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GOOD-BYE TO BONDAGE...HELLO TO BLESSING
"Making Peace with Your Past"
November 16, 1997
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
Now take your Bible and turn please to the
gospel according to Exodus! That's right! The
gospel according to Exodus!
You say, "Wait just a minute! What do you
mean the gospel according to Exodus? There's only
four gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John."
Friend .. let me tell you something about the
Word of God and it's gospels! This book contains
more than 4 gospels! It contains 66 gospels! Every
book found in the Bible tells us the good news of
Jesus Christ who came and died on the cross in our
place and arose a victor that third day!
You see ... though the events recorded in the
book of Exodus literally happened ... they are a
shadow of things to come!
For instance ... God told Moses in Exodus 25.8,
"And let them make Me a sanctuary, that I may
dwell among them." And how wonderful that God
wants us to enter His presence and enjoy His
provision! That's why God instructed Moses to
construct a tabernacle!
Everywhere the children of Israel went .. the
tabernacle went with them! God wanted them to
know that when they took a step ... that He stepped
And everything associated with the tabernacle
pointed to the person or work of God's only Son: the
Lord Jesus Christ.
Listen .. everything about the tabernacle points
us to Jesus who wants to dwell among us! Do you
remember what John said in John 1.14, "And the
Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we
beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of
the Father, full of grace and truth."
Do you see the word "dwelt?" It actually
means "tabernacled." "The Word was made flesh
and tabernacled among us." That's what the
Christmas Season is all about! It's the celebration
that Jesus Christ came to tabernacle among us!
Now that the children of Israel had a place to
meet with God and f ...
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