The Temple and the Tabernacle: A Study of God's Dwelling Places from Genesis to Revelation

J. Daniel Hays

The Temple and the Tabernacle: A Study of God's Dwelling Places from Genesis to Revelation
The Temple and the Tabernacle: A Study of God's Dwelling Places from Genesis to Revelation

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Categories: Biblical Theology

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Grasp the majesty, beauty, and significance of God's dwelling places

At various points in Israel's history, God dwelt in specific, significant places, most notably in the tabernacle and the temple. These structures, meticulously planned, extravagantly furnished, and regularly frequented by the devout, were more than just places of worship and sacrifice. They were pictures of God's relationship with his chosen people and of the atoning work that would be done by the Messiah. To understand the tabernacle and the temple, then, is to understand how we are brought into God's family through the sacrifice of his only Son, Jesus.

Visually stunning and theologically rich, this full-color resource brings together the latest scholarship and archeological discoveries to make God's dwelling places come alive for modern believers. It places these important structures in their historical and theological contexts, connects them with the overall biblical story, and shows how they bring meaning and depth to the faith of Christians today.

Pages: 208
Publisher: Baker Books
Published: 2016
ISBN-10: 0801016207
ISBN-13: 9780801016202

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