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Leviticus 13:1-3

Leviticus 13:1–3 (ESV): "The Lord spoke to Moses and Aaron, saying, 2 "When a person has on the skin of his body a swelling or an eruption or a spot, and it turns into a case of leprous disease on the skin of his body, then he shall be brought to Aaron the priest or to one of his sons the priests, 3 and the priest shall examine the diseas...
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Leviticus 11:44-45

Leviticus 11:44–45 (ESV): 44 For I am the Lord your God. Consecrate yourselves, therefore, and be holy, for I am holy. You shall not defile yourselves with any swarming thing that crawls on the ground. 45 For I am the Lord who brought you up out of the land of Egypt to be your God. You shall therefore be holy, for I am holy."  Christ...
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Leviticus 10:1-2

Leviticus 10:1–2 (ESV): "Now Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, each took his censer and put fire in it and laid incense on it and offered unauthorized fire before the Lord, which he had not commanded them. 2 And fire came out from before the Lord and consumed them, and they died before the Lord." Worship can be a very emotional activity. As ...
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Leviticus 7:37-38

Leviticus 7:37–38 (ESV): "37 This is the law of the burnt offering, of the grain offering, of the sin offering, of the guilt offering, of the ordination offering, and of the peace offering, 38 which the Lord commanded Moses on Mount Sinai, on the day that he commanded the people of Israel to bring their offerings to the Lord, in the wilde...
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Exodus 40:16-17

Exodus 40:16–17 (ESV): "16 This Moses did; according to all that the Lord commanded him, so he did. 17 In the first month in the second year, on the first day of the month, the tabernacle was erected." Obedience is better than sacrifice. When we obey God we are saying to Him "I trust that You know what's best for me." God is calling us to...
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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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