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Burmah RoadGospel Hall " Then have them make a sanctuary for Me, and I will dwell among them. Make this tabernacle and all its furnishings EXACTLY like the pattern I will show you. Exo. 25:8, 9, NIV
18 AUG. 2013 PART I. THE CLOTHING OF THE PRIESTS. - A Topical Study – Exo. 28 25 AUG. 2013 CONTINUATION OF PART I. - A Textual Study – Exo. 28 27 OCT. 2013 PART II. THE CLEANSING, CLOTHING AND CONSECRATION OF THE PRIESTS A Textual Study – Exo. 29; Lev. 8
BURMAH ROAD GOSPEL HALL Settling in on 13 Oct. 2013 A Church is not Bricks and Mortar It is NOT an Empty Building It is Built up of Living Stones Ye also, as lively [living, NIV] stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ. I Pet. 2:5 Are these the Living (Lively) Stones of Burmah Road Gospel Hall?
Tabernacle/Building Completed Exo. Ch. 29 cf. Lev. Ch. 8 Priests Commissioned - 29:1a, 9b Aaron and Sons Cleansed 29:1b-4 Aaron and Sons Clothed. 29:5-7/9a Aaron and Sons Consecrated. 29:9b Aaron and Sons Committed to Service – The Sacrifices for Consecration. 29:10-25
P ART II. T HE C LEANSING, C LOTHING AND C ONSECRATION OF THE P RIESTS. Exo. 29:1-9; ch. 28 A.GOD’S COMMAND IN THE COMMISSION Exo. 29:1a – this is the thing that thou shalt do 1. Their Preparation. Exo. 29:1-4a; Lev. 8:1-5 a.Sanctify them – to hallow them.v. 1 b.For Service – to minister unto Me.v. 1 c.The Sacrifices to bring – 29:1-3 cf. Lev. 8:2 i. For the Sin Offering – one young bullock.1, 3 BRGH THEME: PERFECTING THE SAINTS – FOR THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY FOR EDIFYING THE BODY OF CHRIST. Eph. 4:12-13
i. For the Sin Offering – one young bullock. 29:1b, 3b ii. For the Burnt Offering – 1 ram without blemish}29:1b, 3b For the Consecration of the Priests – } 1 ram without blemish}29:22 iii. For the Unleavened Bread Offering – 29:2, 3 a basket of unleavened bread, cakes tempered with oil and wafers anointed with oil....fine wheat flour, without yeast (to) make bread, and cakes mixed with oil, and wafers spread with oil, NIV
1. Their Preparation: Lev. 8:2 cf. Exo. 29:1-4a 2. Their Partnership: 8:2-5 The Calling of the Congregation to Witness: a.The Candidates: Aaron and his sons.8:2 i. Their Clothes – garmentscp. Exo. 28 ii. Their Consecration (anointing) oil. iii. The Constituents of their Sacrifices. A Bullock, Two Rams, Basket of U. Bread b. The Congregation – all (KJV); whole (NRSV); the entire assembly (NIV)8:3 c. The Coming together unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation (KJV) Exo. 29:4a the door of the tabernacle (KJV) Lev. 8:3 = at the entrance of the tent of meeting (NIV) 8:3
THE LAVER - The Cleansing by Water. i. The Position of the Laver. Exo. 40:7 cf. 31 ii. The Purpose of the Laver. Exo. 40:30, 31 iii. The Priest’s Cleansing. Exo. 29:1-9 Aaron and his sons thou (Moses) shalt wash them with water. 29:4 And Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and feet thereat. 30:19; 40:30-32 The Initial Cleansing of the Sinner. cf. Jn. 13:10 The Continual Cleansing of the Servant Cf. Jn. 13:10; 2Tim. 2:21 Cf. The Initial Act of Self-submission in Public Confession of Salvation. Mk. 16:16 Cf. The Continual Act of Self-examination in Private Confession and Cleansing. I Jn. 1:9
