New Series by Josh Diggs. March 24 and 31, 2013. For centuries, the Temple veil symbolized the spiritual chasm between a perfect God and sin-filled humanity. Every bad decision, dirty thought, and harmful action cemented the fact that we were incapable of standing before God. Yet the Good News of Easter is that, on the cross, Jesus took our sin upon himself and transferred his life to us. At that moment the veil was torn and we were invited into God’s presence.