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The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary

Ark

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We read in Scripture of the ark which the Lord directed Noah to make. (Genesis 6:14) And Moses in the wilderness was commanded to make an ark. (Exodus 25:10) And we read of an ark seen by John in the temple in heaven; but then, this latter was visional. For the same apostle elsewhere saith, that he "saw no temple in heaven? (Revelation 11:19 with Revelation 21:22) The ark of Noah, as well as that of Moses, were types of the Lord Jesus Christ. Hence, Noah it is said by the Holy Ghost,"by (Hebrews 11:7) faith being warned of God, "prepared an ark for the saving of his house." Faith in what? Surely, faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. And the ark in the wilderness is called the ark of the covenant, intimating Christ given of JEHOVAH to the people. (See Numbers 10:33; Joshua 3:11; Jos 7:6 with Isaiah 42:6; 2 Chronicles 8:11) We no where read of arks. Never is it said in the word of God of more than one ark; no more than one Lord Jesus Christ. They who talk of arks, like them who talk of archangels, do err, "not knowing the Scriptures, neither the power of God." And it were to be wished, that such men would call to mind the Lord's jealousy in the case of the men of Bethshemesh, (1 Samuel 6:19) and also the circumstance of Uzzah, (1 Chronicles 13:10) What was the sin of all those but overlooking Christ? And wherein do those differ, who talk of arks instead of one ark, and that expressly, and on no other account valuable, than as it represented the Lord Jesus? (1 Samuel 4:3; 2 Samuel 15:24)


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Hawker, Robert D.D. Entry for 'Ark'. Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance and Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/pmd/a/ark.html. London. 1828.

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Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
the Second Week of Advent
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