IMG_3322[18] For through him we both have access in one Spirit to the Father. [19] So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, [20] built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone, [21] in whom the whole structure, being joined together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord. [22] In him you also are being built together into a dwelling place for God by the Spirit. (Ephesians 2:18-22 ESV)

How exciting it is to think that we will be a temple for the Trinity! The Lord will dwell in us as he dwelt in the Tabernacle (Exodus 40) and in the first Temple (1 Kings 8). He will reside in us in the fullness of the Trinity’s glory. His glory never will leave that temple.

Ephesians by Eric RedmondMaybe even more exciting is that the Lord presently is building believers into that Temple. We therefore are seeking practical unity across ethnic lines while yet under construction (Eph. 2:11-17). The picture of what we will be is buffering until he comes.