Moses and the Glory of Yahweh at Mount Sinai
Exodus 33:12-23; 34:29-35
Moses had spent considerable time with the Lord up on the mountain—a couple of 40 days worth. God told Moses all of the laws and decrees that the nation of Israel were supposed to live by in order to be a holy and separate nation. During that time, the Lord also gave Moses a detailed description of the tabernacle, the house of God, the place where the Lord was to dwell among the people. The construction of the moveable tent itself, the pieces within, and the way the high priest and the Levitical priests were to handle the matters of sacrifices and ceremonies, were all a picture of the heavenly sanctuary wherein God dwells (cf. Hebrews 9:11, 24). The glory of the Lord was to rest among the Bema seat on the top of the Ark of the Covenant within the Most Holy Place of the tabernacle. The Lord God was to literally dwell among the people of Israel. What an amazing privilege to be near the Lord of heaven and earth!
Now during Moses time with the Lord, he became so near to Him. Moses boldly asked the Lord to show him His glory…
Curriculum y1_w31 Moses and the Glory of Yahweh at Mount Sinai [231kb, PDF]
Graphic y1_w31 – Mount Sinai – Moses and the Glory of Yahweh [332kb, JPG]
Coloring Sheet Mount-Sinai-Moses-and-the-Glory-of-Yahweh [47kb, PDF]
Year 1, Week 31 Bible story from the Main Street Curriculum