Island Glades Gospel Hall TABERNACLE STUDIES 1 st May 2011 – 1: Salvation and Sovereignty of Christ. 1a. The Concept, Construction of the Tabernacle. 8 th May 2011 – 1b. The Court Hangings, the Main Entrance, The Door of the Tent, The Veil. 21 st Aug. 2011– 2: Sanctification and Separation of the Christian. 2a. Contents in the Outer Court – The Brazen Altar 2b. Contents in the Outer Court – The Brazen Laver 3. Sharing Salvation Outside the Church. 3a. The Coverings and Curtains of the Tabernacle 3b. The Boards and Bars of the Tabernacle.
Recapitulation The Way Of the CROSS Table of Shewbread The Mercy V DG Seat and E The Golden O A Ark of the Altar of Brazen Brazen Covenant I Incense O Laver Altar T L R E Golden Lampstand HOLY OF HOLIESHOLY PLACE OUTER COURT
II. Sanctification and Separation of the Christian - [1. The Composition of the Outer Court.] The Contents in the Outer Court
2. The Composition of the Outer Court. a. The Measurements: b. The Materials: c. The Main Entrance (the Gate) [The Contents of the Outer Court] d. The Brazen Altar. Exo. 27:1-8 - Christ, the Altar. Heb. 13:10 i. The Position of the Altar - before the door. Exo. 40:6, 7, 29 after the Gate of the Court. before the Laver. before the Tent. Acceptance of Christ's Person and Propitiation. I Jn. 2:1, 2 Cleansing by the Blood of Jesus and of Washing of Water by the Word. Rev. 1:5; Eph. 5:26 Sacrifice before Service or Saved to Serve
1.The Brazen Altar a.The Position of the Altar b.The Particulars about the Altar. i.The Sacrifice - Christ the Perfect Sacrifice Shittim Wood overlaid with brass (27:1, 2) cf.Brazen Serpent Jn. 1:29; Heb. 9:12-14 Exo. 27:1; Num. 21:8,9; Jn.3:14
a. The Position of the Altar. b. The Particulars about the Altar i. The Sacrifice -- Christ the Perfect Sacrifice ii. The Shape - four-Square – 5c x 5c x 3c (Exo. 27: 1) no difference; no prejudice; universality. All under sin - Rom. 3:9-12 All have sinned - Rom. 3:23 God's offer of salvation to all is just - Rom. 3:21, 22 Only Faith in Christ can save - Rom. 3:28-30
i. The Sacrifice -- Christ the Perfect Sacrifice ii. The Shape - four-Square iii. The net in the midst of the altar (Exo. 27:5) A Meeting of Mercy, Justice and Judgement. On the Cross, Judgment was Meted out. i.e. 1 1/2 cubits high. Same height as the Mercy Seat (Exo. 25:10) - Justice was Met. cf. Psa. 101:1 Seat where blood was sprinkled (Lev.16:14) Now God's Mercy could Meet Man. (Ex. 25:22) Righteousness and peace have kissed each other, Psa. 85:10
a. The Position of the Altar b. The Particulars about the Altar c. The Prerequisites Connected with the Altar. i. The Law of the Altar. An altar of earth. An altar of unhewn stone. No steps to the altar "that thy nakedness be not exposed" (26) Exo. 20:24- 26; Eph. 2:8, 9 "Not of yourselves.... "not of works "lest any man should boast" "For by grace are ye saved through faith."
c. The Prerequisites Connected with the Altar i. The Law of the Altar. ii.The Law of the "Fire". Lev. The Fire came from the Lord. 9:24 The Flame must be kept burning. 6:12,13 The Fire for the incense from the Altar. 16:12, 13 cf. Num. 16:46 Jehovah lifted up His rod. Cf. Isa. 53:4 The once-for-all Sacrifice of Christ. Cf. Heb. 10:10,12 The Efficacy of Christ's One Sacrifice. Cf. Heb. 9:23-26; Eph. 5:2
a. The Law of the Altar b. The Law of the Fire. c. The Law of the Ashes. To be kept outside the Camp. Lev. 6:9-11 Cf. Heb. 13:12 To be kept in a clean place. Cf. Num. 19:9 To be used as "a water of separation: it is a purification for sin." Num. 19:9, 14, 17-19 Cf. Heb. 9:13,14 Thus, the Blood for Salvation, and the Ashes for Sanctification