Lesson 14 - Furniture of The Tabernacle – The Golden Ark of The Covenant
Today’s Key Words is Atonement:
God Covers our Sins With the Sacrifice of His only Son
Sword Drill Exodus 25: 10-22
God Is The Problem Solver
The Ark of
The Covenant was a picture of God’s relationship with His People
Israel, which in turn showed the same deadness in the relationship between
God and the rest of the world.
(See the lesson on the Person of God and Jesus Christ in this series)
The Ark of The Covenant was a picture in which God showed how He would solve His problem with a broken relationship with mankind, and how mankind could respond to God’s solution. The broken relationship was caused by Adam’s original sin, which resulted in the total sinfulness of all mankind. (See the lesson on the Person of Man in this series)
Sword Drill Romans 5:12
The Ark of
the Covenant showed the sin problem between God and man and demonstrated
God’s only merciful and gracious solution. His solution was pictured as
a contract with
Sword Drill Joshua 3:3 & 1 Samuel 4:3
Sword Drill Exodus 25:22
Just as Noah’s
family accepted and rested in Gods provision in the
The Ark of The Covenant was the only piece of Furniture in The Holy of Holies and was made of Acacia Wood overlaid with Pure Gold. It was the first piece of furniture commanded to be made for the Tabernacle, but was made after the construction of The Tabernacle
Sword Drill Exodus 25:22 & Exodus 36:8 –37
The Top of the
The lid sometimes called the Mercy Seat had two Cherubim attached. The Cherubim were made of beaten Gold and were said to be standing. They were facing each other looking down. Their Wings were facing forward and lifted up.
Sword Drill Psalm 80:1 & 99:1
Sword Drill Psalm 132:7
One Cherub represents The “Righteousness of God”. The other Cherub represents “The Justice of God” The “Love and Mercy” of God meet in The Centre. All form “The Holiness of God”
Sword Drill Psalm 89:14
The Cherubim were protectors and observers
Sword Drill Genesis 3:24 & 1 Peter 1:12
Blood from an animal sacrifice was sprinkled on the Mercy Seat twice on The Day of Atonement and then only once a year. The High Priest came behind the inner Veil and sprinkled blood for his own sins and then went back out to the Brazen Alter and came in again to sprinkle blood on the Mercy Seat for the sins of the people.
The Golden Pot of Manna
The pot of Manna pictures the rejection of The Lords Perfect Provision
Sword Drill Exodus 16
The Tablets of The Law (The 10 Commands for
Pictures the rejection of The Lords Law for national freedom and individual life
Sword Drill Exodus 32 & Exodus 34 (New Tablets)
Aarons Rod that budded
Pictures the rejection of The Lords appointed position & authority
Sword Drill Numbers 17
The Ten Golden
The first stone tablets were made and written on by The Lord. The second
stone tablets were chiselled out by Moses and written on by The Lord. The
tablets had to be made and written twice because Moses broke them, he threw
them on the ground. He did this because
(Please fill in the blanks
I Am The Lord Your ________, who brought you out
Out of The Land of slavery
1: You shall have _____ other
god’s before Me
2: You shall Not make for yourself an ________ in the form of anything in _______ above or on the ________ beneath or in the ________ below.
You shall Not ________down to them.
3: You shall Not _________ (take in vain)
(Oh my) the Name of The Lord Your God
4: Remember the __________Day to keep it Holy
5: Honour you _______and _________.” Yes & Do!
6: You shall Not ___________
7: You shall Not commit ____________Married to someone else.
8: You shall Not ____________
9: You shall Not give false testimony against your _________
10: You shall ________ Covet!
In the times of
See other lessons about the Christian life and how to please God
(Please fill in the blanks
“The Law was Given through _________, Grace and Truth came through ____________”
Sword Drill John 1: 17
Sword Drill Romans 10:4 & Romans 6:14
The Law cannot justify (Declare us righteous before God)
Sword Drill Galatians 3:24-25 & Philippians 3:9
The Law is Perfect and Will Not pass Away
Sword Drill Luke 16:17
The Law cannot give life
Sword Drill 2 Corinthians 3:6
Christ is the end of the Law, so we can be righteous in Christ we who believe in Jesus Christ.
Sword Drill Romans 10:4
The Law is not the standard for Holiness, before God.
Sword Drill John 1:17
The Law leads us to Christ. In Christ we’re under Law of The Spirit
Sword Drill Galatians 3:24
The Gift of Salvation is through believing in Jesus Christ and Not keeping the Law
Sword Drill Galatians 3:1 - 14
Sword Drill Galatians 3:10
Christ Fulfilled The Law on our Behalf
Sword Drill Matthew 5:17
Love Fulfills the Law and is The work of The Holy Spirit
Sword Drill Romans 13:8
“Live a life worthy of the calling you have received”
Sword Drill: Ephesians 4:1
“God works all things together for good, to those
WHO LOVE HIM”
Sword Drill: Romans 8:28
Promise from God - for You!
“ I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, neither anything else in all of creation, will be able to separate us from the Love of God, that is in Christ Jesus our Lord”
Sword Drill: Romans 8:38 - 39
“Thank you for the gift of salvation, which is free wholly because of your Love and kind heartedness of yourself to us, from You, the giver of all things. Thank You that you have given us a life to live, which is through grace, and not the Law. Help me to understand your grace so my soul can live in peace before You. For your Name and Glory, I ask this and in my Saviours most precious
and worthy Name”
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