The Christian and the Outer Court of the Tabernacle
Join me in this audio message on the Christian and the Outer Court of the Tabernacle (or what later became the Temple) – A Journey Into the Tabernacle In The Wilderness!
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What Took Place in the Outer Court of the Tabernacle
The Outer Court of the Tabernacle in the wilderness (and later the Temple) was the place of sacrifice. It is where sin was dealt with.
It represents our life when we first come to know Jesus (Yeshua).
When we first receive the gift of salvation, our sin is dealt with. Jesus takes on our sin and shame and gives us a clean slate; a new beginning. He was the sacrifice for our sins. He paid the price for us!
The Outer Court of the Tabernacle was also the place of cleansing.
The laver was where the priests would wash in water after the sacrifice was made. It is symbolic of our baptism. We come to faith in Jesus, who is the sacrifice for our sins, and then we are baptized in water!
But just as the priests did not remain in the Outer Court, just as these things were preparations to move into the Inner Court and then the High Priest into the Holy of Holies, we should not dwell there for too long. God wants us to grow deeper in our faith and deeper in our relationship with Him.
Our walk with God has to progress from the Outer Court of the Tabernacle into the Holy Place!
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Our Walk With God
If you feel as though you’re stuck in your walk with God, I hope you will know that He keeps it simple! There is no need to fear going deeper! You don’t need a theology degree to know Him in every way possible!! It’s His desire that you know Him as deeply as He can be known on this side of Heaven!
Just like babes, we are on milk for a time but then the time comes for us to start eating food.
As a baby has to progress on from milk to solid food, we too have to progress in our walk with God.
Hebrews 5:14 says:
But solid food is for the mature, for those who have their powers of discernment trained by constant practice to distinguish good from evil.
We must move on to spiritual maturity! We must progress past the point of “Jesus saves” and know Him more intimately. It is all about relationship!
When you begin a relationship with any individual, you make your best effort to know them better. You talk with them, spend time with them, try to determine their character.
When we begin our relationship with God, we need to do the same. Many of us have become so conditioned to “religion” that we forget that “religion”, with it’s ordinances and rites and sacrifices, was what Jesus came to free us from.
Religion cannot save you; only Jesus can do that.
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Our walk with God has to progress and our relationship with Him has to deepen. That progress involves moving through the Outer Court of the Tabernacle!
So take a step with me as we explore the Outer Court of the Tabernacle in the wilderness in more detail!
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Some other posts on the Tabernacle and on the Jewish roots of the faith are listed below!