The Incense Altar in the Tabernacle – Exodus 30 – Tabernacle series


Incense = Prayer and Praise and the way into the Holy of Holies

The incense spices ground together = the sufferings of Jesus

Suffering in the life of a believer

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.

John 1.14

What happened at Shiloh?


Shiloh is the place where the location of the temple Tabernacle was for many years and it’s the place which was mentioned in this prophecy of Jeremiah which I spoke about last week and where Jeremiah 7 verse 12 says, 12 “But go now to My place which was in Shiloh, where I set My name at the first, and see what I did to it because of the wickedness of My people Israel. 13 And now, because...

The Table of Showbread – Bread of Life – The Tabernacle series


The show bread is a picture of Jesus, the living bread, who brings us into the Holy of Holies, into the presence of the Lord. Feeding on Jesus the living bread is having fellowship with Him in prayer, in Bible study, in fellowship with other believers, remembering Him in the breaking of bread and feeding on Him in our hearts as we’re thankful for all He has done for us. He is the sacrifice...

The Tabernacle and the Approach to God


The purpose of making the sanctuary was so that God could dwell with his people in their midst as they were coming out of the wilderness. And the church is also the place where God wants to dwell. If we are gathering together as people of God, we’re gathering not just to have a good time but we’re gathering so that we can be a place where God can dwell with us. 19 Now, therefore...

Lessons from the Tabernacle – (Part 2)


Moses, after he received the ten commandments and brought them down, went back up to the mountain and received further commands and orders from the Lord. As God was giving him these further instructions on how to live in the light of His commandments, specific instructions about access to God, about how to come to God through the Tabernacle, through the priesthood, the offerings, and the...

How do we approach God? How does God come to us?


Lessons from the tabernacle

‘And let them make me a sanctuary; that I may dwell among them.’  Exodus 25.8

How the construction of the tabernacle given in Exodus relates to our approach to God through the Messiah and the new covenant.