The word of God is for our example and our guidance. Here are a few points to consider from the following passages. What do these passages speak to you? Share in the comments below.
1. Those who were assigned to the work were handpicked and chosen by God.
2. The workers were given the necessary wisdom and understanding to carry out their assignment from God.
3. The congregation gave freely and bountifully towards the work. The offerings were sufficient and even too much. There was enough with no lack. There was overflow!
4. The man of God commanded the congregation to not bring anything further once he was informed of how much had already been given. He received only what was necessary to complete the work of the Lord, and did not try to rob or profit from the people for his own gain or in the name of the Lord as they carried out the assignment from God.
31 And he hath filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship;
36 Then wrought Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every wise hearted man, in whom the Lord put wisdom and understanding to know how to work all manner of work for the service of the sanctuary, according to all that the Lord had commanded.
3 And they received of Moses all the offering, which the children of Israel had brought for the work of the service of the sanctuary, to make it withal. And they brought yet unto him free offerings every morning.
4 And all the wise men, that wrought all the work of the sanctuary, came every man from his work which they made;
5 And they spake unto Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work, which the Lord commanded to make.
6 And Moses gave commandment, and they caused it to be proclaimed throughout the camp, saying, Let neither man nor woman make any more work for the offering of the sanctuary. So the people were restrained from bringing.
7 For the stuff they had was sufficient for all the work to make it, and too much.