This stood out for me today from the OT:
I understand that these items were significant items in the temple, however, they are just stuff. Valuable and costly "stuff" but just that-stuff. It made me think of Matthew 6:19-21:
19 “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.When we become too concerned about our "stuff" we can lose sight of what is truly important. God can allow destruction to happen to remind us of what truly matters.
From the NT readings, this stood out for me:
Tomorrow's Bible In a Year Passage: 2 Chronicles 28-30, Matthew 10:1-25