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Spurgeon's Verse Expositions of the Bible

Exodus 29

 

 

Verses 38-46

Exodus 29:38. Now this is that which thou shalt offer upon the altar; two lambs of the first year day by day continually.

Remember, as long as there was a Jewish state, the morning and the evening were to open and to close with the sacrifice of a lamb.

Exodus 29:39-42. The one lamb thou shalt offer in the morning; and the other lamb thou shalt offer at even: And with the one lamb a tenth deal of flour mingled with the fourth part of an hin of beaten oil; and the fourth part of an hin of wine for a drink offering. And the other lamb thou shalt offer at even, and shalt do thereto according to the meat offering of the morning, and according to the drink offering thereof, for a sweet savour an offering made by fire unto the LORD. This shall be a continual burnt offering throughout your generations at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation before the LORD: where I will meet you, to speak there unto thee.

See, the lamb is the place of meeting; God comes to his people as his people come to him, with the morning and with the evening lamb.

Exodus 29:43. And there I will meet with the children of Israel, and the tabernacle shall be sanctified by my glory.

God’s glory is in the lamb: it is there he is pleased to manifest himself in the glory of his infinite grace to his people.

Exodus 29:44-45. And I will sanctify the tabernacle of the congregation, and the altar: I will sanctify also both Aaron and his sons, to minister to me in the priest’s office. And I will dwell among the children of Israel, and will be their God.

Not without the lamb, you see; that morning and evening sacrifice must be the token and the way of God’s dealing with his people.

Exodus 29:46. And they shall know that I am the LORD their God, that brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, that I may dwell among them: I am the LORD their God.

Now concerning this same lamb, we will read in: —

This exposition consisted of readings from Exodus 29:38-46; Isaiah 53.

 


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Bibliography Information
Spurgeon, Charle Haddon. "Commentary on Exodus 29:4". "Spurgeon's Verse Expositions of the Bible". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/spe/exodus-29.html. 2011.

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