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Title: The Tabernacle


1
The Tabernacle
  • Its Design and Purpose

2
Levels of meaning in OT narrative
Eternal Level God the Human Race
- Gods universal plan
unfolding the Kingdom
of God (Salvation History) Historical Level God
Israel - Gods Covenant with Israel as
a Nation (OT) Personal Level God the
Individual learning from individual
characters life stories
3
Why the Tabernacle?
  • Teaching heavenly realities - the nature and
    character of God
  • God dwelling with His people Israel
  • How sinful people may approach a holy God
  • How God leads His people through the wilderness
    of life

4
A Key Concept ... The House of God
  • A Brief History of God living with His people

5
God dwelling with His People
The City
  • a great multitude that no one could count,
    from every nation, tribe, people and language,
    standing before the throne and in front of the
    Lamb. Revelation 79

So God created man male and femalehe created
them. Genesis 127
The Garden
6
God dwelling with His People
  • 213 Now the dwelling of God is with
    men, and he will live with them. They
    will be his people, and God himself will be
    with them and be their God.
  • 224 They will see his face, .

7
A Key Concept ...
  • A Brief History of the House of God the place
    of His Name, where God walks and lives among his
    people

The Tabernacle
Moses Tent of Meeting
8
The Temple
  • The Temple of Solomon became the Place of the
    Name 1 Kings 810-12 Psalm 801, 3, 7,
    19

9
Destruction of Jerusalem the Temple
  • The Presence of God was lost by the persistent
    sin and idolatry of the People. Ezekiel 93
    103ff 1122-25

Babylonian Empire (Iraq)
10
The Second Temple
  • The Temple is re-built in the Ezra-Nehemiah
    Haggai-Zechariah period

Persian Empire (Iran)
Ezras Temple
11
Herods Temple
  • The Post-exile Temple never had the presence of
    God in or on it Ezra 312
  • Yet the promise remained that the Lord would
    return to the Temple. Ezekiel 431-12
    Malachi 31
  • The question is to which Templeand in what
    way ?!

12
GOD LIVING WITH HIS PEOPLE
  • The glory of God returned alright !Immanuel
    Luke 29 John 114
  • The Gods house switches from the temple in
    Jerusalem to Jesus body John 216-22
  • Jesus was the Temple of God on earth !John 219
    149-11
  • When Jesus left, what happened to the dwelling
    place of God? John 1423

13
GOD LIVING WITH HIS PEOPLE - John 1423
  • The in-dwelling of the Holy SpiritIn the New
    Covenant the Presence of God is in a new Temple
    in the way that was first demonstrated in Christ
  • We are the Temple of God on earth !

14
Identifying the House of God Today
  • The Apostles took the teaching of Christ to mean
    that the Triune God is to dwell in us-
  • The whole Church as one Body, the Universal
    Church, Eph. 219-22
  • The local body of Christ inany geographic
    location, local churches, 1 Cor. 316-17
  • The individual believer, my own body, 1 Cor.
    619-20

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Most Holy Place
Holy Place
Courtyard
17
The Tabernacle
18
Communion with God
Shape and purpose
  • The Pillar of Cloud Symbol of the real presence
    of God was in and onthe Tabernacle, the House
    of God. Exodus 4034-38
  • At the centre of the camp

19
Shape and purpose
  • As sinners we are unable to approach God

20
The Entrance to the Tabernacle
Shape and purpose
  • There is a way in-
  • Only one door
  • The door is wide
  • Easily entered
  • Beautiful

21
The Bronze Altar
Shape and purpose
  • No entry without atoning sacrifice

c
22
Bronze Laver
Shape and purpose
  • The need for regular cleansing

c
23
Golden Lampstand
Shape and purpose
  • Living in the light of God

c
24
The Bread of the Presence
Shape and purpose
  • Feeding on the word of God
  • Eating with God

c
25
Altar of Incense
Shape and purpose
c
  • Praise and prayers

26
Veil of the Tabernacle
Shape and purpose
c
  • Absolute Holiness

27
Worship
Shape and purpose
Ark of the Covenant
  • At the heart of our existence is worship

28
Construction of the Tabernacle
  • Exodus 35 - Required-
  • The peoples freewill offerings v5 which were
    actually very generous, and had to be stopped as
    being too much!
  • Skilled peoples free offering of time and talent
    v10
  • All used and carried out according to the
    pattern 259,40, 2630 278

29
2 Key Concepts ...
  • 1. The Presence of GodThe Pillar Cloud was
    the real presence of God in and on the
    Tabernacle,

30
2 Key Concepts ...
  1. The House of GodWhy a house?
  • A dwelling place (security rest)
  • A point of contact (your address)
  • A testimony to the owner(witness)
  • The domain of the owner(authority)

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The House of God Today
  • The whole Church as one Body, the Universal
    Church, Eph. 219-22
  • The local body of Christ in any geographic
    location, local churches, 1 Cor. 316-17
  • The individual believer, my own body, 1 Cor.
    619-20
  • Building up Gods house today ...
  • What things am I freely giving?
  • What skills am I freely using?
  • Am I following Gods wisdom and plan in the
    building process?

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The Presence of God
  • Guidance Direction Gods Spirit used the
    Pillar of Cloud to guide and instruct the people
    of GodNum. 915-23 125Isaiah 637-14
    Nehemiah 919-20

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