The broken law contained in the Ark was the only reason for all the sacrificial services, both typical and antitypical.
When the Lord gave directions for making the sanctuary, His first instruction was, "They shall make an Ark of shittim (acacia) wood: two cubits and a half shall be the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half the height thereof" (Exodus ).
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We know from 2 Chronicles 35:3 that King Josiah had the Ark put into Solomon's Temple in about 623 B. Previous to this the Ark was hidden because of turbulent times Israel had gone through; probably from around 950-623 B. 3 And said unto the Levites that taught all Israel, which were holy unto the LORD, Put the holy ark in the house which Solomon the son of David king of Israel did build; it shall not be a burden upon your shoulders: serve now the LORD your God, and his people Israel, (II Maccabees 2:4-6).Moses goes down, reports to the people, and in verse 8 they accept the covenant: "All the Lord has spoken we will do." Moses returns with this acceptance to the Lord, and in verse 9 the Lord says that he is coming to speak in earshot of the people so that they will believe Moses.In Exodus –15 God instructs Moses to consecrate the people. In three days the Lord descends in fire and the mountain is wrapped in smoke. 20) and sends him down again with the warning to the people not to break through and perish (vv. Then God himself () addresses the people in 20:1–17 and gives the ten commandments.Virtually all of Exodus 19–34 is concerned with the making of this covenant.I want you to see this morning, Let's walk through these crucial chapters together. In Exodus 19:3 Moses goes up the first time into Mount Sinai, and God announces to him the general terms of the covenant in verses 5 and 6: If you obey me and keep my covenant, you will be my special possession, a kingdom of priests, a holy nation.