3. Their Public Cleansing.Lev. 8:3-6 a. They were to be Washed by Moses. 8:6 i. The New Birth is not of Self. Jn. 1:13 ii. The New Birth is of the Spirit Tit. 3:5, NIV washing of rebirth… and renewing of the Holy Spirit washing of water by the word. Eph. 5:26 => born of water and of the Spirit...Jn. 3:5 iii. The New Birth made one a Spiritual priest unto God. Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God... I Pet. 1:23 Ye...are...an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ. I Pet. 2:5
a. They were to be washed by Moses. 8:6 b. They were completely Washed in Public Witnessed by the whole congregation. Cf. Lev. 8:3, 4 Cf. the Believer’s Baptism – the new Birth followed by Baptism. Mk. 16:16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned. c. They were not Washed again in this Way – only their hands and feet needed to be washed. Exo. 40:30-32 Cf. "A person who has had a bath (Gk. louo) needs only to wash (Gk. nipto) his feet; his whole body is clean. And you are clean…”Jn. 13:10, NIV Louo = to bathe (the whole person) Nipto = to cleanse (espec. the hands or the feet or the face); to perform ablution.Strong
Summing up: Salvation should lead to Sanctification before Service.Exo. 30:21 1. A Penalty. So they shall wash their hands and their feet that they die not… 2. A Principle. and it shall be a statute forever... throughout the generations
[I.] T HE C LEANSING OF THE P RIESTS. E XO. 29:1-4 [II.] T HE C LOTHING OF THE P RIESTS. 29:5-9; CH. 28 [III.] T HE C ONSECRATION OF THE P RIESTS. 29:10-37 GOD’S COMMANDS IN THE COMMISSION A.THEIR PREPARATION. Exo. 29:1-4a B.THEIR PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CONGREGATION. Exo. 29:4 [PUTTING ON THEIR CLOTHES. 29:5-9] C. THEIR PERSONAL CONSECRATION.Exo. 29:10-37; LEV. 8:10-36
C. THEIR PERSONAL CONSECRATION. Intro. "Consecration" (translated in LXX as "teleion" = filling the hand.) 1. The Basis of Consecration. Exo. 29:22 a. The Basis for the Sin Offering Lev. 8:14-17 is the Burnt Offering. 6:25 b. The Basis for the Consecration Offering 8:18-21 is the Burnt Offering.8:22, 28 i. 1st ram for the Burnt Offering cp. Rom. 12:1 - The Commitment of the Whole Person. 8:18 ii. 2nd ram for the Consecration Offering. Rom.12:2 -The Commitment in Whole-hearted Practice. v. 22
C. THE COMMITMENT IN CONSECRATION. 1. The Basis of Consecration. Lev. 22 2. The Basics of Consecration.vv. 22-28 a. Acceptance of the Ram's Merit.v. 22 b. Application of the Ram's Blood. v. 23, 24 i. On the Tip of the Right Ear - 8:23b Commitment to Obey God's Word. ii. On the Thumb of the Right Hand -8:23c Commitment to Do God's Work. iii. On the Great Toe of the Right Foot - 8:23d Commitment to Go in God's Walk.
2. The Basics of Consecration.vv. 22-28 a. Acceptance of the Ram's Merit.v. 22 b. Application of the Ram's Blood. v. 23, 24 They involved the Beast (ram, 8:22, 25), the Blood (8:23, 24) and the U. Bread (8:26). c. "All" handed to God.vv. 25-28 i. “The fat" - Giving to God His Pre-eminence. Cf. Lev. 3:16 ii. "The right shoulder"- Working for God in His Power. iii. "The unleavened bread" - Walking with God in His Purity.
