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First Things First (Leviticus 1:1-17)

One of the questions that we discussed recently in our Grace Groups was, how would you answer someone who asks you—a modern, technologically-advanced inhabitant of Southern Africa—why you are studying all of the seemingly irrelevant and weird laws and details of...

God’s Call to Worship (Leviticus 1:1)

In the introduction to his book, The Kingdom and the Power, Peter Leithart writes, In the fall of 1991 I began a series of sermons on the first several chapters of Leviticus. My decision to preach on an obscure and difficult book (in the morning service, no less!)...

When Heaven Came Down (Exodus 40:1-38)

I would concur with many who identify the kingdom of God as the theme of Scripture. From Genesis to Revelation the plotline is, as Goldsworthy once said, “God’s people, in God’s place, under God’s rule.” Another way of saying that is that the Bible is the revelation...

A Dress Rehearsal (Exodus 39:1-31)

As we have come to see in our studies in Exodus, and particularly with reference to the tabernacle, the older covenant shadows pointed to the substantive fulfilment in the person and work of the Lord Jesus Christ. They were pointers to the new covenant. They prepared...

God’s Gated Community (Exodus 38:1-38)

Many years ago a business was started for the purpose of supplying office supplies. It was called Office Administration. This business supplied quality stationary, envelopes and pens. Business began to boom. It was a success. But with the advent of technological...

Life in God’s House (Exodus 37:1-29)

You can learn a lot about someone by a visit to their home; especially when you spend some time there. Years ago our family was going on holiday, and some people we knew who stayed in the area were out of town and so offered to let us use their house for the duration...