Outer Courtyard – The Tabernacle #2

Outer Courtyard – The Tabernacle #2

Exodus 27:9-19; 38:9-20   I’m not sure about you, but I have always tended to view the stories and the objects of the Bible to be much larger than they really were.  I have never really figured out why I have a tendency to do this except that perhaps since I cherish...

The Lost Parable – The Tabernacle #1

A Lost Parable Over the next few weeks, we are going to look at a parable of the tabernacle.  A parable is simply a story or illustration used to teach truth. Thayer’s Greek Lexicon defines a parable as  “a placing of one thing by the side of another” or “a thing...

Inner Veil – Tabernacle #8

Exodus 26:31-34 This week we are passing through the inner veil and into the Most Holy Place.  The veil was the object that gave a physical separation between sinful man and a holy God in the Tabernacle and then later in the Temple.  It was woven from blue, purple,...

Altar of Incense – Tabernacle #7

Exodus 30:1-10,22-38; 37:25-29 The final object in the Holy Place is the altar of incense.  The altar of incense was also made of acacia wood like some of the previous items and overlaid in gold.  It was 18” x 18” by 36” tall (roughly 1/2m x 1/2m by 1m tall) and as...

Ark of the Covenant – Tabernacle #9

Exodus 37: 1-9 The final piece in our tabernacle study is the Ark of the Covenant.  The Ark of the Covenant consisted of two pieces; the lid (or Mercy Seat) and the box container.  This box was made out of… wait for it… acacia wood covered by gold!  I’m sure you see...