Exodus 37 : The inner furnishings

March 6, 2024 ·

Summary: The ark, table, lampstand, and altar of incense are crafted precisely as God instructed, with Bezalel, the chief craftsman, making the ark. Key verse: 1. Bezalel made the ark of acacia wood. Two cubits and a half was its length, a cubit and a half its breadth, and a cubit and a half its height. My thoughts: Bezalel, the lead craftsman, had the privilege of creating the most crucial element of the tabernacle: the ark. Interestingly, my study Bible,… Read more.

Exodus 36 : Construction starts

March 5, 2024 ·

Summary: Bezalel, Oholiab, and other craftsmen began constructing the sanctuary using the offerings provided by the people. Eventually, they accumulated more materials than necessary, prompting them to request that the people cease their contributions. They constructed the Tabernacle (the tent) exactly as God had instructed them in a previous chapter. Key verse: 5. and said to Moses, “The people bring much more than enough for doing the work that the LORD has commanded us to do.”  My thoughts: From a… Read more.

Exodus 25 : God gives Moses building plans

February 14, 2024 ·

Summary: God instructs Moses to collect offerings from those who are willing to contribute. He then commands the construction of a sanctuary for Him. God details the sanctuary's construction, including an ark and a table made from acacia wood. The ark, a chest to be coated with gold, is designated to house the tablets inscribed by God and is to be carried on poles. It will also feature two golden cherubim (angels). The table, also covered in gold and transported… Read more.

Exodus 24 : Dinner with God

February 13, 2024 ·

Summary: God instructed Moses to ascend the mountain with Aaron, his two sons, and the seventy elders of Israel, with the stipulation that all but Moses were to worship from a distance. Moses had documented all that God had communicated to him and read it aloud to the people, who affirmed their obedience. He then took some blood from an offering he had made and declared it the blood of the covenant. Moses, Aaron, his two sons, and the seventy… Read more.