Today, Jesus is our High Priest and He Himself has sprinkled His own blood on the true mercy seat in heaven — the throne of grace. Each year on the Day of Atonement, the high priest entered the Holy of Holies and sprinkled the blood of animals sacrificed for the atonement of the sins of God’s people. The High Priest would sprinkle the Blood of the Lamb on the Mercy Seat in the Holy of Holies, and the sins of Israel would be atoned for that year. In your teaching, you say that the last thing that Jesus had to do was sprinkle his blood on the mercy seat at the throne of God where the real arc is. Christ did come, and Christ did make the sacrifice, and Christ was raised from the dead. The tabernacle was real. See below: Jesus' literal, physical, precious, blood was taken to Heaven and placed upon the mercy seat in the holy place in God the Father's presence on our behalf (Hebrews 9:12,24). This blood was sprinkled on the mercy seat. The mercy seat was symbolic of the mercy imparted to us through Jesus Christ, for on this mercy seats the priest had to once a year cover it with blood symbolizing the sacrifice Jesus was to make for us to cover our sins and grant us mercy. Everything in heaven is real and on earth a shadow or copy of that in heaven. The ark of the covenant was real. In a manner of speaking, the mercy seat concealed the people of God from the ever-condemning judgment of the Law. The blood of Jesus is on the Mercy seat. 1:18-19), it is not speaking of a bowl of blood in heaven. Make no mistake about it, these are historical realities. As long as the blood was there on the mercy seat, He saw only the blood and accepted the people. Therefore, the Mercy Seat of Heaven, of which the Ark of the Covenant was a 'type' of, was made available through the Perfect Blood of Jesus throughout all time "for without the shedding of blood there is no remission (of sin)".(Heb. Christ's work of redemption was finished at the heavenly mercy seat after His blood was placed upon the mercy seat, just as was the pattern in the Old Testament. He is our mercy seat. [DTW: If you read the scriptures you will know there is no bowl of blood in heaven. The High Priest bearing the Blood of the Lamb would enter through the Veil into the Holy of Holies — this was the only time that any person could approach the Mercy Seat in the Holy of Holies. These pastors say that his blood had to be applied the same way in heaven as the lambs' ("types'") blood had to be applied on the ark's lid.) Second, as for when Jesus offered his blood upon the mercy seat in heaven, ... We were thinking in terms of him being the high priest who went into the Holy of Holies in heaven to apply the blood of Jesus on the mercy seat, only once. The mercy seat foreshadows the Lord Jesus Christ. Jesus blood however was sprinkled on the Mercy Seat in in heaven. Just as the sins of the whole nation were atoned for by the sprinkling of the blood on the mercy seat, so also Christ, by the shedding of His own blood atoned for the sins of the entire world. 9:22) The mercy seat was real. He forever stands between a holy God and sinful man. And he shall take of the blood of the bullock, and sprinkle it with his finger on the mercy seat eastward; and before the mercy seat shall he sprinkle of the blood with his finger seven times. Matthew 6:9-15 Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. When Scripture says we’re redeemed by the blood (1 Pet. Leviticus 4:5,6,17 And the priest that is anointed shall take of the bullock's blood, and bring it to the tabernacle of the congregation: … Leviticus 8:11 If this question poses an irritation then not to worry, I will keep it to our humble little bible study group. The mercy seat itself was made of wood overlaid with pure gold. (Obviously, the ark of the covenant had something called the "mercy seat" or "seat of mercy" upon the lid where the priests would sprinkle the blood of the slain lamb in OT times. The mercy seat of the Old Testament, and the blood sprinkled upon it by the high priest, prefigured Christ to come. It means we’re saved by Christ’s sacrificial death.