- the students will become familiar with the terms and looks of the Hebrew tabernacle
- the students will discover that the tabernacle is a picture of God’s relationship with humanity and Jesus
Moses received the directions for building the tabernacle when he went up to Mt. Sinai. God gave specific instructions and expected obedience. Moses did as he was told and the tabernacle was created and used for hundreds of years until Solomon build the first temple.
In Genesis, we learn that God created man to commune with Him. God “walked” with Adam in the garden. When Adam and Eve fell to sin, that relationship was broken. The purpose (Exodus 25:8) of the tabernacle was for God to dwell among His people once more. The tabernacle was a tent that moved with the people as they traveled the 40 years in the desert and as they took the land. God really did travel and dwell with His people. Continue reading