God told Moses to make the lampstand from one piece, hammering in its details. “For not even the Father judges anyone, but He has given all judgment to the Son” (Jn.5:22). At current gold prices today, this lampstand would be worth about 2.4 million dollars! He will show the times when you responded to angry and bitter words with kind and gracious words. The hairs of his head were white, like white wool, like snow. He was hammered by the Jewish religious leaders, and by Satan, and Pilate, and the Roman soldiers. Exodus Xxv. [Exodus 25:31-40 “Then you shall make a lamp-stand of pure gold. The golden lampstand was set up in the Holy Place. While all the elements inside the tabernacle's tent of meeting were made of gold, the lampstand alone— also known as the menorah, golden candlestick and candelabrum—was constructed of solid gold. In Luke 12:2-3 Jesus said, “But there is nothing covered up that will not be revealed, and hidden that will not be known. It is mentioned in Exodus 25, 1 Kings 7, Zechariah 4, and Revelation 1. PART 4 - Mr Thomas Bentley preaches on the golden lampstand, which gave light in the holy place of the Tabernacle. And suddenly there came from heaven a noise like a violent rushing wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. But the whole thing is Jesus – and the true Church is the body of Jesus – it is Jesus! It’s interesting to note just how precise God is in explaining how He wanted the lampstand to look. They cast the molten gold into a mold. Seven: is the number of divine perfection/completion. First, we must understand that the Lampstand points to Jesus Christ. However, they are mentioned in connection with Aaron’s rod that budded, and they are mentioned in connection with the Lampstand. However, there is a difference in how Jesus shines His light, and we shine our light. The Lampstand Was Made of Hammered Work. Like Jesus, made perfect through suffering. Well, when Jesus Christ came into the world He brought light. You see, they were hammered, but that just gave them opportunity to shine brightly for the Lord. “A bulb shall be under the first pair of branches coming out of it, and a bulb under the second pair of branches coming out of it, and a bulb under the third pair of branches coming out of it, for the six branches coming out of the lamp-stand. – unity born out of suffering. (25:32). The Golden Lampstand . God uses the Tabernacle to reveal His precious Son; and the Golden Lampstand’s purpose is no different. “Six branches shall go out from its sides; three branches of the lamp-stand from its one side and three branches of the lamp-stand from its other side. (It is speaking of the building of the temple, the dwelling place of יְהוָה; we, the Church, are the temple of the Holy Spirit. So, here in the Lampstand, we see Christ united to His people shining forth God’s light. Right there where we have fellowship with Jesus, there is the light shining on the table – the light of the golden lamp-stand! God’s command to make a lampstand for the sanctuary appears in Exodus 25:31–40 ( see also 37:17–24). We have been looking at the tabernacle – when we outside in the court we could see easily – there was the natural light of the bright Sinai sun [P]. The hairs of his head were white, like white wool, like snow. John MacArthur, Jr. has written an endorsement on the back cover. You must allow it. THE GOLDEN LAMPSTAND. Zechariah 4:3 "And two olive trees by it, one upon the right [side] of the bowl, and the other upon the … Bert Forrest The Tabernacle [ … Almonds are not mentioned in the Old Testament very often at all. It was placed just outside the curtain covering the entrance to the Most Holy Place (Ex 26:31-35). (25:33). He has shone in your hearts to give the knowledge of Christ. “Then you shall make its lamps seven in number; and they shall mount its lamps so as to shed light on the space in front of it. The ladies gather every other Thursday evening at 7:00 for bible study. The whole purpose was the lamps – without the lamp, the whole thing is useless. There are light and fellowship together. By: Philip Harrelson. The next object, the Bronze Laver, speaks of Purification. Only when joined to the central stem are there seven, there is perfection. They were made of pure gold – and God works in our lives to ensure that the light is bright, that His church shines forth with the light of the oil of the Holy Spirit, getting rid of impurity and keeping the light from being extinguished. That’s not what Jesus said. They begin budding as early as January. The moon has no light of its own. His head and His hair were white like white wool, like snow; and His eyes were like a flame of fire. Hammered: the hammering of the gold points to the sufferings of Christ. The purpose of this vision of the golden lampstand is to show the Lord can easily and often does accomplish His gracious purposes concerning His people by His own wisdom and power, without any labor of man and He uses men as instruments in accomplishing His goal for humanity, yet He neither needs them nor is tied to them, but can do His work without them rather than let His purpose … “Its snuffers and their trays shall be of pure gold. [A new window will open. It was just a vessel that held it. The lampstand was among the most ornate pieces created for use in the tabernacle, and those familiar with modern Judaism would know that the lampstand looked basically like a seven-branched menorah. The Holy Spirit teaches us all things, and teaches us to abide as branches in the Vine. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden; nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. Featuring a sermon puts it on the front page of the site and is the most effective way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands including all mobile platforms + newsletter. The first piece we will consider is the golden lampstand that was set up in the Holy Place outside the curtain covering the entrance to the Most Holy Place (Ex. One of the three objects to stand in the Holy Place of the tabernacle of Israel was the golden lampstand. “Three cups shall be shaped like almonds in the one branch, a bulb and a flower, and three cups shaped like almonds in the other branch, a bulb and a flower—so for six branches going out from the lamp-stand; and in the lamp-stand four cups shaped like almonds, its bulbs and its flowers. We need light! Any exceptions to the above must be approved by The Bridge. And He will delight in the fear of יְהוָה, and He will not judge by what His eyes see, Nor make a decision by what His ears hear; but with righteousness He will judge the poor, and decide with fairness for the afflicted of the earth; and He will strike the earth with the rod of His mouth, and with the breath of His lips He will slay the wicked. As mentioned, these candlesticks were made of gold, the most precious and valuable of all metals. 10b–14). If you stopped confessing Christ all your sufferings would cease. He is! What is the purpose of a lamp-stand? Featuring a sermon puts it on the front page of the site and is the most effective way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands including all mobile platforms + newsletter. You see, we can hinder through sin and our flesh, what the Lord is longing to do through us. It would be terrible. You will have no Advocate to plead your case, because the only Advocate there is, is now your Judge. Revelation of the Holy Spirit! Who do you think you are?” Well, God wanted to make a point as to whom He had chosen to be Israel’s high priest. So, brothers and sisters hear this. Almond, bulb, flowers: Then there is this strange description of three cups, bulbs and flowers on each branch – the cup was shaped like an almond. Made out of pure gold – one solid slab. It represented the office of Israel, as destined to ray out the light of God into a dark world. In Hezekiah’s day the lamp had been put out [2 Chronicles 29:1-8 Hezekiah became king. Jesus was bruised and we have the privilege of sharing His sufferings – that is how the Church is forged. It is so easy to slip into the routine of doing what we do. For God is light. I saw Him for real, and the consequence was love for Him who had deigned to notice me!] The Tabernacle [ 6 ] The Golden Lampstand: 1/11/2017 (WED) ID. Zechariah also saw two olive trees, one on either side of the lampstand, which continually dispensed oil to the stand via golden pipes (vv. As we learned last week, spend time regularly at the table of showbread, fellowshipping with Christ. As mentioned, these candlesticks were made of gold, the most precious and valuable of all metals. TD Jakes — The Golden Lampstand. This sermon was preached on December 22, 2013. The Lord told Moses that the rod of the man whom He had chosen would sprout. The Church is Divine! As we focus on the golden lampstand, we are made to see: Three Great Lights Lighting Our World. But inside there are gold boards, four layers of coverings, thick curtains [P]. A lampstand of solid gold: God gave Zechariah a vision of the golden lampstand that was meant to stand in the temple. But you must let it. Christian, the idea that Christ will expose your whole life may be scary, but it is nothing like what the non-Christian will experience. Featuring a sermon puts it on the front page of the site and is the most effective way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands including all mobile platforms + newsletter. The almond tree is the first of all the trees in Israel to bud and bring forth fruit. Accordingly, whatever you have said in the dark will be heard in the light, and what you have whispered in the inner rooms will be proclaimed upon the housetops.” In other words, Jesus is saying that light exposes what is there. Where you were completely self-centered before, after you met Christ you went out of your way to help others, give them rides, take meals to them, and serve them. For web posting, a link to this document on our website is preferred. