R4097-359 Berean Bible Studies In Tabernacle Shadows

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  1. Is it in their own merit as individuals or only as under priests in the merit of their Head, the High Priest, that the prayers of the consecrated believers are acceptable to God at the Golden Altar of incense? T.120, par. 1.

  2. If they “ask amiss” is it because the New Creature does not offer the prayer, or has neglected to seek and obtain first the mind of the Head on the subject, and because the Head will not present the petition? T.120, par. 1.

  3. Is it merely the prayers of the priests that were typified by the incense offered on the Golden Altar? T.56, par. 2 and 120, par. 2.

  4. Would the incense representing the Church’s obedience to God be acceptable unless supplemented by their Lord’s imputed merit? With his merit would theirs be acceptable to God? Rom. 12:1.

  5. What constituted the only article of furniture beyond the Vail—in the Most Holy? and what did it represent? T.121, par. 1. A. chap. 5.

  6. What did the Ark of the Covenant contain? Please read the Scriptures which explain this. T.121, par. 2.


  1. What did the two tables of the Law there signify? and why were there two? T.121, par. 2.

  2. Since the Lord’s followers, even with the best intentions, are still actually more or less imperfect, how can it be that they could be represented by God as fulfilling his perfect Law? T.121, par. 3.

  3. By what means can God maintain the justice and dignity of his own laws and yet overlook our blemishes? Romans 3:26; T.121, par. 3.

  4. In what sense is “the righteousness of the Law fulfilled in us” now, before we have actually reached the end of the way? T.122, par. 1.

  5. Relate the narrative of the budding of Aaron’s rod. Num. 17.

  6. What did that budded rod, when placed in the Ark of the Covenant, signify or typify? T.122, par. 2.


  1. What was the peculiarity of the almond tree which constituted it a suitable type, marking the Royal Priesthood? T.122, par. 2.

  2. How could a rod which marked the acceptance of Aaron and his sons represent Christ and his followers of the Royal Priesthood, since these were not Aaron’s sons nor of his tribe—Levi? Heb. 5:1-5.

  3. If Aaron and his sons under the Law typically represented only the sacrificing work of Christ, is there any other type which represents his great future work as a Priest-King—a Royal Priest? Heb. 5:6-10.

  4. Was the Manna, hidden in the Ark of the Covenant

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by Moses, referred to seventeen centuries later by our Lord? Read Rev. 2:17.

  1. What does Gold represent in the divine symbolisms and why?

  2. Did Israel’s supply of Manna keep indefinitely or was it very perishable? Read the record in Exodus 16:18-20,23-25,32-34.


  1. Was there any typical significance in the fact that no manna fell on the seventh day? Would it not represent that the bread of Truth on which the Lord will feed the world during the Millennium will be exactly the same as he has now provided and that came from heaven, during the sixth day of the world’s history?

  2. Since Christ is the antitypical Manna must all, to have eternal life, “eat the flesh of the Son of Man?” Read John 6:48-51,58.

  3. What is meant by eating Christ’s flesh? F.696.

  4. If the Manna is for all could it represent eternal life to some eaters and immortality to others? 2 Tim. 1:10. T.123, par. 1,2.


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