Supplementary Study Sources. That which has in it the taint of self-regard so pronouncedly and dominantly as that God is shut out, is like some vegetation down in low levels at the bottom of a vale, which never has the sun to shine upon it. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? You shall overlay it with pure gold and make a molding of gold around it. How it would pull us up in many a meanness, and keep our feet from wandering into many forbidden ways, if there came like a blaze of light into our hearts the thought: ‘Thou God seest me!’ There are many of our activities, I am afraid, which we should not like to put down on that table. Which consisted of twelve cakes loaves, set in two rows upon the table, and stood there a whole week, and every sabbath were renewed; and when the old ones were took away, which were eaten by the priests, new ones were set, so that they were always before the Lord; and being continually before him, were called shewbread, or "bread of faces", being always before the face of God. This bread, set in two rows, six loaves in a row, was designed to be a thankful acknowledgment of God’s goodness to them in giving them their daily bread, a token of their communion with God, this bread on God’s table being made of the same corn with the bread on their own tables. Updated: Tue, 08/11/2020 - 14:20 By admin PREVIOUS NEXT. The original expression, literally rendered, is ‘bread of the face’; or, as the Revised Version has it in the margin, ‘presence bread,’ and the meaning of that singular designation is paraphrased and explained in my text: ‘Thou shalt set upon the table, bread of the presence before Me always.’ It was bread, then, which was laid in the presence of God. Note; (1.) The poorest of our works is fit to be carried within the shrine, and laid upon His altar. In the Greek LXX, it says: Exodu 25:30 και επιθησεις επι την τραπεζαν αρτους εν-ωπιο-υς εν-αντι-ον μου δια παντος "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". And it was a type of the spiritual provision which is made in the church, by the gospel of Christ, for all that are made priests to our God.Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary25:23-30 A table was to be made of wood, overlaid with gold, to stand in the outer tabernacle, to be always furnished with the shew-bread. But highest and noblest of all is to offer the loaves to God, and to make Him the end of all our activities. I do not contend for such an impossible suppression of myself as that my own blessedness and the like shall be in no manner my end, but I do maintain this, that in good old language, ‘Man’s chief end is to glorify God,’ and that anything which I do, unless it is motived by this regard to Him as its ‘chief end,’ loses its noblest consecration, and is degraded from its loftiest beauty. Show bread.] ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. If you cannot take them into the Inner Court, and lay them down there, and say, ‘Look, Lord! Joseph Benson's Commentary. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/kdo/exodus-25.html. (Individual study students should complete all of this section.) Where God's presence is with any soul, obedience will be its delight. Exodus 25-31 Lesson by Dr. Bob Utley, retired professor of hermeneutices (Bible interpretation). Every loaf must have been of considerable size, since two-tenth deals, or two homers of flour were used for each, which are about six quarts English. Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary30. (3.) It consisted of twelve unleavened loaves, said traditionally to have been laid in piles of six each. Next » Chapter 26. It consisted of twelve large cakes of unleavened bread, which were arranged on the table in two piles, with a golden cup of frankincense on each pile. Bread is a product at once of God’s gift and of man’s work. Mothers will hoard up trifles that belonged to their children, which everybody else thinks worthless. for Thy servant heareth,’ cannot be too highly stated. And thou shalt set upon the table shewbread before me alway. there are a great many strange things in Christ’s treasury. To live to self is ignoble and mean; to live for others is higher and nobler. They who visit God's house shall be fed with his bread. They lay there for a week, being replaced by fresh ones on the coming Sabbath. And for us it should be as joyous to think, ‘Thou God seest me,’ as it is for a child to play or work with a quiet heart, because it knows that its mother is sitting somewhere not very far off and watching that no harm comes to it. The king accepted it, and ennobled him on the spot. A chest over-laid within and without with gold, capable of containing the two tables of stone, on which the law was to be written, was to be prepared; a cornice of gold was to surround it at the top, and four golden rings were to be placed at the corners for its more convenient carriage. 