Bible Portal

Types of the Tabernacle - Directions for setting up the Tabernacle

THE SETTING UP Directions for Setting up, in the Tabernacle Exodus 40.1-8. Verses 1, 2. "And Jehovah spake unto Moses, saying, On the first day of the first month shalt thou set up the tabernacle of the tent of the congregation." THE first day of the first month is significant of a beginning, or beg... Read More

Types of the Tabernacle - God's Holy Dwelling Place

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... Read More

Types of the Tabernacle - Introduction

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 Hi... Read More

Types of the Tabernacle - 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 ... Read More

Types of the Tabernacle - The Bars

THE BARS "And thou shalt make bars of shittim wood; five for the boards of the one side of the Tabernacle, and five bars for the boards of the other side of the Tabernacle, and five bars for the boards of the side of the Tabernacle for the two sides westward. And the middle bar in the midst of the b... Read More

Types of the Tabernacle - 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 ble... Read More

Types of the Tabernacle - The Brazen Altar

THE BRAZEN ALTAR THE BRAZEN ALTAR OR, THE ALTAR OF BURNT OFFERING. Exodus 27. 1-8. Verse 1. "And thou shalt make an altar (the altar]." THE SIN OFFERING was burnt, or consumed, without the camp: the BURNT, or ASCENDING OFFERING, was converted into a sweet savour on the altar of burnt offering by the... Read More

Types of the Tabernacle - The Court of the Tabernacle

THE COURT OF THE TABERNACLE Exodus 27. 9. Verse 9. "And thou shalt make the court of the tabernacle." WHATSOEVER things were written afore - the things which happened unto Israel, time, were written for our learning," and "happened unto them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, up... Read More

Types of the Tabernacle - The 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 ... Read More

Types of the Tabernacle - 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 Per... Read More

Types of the Tabernacle - 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," ... Read More

Types of the Tabernacle - 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. I... Read More

Types of the Tabernacle - 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 s... Read More

Types of the Tabernacle - 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 ... Read More

Types of the Tabernacle - The Tabernacle set up

THE TABERNACLE REARED UP Exodus 40.9-19. IN verses 9-16, we have the anointing of the Tabernacle and all therein, its vessels, the altar, and layer. Also the clothing and anointing of Aaron and his sons; but as we have had this subject previously, we now proceed at verse 17. THE PERIOD WHEN THE TABE... Read More

Types of the Tabernacle - The Vail

THE VAIL Exodus 26. 31-33. "And thou shalt make a vail of blue, and purple, and scarlet [worm scarlet], and fine twined linen of cunning work; with cherubim shall IT be made" (v31). THE spiritual signification of the vail is given us by the apostle in the following words: "Having therefore, brethren... Read More

Types of the Temple

Introduction When the Lord God-Jehovah-Elohim, the Triune God - had planted the garden of Eden, and filled it with everything that could delight the senses, he placed man there. Adam and Eve having sinned, and hearing the voice of God, walking in the garden in the cool of the day, they hid themselve... Read More

Group of Brands