The Red Sea miracle through the “water like a wall on their right and on their left” (Exodus 14:29) brought a frightened and fleeing people through the drowning waters.  A hymn of thanks soon rises from their lips (Exodus 15:1-21), celebrating the God who came to free them.  In short order, they will find themselves […]

Our Life with God, Lesson 3

Being More than Beggars, We also Join with the Saints and Angels in Eternity In our Christian lives, as we journey from the font to the grave, we walk before God the Father as beggars.  But that isn’t the full story.  We may be beggars, but we also associate with the holy angels!  In Christ […]

Understanding New-Covenant Worship as the Fulfillment of the Old

Worship before God gave Moses instructions on worship  From the dawn of time, proper worship of God involved resting from work on the Sabbath day to hear God’s Word (Genesis 2:3).  At first, that Word was proclaimed by word of mouth with no written Scriptures: Adam to Seth, Seth to Enosh, Enosh to Kenan, and […]

Exodus, Lesson 32: Construction of the Tabernacle: The Final Lesson

Moses had again given the Ten Words to the Israelites after He returned from Mt. Sinai a second time.  This time his face was shining.  So, he covered His face when we dealt with the people as Moses but uncovered His face when he was delivering to them God’s Word. We now enter the last […]

Exodus, Lesson 24: The Bronze Altar, Courtyard, and Oil for the Lamp

Moses is still getting instructions from God on the specifics of what is and around the Tabernacle.  God now give Moses instructions on the Bronze altar. The Bronze Altar Read Exodus 27:1-8 The bronze altar, also known as the altar of burnt offering, was the large altar that stood in the center court.  It was […]

Exodus, Lesson 23: The Tabernacle

As we continue to study Exodus, Moses is still on top of the Mount Sinai receiving instructions from God, so he and the Israelites may “do according to the pattern shown to [him] on the mountain.”  In the last couple of lessons, we have looked at the items inside the tabernacle: The Ark of the […]