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden; nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on the lamp-stand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. Source: https://sermons.love/td-jakes/ Addeddate 2019-05-04 22:44:57 Identifier TDJakes--TheGoldenLampstand Scanner Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader 1.6.4. plus-circle Add Review. The Lampstand was only a container for the light. The sun produces light – the moon reflects it. The lamp-stand and its base and its shaft are to be made of hammered work; its cups, its bulbs and its flowers shall be of one piece with it. As we have seen from our previous studies, every single item contained within the Tabernacle had a purpose and a divine pattern. His feet were like burnished bronze, when it has been made to glow in a furnace, and His voice was like the sound of many waters. The budding of Aaron’s rod manifested a re-impartation of life – a resurrection of sorts. Pastor Cory Griess. Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.” Not only does the Bible say that Jesus is the light of the world. The children’s song is very true: “This little light of mine, I’m going to let it shine. ITEM TILE download. Peter is telling these Christians that they are going to be hammered. Zechariah also saw two olive trees, one on either side of the lampstand, which continually dispensed oil to the stand via golden pipes (vv. [Zechariah 6:12 ‘Thus says יְהוָה of armies, “Behold, a man whose name is Branch, for He will branch out from where He is; and He will build the temple of יְהוָה.] Mitch Lush. [P] Jesus is the Stem [Isaiah 11:1 Then a shoot will spring from the stem of Jesse,(Jesus, the Son of David) and a branch from his roots will bear fruit.] But it was at this point right here that these believers had their greatest opportunity. We appologize, but this sermon was not recorded. “See that you make them after the pattern for them, which was shown to you on the mountain.] He revealed God’s truth to the people. Whatever we have said or done will be exposed by Jesus Christ at the final Judgment. He wants it. The workmen started with one big slab of pure gold, and they hammered it into shape. The Golden Lampstand 4 Exodus 25:31-40. The Spirit of יְהוָה will rest on Him, The spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and strength, the spirit of knowledge and the fear of יְהוָה. [Romans 8:29 For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brethren;] – A perfect, spotless Divine creation – that is the Church, not the ecclesiastical squabbling, ineptitude and impurity we see. Not only that, but it was very costly! It’s really the difference between the sun and the moon. Remember the time when Korah led a rebellion against Moses and Aaron? We need light! “Now while the bridegroom was delaying, they all got drowsy and were sleeping. This is what is produced when we are joined to the central stem: [John 15:2 Every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit. They held lamps – our witness – the foolish had no oil, they were left on the outside, they missed out. John said, “Do not be surprised, brethren, if the world hates you” (1 John 3:13). The Church holds up the light of the Spirit that brings illumination, revelation. “Their bulbs and their branches shall be of one piece with it; all of it shall be one piece of hammered work of pure gold. The Golden Lamp-stand [Exodus 25:31-40 “Then you shall make a lamp-stand of pure gold. We shine forth light into the world [Matthew 5:14-16 “You are the light of the world. Tribulation reveals whose we really are. 2. Paul says in Phil. – the expectant hope of the return of the One we love. Then he said to them, “Listen to me, O Levites. You will stand naked, and guilty, and condemned before Him. That’s why Paul says in 1 Cor. The bulls and goats and sheep took the full force of God’s wrath instead of the sinners. Mt. It is a tragic thing when church’s lamp goes out, is removed, when there is no light being shone around, when the Holy Spirit is grieved and departed, there is no revelation, when our love for Jesus has grown cold. There were no windows. [Colossians 1:22 yet He has now reconciled you in His fleshly body through death, in order to present you before Him holy and blameless and beyond reproach—] [Revelation 19:7-8 “Let us rejoice and be glad and give the glory to Him, for the marriage of the Lamb has come and His bride has made herself ready.” It was given to her to clothe herself in fine linen, bright and clean; for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints.] In Revelation 13:18, we are told that 666 is the number of a man. Paul says in 2 Cor. We have, in the vision of the prophet who sustained and animated the spirits of Israel in their Restoration, the repetition of the emblem, in the great golden candlestick which Zechariah saw, fed by two 'olive trees,' one on either side of it; and in the last book of Scripture we have that most significant and lovely variation of it, the reappearance, not of the one golden candlestick or lampstand, but of seven. They are going to suffer. “For who has despised the day of small things? Recommend this sermon to others. “Discipleship Training Manual” was Pastor Brian’s attempt to provide some material to enable an older believer guide a younger believer into a growing and more obedient relationship to Christ. In Exodus only one lampstand was placed in the tabernacle to give light in … Sermon Notes. Amy included clipart of the lampstand in this week's bulletin. Jesus Christ is the true light. However, if you are not a Christian, you also will be exposed. 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