At least 50 chapters (13-Ex, 18-Lev, 13-Num, 2-Deut, 4-Heb) in the Bible tell of the construction, the ritual, the priesthood, the carrying of the tabernacle, and the meaning of it all. Also many other places in Scripture speak in figurative language concerning the tabernacle. In many Bible studies this subject is overlooked and considered insignificant.
The Quick View Bible » Gifts for the Tabernacle This graphic could be really helpful when teaching children about the Tabernacle. Free lesson at http://missionbibleclass.org/old-testament-stories/old-testament-part-1/exodus-through-12-spies/the-tabernacle/
Sir Isaac Newton: Scientist, Bible Scholar, Astronomer
Inside the ark were 3 things. The 2 tables of the Law. A golden pot of manna and Aaron's rod that budded. The Ark of the Covenant was where Gods justice and judgement toward sin was satisfied. It is referred to almost 200 times in the Old Testament. 1 Chr 6:41 "Now therefore, arise, O LORD God, to Your resting place, you and the ark of Your strength. Let Your priests, O LORD God, be clothed with salvation, and let Your saints rejoice in goodness.