I have to admit, if it were not for the ministry of the age, I would have never even thought of associating the church life (fully in the New Testament) with the meal offering (from the Old Testament, Lev. 2:1-16). But – praise the Lord! – now we can see that the meal offering in Leviticus (fine flour mingled with oil, with frankincense and salt added to it, with no leaven or honey) is a type of the pure, satisfying, edible, fine, church life in the focus of the Lord’s recovery! I don’t fully see it, but I am praying that we all would be more mingled with the Holy Spirit, with the cross, and be in resurrection, to be satisfying to God and to man!
the meal offering typifying the Lord Jesus
The meal offering in Leviticus typifies the Lord Jesus Himself – when He was on the earth, He was fine flour (having a high, fine, perfect humanity), He was oiled with the Holy Spirit (He was essentially filled with the Spirit and economically / outwardly anointed with the Spirit), He was always being salted (He lived a life under the cross, doing the Father’s will), and He lived in resurrection (people sensed frankincense, the aroma of resurrection). Continue reading this sharing via,