Sungei Nibong Gospel Hall TABERNACLE STUDIES 20th Mar. 2011 – 1: The Salvation and Sovereignty of Christ. The Concept, Construction and Court Hangings of the.

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Sungei Nibong Gospel Hall
TABERNACLE STUDIES
20th Mar. 2011 –
1: The Salvation and Sovereignty of Christ.
The Concept, Construction and Court Hangings
of the Tabernacle.
27th Mar. –
2: The Sanctification and Separation of the Christian
The Ceremonies in the Court of the Tabernacle.
3rd Apr. –
3. Sharing Salvation Outside the Church. –
The External Structure of the Tabernacle
10th Apr. –
4: The Servants and the Services of the Church.
The Services in the Holy Place and Most Holy
Sungei Nibong Gospel Hall
TABERNACLE STUDIES
20th Mar. 2011 –
I: The Salvation and Sovereignty of Christ.
The Concept, Construction and Court Hangings
of the Tabernacle.
A. The Compartments in the Tabernacle.
1. The Outer Court (100x50x5c)
2. The Holy Place (20x10x10c)
3. The Holy of Holies (10x10c10c)
B. THE COMPOSITION OF THE OUTER COURT.
Measurements, Materials and Main Entrance.
60 pillars in 60 brass (bronze) sockets. 27:9-15; 38:9-15
Hooks, fillets (bands) and chapiters (capitals) of silver
and sockets of brass.
38:17
Pillars secured by cords to brass pins. 38:20
Hangings of fine-twined linen.
38:16
II. Sanctification and Separation of the Christian The Ceremonies in the Outer Court.
C. 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)
d. The Brazen Altar. Exo. 27:1-8
- Christ, the Altar.
i. The Position of the Altar
- before the door.
 after the Gate of
the Court.
 before the Laver.
 before the Tent.
Heb. 13:10
Exo. 40:6, 7, 29
 Acceptance of Christ's Person
and Propitiation. I Jn. 2:1, 2
 Cleansing by the Blood of Jesus
and by the Word.
Rev. 1:5; Psa. 119:9
 Sacrifice before Service or
Saved to Serve
1.
a.
b.
i.
The Brazen Altar
The Position of the Altar
The Particulars about the Altar.
The Sacrifice
- Christ the Perfect Sacrifice
 The Dreadful Pronouncement
 The Divine Provision.
 Shittim Wood overlaid with
brass -- cf. the Brazen Serpent
• Jn. 1:29;
Heb. 10:12
• Heb. 9:22
• Gen. 22:8;
Jn. 1:29
• 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. 3:24-30
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 is sprinkled (Lev.16:14)
 Now God's Mercy could Meet Man.
Psa. 85:10 where God meets Man.
(Ex. 25:22)
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. Exo. 20:24- 26;
Eph. 2:8, 9
• "Not of yourselves....
 An altar of earth.
• "not of works
 An altar of unhewn
stone.
 No steps to the altar
• "lest any man should
boast"
 "that thy nakedness be • "For by grace are ye
saved through faith."
not exposed" (26)
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
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
a. The Law of the Altar
b. The Law of the Fire.
c. The Law of the Ashes.
 To be kept in a clean
place. Cf. Num. 19:9
 To be kept outside the
Camp. Lev. 6:9-11
Cf. Heb. 13:12
 To be used as "a water
of separation: it is a
purification for sin."
Num. 19:9, 14, 17
Cf. Heb. 9:13,14
II.
THE CEREMONIES IN THE OUTER COURT.
A. The Brazen Altar
B. The Brazen Laver
Directions
-- Exo. 30:18-21
Construction
-- Exo. 38:8
Completion
-- Exo. 39:39
Erection
-- Exo. 40:7, 11
Utilization:
-- Exo. 40:30-32
1. THE PURPOSE OF THE LAVER.
CP. THE CHRISTIAN AND SCRIPTURE
• The Mirror Function for
Self-revelation. Exo. 38:8
• The Water Function for
Sanctification. Exo. 30:18-21
a. Its Measurements: ?
(30:18-20) Read the Word of God....
i. Not given. cf. Heb. 4:12
A Powerful Agent – powerful
ii. Made from women’s
mirrors. Jas. 1:23-25
A Penetrating Agent - piercing
a. Its Measurements: ?
b. Its Materials: bronze, “mirrors” (30:18)
It is a Purifying Agent.
