Christ in the Camp

February 5, 2017 ()

Bible Text: Exodus 32-33 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church – Feb. 5, 2017 – Worship Service – Alan Conner

CHRIST IN THE CAMP

Exodus 32-33

Intro

A. THE GOLDEN CALF (Ex. 32-33).

1. Aaron makes a golden calf for the people to worship (32:1-6).

2. God’s anger burns against them (32:7-10).

3. Moses intercedes and God relents (32:11-14).

4. Israel loses God’s presence (33:1-3).

B. THE TABERNACLE OUTSIDE THE CAMP (Ex. 33:7-16).

1. Moses pitched the tent outside the camp (33:7).

2. The Lord would speak privately to Moses face to face (33:8-11).

3. Moses pleads for God’s favor and presence (33:12-16).

4. God agrees to go with them (33:14).

C. THE TABERNACLE INSIDE THE CAMP (Numb. 1-2).

1. The Lord takes up His residence in the middle of the camp.

2. Then the 12 tribes camped on the four sides of the tabernacle (Numb. 2:1-34).

D. APPLICATION.

1. The tabernacle is a type of Jesus Christ.

2. Many want to keep Christ on the outside of their camp/life.

3. When Christ is on the outside of our life, we lose our identity. Ex. 33:16

4. When Christ is in the center of our camp/life we experience more of His presence and blessings.

5. How to get Christ from the OUTSIDE to the center of the camp?

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