A brief, sketchy outline applying the quadriga to various topics of Leviticus.
Fourfold sense: Literal, allegorical, tropological, anagogical.
Examples: Jerusalem; David and Goliath.
*Implies a Christology, an ecclesiology, an ethics, and an eschatology
*Allegory and tropology.
*Faith, hope, love built into hermeneutical.
Quadrigizing the sanctuary.
*Zones and furnishings, according to the pattern (Exodus 25:40).
*Tent of appointment.
Allegory: What we believe
*Christ tabernacled in flesh.
*Christ the temple.
*Ruin and raising of temple.
Tropology: What we do
*You are temples of the Spirit.
*Sexual purity (1 Cor 6).
Anagogy: What we hope for
*City-temple of new Jerusalem (Rev 21).
*Tabernacle of God with men (Rev 21:3).
*Rite: Lay hand, kill beast, spread blood, burn flesh, eat meal.
*Gate liturgy: Past the sword and fire into the garden.
*Qorban: A thing brought near.
*Service to God; “bread of God” (Leviticus 21-22).
*Christ our Passover.
*Death, resurrection, ascension form a sacrificial sequence.
*Jesus, the Bread from heaven.
*Living sacrifices (Rom 12).
*Sharing and hospitality as sacrifice (Heb 13).
*Sacrifice of praise.
*Our acts are true sacrifices because swept up in the sacrifice of Jesus.
*Sacrifice, ascent, glorification, union with God.
*Sources of impurity.
*Rites of purification.
*Sanctuary pollutions and land pollutions.
*Jesus purifies: His sacrifice is a final purification.
*“Unclean spirits” and the Holy Spirit.
*Barriers broken so that Jews and Gentiles can be knit together as one new man.
*Jesus purifies the heart of Israel by the Spirit, so that cleansing water flows out (John 7).
*Re-erecting purity barriers is an offense to the gospel (Gal 2).
*Purity is moralized; land pollutions remain in force (cf. Eph 5:5).
*Sexual immorality and idolatry are focus of rebuke (Rev 2:14, 20; 3:16).
Anagogy: To come
*Hope for a world made clean, a city of pure gold (Rev 21:18, 21).
*A world where all evils have been expelled (Rev 21:27).