Jesus’ fame had spread to Tyre, Sidon, and Judea. People coming from that distance to hear him and be healed were waiting at the bottom of the mountain. After naming the apostles, Jesus came down and saw a multitude who had diverse diseases. What a pitiful sight! Jesus healed them all—after not sleeping the night before. “Virtue” (vigor and vitality) went out of him each time. And he gave a long sermon afterwards (verses 20-49). The statement “the whole multitude sought to touch him” means it was a surging multitude.
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The tabernacle teaches the plan of God in many ways: its structure, its services, its priesthood. Verse 26 describes the structure itself with its many curtains. Each curtain has a symbolic meaning based on its fabric, how it was sewn together and even down to its color. The details of the entirety of the Tabernacle were painstakingly made, the penalty of making it wrong was death, because it had to accurately portray the plan of God and not be left up to the interpretation of man, either in structure or idea.
To keep the Law or not to keep the Law? That is the question!
Two thousand years ago Judiazing Christians where trying to force the early Gentile converts into the keeping the Law and Christ. So what has changed in two thousand years? Today its Christians telling Christians you need to keep the Law in order to please God.