2. The Basics of Consecration.vv. 22-28 a. Acceptance of the Ram's Merit.v. 22 b. Application of the Ram's Blood. v. 23, 24 c. "All" handed to God.vv. 25-28 d. “All" burnt upon the Burnt Offering (so that the two became one). 8:27, 28 cf. Heb. 2:10-13 i. They were Waved before the Lord. ii. The Victory gained through Suffering. iii. They were Burnt before the Lord – made perfect Jn. 17:23 (Gk. "teleiosai" = consecrate) by the Burnt Offering. v. 27 Heb. 2:9, 10 Cf. Psa. 22:21, 22 See next slide
d. All" burnt upon the Burnt Offering (so that the two became one). 8:27, 28 cf. Heb. 2:10-13 iii. They were Burnt before the Lord – The Sanctifier, One with the Sanctified "He is not Ashamed to call them Brethren" The Sufferer, One with the Saved. "He will Acclaim God's Name among the brethren" The Son, One with other Sons (children) whom God hath given. Heb. 2:11 2:12 cf. Psa. 22:21, 22 2:13
d. All" burnt upon the Burnt Offering e. The Anointing Again of Aaron and his sonv. 30 The First Anointing (8:12) Only Aaron was anointed. Only Oil used. Anointing Before the Sacrifice. The Second Anointing (8.30) Aaron and his sons anointed. Oil and Blood used. Anointing After the Sacrifice. Note: The Anointing is also Symbolic of the Unity among Brethren. Psa. 133:2 The Anointing with the Oil - the Baptism in the Holy Spirit. The Abundance of the Oil - The Holy Spirit poured out without measure.
C. T HEIR P ERSONAL C ONSECRATION. D. The Breast of the Ram of Consecration.8:29 1.It was Waved - the World would witness it. 2. It was for Moses - Moses would witness it.
C. T HEIR C OMMITMENT IN C ONSECRATION D. The Breast of the Ram of Consecration. E. The Boiling of the Flesh of the Ram of Consecration.8:31-36 a.The Fellowship of Conformed Suffering - Boil the flesh(31) b.The Fellowship of Consistent Living - Eat it with the bread(31) c.The Fellowship of Constant Experiencing - Remains to be burnt. (32) d.The Fellowship of Consecrated Learning - 7 days of consecration.(33)
d. The Fellowship of Consecrated Learning - 7 days of Consecration in Confinement. 8:33-35 i. The Charge to be Confined:8:33, 35 The Place: in the Tabernacle.8:33, 35 The Period: for seven days.8:33, 35 ii. The Command: 8:33, 34 iii. The Curse – that ye die not.8:35 iv. The Compliance –8:36 So Aaron and his sons did all things which the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses.
Concluding Text: Lev 8:36: So Aaron and his sons did all things which the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses This was necessary to be added, to show the exact fulfilment of the commandments delivered to Moses, and which are recorded in Exodus, ch. 29; and consequently the complete consecration and preparation of Aaron and his sons to fill the awfully important office of priests and mediators between God and the children of Israel, to offer sacrifices, and make atonement for the sins of the people. TSK
CHALLENGE TO ALL! How does this study challenge the saints at Burmah Road Gospel Hall as they occupy their new building and build the spiritual house of God as Living Stones &Holy and Royal Priests to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ … and show forth the praises of Him who hath called you out of darkness into His marvellous light… (I Pet. 2:5, 9)
Take my life, and let it be consecrated, Lord, to Thee Frances R. Havergal Take my life, and let it be consecrated, Lord, to Thee. Take my moments and my days; let them flow in ceaseless praise. Take my hands, and let them move at the impulse of Thy love. Take my feet, and let them be swift and beautiful for Thee.
Take my life, and let it be consecrated, Lord, to Thee Take my voice, and let me sing always, only, for my King. Take my lips, and let them be filled with messages from Thee. Take my silver and my gold; not a mite would I withhold Take my intellect, and use every power as Thou shalt choose.
Take my life, and let it be consecrated, Lord, to Thee Take my will, and make it Thine; it shall be no longer mine. Take my heart, it is Thine own; it shall be Thy royal throne. Take my love, my Lord, I pour at Thy feet its treasure store. Take myself, and I will be ever, only, all for Thee.