Calvary Chapel Pastor's Blog

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Exodus 34:10

Exodus 34:10 (ESV): "10 And he said, "Behold, I am making a covenant. Before all your people I will do marvels, such as have not been created in all the earth or in any nation. And all the people among whom you are shall see the work of the Lord, for it is an awesome thing that I will do with you." God is the institutor of any covenant that ex...
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Exodus 33:11

Exodus 33:11 (ESV): "11 Thus the Lord used to speak to Moses face to face, as a man speaks to his friend. When Moses turned again into the camp, his assistant Joshua the son of Nun, a young man, would not depart from the tent." Relationships take effort. The more you put into them the more you will get out of them. That isn't always true for h...
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Exodus 32:1-2

Exodus 32:1–2 (ESV): "When the people saw that Moses delayed to come down from the mountain, the people gathered themselves together to Aaron and said to him, "Up, make us gods who shall go before us. As for this Moses, the man who brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we do not know what has become of him." 2 So Aaron said to them, "Take of...
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Exodus 31:16-17

Exodus 31:16–17 (ESV): "16 Therefore the people of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, observing the Sabbath throughout their generations, as a covenant forever. 17 It is a sign forever between me and the people of Israel that in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested and was refreshed.' "  The Sabb...
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Exodus 31:6b

Exodus 31:6b (ESV): "And I have given to all able men ability, that they may make all that I have commanded you." God doesn't call the equipped, He equips the called. Don't wait for the ability to step into the ministry God is calling you to, step into the ministry and God will give you the ability to fulfill it. We walk by faith in everything. Mos...
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Exodus 30:25-29

Exodus 30:25–29 (ESV): "25 And you shall make of these a sacred anointing oil blended as by the perfumer; it shall be a holy anointing oil. 26 With it, you shall anoint the tent of meeting and the ark of the testimony, 27 and the table and all its utensils, and the lampstand and its utensils, and the altar of incense, 28 and the...
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Exodus 30:20-21

Exodus 30:20–21 (ESV): "20 When they go into the tent of meeting, or when they come near the altar to minister, to burn a food offering to the Lord, they shall wash with water, so that they may not die. 21 They shall wash their hands and their feet, so that they may not die. It shall be a statute forever to them, even to him and to his of...
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Exodus 30:1-3

Exodus 30:1–3 (ESV): "You shall make an altar on which to burn incense; you shall make it of acacia wood. 2 A cubit shall be its length, and a cubit its breadth. It shall be square, and two cubits shall be its height. Its horns shall be of one piece with it. 3 You shall overlay it with pure gold, its top and around its sides and its horns...
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Exodus 29:10-12

Exodus 29:10–12 (ESV): 10 "Then you shall bring the bull before the tent of meeting. Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands on the head of the bull. 11 Then you shall kill the bull before the Lord at the entrance of the tent of meeting, 12 and shall take part of the blood of the bull and put it on the horns of the altar with your f...
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Exodus 28:1-3

Exodus 28:1–3 (ESV): "2 And you shall make holy garments for Aaron your brother, for glory and for beauty. 3 You shall speak to all the skillful, whom I have filled with a spirit of skill, that they make Aaron's garments to consecrate him for my priesthood." Our primary ministry as priests of the Most High is not for God but to God. Those...
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Exodus 27:20-21

Exodus 27:20–21 (ESV): 20 "You shall command the people of Israel that they bring to you pure beaten olive oil for the light, that a lamp may regularly be set up to burn. 21 In the tent of meeting, outside the veil that is before the testimony, Aaron and his sons shall tend it from evening to morning before the Lord. It shall be a statute...
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Exodus 27:9-10

Exodus 27:9–10 (ESV): "9 "You shall make the court of the tabernacle. On the south side the court shall have hangings of fine twined linen a hundred cubits long for one side. 10 Its twenty pillars and their twenty bases shall be of bronze, but the hooks of the pillars and their fillets shall be of silver." Righteousness is the barrier to ...
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Exodus 27:1-3

  Exodus 27:1–3 (ESV): "You shall make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits broad. The altar shall be square, and its height shall be three cubits. 2 And you shall make horns for it on its four corners; its horns shall be of one piece with it, and you shall overlay it with bronze. 3 You shall make pots for ...
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Exodus 26:1

Exodus 26:1 (ESV): "Moreover, you shall make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen and blue and purple and scarlet yarns; you shall make them with cherubim skillfully worked into them." Jesus came to tabernacle (dwell) with us. He is our more and perfect Tabernacle not made with hands (Heb 9:11). God now instructs Moses to make the ...
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Exodus 25:31-32

Exodus 25:31–32 (ESV): "You shall make a lampstand of pure gold. The lampstand shall be made of hammered work: its base, its stem, its cups, its calyxes, and its flowers shall be of one piece with it. 32 And there shall be six branches going out of its sides, three branches of the lampstand out of one side of it and three branches of the lamps...
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Exodus 25:23-24

Exodus 25:23–24 (ESV): "23 "You shall make a table of acacia wood. Two cubits shall be its length, a cubit its breadth, and a cubit and a half its height. 24 You shall overlay it with pure gold and make a molding of gold around it." God never reneges on an agreement made. When He makes a covenant with someone He keeps it. You can bet on t...
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Exodus 25:22

Exodus 25:22 (ESV): "22 There I will meet with you, and from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubim that are on the ark of the testimony, I will speak with you about all that I will give you in commandment for the people of Israel." The meeting place of God is always at the mercy seat and the peace offering is the blood of the Lam...
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Exodus 25:1-2

Exodus 25:1–2 (ESV): "The Lord said to Moses, 2 "Speak to the people of Israel, that they take for me a contribution. From every man whose heart moves him you shall receive the contribution for me." Many people think God is broke because He asks for money. He isn't broke but He is trying to break us of our selfishness. All the resources we've ...
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Exodus 24:4-5

Exodus 24:4–5 (ESV): "4 And Moses wrote down all the words of the Lord. He rose early in the morning and built an altar at the foot of the mountain, and twelve pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel. 5 And he sent young men of the people of Israel, who offered burnt offerings and sacrificed peace offerings of oxen to the Lord."...
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Exodus 23:20-21

Exodus 23:20–21 (ESV): 20 "Behold, I send an angel before you to guard you on the way and to bring you to the place that I have prepared. 21 Pay careful attention to him and obey his voice; do not rebel against him, for he will not pardon your transgression, for my name is in him." God provides redemption, protection and provision for us ...
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