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Sanctuary Alive University is an incredible tool that we offer to enhance your study and aid you in sharing the message with others. Here you will learn, not only what the wilderness tabernacle was about, but how it is relevant today and how you can apply what you have learned to your life.  Join us today as we study and search for those truths that will guide you in following His Way. It's totally free. You will find articles, sermons, studies, as well as answers to questions that other viewers have sent in.  New material will be added  continually.  So check back often.  You may go as fast, or as slow, as you want. We believe as you study and immerse yourself in the sanctuary you will begin to desire more and dig deeper for those truths you never knew were there.  Before you begin your visit to this university, please begin with prayer and ask for guidance and understanding.  May God bless as we journey together in His Way. 

 
Your way, O God, is in the sanctuary, Psalm 77:13
 
Thank you for your patience as we build Sanctuary Alive University

 
 


Beside each study is a white, blue, or red spot.  Start with articles with the white spot and then move on to the more advanced colors blue and red.
 
 
Curriculum

Why Study the Sanctuary (article) Mark Trethewey 3/1/12
Secrets of the Sanctuary
(article) 6/5/12

Doug Batchelor,David Boatwright, and Steven Winn 

 Sanctuary Thoughts & Nuggets from Dave (articles) 3/3/16

A Snap Shot of a Beggining

Two Paths Merging Together

The Sanctuary has a Beggining and an End

A Fundamental Fact

There's a Price Tag on Righteousness

Table of Showbread - The Lesson of Bread

What Happened to Your Hand? - Lesson on Self Sacrifice

2,000 Cubits is Not Close Enough
 

Christ in the Sanctuary (sermon) John Thiel  3/1/12

Christ in the Hebrew Sanctuary Part 1 (sermon) John Thiel 4/11/12

Christ in the Hebrew Sanctuary Part 2 (sermon) John Thiel 4/11/12

Understanding the Sanctuary of the Heart (sermon) John Thiel 4/11/12

The Sanctuary of the Body (sermon) John Theil 4/10/12
The Priesthood of the Three Sanctuaries (sermon) John Theil 6/9/12

Is Time Running Out? (A Study of Prophecy and the Bible) Don Korenko

Please Read First Before Starting the following Study

Is Time Running Out? (Introduction)  3/17/12

Is The Bible For Real? (lesson 1)   4/22/12

War In Heaven (lesson 2)  4/25/12
God's Blueprint For Salvation (lesson 3)  3/17/12

The Promised Messiah  (lesson 4)  4/26/12
Why Is Prophecy So Confusing? (lesson 5)  10/6/12 

Satan's Attack On The Sanctuary (lesson 6) 11/10/12

The Sanctuary Restored (lesson 7) 1/28/16
The Beginning Of The End (lesson 8) 1/28/16
How Can I Understand The Book Of Revelation? (lesson 9) 1/28/16
The Sealing (lesson 10) 1/30/16
Earth's Last Days (lesson 11) 1/30/16
Is Salvation Free? (lesson 12) 1/30/16
The Mark Of The Beast (lesson 13) 1/30/16
Final Thoughts 1/30/16
 
 
       Why Study the Sanctuary?                  
MARK TRETHEWEY
 
“Your way, O God, is in the sanctuary…” Psalm 77:13
 
   The sanctuary is all about Jesus and His plan of salvation!  Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God, the Savior of the world, it’s ALL about Jesus!  He is the sacrificial Lamb of God.  Without His sacrifice for us, we would have no hope of ever walking the streets of Heaven.  We would be eternally lost if it were not for His great sacrifice. We study the Sanctuary to discover His truth, “and the truth shall set you free” John 8:32.
  Imagine being in the camp of Israel, lead by Moses in the wilderness.  As the Israelites gathered for their morning and evening worship, did they bring their bibles?  No!  They didn’t have Bibles because the Bible had not been written yet.  God chose this unique way of ceremony and symbolism in the sanctuary to communicate to His people the truths He wanted them to know about what His Son had to do to redeem them. 
  The only entrance into the sanctuary was the gate which represented Jesus.  Compare this to the words of Christ when He said, “I am the door.  If anyone enters by Me, he will be saved…”  John 10:9.  The first piece of furniture behind the gate is the Altar of Sacrifice, where the sacrifices were offered as burnt offerings.  Jesus was the real sacrificial Lamb.  Jesus called Himself the “Bread of Life”.  Through the ministry of the Table of Showbread, the Israelite priests should have well understood that by saying this, He was calling Himself the Messiah.  In John 9:5, Jesus said “I am the light of the world”.  He also said in Matthew 5:14, “You are the light of the world”.  These statements are tied to the symbolic lessons given in the Golden Candlestick.  Another great truth of Christianity is that Jesus is our only intercessor and through Him, our prayers are acceptable to God.  That’s what the Altar of Incense is all about.  In the Most Holy Place is the Ark containing God’s unchangeable 10 commandments, the golden pot of manna with its lessons on God’s provisions and Sabbath observance, and Aaron’s rod that budded.  It is covered by the Mercy Seat and sprinkled with the atoning blood of Christ, our only way of salvation.  These are the fundamentals of Christianity.
   While studying these things, keep in mind that what Moses made in the wilderness was just a copy of the real sanctuary in Heaven.  The feasts of ancient Israel were prophetic.  One of those feasts pointed to the very time we are living in now--the Day of Atonement.  It was the most solemn day of the year, the most solemn of the feasts.  What should that mean to us as we live during the time it pointed to, the time of the investigative judgment, where every soul that ever lived will pass before God’s discerning eye?  We should know what is going on in the real sanctuary in Heaven, where Christ, our High Priest, is faithfully ministering on our behalf. 

 
“The correct understanding of the ministration in the heavenly
 sanctuary is the foundation of our faith.” –Evangelism, 221

 
  Should we be studying what we claim to believe in?  Absolutely!  Should we be teaching these truths to our children?  We must!  It honors God to spend time in studying and learning about His infinite love and sacrifice for us.  The sanctuary reveals the core truths of Christianity.  It is pure truth in a dark world.  Without these truths, we are like a ship without a rudder, tossed around wherever the ocean of Babylon wants to take it.  Studying the Sanctuary will secure these truths in our hearts and minds, and as Jesus said, “the truth shall set you free” John 8:32.
 

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