Key Word is Atone – Make amends for.
To make At-one when two have been split
alter was made of Acacia Wood overlaid with bronze.
were 3 Cubits High, 5 Cubits Long & 5 Cubits Wide.
It had a Bronze
Grating and 4 Horns, one on each corner.
It was carried
on 2 Carrying Poles overlaid with Bronze, which were inserted into 4 Bronze
Rings. The implements for the alter were Shovels, Meat Forks, Fire Pans,
Sprinkling Bowls and Pots, These were all overlaid with bronze.
Sword Drill Exodus 27 1-6
Your attitude should be the
same as that of Christ Jesus, Who, being in very nature of God, did not
consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made himself nothing,
taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. And being
found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient to
death even death on a cross!
Alter is where the animal and food sacrifices were offered to God. There
were 2 types of sacrifices offered
We will look
at the sacrifices in lesson 16.
A person approached
the gate of the Tabernacle with their sacrifice to be offered.
would be presented to the priest at the entrance gate and the priest would
inspect the animal before accepting it.
presented for sacrifice had to be a perfect animal, without any marks or
blemishes. The animal would be prepared for sacrifice. Some times the whole
animal was offered as a whole burnt offering, sometimes just certain parts
would be sacrificed and other parts would be eaten or burnt outside the
If the whole
animal was to be sacrificed, the animal was to be a young male bull. If
the whole animal to be sacrificed was acceptable to The Lord, the offerer
laid one hand on the head of the animal and the animal was then slaughtered.
This was to make atonement with God for the guilt of the sin. The person
then went free before God.
The young bull
was slaughtered by the offerer, Aaron’s sons took the blood and sprinkled
some of the blood against all the sides of the alter. The offerer then skinned
the young bull and cut the offering into pieces and washed the inner parts
and the legs. Aarons sons arrange
the wood on the alter and then laid the pieces on the burning wood. The
fire was always alight and never went out.
Sword Drill Leviticus
Sword Drill John 3:36 Sword
Drill John 3:18
This all took place and was authorized by God as a way of temporarily
satisfying God for mans sinfulness during “The Time of Israel”. The animal
sacrifice was a temporary sacrifice only until the One and Only effective
sacrifice was come (Jesus Christ) and paid the debt of every ones sins,
past, present and future. The animal sacrifice was a temporary sacrifice
and could not take away sin and was to show (a prophecy) what would take
place at a future time when God The Father would judge all of our sins in
His Son on the cross.
Sword Drill 1 Peter 3:24
& 2 Corinthians 5:21 &1 John 2:2
The meaning for these sacrificial offerings
is found in the passage of scripture below!
Philippians 2: 6 – 8
(Please fill in the blanks)
in ___________ God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped
but ________ Himself nothing (of no reputation), taking the very nature
of a ___________, being made in human likeness, and being found in appearance
as a man, He ___________ Himself and became obedient to death, even the
death on a ______”.
Sword Drill: Hebrews 10:5-7
_______ came into the world, He said
and _________You did not desire but a _______you prepared for me; with_________offerings
and _____ offerings
You were _________pleased.
Then I said, “Here I am, it is written about me in the ________ I have come
to do your ______”
All these Sacrifices were pointing towards the sacrifice of God’s
Son on the alter of the cross, on our behalf and in our place.
God The Father
attributed and judged all yours
and my Past SINS Present SINS
and Future SINS
To His perfect
Son Jesus Christ, on the cross
Sword Drill: John 3:16
the world so much that He Gave His only begotten Son, that
in Him, shall not perish but have eternal Life”
Sword Drill: 2 Corinthians 5:21
“God made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us”
Sword Drill: 1 Peter 2:24
“He ___________ bore
our sins in His body on the tree, So that we might die to sins and live
for Righteousness. By His ___________ we are healed. (sewn back together
with God forever)
Sword Drill: Jeremiah 31:34
“I will forgive their wickedness and remember your sins no more”
“Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ and you will be saved”
Sword Drill: Acts 16:31
“I am the gate (door) whoever enters through
Me Will be saved. He will come in and go out and find pasture”
Sword Drill: John 10:9
Dear Heavenly Father:
Thank You for sacrificing Your only Son for us all. Thank You that
He came and carried and was punished for all my sins, and through believing
in Him I can have Your life and live with you forever.
I thank You in The Name of Jesus Christ.