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BEREAN BIBLE STUDIES ON THE TABERNACLE
In the references below, Z. represents this journal and T. stands for Tabernacle Shadows. The references should be given to brethren and sisters for reading in the classes. Free comment should be permitted either before or after each reading.
THE FIRST ATONEMENT-DAY SACRIFICE (Continued)
- What simultaneous work was progressing in the “Court”? and what did this typify? T.57, par. 1,2.
- What was represented by the burning upon the Brazen Altar of the fat and inward organs of the bullock? T.57, par. 1,2.
- What did the great volume of smoke typify? T.57, par. 2.
- In whose presence was this done? and what effect was produced? T.57, par. 1,2.
- What period of time in the antitype was indicated by the time spent by the Priest in the burning of the fat and vital organs, as well as in the burning of the sweet incense? T.56, par. 2; 57, par. 2; I Pet. 1:7.
- While the sweet incense was burning in the “Holy” and the fat and vital organs were burning in the “Court,” what work was going on simultaneously outside the camp? T.57, par. 3; Lev. 16:27.
- What was typified by the stench of the burning of the hoofs and hide and entrails of the bullock of the sin offering? Heb. 13:13. T.58, top of page.
- When did all the sacrifices and sufferings of our Lord end? T.58, par. 1; Jno. 19:30.
- What three pictures did our Lord thus portray during the three and a half years of his ministry? and to what three classes did these refer? T.58, par. 1.
- By what act did the High Priest foreshadow our Lord’s resurrection and entrance into heaven, “there to appear in the presence of God for us”? T.58, par. 2; I Pet. 3:18; I Cor. 15:44.
- How long did our Lord tarry under the “second vail”? T.58, par. 2; Jno. 19:31-33; 20:1.
- What was pictured in the High Priest’s carrying the blood of the bullock into the “Most Holy” and there sprinkling it upon the “Mercy Seat” and also before it? T.58, foot of page, and 59, top of page. See also T.63, par. 3.
- When and where was the work of atonement, accomplished by our dear Redeemer, completed? T.59, top of page; Heb. 4:14; 9:24.
THE SECOND ATONEMENT-DAY SACRIFICE
- What was typified by the two goats for a sin-offering? and why were two chosen? T.59, par. 2,3; Lev. 16:5-10.
- Why were they presented at the “door of the Tabernacle”? T.59, par. 2,3.
- Why was Aaron instructed to “cast lots” upon the goats? T.60, par. 3; 61, top of page; Rom. 8:17.
- Could we think of any other means than the casting of lots, by which the Lord could as well have indicated that he made no choice amongst those represented by these consecrated goats—as to which should be the sacrificers of the “little flock”?
- Why was the “scapegoat” presented alive before the Lord to make an atonement with him, while the “Lord’s goat” was killed? T.59, par. 3; p.60; Heb. 2:15.
- Why were both goats taken from the “Camp,” from among the children of Israel? T.59, par. 3.
- Why were not the goats taken into the “Holy” instead of being presented before the Lord at the door?
- Will all who make the consecration to be “dead with Christ” gain the “prize” for which they consecrated? If not, why not? T.60, par. 1; Matt. 16:24.
- Was the same treatment applied to the “Lord’s
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goat” as to the bullock? and why? T.61, par. 2; Lev. 16:14,15.
- For whom was the “Lord’s goat” offered in sacrifice? Lev. 16:15; T.61, par. 2.
- Does a goat have as much fat as a prime bullock? and what is thus typified? T.61, par. 2.
- Were any offerings save “sin offerings” burned without the camp? T.62, par. 1; Lev. 16:27; Heb. 13:11.
- What did the burning outside the camp of the hide, flesh and offal of the goat typify? T.62, par. 2; Col. 1:21; Matt. 5:11.
- Must all who are footstep followers of Christ and who hope to share his glory expect to suffer the same experiences of disesteem and ignominy experienced by our “Head”? Matt. 10:24,25. T.62, par. 2. Quote corroborative Scriptures from memory.
- How can we go unto him without the camp? T.60, par. 2,3; Heb. 13:13.
- What class alone can fully appreciate the value of the sacrifice of the “Lord’s goat” company? T.62, par. 2; I Cor. 2:9-14.
- What other class can appreciate it to some extent? T.62, par. 2.
- What lessons should we learn from these facts? T.62, par. 3; Heb. 4:1; Jas. 5:20; I Pet. 2:23.
- Is it possible for those who have once entered the “Court” and also the “Holy” to leave or be cast out of either or both? T.63, top of page. Heb. 6:4-8; 10:26-31.
— March 1, 1907 —