We are bidden to the forbidden feast, a table where bread and wine are not only served to us as priest-kings, but irretrievably mixed together inside us, nourishment and shalom united at last.
Jesus’ seven last “words” from the cross follow the pattern of Creation. Why? Because He was making all things new.
Every one of God’s houses throughout Bible history has “former days” and “latter days.” This pattern of construction and reconstruction is a process of death and resurrection.