The Tabernacle plan was as prophetic as anything in the Bible. Virtually everything about the Tabernacle and its furnishings carried a message about the coming Messiah and His plan to redeem men from their sins. If Moses had not followed God's pattern meticulously, a profound message would have been totally lost. Exodus 25:8-9 “And let them make me a sanctuary; that I may dwell among them. 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.”
The Gate – One way into the Tabernacle
John 10:9– “…I am the door: by me if
any man enter in, he shall be saved.”
Psalm 100:4 – “Enter into his gates with
thanksgiving, and into his courts with
praise: be thankful unto him, and bless
Praying at the Gate
Thank God for the truth of His Word
and for the path to eternal life.
Name your blessings one-by-one.
God is worthy to be praised regardless
of how you feel.
Even if you lose everything in this
world, you will always have what is
most important: Jesus and His love.
Praise differs from worship
Praise – Lifting up God on a
pedestal, vocally adoring Him
Worship – Reverence and submission
to God. Worship is an altar we place
Prepare your heart for repentance
THE HOLY OF HOLIES – Only one
man (the High Priest) was permitted to
enter the Most Holy Place once a year on
the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur).
The room called the Holy of Holies
represents the Holy Ghost experience.
It was the closest that man could get to
God here on earth.
The Veil that separated the Holy Place
and the Holy of Holies represented the
barrier between God and man that
existed before the death of Jesus.
When Jesus died on the cross, the veil
was miraculously torn in two. This
miracle made salvation available to
The torn veil symbolizes the ability of
every believer to approach God through
the death of Jesus
The Ark of the Covenant – A box of
wood and gold representing the humanity
and deity of Jesus. It contained the Stone
Tablets, the Rod of Aaron, and a Pot of
Prayer at the Ark of the Covenant
Tables of Stone – God’s law and
commandments written with the finger of
Pray the 10 Commandments (Exodus
1-5: man’s obligation toward God
6-10: our obligation toward our
fellow man (Matt. 5:21-22; 27-28)
Rod of Aaron – The rod represents
Pray with authority for the needs in
your life, your family, and the church
Pot of Manna – Heavenly food that was
A reminder that our relationship with
God is fresh every day (great is thy
Lamentation 3:21-24 – “This I recall to
my mind, therefore have I hope. It is of
the LORD's mercies that we are not
consumed, because his compassions fail
not. They are new every morning: great
is thy faithfulness.”