What does the Ark of the Covenant symbolize?
In conclusion, the reader should have received an understanding of what the Ark of the Covenant symbolically represents. Both the Ark and the brain in the head of the body typify the throne for the Spirit of Elohim, which is the Messiah. The Ark of the Covenant represents the mind or consciousness within the soul and the cloud above the Ark typifies the Holy Spirit revealing itself to man and leading and guiding him consciously or unconsciously. Remember, both angels on each end of the Mercy Seat looked into the cloud and typified the soul of man looking toward the Creator for guidance, direction, and inspiration.