27 Over against the border shall the rings be for places of the staves to bear the table. 31 “ Then you shall make a lampstand of pure gold. This table, with the articles on it, and its use, seems to typify the communion which the Lord holds with his redeemed people in his ordinances, the provisions of his house, the feasts they are favoured with. Thomas Coke Commentary on the Holy Bible. Scripture Content Outline. 5 “You shall take fine flour and bake twelve d loaves from it; two tenths of an ephah 1 shall be in each loaf. "You shall set the bread of the Presence on the table before Me at all times. Exodus 25:30. Commentary; Illustration; Bible Survey; Topics; Find by passage; The Table of Showbread Exodus 25:23–30 » View this passage in NIV (Bible Gateway) A father and son were driving down a country road and saw a watermelon patch a little way off the highway. Bread of faces, or of the presence, so called, because it was constantly placed in God’s presence. "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". Moses and the *LORD’s *glory 33:12-23. v12 Moses said to the *LORD, ‘You told me to lead these … And that meant that they were laid before ‘those pure eyes and perfect judgment of all-judging’ God. Directions for preparing the showbread are given in Leviticus 24:5-9. BibliographyPoole, Matthew, "Commentary on Exodus 25:30". Filter The Archives: Wordpress Meta … This bread, set in two rows, six loaves in a row, was designed to be a thankful acknowledgment of God’s goodness to them in giving them their daily bread, a token of their communion with God, this bread on God’s table being made of the same corn with the bread on their own tables. If you cannot take them into the Inner Court, and lay them down there, and say, ‘Look, Lord! In fact, I’m way out of my league here. As for the first, whatever a man does for any motive other, and with any end less, than God and His Glory, that act, beautiful as it may be in other respects, loses its supreme beauty, and falls short of perfect nobleness, just in the measure in which other motives, or other ends, than this supreme one, are permitted to dominate it. … 1874-1909. John 4:32, John 4:34), a figurative representation of the calling it had received from God; so that bread and wine, which stood upon the table by the side of the loaves, as the fruit of the labour bestowed by Israel upon the soil of its inheritance, were a symbol of its spiritual labour in the kingdom of God, the spiritual vineyard of its Lord. Our hearts should be this ark of gold, purified by divine grace, and full of love, which is the fulfilling of the law. MacLaren's ExpositionsExodusTHE BREAD OF THE PRESENCEExodus 25:30. That is another commonplace, very threadbare and very feeble, when we speak it, but with claws and teeth in it that will lay hold of us, when we try to put it in practice. l. 3. c. 7. sect. Exodus 25:23–30 » View this passage in NIV (Bible Gateway) A father and son were driving down a country road and saw a watermelon patch a little way off the highway. Exodus 25 Resources - Multiple Sermons and Commentaries You shall overlay it with pure gold, inside and out you shall overlay it, and you shall make a gold molding around it. Directions for preparing the showbread are given in Leviticus 24:5-9. The twelve loaves, Josephus (a) says, signify the year divided into so many months. $3.99 a month puts a library of commentaries, study notes, and Greek & Hebrew language tools right in your pocket. The Pattern for the Tabernacle Was Given by Revelation. 28 And thou shalt make the staves of shittim wood, and overlay them with gold, that the table may be borne with them. For the Christian life is to be no life of cloistered devotion and heavenward aspiration only or mainly, but is to manifest its still devotion and its heavenward aspiration by the consecration of its activities to God, and the raying of them out into a darkened world. "Commentary on Exodus 25:30". Exodus 25:31 And thou shalt make a candlestick of pure gold: of beaten work shall the candlestick be made: his shaft, and his branches, his bowls, his knops, and his flowers, shall be of the same. ‘Ah,’ you say, ‘that is a threadbare commonplace.’ Yes, it is, dear friends; it is a commonplace just because it is needful at every turn, if we are to make our lives what they ought to be. The supplies for this building project. From whence it appears they were in the form of winged creatures, as the seraphim in Isaiah's vision, and the living creatures in those of Ezekiel and John. The lamp and the table must together be offshoots from the altar. 