TABERNACLE OF DAVID

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The New Testament Tabernacle of David is the restoration of the man functioning as both a king and priest with unlimited access to God and unlimited power given by God to establish His kingdom on earth. The key to this is found in the following scriptures, worthy of meditation and implementation.

1. It is God’s Word that guides the psalmist to the tabernacle to praise Him.

Oh send out Your light and Your truth! Let them lead me; let them bring me to Your holy hill and to Your tabernacle. Then I will go to the altar of God, to God my exceeding joy; and on the harp I will praise You, O God my God. (Psalm 43:3-4)

2. The psalmist praises God for His Word. If the Word is not present, praise will be absent.

In God (I will praise His Word), in God I have put my trust; I will not fear. What can flesh do to me? (Psalm 56:4)
In God (I will praise His Word), in the Lord (I will praise His Word). (Psalm 56:10)

3. Praise comes when you learn (know) God’s Word. If you don’t know God’s Word, praise does not come.

I will praise You with uprightness of heart, when I learn Your righteous judgments. (Psalm 119:7)

4. Rejoicing (praise) comes from God’s testimonies (Word). Joy is a fruit of the Spirit that exudes from knowing God through His Word.

I have rejoiced in the way of Your testimonies, as much as in all riches. (Psalm 119:14)

5. God’s Word was the psalmist’s song. The source of all Christian singing must be God’s Word. If the lyrics don’t support Biblical truth, the songs do not praise.

Your statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage. (Psalm 119:54)

6. The psalmist said he praised seven times a day because of God’s Word. We can safely conclude that he was reading or meditating on God’s Word seven times a day and that caused him to praise. He had developed a lifestyle of praise.

Seven times a day I praise You, because of Your righteous judgments. (Psalm 119:164)

7. The Apostle Paul confirmed praise is the result of God’s Word living on the inside.

Let the word [spoken by] Christ (the Messiah) have its home [in your hearts and minds] and dwell in you in [all its] richness, as you teach and admonish and train one another in all insight and intelligence and wisdom [in spiritual things, and as you sing] psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, making melody to God with [His] grace in your hearts. (Ephesians 3:16 Amplified)

 

APPLICATION

Meditate on the fact that you are the restored tabernacle of David on the earth today and that Jesus has brought you into the privileged position to function as a priest and king as he did with king David.

 

About Tom Inglis

Tom is recognised by many as an apostle of worship who carries a prophetic word that is fresh and relevant for the church today. He has travelled into many nations teaching the message of ‘worship as a lifestyle’ and is considered by many as a pioneer in this area. [Read More...]