Verses for the Week

April 15-16, 2017
Saturday Fellowship – The Signs of the Time
VII.  Preparing for the Coming Kingdom Age
        C. Exercising to keep the feasts daily
        D. Building up the true heavenly tabernacle
             1. Not built by man, not by man’s hands and
                 not of this creation, but by Christ –
                 God being the architect and the builder Himself
             2. Strictly according to the heavenly pattern
                 shown to Moses (Heb. 8:4-5; 9:1-10,)
                 a. The materials (Exod. 25:1-9)
                 b. The holy place and the holy of holies
                 c. The furniture
                 d. The goal – to enter the holy of holies
                     (Heb. 9:12, 24; 10:19-22; Rom. 5:2; Eph. 2:18)
                     i.  To come boldly to the throne of grace
                     ii. To appear before the living God
        E. To be the overcomers and the first fruits (Rev. 2-3; 14:1-5)
Lord’s Day Fellowship – Preparing the Offerings, Spiritual Sacrifices
VII.  Christ as our heave offering (Lev. 7:14, 32-34; 10:13-14)
        A. Referring to the strength of Christ in His ascension
             1. Thigh – the strength of Christ (Zech. 4:6; Eph. 3:16; 1 Cor. 1:4-5)
             2. Heave – the ascension of Christ (Act. 1:8; Eph. 1:18-20; Rom. 15:18-20)
                 a.  Head over all things to the church (Eph. 1:22-23; 3:20-21)
                 b.  Lord of Lords and King of Kings (Rev. 17:14; 19:16; Eph. 6:10-13)
                 c.  The Lamb standing on the heavenly Mount Zion before the throne with
                      the firstfruits (Rev. 14:1-5)
        B. Needed in the peace offering (Lev. 9:18-21)
        C. Needed in the consecration of the priests (Exo. 29:27-28)