28 And thou shalt make the staues of Shittim wood, and ouerlay them with gold, that the table may be borne with them. Exodus 25 New King James Version (NKJV) Offerings for the Sanctuary. The furniture of the most holy place is first appointed; and this is the most distinguished part. It is more difficult to ascertain the use of these, or what they represented, than almost any other emblem in the whole Jewish economy. There is no such charm to make life quiet and strong as the submission of the will to God’s providences, and the swift obedience of the will to God’s commandments. Last week’s scenes from the Joseph story showed God at work quietly, delivering God’s people in subversive ways. The Altar sanctifies, and not only sanctifies but ennobles, the gift. Which consisted of twelve cakes loaves, set in two rows upon the table, and stood there a whole week, and every sabbath were renewed; and when the old ones were took away, which were eaten by the priests, new ones were set, so that they were always before the Lord; and being continually before him, were called shewbread, or "bread of faces", being always before the face of God. Let us apply that to our money, which is one of the products of our activities; and not fancy, as a great many people do, that what we give as a subscription to some benevolent or religious institution buys for us the right to spend all the rest selfishly. And he prepared the *incense that the priests would burn on the *altar for *incense. And both things are true about all the bread that you and I have been able to make for the satisfaction of our desires, or the sustenance of our strength-it comes ultimately from the gift of God. Thomas Coke Commentary on the Holy Bible Exodus 25:30. 4. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. The cherubim of gold: they were emblematical figures of angels, bending towards the mercy-seat, in token of adoration, or deep contemplation of the mysteries of grace therein contained; and winged, to signify the speed, alacrity, and delight, with which they obey the Divine commands. For the Christian life is to be no life of cloistered devotion and heavenward aspiration only or mainly, but is to manifest its still devotion and its heavenward aspiration by the consecration of its activities to God, and the raying of them out into a darkened world. Ver. 30 And thou shalt set vpon the Table Shew-bread before me alway. I. Now I need only say a word or two about the other aspect of this table of shew-bread, taken with the other two articles in conjunction with which it formed a unity. first month: Ex 40:17 12:1,2 13:4 Nu 7:1 ; tabernacle: Ex 40:6,18,19 26:1,7,30 27:21 30:36 35:11 36:18 ; Exodus 40 Resources - Multiple Sermons and Commentaries; The Tabernacle Click the verse number to read commentary, definitions, meanings, ... Exodus 25:30 And thou shalt set upon the table shewbread before me alway. To live to self is ignoble and mean; to live for others is higher and nobler. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. Grateful – Exodus 32:1-14. by Pastor Mandi October 10, 2016. Me. ‘Ah,’ you say, ‘that is a threadbare commonplace.’ Yes, it is, dear friends; it is a commonplace just because it is needful at every turn, if we are to make our lives what they ought to be. And, on the other hand, the altar in the middle needs both its flanking accompaniments. Exodus 40:2 "On the first day of the first month you shall set up the tabernacle of the tent of meeting. "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". The loaves were the results of human activity. Le Clerc observes, that this rite was designed to be a standing memorial to the Jews, of their being peculiarly indebted to God for furnishing them with such rich provision in the wilderness and in the land of Canaan. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". It consisted of twelve unleavened loaves, said traditionally to have been laid in piles of six each. Chapter 25. Facebook-twitter-g+-LinkedIN-Email. (2.) The top was square. 33:7-11 "the tent" This is separate from the tabernacle described in Exodus 25-30, which is in the midst of the camp (cf. (30) Thou shalt set upon the table shewbread before me alway.—For a detailed account of the arrangement of the shewbread see Leviticus 24:5-9. In Ex 25:30+ the LORD had commanded Moses "You shall set the bread of the Presence on the table before Me at all times." 