2017 · 1 min de lectura · ~100

THE GATE OF THE COURT.

THE GATE OF THE COURT.

The pattern is Exodus 27:16, 38:18.

Exodus 27:16 And for the gate of the court shall be an hanging of twenty cubits, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen, wrought with needlework: and their pillars shall be four, and their sockets four.

Exodus 38:18 And the hanging for the gate of the court was needlework, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen: and twenty cubits was the length, and the height in the breadth was five cubits, answerable to the hangings of the court.

Exodus 26:16 "For the entrance to the courtyard, provide a curtain twenty cubits long, of blue, purple and scarlet yarn and finely twisted linen--the work of an embroiderer--with four posts and four bases. All the posts around the courtyard are to have silver bands and hooks, and bronze bases.

Symbolism as follows: -

* twenty = symbol of divine order.

* blue = of heaven, authority of heaven over earth, Christ the Lord from heaven.

* purple = royalty; kingship; blend of blue and scarlet; the Godman; Christ our king.

* scarlet = sacrificial color; blood shed for sin; Christ our sacrifice.

* four = earth, world, - 4 corners, 4 winds, 4 seasons.

* silver = redemption, price of a soul.

* bronze = judgement against the sin of disobedience; heaven as brass or iron; Christ; redeemer of all sin.

*it is the only entrance.

*it is a beautiful gate.

*it faces the east.

*it is a very distinctive gate.

*it is 6.1m [20 cubits] wide X 2.285m [5 cubits} high.

*it is large enough to accommodate all.

*it has 4 pillars - for all the world to enter.

*it speaks of the work of the evangelist, inviting the whole world to see Jesus Christ, and enter in.

*it has a curtain of fine twined linen.

*it represents the righteous Christ.

*it has an embroidered design of 4 colors on it.

*the purple shows Jesus in Matthew as the King of Kings - the Lion.

*the scarlet shows Jesus in Mark as the Savior, the servant, - the Ox: sacrificial.

*the white shows Jesus in