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John 1:14 And the Word became flesh, and [a]dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of [b]the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.

the Tabernacle is about Christ.

[Exo 26:1] Moreover you shall make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twisted linen and [a]blue and purple and scarlet material; you shall make them with cherubim, the work of a skillful workman.

  • Four colors:
  • Matthew: King of Jews: Purple
  • Mark: Suffering servant: Scarlet (towlath: Psalm 22) 3 days
  • Luke: righteous humanity (white linen)
  • John: Deity; Blue
  • 2 Kings 6 Elisha, Aram (Behold, he is in Dothan)

[Exo 26:2] "The length of each curtain shall be twenty-eight cubits, and the width of each curtain four cubits; all the curtains shall have the same measurements.

[Exo 26:3] "Five curtains shall be joined to one another, and [the other] five curtains [shall be] joined to one another.

  • Ten Commandments, two tables of stone. They needed to be joined together.

[Exo 26:4] "You shall make loops of blue on the edge of the outermost curtain in the [first] set, and likewise you shall make [them] on the edge of the curtain that is outermost in the second set.

[Exo 26:5] "You shall make fifty loops in the one curtain, and you shall make fifty loops on the edge of the curtain that is in the second set; the loops shall be opposite each other.

[Exo 26:6] "You shall make fifty clasps of gold, and join the curtains to one another with the clasps so that the tabernacle will be a unit.

  • Gold rings represent love
  • Fifty represents Salvation and restoration: Jubilee

 

[Exo 26:7] "Then you shall make curtains of goats' [hair] for a tent over the tabernacle; you shall make eleven curtains in all.

[Exo 26:8] "The length of each curtain [shall be] thirty cubits, and the width of each curtain four cubits; the eleven curtains shall have the same measurements.

[Exo 26:9] "You shall join five curtains by themselves and the [other] six curtains by themselves, and you shall double over the sixth curtain at the front of the tent.

[Exo 26:10] "You shall make fifty loops on the edge of the curtain that is outermost in the [first] set, and fifty loops on the edge of the curtain [that is outermost in] the second set.

[Exo 26:11] "You shall make fifty clasps of bronze, and you shall put the clasps into the loops and join the tent together so that it will be a unit.

[Exo 26:12] "The overlapping part that is left over in the curtains of the tent, the half curtain that is left over, shall lap over the back of the tabernacle.

[Exo 26:13] "The cubit on one side and the cubit on the other, of what is left over in the length of the curtains of the tent, shall lap over the sides of the tabernacle on one side and on the other, to cover it.

[Exo 26:14] "You shall make a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red and a covering of porpoise skins above.

  • Genesis 22: Abraham, Lot and the Ram. Ram’s horns on blown on Jubilee. Salvation.

[Exo 26:15] "Then you shall make the boards for the tabernacle of acacia wood, standing upright.

[Exo 26:16] "Ten cubits [shall be] the length of each board and one and a half cubits the width of each board.

[Exo 26:17] "[There shall be] two tenons for each board, fitted to one another; thus you shall do for all the boards of the tabernacle.

[Exo 26:18] "You shall make the boards for the tabernacle: twenty boards for the south side.

[Exo 26:19] "You shall make forty sockets of silver under the twenty boards, two sockets under one board for its two tenons and two sockets under another board for its two tenons;

[Exo 26:20] and for the second side of the tabernacle, on the north side, twenty boards,

[Exo 26:21] and their forty sockets of silver; two sockets under one board and two sockets under another board.

[Exo 26:22] "For the rear of the tabernacle, to the west, you shall make six boards.

[Exo 26:23] "You shall make two boards for the corners of the tabernacle at the rear.

[Exo 26:24] "They shall be double beneath, and together they shall be complete to its top to the first ring; thus it shall be with both of them: they shall form the two corners.

[Exo 26:25] "There shall be eight boards with their sockets of silver, sixteen sockets; two sockets under one board and two sockets under another board.

[Exo 26:26] "Then you shall make bars of acacia wood, five for the boards of one side of the tabernacle,

[Exo 26:27] and five bars for the boards of the other side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the boards of the side of the tabernacle for the rear [side] to the west.

[Exo 26:28] "The middle bar in the center of the boards shall pass through from end to end.

  • Crossbeam is Christ

[Exo 26:29] "You shall overlay the boards with gold and make their rings of gold [as] holders for the bars; and you shall overlay the bars with gold.

