In paragraph 116, the Catechism of the Catholic Church says that "we can acquire a more profound understanding of events by recognizing their significance in Christ; thus the crossing of the Red Sea is a sign or type of Christ's victory and also of Christian Baptism." This is what the allegorical sense of Scripture stands for: Understanding the literal passage as it applies to Christ.
In John, Chapter 3, Jesus compares himself to a serpent of bronze. What did he mean? Find out how the allegorical sense helps us to understand this text.
Find out why Moses did not lead the Israelites into the Promised Land.
Learn to see the Face of Jesus in the Old Testament.