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 children of Israel, and will be their God.
1 Kings 8:27
But will God indeed dwell on the earth? behold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain you; how much less this house that I have built?
You have ascended on high, you have led captivity captive: you have 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 says the high and lofty One that inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.
Thus says the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that you build unto me? and where is the place of my rest?
Yet the most High dwells not in temples made with hands; as says the prophet,
God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwells not in temples made with hands;
2 Chronicles 2:6
But who is able to build him a house, seeing the heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain him? who am I then, that I should build him a house, except only to burn sacrifices before him?
Where shall I go from your Spirit? or where shall I flee from your presence?
Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him? says the LORD. Do not I fill heaven and earth? says the LORD.
2 Corinthians 12:2
I knew a man in Christ fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knows;) such a one caught up to the third heaven.
2 Chronicles 32:15
Now therefore let not Hezekiah deceive you, nor persuade you in this way, neither yet believe him: for no god of any nation or kingdom was able to deliver his people out of my hand, and out of the hand of my fathers: how much less shall your God deliver you out of my hand?
How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before 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 be clean that is born of a woman?
If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father who is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?
But I say unto you, That in this place is one greater than the temple.