Aliya Summary: We now read about the induction of the priests and the inauguration of the Tabernacle. In the presence of all the Jews, Moshe dressed Aaron and his sons in the priestly vestments and anointed them, along with the Tabernacle and its vessels, with the holy anointing oil.
According to Rashi, the seven day inauguration period for the Mishkan preceded its erection. This, says Rashi, is another example of the Torah not always presenting the story in chronological order. Could the reason for the reversed order be to demonstrate that the product is more important than the process, at least in this case of having G-d’s presence)?