Israel in the wilderness had nothing to do for food or raiment: the Lord provided. They had no care as to their circumstances': the Lord called them either to rest or motion. But they had activities of the sanctuary as much as faith pleased or as conscience demanded, in worship, communion and confession, through their different offerings. They had the ordinances of holiness to practice, the future ways of Canaan to learn, and all this and the like in great variety. They began their action by erecting the tabernacle,