-The garments meant for ministering in the holy place were outlined and detailed unto the completion of the work done “as the LORD commanded.” This phrase is repeated nine times in the chapter, which should alert us to the importance of it. *Application* How critical is it to carry out the LORD’s commands in our life? Often we know what God is calling us to do. It is very clear in His Word, yet we neglect Him and His demands. Blessing is in the following of the LORD’s commands. It is no coincidence that the chapter ends with Moses’ blessing of the children of Israel due to their completion of the work that God had assigned. Whatever God has called you to do, do it with all your might and increase in it (Deuteronomy 6:5, Matthew 22:37-40, Colossians 3:23, 1 Timothy 4:14-15, 2 Peter 1:13). There will be peace in your good conscience towards your Heavenly Father as you obey His imperative commands. This is not what saves us for eternity (the work of Jesus Christ does that), but it is what blesses us on this earth by ensuring proper fellowship with our Maker.
Verse to Memorize: Exodus 39:32