"Loving Him is also taking the journey into the promised land of these temple experiences."

The author has written a well-researched apologetic that makes the case for Christian holiness through abiding prayer. Dunlap claims this to be a timely, prophetic declaration of how to worship God. The blood sacrifices required of the Hebrews in the Tabernacle of the Old Testament are a "type" that foreshadowed the atoning value of Jesus Christ's blood. Dunlap identifies pieces of Tabernacle furniture as a New Testament "antitype" that prophetically explains how God wishes to work today with believers in their prayer closets. "Private prayer, abiding oneness, is hard work, sometimes bewildering, and seldom taught with the aid of the Bible." Abiding oneness became available to a believer when the veil of the Temple was rent at Christ's death. This book is dedicated to Private Prayer teachers.

Dunlap proposes that Christ's blood is reserved in the believer's heart and is continually being smeared (anointed) on his/her head and hands to be used in abiding prayer. The believer's body is the New Testament temple. The believer's head represents both the Ark of the Covenant and its lid, called the Mercy Seat; the hands represent the Cherubim wings; and the heart represents the Brazen Altar. The 272-page e-book includes line art that illustrates furniture of the Tabernacle. There are seven Addendums to explain related terms and practical application, such as praying with raised hands. Dunlap backs his research with references from works of respected Church scholars including Matthew Henry, Kenneth Weust, James Strong, and John Walvoord, along with quotes about prayer from Oswald Chambers and Andrew Murray. Admirably, this apologetic draws attention to the need for prayer. Some readers may not care for the apologist's tone used to make a point.

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