And it came to pass on the eighth day, that Moses called Aaron and his sons, and the elders of Israel;…
I. SOME OF THE FACTS WHICH THE FLASHING FIRE CONFIRMED.
1. That the sacrifices were Divinely accepted.
2. That the priests were Divinely accredited.
3. That the Tabernacle was Divinely appropriated.
II. SOME OF THE EFFECTS WHICH THE FLASHING FIRE PRODUCED.
1. Holy rapture.
3. Sacred awe.
4. All the manifestations of God's glory to men, in nature and in revelation, are calculated and designed to awaken rapture and beget reverence.The gospel brings glad tidings of great joy; it begets reverence, for it shows us how great our sins and how holy our God. We see God as a consuming fire to consume sin and to purify from all defilement. Let us so live that hereafter we may enter into the glory unchanging and eternal. Rapture and reverence will characterise the delight and worship of heaven.
(F. W. Brown.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And it came to pass on the eighth day, that Moses called Aaron and his sons, and the elders of Israel;