[Exo 26:30] "Then you shall erect the tabernacle according to its plan which you have been shown in the mountain.

[Exo 26:31] "You shall make a veil of blue and purple and scarlet [material] and fine twisted linen; it shall be made with cherubim, the work of a skillful workman.

[Exo 26:32] "You shall hang it on four pillars of acacia overlaid with gold, their hooks [also being of] gold (Divinity), on four sockets of silver.

  • Four colors:
  • Matthew: King of Jews: Purple
  • Mark: Suffering servant: Scarlet (towlath: Psalm 22) 3 days
  • Luke: righteous humanity (white linen)
  • John: Deity; Blue

[Exo 26:33] "You shall hang up the veil under the clasps, and shall bring in the ark of the testimony there within the veil; and the veil shall serve for you as a partition between the holy place and the holy of holies.

[Exo 26:34] "You shall put the mercy seat on the ark of the testimony in the holy of holies.

[Exo 26:35] "You shall set the table outside the veil, and the lampstand opposite the table on the side of the tabernacle toward the south; and you shall put the table on the north side.

[Exo 26:36] "You shall make a screen for the doorway of the tent of blue and purple and scarlet [material] and fine twisted linen, the work of a weaver.

[Exo 26:37] "You shall make five pillars of acacia for the screen and overlay them with gold, their hooks [also being of] gold; and you shall cast five sockets of bronze for them.

[Exo 27:1] "And you shall make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits wide; the altar shall be square, and its height shall be three cubits.

[Exo 27:2] "You shall make its horns on its four corners; its horns shall be of one piece with it, and you shall overlay it with bronze.

[Exo 27:3] "You shall make its pails for removing its ashes, and its shovels and its basins and its forks and its firepans; you shall make all its utensils of bronze.

[Exo 27:4] "You shall make for it a grating of network of bronze, and on the net you shall make four bronze rings at its four corners.

[Exo 27:5] "You shall put it beneath, under the ledge of the altar, so that the net will reach halfway up the altar.

[Exo 27:6] "You shall make poles for the altar, poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with bronze.

[Exo 27:7] "Its poles shall be inserted into the rings, so that the poles shall be on the two sides of the altar when it is carried.

[Exo 27:8] "You shall make it hollow with planks; as it was shown to you in the mountain, so they shall make [it.]

[Exo 27:9] "You shall make the court of the tabernacle. On the south side [there shall be] hangings for the court of fine twisted linen one hundred cubits long for one side;

[Exo 27:10] and its pillars [shall be] twenty, with their twenty sockets of bronze; the hooks of the pillars and their bands [shall be] of silver.

[Exo 27:11] "Likewise for the north side in length [there shall be] hangings one hundred [cubits] long, and its twenty pillars with their twenty sockets of bronze; the hooks of the pillars and their bands [shall be] of silver.

[Exo 27:12] "[For] the width of the court on the west side [shall be] hangings of fifty cubits [with] their ten pillars and their ten sockets.

[Exo 27:13] "The width of the court on the east side [shall be] fifty cubits.

[Exo 27:14] "The hangings for the [one] side [of the gate shall be] fifteen cubits [with] their three pillars and their three sockets.

[Exo 27:15] "And for the other side [shall be] hangings of fifteen cubits [with] their three pillars and their three sockets.

[Exo 27:16] "For the gate of the court [there shall be] a screen of twenty cubits, of blue and purple and scarlet [material] and fine twisted linen, the work of a weaver, [with] their four pillars and their four sockets.

[Exo 27:17] "All the pillars around the court shall be furnished with silver bands [with] their hooks of silver and their sockets of bronze.

[Exo 27:18] "The length of the court [shall be] one hundred cubits, and the width fifty throughout, and the height five cubits of fine twisted linen, and their sockets of bronze.

[Exo 27:19] "All the utensils of the tabernacle [used] in all its service, and all its pegs, and all the pegs of the court, [shall be] of bronze.

[Exo 27:20] "You shall charge the sons of Israel, that they bring you clear oil of beaten olives for the light, to make a lamp burn continually.

[Exo 27:21] "In the tent of meeting, outside the veil which is before the testimony, Aaron and his sons shall keep it in order from evening to morning before the LORD; [it shall be] a perpetual statute throughout their generations for the sons of Israel.

 

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The Tabernacle - Exodus 26-27

September 4, 2020
Pastor Stewart White
Exodus 26-27
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