Tabernacle 1

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Evening Service

Tabernacle: Lesson 1


  1. Adam and Eve
  2. Noah
  3. Abraham
  4. Isaac
  5. Jacob
  6. Joseph and his brothers
  7. Slavery in Egypt
  8. Moses, the ten plagues, and the exodus from Egypt by crossing the Red Sea

The Book of Exodus:

2. Birth of Moses, Moses kills the Egyptian and flees

3. The burning bush

7. The beginning of the ten plagues

12. The Passover lamb and Israel leaves Egypt

14. Pharoah chases Israel and the crossing of the Red Sea

16. Manna in the wilderness

19. Israel arrives at Mount Sinai

24. God gives Moses the Ten Commandments on tables of stone

25. God tells Moses to build the Tabernacle

32. Aaron makes the golden calf, Moses breaks the tables of stone

What is the Tabernacle?

After Israel was brought out of slavery in Egypt God gave Moses very specific instructions for how to build a tent (and other things) called the Tabernacle. The Tabernacle would be where God resided and where Israel would bring their sacrifices and worship Him.

Why Study the Tabernacle?

Even though the Tabernacle was an Old Testament structure and is no longer in use, it reveals and pictures many New Testament truths. God set up the Tabernacle to reflect what He knew would come later: the sacrifice of Jesus Christ. You will see some beautiful truths about your Savior as well as God’s amazing foreknowledge and revelation.

The Plans for the Tabernacle

Exodus 25:1-9

First God told the Israelites to bring an offering. This offering is coming from the things the Egyptians lent them when they came out of Egypt (Ex. 12:35-36).

The Materials

The materials were to be given as an offering by the children of Israel (Ex. 25:2-7). There was no law that they must give: it was given “willingly”, all under grace, from the heart. The materials were: