When I want consciousness expansion, I go to my local tabernacle and I sing!
The tabernacle of the Old Testament was a ‘shadow of things in heaven.’
He starts with the Bible, which includes the use of gold as adornment, the golden calf, and the detailed description of use of gold in sanctuary and tabernacle .
For God created the world, which he wished to prepare as a tabernacle for man; and, since he wanted to clothe himself in man, he fashioned him to his own image and likeness.
Add an altar table, tabernacle , and stations of the cross and you would have had a beautiful Catholic church, combining the best of both traditions.
St. Philip Neri loved to pray beside the tabernacle in his church in Rome.
Jesus is present in a very real and powerful way in every church that reserves the Blessed Sacrament in the tabernacle .
The enormous crucifix fixed on the wall behind the altar and above the golden tabernacle portrayed the death of Jesus Christ, the son of the Lord God, in a solemn and very sacred manner.
Leviticus is a rigorous laying out of the law especially in regard to the tabernacle , temple, and cultic practice.
In Old Testament times, blood from sacrificed animals was applied to certain vessels in the tabernacle or temple to make them holy for God's use.