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From Rubin Reports.Blogspot.Com Why Does the Palestinian Authority Celebrate Those Who Turned Christianity's Holiest Shrine into a Military Bunker? Posted: 09 Apr 2010 07:15 AM PDT Please be subscriber 9,951. Just put your email address in the box on the upper right-hand corner of the page. We depend on your tax-deductible contributions. To make one, please send a check to: American Friends of IDC, 116 East 16th Street, Continue Reading

Exodus 40:34-38; The Tabernacle Filled with Glory: God came and took possession of it. The shechinah, the divine eternal Word, not yet made flesh, yet, as a prelude to that event, came and dwelt among them; this was henceforth the place of His throne, and the place of the soles of His feet; here He resided, here He ruled. Where God has a throne and an altar in the soul, there is a living temple. B.C. 1491

Exodus 40:34-38 34 Then a cloud covered the tent of the congregation, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.   35 And Moses was not able to enter into the tent of the congregation, because the cloud abode thereon, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.   36 And when the cloud was taken up from over the tabernacle, the children of Israel went onward in all their journeys:   37 But if the cloud were not taken up, then they Continue Reading

Exodus 40:16-33; Thus did Moses: according to all that the Lord commanded him, so did he. Those that are unsettled in the world must not think that this will excuse them in their continued irreligion; as if it were enough to begin to serve God when they begin to be settled in the world. Considering that our carcases may fall in that wilderness, and we may be fixed in another world before we come to fix in this. B.C. 1491

Exodus 40:16-33 16 Thus did Moses: according to all that the LORD commanded him, so did he.   17 And it came to pass in the first month in the second year, on the first day of the month, that the tabernacle was reared up.   18 And Moses reared up the tabernacle, and fastened his sockets, and set up the boards thereof, and put in the bars thereof, and reared up his pillars.   19 And he spread abroad the tent over the tabernacle, and put the Continue Reading

Exodus 40:1-15; The Rearing of the Tabernacle; Everything was sanctified when it was put in its proper place, and not till then, for till then it was not fit for the use to which it was to be sanctified. As every thing is beautiful in its season, so is everything in its place. B.C. 1491

Exodus Chapter 40 In this chapter, I. Orders are given for the setting up of the tabernacle and the fixing of all the appurtenances of it in their proper places (ver. 1-8), and the consecrating of it (ver. 9-11), and of the priests, ver. 12-15. II. Care is taken to do all this, and as it was appointed to be done, ver. 16-33. III. God takes possession of it by the cloud, ver. 34, &c. The Rearing of the Tabernacle. B. Continue Reading

Proverbs 19:23; Serious godliness has a direct tendency to life; to all good, to eternal life; it is the sure and ready way to it; there is something in the nature of it fitting men for heaven and so leading them to it

Proverbs 19:23 23 The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil. See what those that get by it that live in the fear of God, and always make conscience of their duty to him. 1. Safety: They shall not be visited with evil; they may be visited with sickness or other afflictions, but there shall be no evil in them, nothing to hurt them, because nothing to separate them Continue Reading

Exodus 39:32-42; The Tabernacle Completed; Moses blessed them: This blessing, in the name of the Lord, was wages enough for all their work. Those whom God employs He will bless, and those whom He blesses are blessed indeed; The blessing He commands is life for evermore. B.C. 1491

Exodus 39:32-42 32 Thus was all the work of the tabernacle of the tent of the congregation finished: and the children of Israel did according to all that the LORD commanded Moses, so did they.   33 And they brought the tabernacle unto Moses, the tent, and all his furniture, his taches, his boards, his bars, and his pillars, and his sockets,   34 And the covering of rams' skins dyed red, and the covering of badgers' skins, and the vail of the Continue Reading

Exodus 39:1-31; The Tabernacle and Its Furniture; The Holy Garments; The Ephod; The Onyx Stones; The Breastplate with Precious Stones, Four Rows; 12 Stones one for each Tribe; Robe of the Ephod; The Holy Crown of Pure Gold engraved HOLINESS TO THE LORD; It must be so written upon the Saints foreheads that all who converse with them may see, and say, that they bear the image of God’s Holiness. B.C. 1491

Exodus Chapter 39 This chapter gives us an account of the finishing of the work of the tabernacle. I. The last things prepared were the holy garments. The ephod and its curious girdle, ver. 1-5. The onyx-stones for the shoulders, ver. 6, 7. The breastplate with the precious stones in it, ver. 8-21. The robe of the ephod, ver. 22-26. The coats, bonnets, and breeches, for the inferior priests, ver. 27-29. And the plate of the holy crown, Continue Reading

Exodus 38:21-31; This is the sum of the Tabernacle: A Summary of the gold, silver and brass; See how liberal the people were and how faithful the workmen were, in both which respects their good example ought to be followed. B.C. 1491

Exodus 38:21-31 21 This is the sum of the tabernacle, even of the tabernacle of testimony, as it was counted, according to the commandment of Moses, for the service of the Levites, by the hand of Ithamar, son to Aaron the priest.   22 And Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, made all that the LORD commanded Moses.   23 And with him was Aholiab, son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan, an engraver, and a cunning Continue Reading

Exodus 38:9-20; The Court and the hangings of the Court; This represented the state of the Old-Testament Church: it was a garden enclosed; But the enclosure being of curtains only intimated that the confinement of the church in one particular nation was not to be perpetual; it made room for the Gentile world. B.C. 1491

Exodus 38:9-20 9 And he made the court: on the south side southward the hangings of the court were of fine twined linen, an hundred cubits:   10 Their pillars were twenty, and their brazen sockets twenty; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets were of silver.   11 And for the north side the hangings were an hundred cubits, their pillars were twenty, and their sockets of brass twenty; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets of silver.   Continue Reading

Exodus 38:1-8; The Tabernacle and Its Furniture: The Brazen Altar; The Laver, this is here said to be made of the looking-glasses (or mirrors): The Word of God is a glass, in which we may see our own faces; and with it we must compare our own hearts and lives, that, finding out our blemishes, we may wash with particular sorrow, and application of the blood of Christ to our souls. B.C. 1491

Exodus Chapter 38 Here is an account, I. Of the making of the brazen altar (ver. 1-7), and the laver, ver. 8. II. The preparing of the hangings for the enclosing of the court in which the tabernacle was to stand, ver. 9-20. III. A summary of the gold, silver, and brass, that was contributed to, and used in, the preparing of the tabernacle, ver. 21, &c. The Tabernacle and Its Furniture. B. C. Continue Reading