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Parashat Vayakhel/Pekudei (ויקהל/פקודי): Exodus 35:1–40:38

Are we paying attention how we’re building a home for Yeshua and the Spirit in our lives? The care and attention to detail that went into the Tabernacle that the LORD instructed Israel to build and what that teaches about the Holy One and Heaven’s plan to transform us is central to the lessons in the Torah reading ויקהל/פקודי Vayakhel/Pekudei, covering Exodus 35:1–40:38.

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Leviticus 8-9: God ordains the Tabernacle and priesthood of Israel

Richard AgeeGod, through Moshe (Moses), consecrates His mediator, Aharon (Aaron). There is a clear transfer of spiritual authority from Moshe to Aharon at this point. This is a foreshadowing of God’s consecration of Yeshua, our Messiah as our High Priest, who had to walk a sacrificial walk for us that we could hear, do and walk in God’s word as He does. After Moshe consecrated Aharon and his sons, there was no longer any doubt as to how God has chosen to be the mediator between Himself and His people. 

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Exodus 37-38: Design of the Ark of the Testimony and furniture of Tabernacle holy places

Richard AgeeWe can only guess how much the gold and silver used in the Tabernacle would be worth in modern monetary terms. There were two main people who God help up to supervise and build the Tabernacle. God is the potter and we are the clay and He chose these men to fulfill this honor.

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Exodus 35-36: A rested development of God’s House

Richard AgeeThis is a repetition of the previous chapter about the design of the הַמִּשְׁכָּן ha-Mishkan (Strong’s lexicon No. H4908, the Tabernacle). It doesn’t emphasize the size or measurements of the Tabernacle, but the finer details. These chapters are all about the work or nonwork in the context of building God’s Tabernacle.

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