THE LAMPSTANDNovember 1, 2020 / Exodus 25:31-39
IN THE SHADOWS part 4
November 1, 2020
Exodus 25:31-33, 39— You are to make a lampstand out of pure, hammered gold. It is to be made of one piece: its base and shaft, its ornamental cups, and its buds and petals. 32 Six branches are to extend from its sides, three branches of the lampstand from one side and three branches of the lampstand from the other side. 33 There are to be three cups shaped like almond blossoms, each with a bud and petals, on one branch, and three cups shaped like almond blossoms, each with a bud and petals, on the next branch. It is to be this way for the six branches that extend from the lampstand.
Vs. 39—The lampstand with all these utensils is to be made from seventy-five pounds of pure gold.
Exodus 27:21— The lampstand with all these utensils is to be made from seventy-five pounds of pure gold.
Lampstand = (Menorah – Hebrew)
1. The Lampstand is a symbol of the Light of the World!
John 8:12— Jesus spoke to them again: “I am the light of the world. Anyone who follows Me will never walk in the darkness but will have the light of life.”
2. Jesus illuminates the darkness to
you to .
John 1:5—That light shines in the darkness, and yet the darkness did not overcome it.
John 3:19-21— This is the judgment: The light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than the light because their deeds were evil. 20 For everyone who does evil hates the light and avoids it, so that his deeds may not be exposed. 21 But anyone who lives by the truth comes to the light, so that his works may be shown to be accomplished by God.”
3. Jesus Shines His Light in the Darkness…
a. By His
b. By His
c. By His
Psalm 119:105— Your word is a lamp for my feet and a light on my path.
Romans 10:17— So faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes through the message about Christ.
John 3:5-6— Jesus answered, “Truly I tell you, unless someone is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. 6 Whatever is born of the flesh is flesh, and whatever is born of the Spirit is spirit.
1 Peter 2:9— But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for His possession, so that you may proclaim the praises of the one who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.
Followers of Christ are empowered by the Holy Spirit to the of Jesus to the world.
John 15:5— Jesus said, “ I am the vine; you are the branches. ”
Matthew 5:14— Jesus said, “You are the light of the world.”
Ephesians 5:8— For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light
Galatians 5:25—If we live by the Spirit, let us also keep in step with the Spirit.
Are you ready to accept Jesus today?
Just pray a prayer like this:
Dear Lord Jesus, I know that I am a sinner, and I ask for Your forgiveness. I believe You died for my sins and rose from the dead. I turn from my sins and invite You to come into my heart and life. I want to trust and follow You as my Lord and Savior. In Your Name. Amen
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