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Series: Touring the Tabernacle
Exodus 25:8, 10-22; 30:1-10
August 15, 2004
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
Join me this morning in Exodus chapter 25. I don't know about you .. but for me .. this has been a very short summer! And I know that many of you have enjoyed going on vacation. Others of you couldn't go on vacation because it's pretty hard to take a vacation from doing nothing!
Well .. this summer .. we have been enjoying a TOUR OF THE TABERNACLE. And I'm sure when our tour began that some of you were thinking, "The Old Testament Tabernacle? Why is our pastor spending several weeks on that topic? What on earth does the Old Testament Tabernacle have to do with me? How does the Tabernacle impact my life?"
Well as you have discovered ... that Old Testament Tabernacle has everything to do with you. For that Tabernacle shows how anybody can find and fellowship with God! I mean .. regardless of your baggage .. regardless of your background .. regardless of your nationality .. regardless of the color of your skin ... You Can Find God! You Can Know God! You Can Approach God!
God wants to fellowship with you! We read in Exodus 25.8, "And let them make Me a sanctuary, that I may dwell among them." That's what makes the gospel such good news: that God wants to be with us .. to dwell with us. Students ..that means that God wants to hang out with you!
And it all begins at a GATE! Just as there was only one GATE of entrance into the Tabernacle .. there is only one way to find God and that's through His Son Jesus Christ.
That GATE is a picture of Jesus who said in John 14.6, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me." Listen folks .. you don't find God your way. You find God God's way and God's way is the Jesus way.
A couple of months ago Julie and I were in a taxi cab on the way somewhere and I began a conversation with the driver. In just a few minut ...
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