“Come to Me, and I will give you rest” He said. “Follow Me” He called to all. Some went forward. Some went home. It was too much to grasp. Maybe later...
IN Christ we will have the ability to go through storms with abiding contentment and peace while everything around us is crashing down. ‘I AM your stronghold, your strength, your peace and shelter. I will NEVER leave you.’ - Jesus
The Holy Spirit is given to each of us freely and is how we come to the Tabernacle in spirit and in truth. We no longer need the blood of goats and bulls, just the atoning blood of Jesus Christ which has already paid our way in.
Simon Magus witnessed the apostles laying hands on people who at once received the Holy Spirit. He may have observed how the same laying on of hands healed those with health issues. That holy-handed power was something he wanted and would pay almost anything for.