The Gates

I’m standing at the gate of Jerusalem with my face in hand weeping for the harlot who has lost her way.  Once beautiful in every way, now merely reflecting her former grace.  My heart bleeds for her to come back home but she loves the oppression of Egypt more.  She finds joy in degradation and … Continue reading

Stop! Thief!

Ten Commandments #8  Exodus 20:15 “You shall not steal“.(NIV) Matthew Henry Commentary The eighth commandment is the law of love as it respects the property of others. The portion of worldly things allotted us, as far as it is obtained in an honest way, is the bread which God hath given us; for that we … Continue reading

The Tabernacle: Altar of Incense

Image via Wikipedia God commanded the priests to burn incense on the golden altar every morning and evening, the same time that the daily burnt offerings were made. The incense was to be left burning continually throughout the day and night as a pleasing aroma to the Lord. It was made of an equal part … Continue reading

The Tabernacle: The Gate

There was only one gate by which people could enter into the tabernacle courtyard. The gate was 30 feet wide. It was located directly in the center of the outer court on the east end. The gate was covered by a curtain or screen made of finely twisted linen in blue, purple and scarlet. The … Continue reading