Bread and Frankincense in the Tabernacle

Unfortunately, in the last several years bread has received a bad name from all those low-carbohydrate diets. However, the Lord never thought breads were evil, but He included them as one of the few items in the Tabernacle, “And you shall take fine flour and bake twelve cakes with it. Two-tenths of an ephah shall be in each cake. You shall set them in two rows, six in a row, on the pure gold table before the LORD. And you shall put pure frankincense on each row, that it may be on the bread for a memorial, an offering made by fire to the LORD” (Leviticus 24:5-7).
Twelve cakes or loafs of bread would always be before the Lord. He wanted them cooked a certain way and placed in a certain order with frankincense. Why did He want this? He said to Moses, “that it may be on the bread for a memorial.”
Memorials bring to remembrance. The bread and frankincense reminded the Lord of something. Leviticus 2:2, 9, 16 also speak of frankincense as a memorial before the Lord. In Revelation 8, an angel mingled incense with the prayers of God’s people.
What you say to the Lord is as sweet to Him as frankincense is to us. Our prayers go right before Him and they remind Him continually of His people.
Knowing that, how often do you speak to Him?

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