Incense is still used today in the Roman Catholic Church and other religions for purification. Native elders teach that the smoke of dried sage clears negative energy and restores harmony.
Why did they burn incense in the Bible?
In later Christian typology the smoke of incense in the tabernacle typically signifies offered prayer. This was developed in medieval Christian art.
What is sage used for spiritually?
It can be a spiritual tool
Burning sage has long been used to connect to the spiritual realm or enhance intuition. For healers and laypeople in traditional cultures, burning sage is used to achieve a healing state — or to solve or reflect upon spiritual dilemmas. This may have some scientific basis, too.
What does the Bible say about the chakras?
While chakras aren’t mentioned specifically in the Bible, we can see that it is possible that just as God created our bodies with pathways for energy to flow (nerves, blood, lymph, meridians). He also created these energy centers throughout the body to receive and transmit energy messages.