What is burning sage used for spiritually?
The ritual of sage burning has its roots in Native American tradition. Today, people burn sage and other holy herbs to cleanse a space or environment of negative energy, to generate wisdom and clarity, and to promote healing.
What was the purpose of burning 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 incense was burned in the Bible?
The ingredients are detailed in Exodus 30:34, where Moses is tasked with making incense: Take fragrant spices – gum resin, onycha and galbanum – and pure frankincense, all in equal amounts.