Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Who serve unto the example and shadow of heavenly things, as Moses was admonished of God when he was about to make the tabernacle: for, See, saith he, that thou make all things according to the pattern shewed to thee in the mount.
which is a symbol for the present time. Accordingly
both gifts and sacrifices are offered which cannot make the worshiper perfect in conscience,
For the Law, since it has only
a shadow of the good things to come and not the very form of things, can never, by the same sacrifices which they offer continually year by year, make perfect those who draw near.
things which are
a mere shadow of what is to come; but the substance belongs to Christ.