Psa. 119:9
i. It is a Mirror to
Reveal - Its Mirrors
(38:8)
 It Reveals Myself.
Jas. 1:23-25
 It Reveals Himself.
I Cor. 13:12
It is a Purifying Agent.
Psa. 119:9
i. It is a Mirror to Reveal - Its Mirrors (38:8)
ii. It is Water to Refine - Its Water (30:18, 19)
 For the priests to wash
their hands, and feet
before entering the
Tabernacle to minister
unto the Lord. Exo.
30:19.
Clean hands to do His
Work.
Clean feet to Walk in His
Ways
 No unclean
priest can
minister on
penalty of death.
Exo. 30:18-20
"...neither will
accept an
offering at your
hand"
Cf. Mal. 1:10
cf. 1:13.
1. THE PURPOSE OF THE LAVER.
2. THE POSITION OF THE LAVER .
THE CHRISTIAN AND SANCTIFICATION.
a. The Furniture in the
Outer Court. Exo. 30:18
Sanctified in Walk.
(1) The Altar
(2) The Laver
i. Altar and the Laver
in the Court.
30:18-20
ii. Between the Tent
and the Altar. 30:18
• Cleansing by Blood.
• Cleansing by Water.
Eph. 5:25, 26
• Salvation and
Sanctification.
Eph. 5:25-27
• Sanctification before
Service. Tit. 3:5, 8
a. The Furniture in the Outer Court. Exo. 30:18
b.
The "Foot" of the Laver. (cf. 40:11) Exo. 30:18
Separated from the World
i. The foot connected.. . IN the World.
Jn. 17:11
Cf.laver
The Water
of Separation
ii. The
with the
Not OF
the World.
earth– Ashes (Altar) and Water
(Laver)
19:17, 18 Jn. 17:16
iii. And yet raisedNum.
it
But "ABOVE" the
above the earth.
World.
Jn. 17:17
iv. It stands on the earth To go INTO the
world.
Jn. 17:18
1. THE PURPOSE OF THE LAVER.
2. THE POSITION OF THE LAVER .
3.THE PRIEST’S CONSECRATION.
Exo. 29:1-9
i. The Consecration by Water.
i. "And Aaron and his sons The Initial Cleansing of
thou (Moses) shalt ..wash the Sinner. cf. Jn. 13:10
them with water." 29:4
Cf. The Initial Act of Self-submission in Public
Confession of Salvation. Mk. 16:16
ii. "And Aaron and his
The Continual
sons shall wash their
Cleansing of the Servant
hands and feet thereat.”
Cf. Jn. 13:10; 2Tim. 2:21
30:19
Cf. The Continual Act of Self-examination in
Private Confession and Consecration I Jn. 1:9
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
.
3.THE PRIEST’S CONSECRATION.
Exo. 29:1-9
a. The Consecration by Water
b. The Consecration by Blood. Exo. 29:1, 10-14, 15-18
i. The General Confession. 29:10, 15
The Sacrifice of the Bullock
The Priests' Confession of Identification
with Christ
The Sacrifice of the First Ram
The Priest's Commitment in Complete
Surrender.
3.THE PRIEST’S CONSECRATION. Exo. 29:1-9
a. The Consecration by Water
b. The Consecration by Blood.
i. The General Confession.
29:10, 15
ii. The Specific Consecration. Exo. 29:19-22
The Sacrifice of the Second Ram.
The Priests' Consecration.....
 Blood on the right ear.
• to Hear the Word of God
 Blood on the thumb of
• to Do the Work of God.
the right hand.
• to Walk in the Ways of
 Blood on the great toe of
God.
the right foot.
Sungei Nibong Gospel Hall
TABERNACLE STUDIES
20th Mar. 2011 –
1: The Salvation and Sovereignty of Christ.
The Concept, Construction and Court Hangings
of the Tabernacle.
27th Mar. –
2: The Sanctification and Separation of the Christian
The Ceremonies in the Court of the Tabernacle.
3rd Apr. – See you next week (DV)
3. Sharing Salvation Outside the Church. –
The External Structure of the Tabernacle
10th Apr. –
4: The Servants and the Services of the Church.
The Services in the Holy Place and Most Holy

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