Christ in the Tabernacle, Pt. 2 Christ and God’s Purposes in the Ark of Covenant.

17 October, 2020
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Delivered on Sunday Morning the 18th of October 2020 by Pastor Nelson Attwood at Noble Park Evangelical Baptist Church, Victoria, Australia.

Exodus 25:8-22
October 18th, 2020

Intro: A Distance Established & Maintained

One: An Ark for the Presence of God
• Exodus 25:10,
• Dimensions: 1Cu.=45cm, So: 114cm L. x 69cm W. x 69cm H.
Importantly the Ark’s chief value were in its content & use

Two: An Ark for the Propitiation of God
• Exodus 19:7-8,
• Exodus 32:10,
• Exodus.25:17
• Leviticus 16:11-17,
• Isaiah 53:11,
• Isaiah 12:1-6

Three: An Ark for the Pronouncement of God
• Exodus 25:22
• Exodus 33:11

Four: It was An Ark that Pointed to and Promised Christ

1) Christ made God’s Presence Among Us

2) Christ made the Propitiation for us
Acts 2:22-23

3) Christ made Peace for us
Romans 5:1

4) Christ made us Priests to God.
1Peter 2:5,
1Peter 2:9,
1Pete 2:10,
Questions for Reflection and Discussion – The Tabernacle Part 2

1. What was the position of the Ark within the Tabernacle?
Exodus 26:34

2. What was the purpose of the poles and rings?
Exodus 25:14

3. What was to be placed inside the ark?
Exodus 25:16

4. Where would God meet with His people?
Exodus 25:22

5. Who was allowed to go into the place of the Ark and how often could they go in?
Leviticus 16: 2 and Leviticus 16:34

6. What did the high priest have to do with the blood that he brought inside the veil?
Leviticus 16:14-16

7. How did the Ark show both God’s presence as well as mankind’s distance from God?

8. What else could the Israelites learn about God from this symbol that He gave them?

9. Why is it no longer necessary for us as believers to have a physical ark?

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