“If anyone sins, doing any of the things that by the LORD’s commandments ought not to be done, though he did not know it, then realizes his guilt, he shall bear his iniquity. He shall bring to the priest a ram without blemish out of the flock, or its equivalent for a guilt offering, … More Ignorance is no excuse
In the passage we read today from Exodus, we learn that “the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle. Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle And Moses was not able to enter the tent of meeting because the cloud settled on it, and the … More What is God’s greatest pleasure?
February 15 Exodus 38-40 (ESV) Making the Altar of Burnt Offering 38:1 He made the altar of burnt offering of acacia wood. Five cubits  was its length, and five cubits its breadth. It was square, and three cubits was its height. 2 He made horns for it on its four corners. Its horns were of one piece with it, … More February 15 Exodus 38-40
The building of the tabernacle, described in our Bible reading portion for today (Exodus 35-37) required two vital components: goods and services. First, there was a need for the raw materials from which the tabernacle and all its furnishings were to be made. This included precious metals (gold and silver and bronze), precious stones(onyx), animal … More Gifts for His glory
February 14 Exodus 35-37 (ESV) Sabbath Regulations 35:1 Moses assembled all the congregation of the people of Israel and said to them, “These are the things that the Lord has commanded you to do. 2 Six days work shall be done, but on the seventh day you shall have a Sabbath of solemn rest, holy to the Lord. Whoever does any … More February 14 Exodus 35-37
John Piper discusses Exodus 34 in a sermon, “The Lord, a God Merciful and Gracious” The sheer fact that Exodus 34 exists is proof that God is a God of mercy. This is the second time God has met Moses on the mountain to make a covenant with the people of Israel. When Moses came … More Our God is a God of mercy
February 13 Exodus 34 (ESV) Moses Makes New Tablets 34:1 The Lord said to Moses, “Cut for yourself two tablets of stone like the first, and I will write on the tablets the words that were on the first tablets, which you broke. 2 Be ready by the morning, and come up in the morning to Mount Sinai, and present … More February 13 Exodus 34
John Piper, in a sermon on Exodus 33, “I WIll Be Gracious to Whom I Will Be Gracious” Now the question rises why in 33:18 Moses prayed to see God’s glory? “I pray thee, show me thy glory.” I think the reason was this: Moses knew that his request for God’s presence with a stiff-necked … More The deepest doctrines of God have to do with everyday life.
February 12 Exodus 32-33 (ESV) The Golden Calf 32:1 When the people saw that Moses delayed to come down from the mountain, the people gathered themselves together to Aaron and said to him, “Up, make us gods who shall go before us. As for this Moses, the man who brought us up out of the land … More February 12 Exodus 32-33
‘Place the incense altar just outside the inner curtain, opposite the Ark’s cover—the place of atonement—that rests on the Ark of the Covenant. I will meet with you there.’ Exodus 30:6. For those of us reading this in 2012, our eyes may glaze over and the geography of the temple just doesn’t seem to mean … More God: I will meet with you there