Tabernacle Lesson 10

Altar of Incense

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Picture-Postage stamp, with a picture of the Altar of Incense, published by Israel

1. The Altar of Incense is   cubit long and  cubit wide and  cubits high. Since a cubit equals 18 inches, the Altar of Incense is 1 foot, 6 inches long, 1 foot, 6 inches wide and 3 feet high.

  (Exodus 30:2 A cubit shall be the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof; foursquare shall it be: and two cubits shall be the height thereof: the horns thereof shall be of the same.)

to question 1.

2. The Altar of Incense is made of shittim wood and is overlayed with .  

(Exodus 30:3 And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, the top thereof, and the sides thereof round about, and the horns thereof; and thou shalt make unto it a crown of gold round about.)

to question 2.

3. The Altar of Incense is to have  rings made of gold in the two  .  

(Exodus 30:4 And two golden rings shalt thou make to it under the crown of it, by the two corners thereof, upon the two sides of it shalt thou make it; and they shall be for places for the staves to bear it withal.)

to question 3.

4. The Altar of Incense is carried by two staves made of shittim wood and overlayed with .  

(Exodus 30:4-5 And two golden rings shalt thou make to it under the crown of it, by the two corners thereof, upon the two sides of it shalt thou make it; and they shall be for places for the staves to bear it withal.

5  And thou shalt make the staves of shittim wood, and overlay them with gold.)

to question 4.

5. The Altar of Incense is symbolic of   (Revelation 8:3-4And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer; and there was given unto him much incense, that he should offer it with the prayers of all saints upon the golden altar which was before the throne.

4        And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel's hand.) and is symbolic of Jesus making  for us.  

(Romans 8:34 Who is he that condemneth? It is Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us.)  

(Hebrews 7:25 Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.)

to question 5.

6. The Altar of Incense is placed before the   of the most holy place (the first room under the Tabernacle).  

(Exodus 30:6-7 And thou shalt put it before the vail that is by the ark of the testimony, before the mercy seat that is over the testimony, where I will meet with thee.

7  And Aaron shall burn thereon sweet incense every morning: when he dresseth the lamps, he shall burn incense upon it.)

to question 6.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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