Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.
1 Corinthians 3:16
Don't you know, that you are the temple of God, and that the spirit of God dwells in you?
1 Corinthians 6:19
what! know ye not that your bodies are the temple of the holy spirit, which is in you, which you have from God, and that you are not your own?
2 Corinthians 6:16
and what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God has said, "I will dwell with, and walk among them; I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
being built upon the foundation laid by the apostles and prophets, whereof Jesus Christ himself is the main stone of the angle:
but Christ govern'd his own house in quality of son and heir, and 'tis we that are his house, provided we stedfastly persevere unto the end in the publick profession of that hope, in virtue of which we glory.
him that overcomes, will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go out no more: I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which descends from heaven from my God: even my new name will I write.
1 Peter 2:9
and this they were destin'd to. but you are the chosen race, you are kings and priests, the holy nation, the peculiar people, that you might display his glory, who called you out
who hath made us kings and priests to his God and father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
and hast made us kings and priests unto our God: and we shall reign on the earth."
happy and holy are they that have part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God, and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.
ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation is from the Jews.
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God to you, that you present your bodies a living victim, holy, acceptable unto God, as the service of a rational being.
and if my blood should serve as a libation to ratify your faith, I should rejoice and congratulate with you all thereupon;
I have now receiv'd the whole, and have more than sufficient: I am loaded with the presents you sent by Epaphroditus, which I have receiv'd as grateful incense, as a sacrifice which God accepts and approves.
Let our sacrifice then, which we are to offer to God by Jesus Christ, be that of incessant praises, the offering of our lips, which celebrate his name:
now I tell you, that the work now in hand, is of greater consequence than that of the temple.