Tag Archives: God’s temple

Psalm 48 — When God dwells within us

This psalm was probably written after an attack was made upon Jerusalem.  And it praises the greatness of God who protected her. It exults, Great is the Lord, and most worthy of praise, in the city of our God, his … Continue reading

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Haggai 2:1-9 — Where our true glory comes from

I’ve mentioned before in the book of Ezra that some of the older generation that had seen Solomon’s temple wept when then saw the foundations of the new temple that was being built. And here, we see some of the … Continue reading

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Ezekiel 10-11 — A true temple, a true people

One of the things that I learned way back in Sunday school was, “The church is not a building.  It’s people.”  That’s true, but not quite complete.  The church is a people whose hearts belong to God. Unfortunately, Israel’s heart … Continue reading

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II Kings 12:1-16; II Chronicles 24:1-16 — Getting our temples cleaned up

Joash, under the tutelage of Jehoiada the priest, got off to a good start.  One thing he wanted to do early in his reign was to restore the temple.  The temple had been damaged, probably during the reign of Ahaziah … Continue reading

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