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The Table Is Set (5 of 6)
Series: Touring the Tabernacle
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
August 8, 2004
Perhaps you have heard that we are living in a postmodern world. Postmodernism has been described as a room without walls, floor and ceiling. It has no boundaries .. no limitations .. anything goes.
It's the mindset that says, "You have your truth, I have mine. You believe what you want to believe, I'll believe what I want to believe." In other words .. there is no absolute truth.
And when there is no absolute truth .. there is no God because God is the supreme absolute truth. No wonder there is so much confusion today about finding and knowing God. That's what makes our Tour of the Tabernacle so important. It is the Tour of Absolute Truth!
This tour of truth shows us the way to God! And the way to God begins at the GATE! There was only one gate .. one entrance .. one way to God and that gate is a picture of Jesus Christ!
Jesus .. the gate to God said in John 14.6, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me."
Now somebody says, "Pastor, are you saying that there is only one way to God? And are you saying that Jesus is that one way?" Oh no .. I'm not saying that! God says that.
You say, "Well .. I'm offended. To be politically correct today is to say that there are many ways to God. That whatever road a person is on will eventually take them to God." God didn't call me to be politically correct.
The church of Jesus Christ needs to be less concerned about being politically correct and more concerned about being biblically correct! God forbid that we're ever known as the Roswell Street Politically Correct Baptist Church!
You will notice that once inside the GATE .. we are faced with the BRAZEN ALTAR. That was the place of sacrifice and substitute. And of course that altar is a picture of another altar where the ultimate sacrifice and substitute took place. ...
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