The Naked Church – Chapter – 9. God in a box
The temple represented God in a box, neatly packaged and removed from the mainstream of human experience. This is not what God intended when he gave moses plans for the tabernacle. he wanted them to know that he lived among his people. Jesus now wanted them to know that God had come to live in them. so he challenged them to destroy the temple—if not the building itself, then at least what it had come to convey. his warning dare not escape us, for it seems that we all find God easier to live with if we try to box him in a tidy package. Recorded with permission from Wayne Jacobsen.