Thirteen of the last sixteen chapters of the Book of Exodus contain instructions for building the tabernacle. The word tabernacle means “dwelling place.” The tabernacle was a portable tent where God met with His people. God wanted to dwell among them. (See Ex. 29:45-46.)
Moses had been on the mountain talking with God for 40 days. God wrote the Ten Commandments, the words of the covenant, on tablets. When Moses returned to the camp, he called all of the Israelites together and gave them the instructions God had given him. (Ex. 24:3-4)
I don’t have three year, five year or ten year
plan. I never had and I don’t think I ever will. It’s because I am not a
visionary and the future is in God’s hands. As I look back the past 21 plus
years of New Life’s ministry and history, I think I have tried to be faithful
in doing what I am called to do one day, one week, one month and at most one
year at a time.
Just recently, however, I have sensed God impressing
upon my heart with this thought, “Eric, I want you to challenge your house
church shepherds and members to go all out in reaching out to VIPs ...
House Church Lessons - January 2019
When Jesus ascended to heaven, He instructed the disciples to go to Jerusalem and wait. Jesus promised that the Holy Spirit would come upon them. So the disciples went back to Jerusalem, where they waited and prayed.
The time came for the Jewish festival called Pentecost, or the Feast of Weeks. As with the Passover festival, Jews from all over the Roman Empire would be at the temple in Jerusalem.
During this festival, the Holy Spirit came to believers in Jerusalem. They heard a sound like a violent, rushing wind. When the Holy Spirit filled the ...