We are God’s house. Awesome insight from Simon Yap.
It is pertinent to note every word of scripture is written to bring us comfort.
When we read the words “fiery indignation and judgement awaiting the enemies of God”, we must note Hebrews 10:26-29 is talking about the abolishing of temple sacrifices and thereby the destruction of the Temple.
The Temple is often referred to as “the house of God”. It is his house. Correctly stated it was his house.
When Jesus came he said in my father’s house there are many rooms. What he meant that God’s house was now no longer going to be the Temple. He is saying that this new house is not only going to be occupied by just the Levitical priests.
Peter mentioned this when he said God’s new house is going to built by a royal priesthood. Not just by the Levitical priesthood but a priesthood which includes Gentiles.
The Temple is also…
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