Another amazing feature of the ark, is that on top there is a “mercy seat”. The mercy seat was a top for the ark, but it was a separate piece of furniture. 92 Lesson 4 – Chart 7 “Good Things to Come!” The Mercy Seat is where God received the representative of His blood-cleansed people. The Mercy Seat. This gold signifies that it is My pure nature which will now bring forth the last and final act of perfection within man. Blood Atonement - A Bible Study. The Mercy-seat (Exodus 37:6-9) The mercy-seat, as already briefly described, was a cover upon the ark, of the same length and breadth; it was of pure gold, and at either end were cherubim beaten out of one piece with it; they were thus a part of the mercy-seat. The commandment of the Lord to Moses was to take an offering from all whose hearts willingly offered, and construct a tabernacl For example, The Mercy Seat is about 65-70 cm, or 26-28 inches long (it depends on whether you measure above or below). It covered the law as He “covers” the sins and offenses of His people. a span of about 10 - 11 inches. THE TABERNACLE OF ANCIENT ISRAEL "And let them make Me a sanctuary, that I may dwell among (in) them" - Exodus 25:8. The Tabernacle symbolized the only way in which a guilty sinner could approach God. Made of gold, the most precious metal, the mercy seat represented God’s most precious attribute—mercy. and above it were the cherubim of glory overshadowing the mercy seat; but of these things we cannot now speak in detail. By Pastor Jim May. Exodus 25:21-22 says : “You shall put the mercy seat on top of the ark, and in … Lecture 12. “See, Aaron,” the Lord continued to instruct His young friend, “the Mercy Seat is the only piece of furniture in the Tabernacle made of pure gold without any other substance as a complement. It was made of pure gold, two and one-half by one and onehalf cubits. The mercy seat was highly ornamented, and was probably the … Exodus 25:17-22, "And thou shalt make a mercy seat of pure gold: two cubits and a half shall be the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof.And thou shalt make two cherubims of gold, of beaten work shalt thou make them, in the two ends of the mercy seat. The Ark of the Covenant typified the person of our Lord Jesus Christ. The Purpose and Heart of the Law - A Devotional Message. On top of the mercy seat and coming out of it were two cherubim of gold. It was the place or mercy. The word "seat" speaks of a resting place so the mercy seat was the "place of mercy or propitiation". The Tabernacle in the Wilderness Series # 5. “Exodus chapter twenty-five gives the description and instruction concerning the Ark of the Covenant and the Mercy Seat which was to be over it, in the Tabernacle of Moses. 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