Studies in the Tabernacle, Pt7

The coverings Scripture: Exodus 26:1-14 There are 4 coverings to consider. Strictly speaking the word Tabernacle, Exodus 26:1 is used only of the 10 curtains of fine twined linen which were embroidered with blue, purple and scarlet. There is a distinction made between the tabernacle, the tent formed by the curtains of goats’ hair; and

Studies in the Tabernacle, Pt6

The Laver Scripture: Exodus 30:17-21 The message of the outer court was a call to be clean in order to meet God. First there was the brazen altar and its symbolism of redemption. Then there was the brazen laver. The great theme set forth by the brazen laver was cleansing in order to communion with

Studies in the Tabernacle, Pt5

The brazen altar Scripture: Exodus 27:1-8, 38:1-7 The court that signified the separated place where God was to be met with by fallen men contained two pieces of furniture, the altar and the laver. The Tabernacle was given as a revelation of Christ’s person and ministry. As the approaching worshipper came to the Tabernacle he

Revolution spreads to Syria

Syria is now on the map of countries in the region with an uprising – Louai al-Hussein Analyst and writer   A BBC news story on the spread of the wave of democratic revolution sweeping across north Africa and the Middle east which has now reached Syria. The nation of Syria will play a prominent

Studies in the Tabernacle Pt4

The court hanging and gate Scripture: Exodus 27:9-19, Exodus 38:9-20 The Tabernacle was the place where God and man met together — its name was ‘the tent of meeting’, Ex 27:21. The tent itself was where God dwelt personally among His people. However, the immediate presence of God was not to be approached directly. Around

Studies in the Tabernacle, Pt3

PREPARATION TO BUILD—THE PROVISION OF LABOURERS. Scripture: Exodus 31:1-11, Exodus 35:30-36:4 The work of God requires more than offerings of construction materials. In order to raise a witness to Christ as the means of reaching common ground and fellowship with God work is required. Those who give with the proper spirit will also be ready

Studies in the Tabernacle, Pt2

PREPARATION TO BUILD Scripture: Exodus 25:1-9, Exodus 35:1-10, Exodus 35:20-36:7 Besides providing a place of worship the great purpose of God in the Tabernacle was to illustrate to Israel the principles of approach to and communion with a holy God — an OT gospel revelation of Christ and His saving work. The two must always

Studies in the Tabernacle, Pt1

The Tabernacle – an exhibition of Christ the mediator Introduction Scripture: Exodus 25:8-9 From the time of Moses to the time of David, the Tabernacle that was built at Sinai at the command of God was a dominant feature of the spiritual scene in Israel. At first moving with the people as they travelled in

The Christian duty of tithing

Scripture text: Malachi 3:8; 3:10 Apostasy is departure from God, Malachi 3:7—…ye are gone away from mine ordinances, and have not kept them… In Malachi’s day this apostasy had affected every level of society and profoundly impacted the thinking of the nation about spiritual matters. He particularly addresses the priests who had become corrupt and

When God shakes the earth

Text: Hebrews 12:27 In recent days there have been some terrible reminders of how God can shake the earth. Within a few weeks strong earthquakes have struck Christchurch, NZ; Chile; China; Japan. The Scripture teaches very clearly that the period between Christ’s advents will be marked by such events. See Matthew 24:7-8. Earthquakes in various

The final word

Notes on the final word God gave to Daniel the prophet. These notes cover the material in two audio messages: Part 1, and Part 2. Please take time to read Daniel 12:1-13 This chapter contains the final words of the Saviour to the prophet on the subject that He has been instructing him about—the rise

A detailed portrait of Antichrist

Notes on the up close and personal portrait of Antichrist given to Daniel. Scripture: Daniel 11:1-45 These notes cover three messages and you can listen to the audio of these Bible studies by clicking these links:  Part 1, Part 2, Part 3. The glorious man of Daniel 10:5-6 continues to speak. His purpose is outlined,

The 70 weeks

Notes on the vision of seventy weeks given to Daniel. Scripture: Daniel 9:20-27 You can listen to the audio of this Bible study here. (62 minutes) Before even beginning to consider the instruction that Daniel is given in these verses we need to remember their connection to what has gone before. In Chap 7 Daniel

The rise and fall of Antichrist, Pt3

This study is continued from The rise and fall of Antichrist, Pt2. You can listen to the audio of this message here. Please read Daniel 8:1-27 Two years after the previous vision (7:1, 8:1) Daniel is given further instruction from God. He clearly links this vision to the former, v1. He has not forgotten what

The rise and fall of Antichrist, Pt2

This study continues from Rise and fall of the Antichrist, Pt1. Please note: You can listen to the audio of this study here. Please take time to read Daniel 7:1-28 This chapter clearly deals with events that occur within a definite time period that climaxes with: the return of Christ in royal power having been