Summary: To show that we and our body parts are for the glory, worship and thanksgiving of the LORD JESUS CHRIST. Tabernacle and instruments represents our body and our body parts respectively.
How do you live?
Like JESUS lived. 1 John 4:17
1 John 4:17 (The Message)
This way, love has the run of the house, becomes at home and mature in us, so that we're free of worry on Judgment Day—our standing in the world is identical with Christ's.
1 John 4:17 (Amplified Bible)
In this [union and communion with Him] love is brought to completion and attains perfection with us, that we may have confidence for the day of judgment [with assurance and boldness to face Him], because as He is, so are we in this world.
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show that we and our body parts are for the glory, worship and thanksgiving of the LORD JESUS CHRIST. Tabernacle and instruments represents our body and our body parts respectively.
Exodus 25:9 (Amplified Bible)
And you shall make it according to all that I show you, the pattern of the tabernacle or dwelling and the pattern of all the furniture of it.
Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS for You have given me a body to praise, worship and thank You.
After the pattern
A. Author and Central Character: Moses
B. Date written: 1447-1410 b.c.—Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
C. Purpose: To be a permanent reminder of God's redemptive act on Passover night; and of His care and direction, through the cloud of day and the pillar of fire of night, during His people's wilderness wanderings on the way to Canaan.—Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
D. To whom written: Each new generation of Israel
E. Main Theme: History of Israel from death of Joseph to the erection of the tabernacle
F. Key word: deliverance
G. Key verses:
Exodus 12:40-43 (Amplified Bible)
12:40 Now the time the Israelites dwelt in Egypt was 430 years.
12:41 At the end of the 430 years, even that very day, all the hosts of the Lord went out of Egypt.
12:42 It was a night of watching unto the Lord and to be much observed for bringing them out of Egypt; this same night of watching unto the Lord is to be observed by all the Israelites throughout their generations.
12:43 The Lord said to Moses and Aaron, This is the ordinance of the Passover: No foreigner shall eat of it;
VIII. MAIN BODY:
Exodus 25:9 (King James Version)
According to all that I shew thee, after the pattern of the tabernacle, and the pattern of all the instruments thereof, even so shall ye make it.
A. All we do and say are after the pattern - the LORD JESUS CHRIST
"According to all that I shew thee, after the pattern of the tabernacle,"
Hebrews 8:5 (Amplified Bible)
[But these offer] service [merely] as a pattern and as a foreshadowing of [what has its true existence and reality in] the heavenly sanctuary. For when Moses was about to erect the tabernacle, he was warned by God, saying, See to it that you make it all [exactly] according to the copy (the model) which was shown to you on the mountain.
Hebrews 9:9 (Amplified Bible)
Seeing that that first [outer portion of the] tabernacle was a parable (a visible symbol or type or picture of the present age). In it gifts and sacrifices are offered, and yet are incapable of perfecting the conscience or of cleansing and renewing the inner man of the worshiper.