LESSON NOTES

Exodus 32

In Ex. 19 Israel comes to Mt. Sinai and Moses went up on the mountain in response to God’s call. In Ex. 19:4-6 God thru Moses gives them the invitation to be His covenant people. The Jewish people in response promised to obey whatever God told them to do (Ex. 19:8;...

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Matthew 02

Matthew 2:1-2 Bethlehem was a small village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The religious leaders knew that Bethlehem would be the birthplace of the Messiah from the prophecy of Micah, and they tell this to Herod in v. 5-6 (Mic. 5:2; John 7:42). Herod the Great...

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Matthew 01

The reason Matthew begins with a study of the Genealogy is to establish the credentials of the promised King of Israel. Genealogy in Greek is the same word for Genesis or beginning. Genealogies were an essential element in establishing one’s credentials. Ezra 2:62...

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Exodus 31

V 1-3 God had just finished giving Moses the pattern for the Tabernacle's design (Ex. 25:8-9). Moses was a prophet, but the tabernacle needed an artist. So, God called two men to serve as his holy artists, Bezalel and Oholiab. They were called by name (Exod. 31:2, 6)....

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Exodus 30

V 1-10 The altar of incense was made of acacia wood overlaid with gold and was 12x18 inches and 36 inches in height. By comparison a typical bathroom sink cabinet is 32 inches but in new construction they are now 36. This was the tallest piece of furniture in the holy...

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Exodus 29

29:1-4 In this section Moses describes the consecration of the priests for their service to God. The dedication of the tabernacle and the consecration of the priests occurred on the same day (vv. 12-15). Sin is pictured in Scripture as disease (Isa. 1:4-6), darkness...

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Exodus 28

Israel was called to be "a kingdom of priests" (19:6) to reveal His glory and share His blessings with the nations. To do that they themselves had to be a holy people, and that's where the Aaronic priesthood came in. They were to teach and model holiness. When the...

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Exodus 27

27:1-8 The brazen altar also known as the “altar of burnt offering” (Lev. 4:7 10 18) was the largest piece of equipment placed in the courtyard of the tabernacle. It was 7 ½ feet square and 4 ½ feet tall. It was covered, not in gold as the items inside the Holy Place,...

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Exodus 26

Exodus 26:1-6 We study the Tabernacle to understand God’s pattern of worship. The Tabernacle shows how sinful man can have fellowship with a holy God. The Hebrew word for tabernacle is mishkan, (“dwelling place.”) The tabernacle was a tent in which God dwelt among his...

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Exodus 25

This chapter begins the section of God’s instructions for Israel in how to enter into a relationship with the Living God. The instructions for the tabernacle (25:1-31:18) and the instructions for the procedures (35:4-40:38) make up the majority of the rest of the Book...

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