The Lord said to Moses, 2 “Speak to the people of Israel, that they take for me a contribution. From every man whose heart moves him you shall receive the contribution for me. 3 And this is the contribution that you shall receive from them: gold, silver, and bronze, 4 blue and purple and scarlet yarns and fine twined linen, goats’ hair, 5 tanned rams’ skins, goatskins, acacia wood, 6 oil for the lamps, spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense, 7 onyx stones, and stones for setting, for the ephod and for the breastpiece. 8 And let them make me a sanctuary, that I may dwell in their midst. 9 Exactly as I show you concerning the pattern of the tabernacle, and of all its furniture, so you shall make it.
1: What characteristics or qualities make home, “home” for you?
2: Does that feeling of home feel close or far off?
3: How do you try to make or secure those feelings of home when life is chaotic?
4: In what ways might you try to put build before blood? (i.e. focusing on what you need to do instead of what’s been done for you)
5: Ambition, attitude, achievement – how could you contribute one of these to the building of our home away from home?