BEGINNING OF THE TABERNACLE
DEVOTIONAL READING: Hebrews 9:11–15
BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: Exodus 35–40
EXODUS 40:16–30, 34, 38
The cloud of the LORD was upon the [Tabernacle] by day, and fire was on it by night, in the sight of all the house of Israel, throughout all their journeys.—Exodus 40:38
LESSON AIMS After participating in this lesson, each student will be able to:
1. Match the tabernacle’s furnishings with their functions.
2. Compare and contrast God’s presence in the [Tabernacle]with His presence in the temple in Jerusalem, in Jesus, in the church, and in the individual Christian.
3. Demonstrate God’s presence in his or her life in a concrete way in the week ahead.
Introduction A. Building My Tabernacle
B. Lesson Background
I. Constructing the Tabernacle (EXODUS 40:16–19)
A. Obedience of Moses (v. 16)
Doing It God’s Way
B. Date of Completion (v. 17)
C. Structure of the…