Tabernacle Lesson 3

The Second Covering

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"Our fathers had the tabernacle of witness in the wilderness, as he had appointed speaking unto Moses that he should make it according to the fashion that he had seen." Acts 7:44

The Tabernacle is a witness of Jesus.  Every thing in the Tabernacle complex centers around the Tabernacle "Tent", which is symbolic of Jesus.  This lesson is about the second of three coverings that is to be placed over the "Tent" and it's symbolic meaning.

 

1. The second covering to be placed over the tent, the Tabernacle,  is made of  skins.  

(Exodus 26:14 And thou shalt make a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and a covering above of badgers' skins.)

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2. The second covering is dyed .

(Exodus 26:14 And thou shalt make a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and a covering above of badgers' skins.)

to question 2.

3. Red is symbolic of the blood of  .  

(1 John 1:7 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.)

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4. We have remission of sins by the  of Jesus.  

(Matthew 26:28 For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.)

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5. We are  by the blood of Jesus. 

(Romans 5:9 Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him.)

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6. We are washed from our  by the  of Jesus.  

(Revelation 1:5 And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,)

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7. A person standing under the Tabernacle would see the four colors of Blue, Red, White, and Purple which is symbolic of , and would see the first covering black in color hanging over the two sides about 18 inches, symbolic of our  placed on Jesus.  Then a person would see ram's skin dyed red below the black goat's hair, symbolic of the  of Jesus covering our sins.
Every time a person looked up under the Tabernacle they saw the gospel story of how Jesus would bear our sins on the cross.

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