Sermons on The Tabernacle and Typology

Sermons on The Tabernacle and Typology

On the Calendar (34 min)

PART 4 – Elton Fairfield preaches on the annual festal calendar of the nation of Israel from Leviticus Ch 23 – otherwise known as “the seven feasts of Jehovah”. He expounds the spiritual significance of the passover, the feast of unleavened bread, firstfruits, Pentecost, trumpets, atonement and tabernacles (Message preached 11th Feb 2018)

Beyond the Curtain (42 min)

PART 3 – Elton Fairfield preaches on the significance of the holy of holies, the room that lay behind the veil in the Tabernacle. There stood the ark of the covenant and its mercy seat, or lid of atonement. Elton spends some time in Leviticus Ch 16 looking at the ‘day of atonement’, the only day on which the High Priest entered beyond the veil and sprinkled blood on and before the mercy seat. The typological significance of these themes…

Within the Chamber (42 min)

PART 2 – Elton Fairfield preaches on what it was like “within the chamber” (the holy place) with its table, lampstand and altar of incense, and the typological significance of all of these things. He explains why the door had 5 pillars, while the gate had only 4, even though they had the same square footage in surface area. Listen for his explanation as to why the lampstand had 22 buds, 22 flowers and 22 almonds (Message preached 10th Feb…

Through the Courtyard (53 min)

PART 1 – Elton Fairfield preaches on the significance of the Tabernacle’s gate, and the first two items of furniture – the brazen altar and the laver – a person would meet as they stepped into the “courtyard” of the Tabernacle. The altar’s design, dimensions, dominance and designation are all outlined as is its typological significance. The need and function of the laver is also expounded with particular reference to John Ch 13 (Message preached 9th Feb 2018)

The Golden Altar (37 min)

PART 8 – Mervyn Hall preaches about the Golden Altar that stood in the holy place in the Tabernacle, which typifies the High Priestly ministry of our Lord Jesus Christ now in heaven on behalf of His people. From the details of the construction, shape, position and use of the altar, Mervyn highlights features of Christ’s succouring, sympathising and supplicating work as our Great High Priest (Message preached Dec 11th 2016)

The Ark of the Covenant (39 min)

PART 6 – Ian Jackson preaches about the Ark of the Covenant that stood in the Holy of Holies in the Tabernacle of Moses. He sees it as a picture of the risen exalted Christ presently “sitting where only God can sit” in the throne in heaven. The Ark of the Covenant, with its acacia wood overlaid with gold, is a clear and powerful picture of the humanity and deity of Christ – two whole and perfect natures in One…

The Golden Lampstand (34 min)

PART 5 – Michael Penfold preaches about the Tabernacle’s “golden lampstand”. This glorious item in the Tabernacle helps us to appreciate the glory of Christ’s person, His position, His people and His Spirit. Details are given concerning its location, composition, construction, composition and function. This ornate, expensive and weighty piece of Tabernacle furniture contains much precious typology for our meditation (Message preached Nov 13th 2016)

The Table of Showbread (40 min)

PART 4 – Joshua Jacob preaches about the Tabernacle’s “table of showbread” under 4 headings. The features of the table, the food on the table, the fellowship around the table and faithfulness at the table. Joshua also lays out some of the general features of the holy place and some of the daily, weekly and yearly events occurring in the Tabernacle precincts (Message preached Oct 23rd 2016)

The Laver (40 min)

PART 3 – Mervyn Hall takes up the subject of the Laver and underlines its typological meaning for the Christian today. He refers to its use in the once-off washing of the Priests at their consecration and likens that to the “washing of regeneration” in Titus 3:5. He then looks at the continual daily washing at the Laver prior to priestly service and highlights the need for us to be continually clean, by the “washing of the water of the…

The Brazen Altar (41 min)

PART 2 – Michael Penfold preaches about the largest piece of furniture in the Tabernacle of Moses – the brazen altar. He explains the significance of the picture of the altar, its position in the Tabernacle, its properties and its parts. Numerous lessons are drawn out about the person and work of Christ from this glorious type outlined in Exodus 27 (Message given Oct 9th 2016)

Tabernacle Furniture Introduction (44 min)

PART 1 – Joshua Jacob introduces the topic of the 7 articles of Tabernacle furniture – the brazen altar, the laver, the table of showbread, the lampstand, the golden altar, the ark of the covenant and the mercy seat. He stresses the importance of this subject and spends some time on all seven items, each of which which will be examined in further detail in the rest of this series of messages (Message given Oct 2nd 2016)

Lessons from the Gates of Jerusalem Pt 2 (38 min)

PART 2 – Jonathan Black continues drawing valuable lessons from the rest of Jerusalem’s 10 gates, lessons with regard to suffering, holiness, the Spirit and Word of God, as well as various aspects of the person and work of our Lord Jesus. Nehemiah and the people rebuilt these gates mindful of the heritage that went before them, so they maintained the old original names and restored exactly what had existed before (Message preached 14th Nov 2014)