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Exodus 25:8 "And let them construct a sanctuary for Me, that I may dwell among them.

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      8. a sanctuary; that I may dwell among them--In one sense the tabernacle was to be a palace, the royal residence of the King of Israel, in which He was to dwell among His people, receive their petitions, and issue His responses. But it was also to be a place of worship, in which God was to record His name and to enshrine the mystic symbols of His presence.

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Brief Summary: At this chapter begins an account of the orders and instructions God gave to Moses upon the mount for the erecting and furnishing of a tabernacle to the honour of God. We have here. I. Orders given for a collection to be made among the people for this purpose (v. 1-9). II. Particular instructions, 1. Concerning the ark of the covenant (v. 10-22). The table of showbread (v. 23-30). The golden candlestick (v. 31, etc.).

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What the Israelites were to offer for making the tabernacle. (1-9)
The ark. (10-22)
The table, with its furniture. (23-30)
The candlestick. (31-40)
 

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