Sun, Jun 20, 2021

The Tabernacle: The Symbol of God’s Presence with His People

The Tabernacle: The Symbol of God’s Presence with His People

The Tabernacle: The Symbol of God’s Presence with His People

Exodus 25-30d

Dr. Tiberius Rata

June 20, 2021

The table for the bread of ________________ 25:23-30

The ______________ (the golden lampstand)  25:31-40

The _____________ altar  30:1-10

The ark of the _________________  25:10-22

Timeless truth:

At the center of our worship must be the 

perpetual reminder of God’s righteous standard and 

God’s gracious provision of ________________.

Jesus is the _______________ of life  John 6:35

Timeless truth:

At the center of our worship must be the 

perpetual acknowledgement that the Lord is the Giver of our ______________ bread.

Jesus is the ____________ of the world.  John 8:12

Timeless truth:

At the center of our worship must be the perpetual acknowledgement that the LORD provides light to illumine the way to His ____________.

We are to be the ___________ of Christ.  2 Corinthians 2:15

Christ is the sacrifice once for __________.  Hebrews 9:11-12

Jesus ____________ among us.  John 1:14

Applying the truth

Is Jesus _____________ Savior?

Life Application Questions:

  1. What does the “Tent of Meeting,” as a whole, tell us about God and His plan for His people (see Genesis 17:7-8; Exodus 29:44-46; Ezekiel 37:27-28; John 1:14; Revelation 21:3, etc.)?
  1. How do the separate pieces of furniture in the Tabernacle point forward to Christ and find their fulfillment in Him: Table with Bread of Presence; Golden Lampstand; Incense Altar; Ark of Covenant? 
  1. Explain the connection between rituals and relationship. Why are rituals helpful in maintaining a relationship? What are some “rituals” or traditions you have in your home, family, marriage, friendships, etc. which promote relationship? What are the rituals of our faith experience which strengthen our relationship with God? When do rituals become counter-productive? Why? How can we avoid that?
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