Tabernacle

Types of the Tabernacle - Chapter 14 - The Laver and its Foot

THE LAVER      The Laver and its Foot.       Exodus 30.17-21.       Verses 17, 18. "And Jehovah spake unto Moses, saying, Thou shalt also make a layer of brass, and his foot [base] also of brass, to wash withal: and thou shalt put IT between the tabernacle [tent] of the congregation and between the altar, and thou shalt put water therein."       THESE Scriptures are "t...

Types of the Tabernacle - Chapter 13 - The Golden Altar of Incense

Altar of Incense      The Golden Altar of Incense.       Exodus 30.1-9.       Verse 1. "And thou shalt make an altar to burn [burn as incense] incense upon: of shittim wood shalt thou make IT."       THERE were two altars, the brazen altar of burnt offering and the golden altar of incense. They are both typical of the Person and work of the Lord Jesus Christ, but in dist...

Types of the Tabernacle - Chapter 12 - The Hangings of the Court

THE HANGINGS      Exodus 27. 9.      Verse 9. "For the south side southward there shall be hangings for the court of fine-twined linen of a hundred cubits long for one side."       THE FINE LINEN IS the righteousness of saints" (Rev. 19. 8). "I counsel thee to buy of Me white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed," says Christ (Rev. 3. 18). "Put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ," is the exhortation of the A...

Types of the Tabernacle - Chapter 1 - An Introduction - Thomas Newberry

      INTRODUCTION.      (Exodus, Chapter 25. 1-9).      It is not here Israel seeking to provide a dwelling-place for God, as in David's case (Ps. 132. 1-5), but God desiring a dwelling-place for Himself amongst them. Man naturally desires not the presence of God with him here on earth, but God in the riches of His grace seeks to dwell with men. We must remember when this request from God was made...

Types of the Tabernacle - Chapter 2 - Oil For the Light

Oil for the light.      Exodus 25.6)       The word "light" here, signifies "light-giver"; that is, the lampstand with its seven lamps which stood in the Tabernacle. In the Sanctuary natural light was in a measure shut out. Light during the night was supplied by the golden lampstand. The lamps were ordered by Aaron and his sons from evening to morning before Jehovah (Exodus 27. 20, 21). The children of Israel were commanded to bri...

Types of the Tabernacle - Chapter 3 - God's Holy Dwelling Place

      "And let them make Me a sanctuary, that I may dwell among them. According to all that I show THEE, after the pattern of the tabernacle, and the pattern of all the instruments thereof, even so shall ye make it."      (Exodus 25. 8, 9).       GOD having redeemed the people of Israel out of Egypt, desired to have a dwelling-place among them in the wilderness. So God now desires that sinners rede...

Types of the Tabernacle - Chapter 4 - The Propitiatory and the Cherubim

THE PROPITIATORY AND THE CHERUBIM.      (Exodus 25. 17-22).      Verse 17. "And thou shalt make a mercy-seat [propitiatory] of pure gold: two cubits and a half shall be the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof."       THE spiritual import of this is clear from Rom. 3. 24, 25, where there is a manifest allusion to it by the Holy Ghost. "Christ Jesus, whom God hath set forth to be...

Types of the Tabernacle - Chapter 5 - The Lampstand

THE LAMPSTAND      "And thou shalt make a lampstand of pure gold." (Ex. 25. 31).       THE golden lampstand, with its seven lamps and centre shaft, is the type of ministry according to God in the power of the Holy Ghost, in its various branches of testimony, having Christ for its centre, source, and subject. In the CHERUBIM, on the mercy-seat, we have ministry in its heavenly and divine source; in the LAMPSTAND, ministry in its ex...

Types of the Tabernacle - Chapter 6 - Curtains of the Tabernacle

CURTAINS OF THE TABERNACLE      (Exodus 26. 1-6).      Verse 1 " Moreover thou shalt make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubim of cunning work shalt thou make THEM."       HAVING considered the principal vessels of the sanctuary, we now come to the consideration of the Tabernacle itself. In this Tabernacle of Witness, there are two se...

Types of the Tabernacle - Chapter 7 - The Boards

THE BOARDS      "And thou shalt make boards for the tabernacle of shittim wood standing up" (v. 15).      REGARDING the Tabernacle as typical of Christ, these boards of shittim wood overlaid with gold, the framework of the Tabernacle, represent Him in the combination of the human and divine natures in His blessed Person, the foundation truth of Christianity, "God manifest in flesh." But, taking the Tabernacle as typical of the Chur...
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