To ensure that this is not a mere abstraction, the stories about Jesus are necessary, for they portray God in visible form, healing the sick, giving sight to the blind, and feeding the hungry.
How many times has God provided for us in the past, and we still have trouble trusting him for whatever we are going through in the present? Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When her branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is near: So ye in like manner, when ye shall see these things come to pass, know that it is nigh, even at the doors.
It's like she was outsourcing her texting to a seventh grader.
Only the high priest could go through the veil to the ark and only once a year to atone for the sins of the Israelites Leviticus 16:2—3; Hebrews 9:7.