The Tabernacle – The Home of God
The Colours and Intent of Jesus Christ
The Messiah – The Saviour of the World
The Tabernacle is Jesus Christ Our King. Jesus Christ
is The Tabernacle.
Every colour, every piece of material and clothe, every
piece of furniture.
Every sacrifice, every feast and festival day, all
portray Jesus Christ and His Love for all, for
Nothing happened without a meaning.
Everything pointed to a future happening and a future people who were
to become a nation of priests.
As we look at the Tabernacle we will examine the relationship
between Christ and
The location of the Tabernacle
The Tabernacle was the dwelling
(House) of God and it was right among them. It was the centre of their
camp life. It was built about 1441 BC.
The message of the Tabernacle is depicted in The Lord God’s
Name Emanuel. Emanuel means God with us. God prophesies many events in
history, many prophecies relate to Jesus Christ (Emanuel-The Messiah)
and His Church.
Prophecy: Isaiah 7:14
“The Lord Himself will give you a sign; the virgin
will be with child and give birth to a son and will call Him Immanuel.”
Prophecy: Isaiah 9:6
“To us a child is born to us a Son is given, and the
government will be on his shoulders. And He will be called wonderful,
counsellor, Mighty God, Father of eternity, Prince of Peace”
Prophecy fulfilled: Matthew 1:18-23
“All this took place to fulfil what the Lord had spoken through the prophet:
The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a Son, and they will
call Him Immanuel, which means God with us.”
Prophecy Fulfilled: Luke 1:26-35
“In the sixth month, God sent the angel Gabriel to
Prophecy fulfilled for the church: God with us Ephesians 2:22
“In Him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which
God lives by His Spirit.”
Prophecy fulfilled for the church: God
with us 2 Corinthians 13:5
“Do you not know that Christ is in you.”?
Purpose of the Tabernacle
The purpose of the Tabernacle was to display in a very
graphical way, mankind’s condition before God of spiritual death, God’s
judgement, our helplessness and our inability as creatures, His Mercy
and ability to solve this great human problem before God. The Tabernacle
showed our eternal separation from Himself, our separation from His goodness
and loving provision, forever and ever.
tabernacle graphically displays our need for God to come down from heaven,
and provide the solution, which we could not provide for ourselves. This
one and only solution being accomplished through the substitutionary sacrifice
of His Son, Jesus Christ for us. This was portrayed in various animal
The Messiah, Jesus Christ paying the redemption price
for each of us, and clearing our debt of sin to God by providing the way,
so that each person in the human race, can be willingly restored to Himself
and have the rift between God and man healed and so bringing us back to
It is all the work of God the Heavenly Father and His
Son Jesus Christ, providing one solution and One Way.
The Key Words of the Tabernacle
“I Am the Way, the Truth and The Life. No one comes to the Father but
“Salvation is found in no one else, got there is no other Name under heaven
given to men, by whom we must be saved.”