Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But will God in very deed dwell with men on the earth? behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain thee; how much less this house which I have built!
And I will dwell among the sons of Israel and shall be their God.
1 Kings 8:27
But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, the heavens, the heavens of heavens cannot contain thee; how much less this house that I have built?
Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive; thou hast received gifts for men, yea, for the rebellious also that the LORD God might dwell among them.
Who is like unto the LORD our God, who dwells on high,
For thus has said the high and lofty One that inhabits eternity, whose name is The Holy One; I dwell in the high place and in holiness and with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit to cause the spirit of the humble to live and to cause the heart of the contrite ones to live.
Thus saith the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where shall remain this house that ye built unto me? and where shall remain this place of my rest?
Howbeit the most High does not dwell in temples made with hands, as saith the prophet,
The God that made the world and all the things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands;
2 Chronicles 2:6
But who is so powerful as to build him a house, seeing the heavens and heavens of the heavens cannot contain him? Who am I then that I should build him a house, except to burn incense before him?
Where shall I go from thy spirit? or where shall I flee from thy presence?
Can any hide himself in hiding places that I shall not see him? said the LORD. Do I not fill heaven and earth? said the LORD.
2 Corinthians 12:2
I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell; God knows) was caught up to the third heaven.
2 Chronicles 32:15
Now, therefore, do not let Hezekiah deceive you nor persuade you in this matter neither believe him, for no god of any nation or kingdom was able to deliver his people out of my hands and out of the hands of my fathers; how much less shall your God deliver you out of my hand?
How much more with those that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who shall be crushed by the moth!
How much less shall I answer him and choose out my words to reason with him?
How then can man be justified with God? Or how can he that is born of a woman be clean?
If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father who is in the heavens give good things to those that ask him?
But I say unto you, That in this place is one greater than the temple.