Category Archives: Reflections

The Altar: Where God Meets with His People

The bronze altar outside the tabernacle was a busy place. The morning and evening sacrifices were presented there, but throughout the day the people came with sacrifices for the priests to offer for them. Exodus 29:42-43 gives you the heart … Continue reading

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Incense and Prayers

The earliest event in the breaking of the 400 year silence since the last Old Testament prophet had spoken took place as the elderly priest, Zechariah, was standing at the altar of incense, when Gabriel appeared to him, telling him … Continue reading

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The Bread of Presence

In the tabernacle stood a table—not impressive in size. It was only about three feet long, one and a half wide, and roughly 29 inches high. But it was covered in gold, and it was an important piece of furniture. … Continue reading

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The Golden Lampstand

A good architect gives thought to lighting. But the golden lampstand in the holy place of the tabernacle, Exodus 25:31-40, was made for deeper reasons than aesthetics. The lampstand looks back to the source of light. Light marked the beginning … Continue reading

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Your Good Confession

Timothy was unique, but the confession that he made was not. In 1 Timothy 6:11-13 Paul calls you to hold to your confession. Keep your good confession. You have made a good confession. Timothy had made a good confession. Paul … Continue reading

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