29 And thou shalt make the dishes thereof, and spoons thereof, and covers thereof, and bowls thereof, to cover withal: of pure gold shalt thou make them. "Commentary on Exodus 25:30". Recorded at the Bible Lessons International studio. Let us apply that to our money, which is one of the products of our activities; and not fancy, as a great many people do, that what we give as a subscription to some benevolent or religious institution buys for us the right to spend all the rest selfishly. Our daily bread is God's, and should be sanctified by daily prayer and thankful acknowledgment. He made it out of *acacia wood. So that these loaves were fitly taken as representatives of all kinds of human industry and their products, and as such were consecrated to God. 1. John Trapp Complete Commentary. ‘His servants shall serve Him’ with priestly ministrations, ‘and shall see His face, and His name shall be in their foreheads.’Benson CommentaryExodus 25:30. Notes and Commentary on Exodus 25–30; 35–40 (13-2) Exodus 25–30; 35–40. Complete Points to Ponder as directed by your teacher. Num. Exodus 25:30 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Exodus 25:30, NIV: "Put the bread of the Presence on this table to be before me at all times." The Table for Bread - "You shall make a table of acacia wood. And that surrender means three things: first that in all my daily work I am to set Him before me as my end; second, that in all my daily work I am to set Him before me as my law; third, that in all my daily work I am to set Him before me as my power. The service of man is the service of God, for lamp and table are offshoots of the altar. 30 You shall set the bread of the [] Presence on the table before Me [] at all times. Can you think of any in your lives that you would be rather ashamed to lay there, and say to Him, ‘Judge Thou this’? Exodus 25:30, KJV: "And thou shalt set upon the table shewbread before me alway." (a) Antiqu. Commentary on Exodus 14:10-14, 21-29 . 25. What does it say about the life of the priest, the Church, and the individual Christian? That is the question that I wish to try to answer here; and in doing so let me first ask you to look at the thing itself, and then to consider its connection with the other two articles in connection with which it made a threefold oneness. I suspect that to many readers the term ‘shew-bread’ conveys little more meaning than if the Hebrew words had been lifted over into our version. The lamp and the table go together. II. And when our hearts are glad, and our ‘bosom’s lord sits lightly on his throne,’ we have special need to take care that our joy be not godless, nor our enjoyment of His gifts be without reference to Himself. Moses went into the cloud for the forty days and forty nights. Cameron B.R. This bread was designed to be a symbol of the full and never-failing provision which is made in the Church for the spiritual sustenance and refreshment of God's people.Matthew Poole's Commentary Heb. Exodus 25:30. From everyone who gives it willingly with his heart you shall take My offering. 1871-8. The farmer and the baker begin the series of man’s industries. 27 Over against the border shall the rings be for places of the staves to bear the table. Exodus 25:30, ESV: "And you shall set the bread of the Presence on the table before me regularly." The tranquillity of heart, the accumulation of power, which come to men when they, from the depths, say, ‘Not my will but Thine be done’; ‘Speak, Lord! Bread for the Tabernacle. (2.) They were to make all that is prescribed (in Exodus chapters 25-30). What does it say about the life of the priest, the Church, and the individual Christian? Listen to Pastor Robert Furrow as he continues his Commentary on the book of Exodus picking up today in chapter 25, verse 1. On the other side of the Altar of Incense stood this table with its loaves. The Golden Calf 32 When the people saw that Moses was so long in coming down from the mountain, they gathered around Aaron and said, “Come, make us gods who will go before us. Now the first thing that is suggested, therefore, is the plain obligation, which is also a blessed privilege, for all men who are priests of God by faith in, and union with, the great High Priest, that they lay all their activities as an offering before God. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". And thou shalt set upon the table shew-bread— In the Hebrew, bread of the faces; so called, because it was to be placed before the sanctuary or the immediate presence of Jehovah. And whilst to make self my end mars what else is beautiful, making self my law mars it even more. 1917. this is my baking,’ be sure that they are made, not of wholesome flour, but of poisoned grain, and that there is death in them. This bread was designed to be a symbol of the full and never-failing provision which is made in the Church for the spiritual sustenance and refreshment of God‘s people. Exodus 25-31 Lesson by Dr. Bob Utley, retired professor of hermeneutices (Bible interpretation). And that meant that they were laid before ‘those pure eyes and perfect judgment of all-judging’ God. Again, this consecration of life’s activities is to be carried out by treating their products, as well as themselves, as offerings to God. (Read Exodus 25:23-30) A table was to be made of wood, overlaid with gold, to stand in the outer tabernacle, to be always furnished with the shew-bread. