Category Archives: Exodus

Jesus erecting and filling the Tabernacle (Exodus 40:1-38)

As we come to the last chapter of Exodus, the images and allusions to Jesus Christ have been many and varied.  We have explored the Exodus event, the Ten Commandments, the Tabernacle and its furnishings, the priests and even some … Continue reading

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Moses inspects the Tabernacle (Exodus 39:32-43)

Exodus 36:8-39:31 is a repetition of previous material covered.  For those wanting to see how the Tabernacle, its materials, the Ark, Table, Lampstand, altar of Incence, the bronze altar, and the priestly garments all point to Christ see my previous posts by clicking … Continue reading

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Thou shalt not make an idol (Is films an idolatrous image?)

I was recently reading a book on the second commandment by Daniel Hyde, an URC pastor in Oceanside, California entitled In Living Color: Images of Christ and the Means of Grace.  Here are some quotes worthy of reflecting on: 1. … Continue reading

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God gives gifts to men (Exodus 35:30-36:7)

It has been a few weeks since I was able to make an entry related to Jesus in Exodus.  I hope to get back on a more dependable schedule now, and finish the final few chapters of Exodus.  Today we … Continue reading

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We are the Materials for the Tabernacle (Exodus 35:4-29)

To build a tabernacle is a large undertaking.  As we see from reading this week’s passage, it was going to take an immense amount of offerings and a large quantity of labor.  But where were these gifts and this labor … Continue reading

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Jesus is our Sabbath Rest (Exodus 35:1-3)

In Exodus 35 we meet the regulations for the Sabbath for the fourth and final time.  This time, the regulations given are very simply – work six days, rest one day.  What is distinctly different about this description is that … Continue reading

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Jesus in the Radiant face of Moses (Exodus 34:29-35)

The story of Moses radiant face is an amazing story for a number of reasons.  From a human centered viewpoint, it declares the result of hanging out with God upon people.  They are transformed; the glory of God shines through … Continue reading

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Seeing the glory of God (Exodus 33:12-23)

Moses wants to see the glory of God.  Every man is awed by the thought of looking God in the face and gazing upon that most powerful being.  Yet God declares that it is impossible for man to look upon … Continue reading

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Moses the Friend of God (Exodus 33:7-11)

Today we learn about communion with God through the act of worshipful prayer.  Moses goes each day to inquire of God on behalf of the people and their needs or requests.  We are told that The Lord would speak to … Continue reading

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The Golden Calf (Exodus 32:1-33:6)

The tragedy of the golden calf is how quickly the human heart turns from God and seeks to make gods in our own image and in our own power that we can worship and adore.  The Lord has been speaking … Continue reading

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