If we study the meaning of each part of the Ark of the Covenant we will receive a wonderful salvation message.
The Ark of the Covenant with the Mercy Seat and the Cherubim was located on the other side of the veil in the Most Holy Place. There the High Priest entered only once a year to sprinkle sacrificial blood on top of the Mercy Seat.
The appearance of the Ark was quite awesome, not only because of its brilliant gold, but also because of the mysterious light that hovered over the center of it—the Shekinah Glory, which was the glory of the very presence of God.
The Ark itself (without its lid) was just a box, 3 ½ feet long, 2 ½ feet wide and 2 ½ feet deep. It was made of acacia wood overlaid with gold. The wood represented the humanity of Christ, and the gold, His…
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