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mac/exodus-25.html. 1854-1889. That is a brief, but a very stringent, easily applied, and satisfactory test of a great many doubtful things. Every loaf must have been of considerable size, since two-tenth deals, or two homers of flour were used for each, which are about six quarts English. The showbread or bread which is set forth would be more fairly rendered "bread of the presence." Read Exodus 25 commentary using John Gill's Exposition of the Bible. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/exodus-25.html. Recorded at the Bible Lessons International studio. From everyone who gives it willingly with his heart you shall take My offering. Then do not do it. Use Notes and Commentary below to help you as you read and study Exodus 1–10. Exodus 25:30 And thou shalt set upon the table shewbread before me alway. The reason why the manifold bustle and busy-ness of the Christian Church today sows so much and reaps so little, lies mainly here, that they have forgotten to a large extent how the altar in the centre must give the oil for the lamp to shine, and the grain to be made into the loaves. If there be not in the centre of the life aspiration after Him in the depths of the heart, communion with Him in the silent places of the soul, then there will be little brightness in the life to ray out amongst men, and there will be little consecration of the activities to be laid before God. | GotQuestions.org v1 Bezalel made the *altar for animals that the *Israelites gave to God. It was renewed every Sabbath day. me too. Just as the LORD had commanded Moses - Repeated 7x - Ex 40:19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 32. But highest and noblest of all is to offer the loaves to God, and to make Him the end of all our activities. This table, with the articles on it, and its use, seems to typify the communion which the Lord holds with his redeemed people in his ordinances, the provisions of his house, the feasts they are favoured with. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/exodus-25.html. This is a chronologically-ordered Bible site with commentary on each passage. They were placed in two rows, one above the other, and were kept separate by plates of gold. Exodus 25:30 Context. But, further than this, it is most likely to have had a much higher and nobler aspect to things future, as we have before observed. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/rbc/exodus-25.html. The father said to the boy, “Keep a lookout here while I go get a melon.” Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary 25:23-30 A table was to be made of wood, overlaid with gold, to stand in the outer tabernacle, to be always furnished with the shew-bread. That is to say, your lives will not shine before men unless your activities are offered to God. This page provides a method to go directly to a commentary by a specific author. Exodus 25–30; 35–40 The House of the Lord in the Wilderness (13-1) Introduction Out of the thunders of Sinai the Lord revealed a glorious plan by which He could redeem the children of Israel. And whilst to make self my end mars what else is beautiful, making self my law mars it even more. Exodus 31:1 "And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying," After the Lord had given Moses instructions about building a tabernacle, the model of which he had shown him. That thought opens up many considerations, one or two of which I ask leave to touch briefly. When he came down, Moses gathered Israel and they began the actual construction of the tabernacle (see Exodus 35–40). Moses went into the cloud for the forty days and forty nights. Exodus 25:30. "Commentary on Exodus 25:30". Exodus 25:30, KJV: "And thou shalt set upon the table shewbread before me alway." The twelve loaves, JosephusF1Antiqu. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. Note; The church of God is more precious in his account than all the other works of his hands. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (25) When Moses saw that the people were naked.—Most modern commentators prefer to translate “that the people were licentious,” or “unruly.” But the rendering of the Authorised Version may be defended. "Commentary on Exodus 25:30". I. And both things are true about all the bread that you and I have been able to make for the satisfaction of our desires, or the sustenance of our strength-it comes ultimately from the gift of God. this is my baking,’ be sure that they are made, not of wholesome flour, but of poisoned grain, and that there is death in them. And thou shalt set upon the table shew-bread— In the Hebrew, bread of the faces; so called, because it was to be placed before the sanctuary or the immediate presence of Jehovah. Exodus 24 Exodus 26 Shemot - Exodus - Chapter 25 « Previous Chapter 24. But what I desire to insist upon now is how important, for the nobleness and purity of our daily lives, it is that we should be in the continual habit of realising to ourselves the thought that whatever we do, we do before His Face. The Roman Catholics talk about ‘the practice of the presence of God.’ One does not like the phrase, but all true religion will practise what is meant by it. See Clarke's note on Exodus 25:23. The chapter began as a continuation from chapter twenty-four when Moses and the elders went up into the mountain. And we, Christian men and women, have to make an offering of all our active life, and all its products. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/srn/exodus-25.html. "Commentary on Exodus 25:30". 30 And thou shalt set vpon the Table Shew-bread before me alway. Exodus 34 Resources. The ark of the testimony is described; so called, as containing God's testimony of his will and their duty. The note on Exodus 25:23, from Dr. Cudworth, appears to me more rational than any thing else I have met with. Rev. Do not give because you feel guilty or because you see others giving or you feel uncomfortable if you don’t give. This bread was divided into twelve loaves, one for every tribe; and they were in their name presented to God in the nature of an offering, as the frankincense shows, as a public acknowledgment that they received all their bread or food, both corporal and spiritual, from God’s hand, and were to use it as in God’s presence. "Commentary on Exodus 25:30". Exodus chapter 32 summary details the story of how the children of Israel rebelled against the LORD their GOD with idol worship. Rashi 's Commentary: Show Hide. Irving Jensen - Used by Permission Click to Enlarge View Chuck Swindoll's chart of Exodus, Summary Chart of The Book of Exodus: DELIVERANCE FROM OPPRESSION: PREPARATION FOR WORSHIP: Redemption from Egypt Ex 1:1-18:27: Revelation from God Ex 19:1-40:38: Getting Israel Out … The twelve cakes or loaves undoubtedly represented the twelve tribes of Israel as offered in holy consecration perpetually before Jehovah. On the top of each row there was a golden dish with frankincense, which was burned before the Lord, as a memorial, at the end of the week, when the old loaves were removed and replaced by new ones, the priests taking the former for their domestic use. 1685. 30 And you shall set the s bread of the Presence on the table before me regularly. The rest of the elders returned to the camp or waited nearby. "Commentary on Exodus 25:30". and that is, that the loaves that were laid within the Sanctuary were not intended to be separated from the others that were eaten in the tents, nor were they meant to be a kind of purchasing of an indulgence, or of a right, by surrendering a little, to the godless and selfish enjoyment of the rest of the batch, or of the rest of the harvest. for Thy servant heareth,’ cannot be too highly stated. Show content in: Both English Hebrew. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. The directions with regard to it may be very briefly stated. He that says ‘we have no strength against this great multitude that cometh against us, but our eyes are unto Thee,’ will, sooner or later, be able to go back with joy, and say, ‘the Lord hath done great things for us, whereof we are glad.’ The man that goes into the fight like that foolish prime minister of France under the Empire, ‘with a light heart.’ will very soon find his Sedan, and have shamefully to surrender. It was renewed every Sabbath day. 1857. We, as priests, by faith feed upon Him as having undergone that in our stead and for our sakes. They were also the products of divine gifts elaborated by human effort. I do not contend for such an impossible suppression of myself as that my own blessedness and the like shall be in no manner my end, but I do maintain this, that in good old language, ‘Man’s chief end is to glorify God,’ and that anything which I do, unless it is motived by this regard to Him as its ‘chief end,’ loses its noblest consecration, and is degraded from its loftiest beauty. Other Forerunner Commentary entries containing Matthew 25:30: Ecclesiastes 7:23-29 Matthew 24:36-44 Matthew 24:45-51 Luke 21:36 Ephesians 4:17-32 Hebrews 11:5-7 Matthew 25:29 : Matthew 25:31 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. "Scofield Reference Notes on Exodus 25:30". From between these cherubim, above the mercy-seat, God promises to meet and commune with his people. Mothers will hoard up trifles that belonged to their children, which everybody else thinks worthless.

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