Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
You shall make
an altar of earth for Me, and you shall sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and your peace offerings, your sheep and your oxen; in every place where I cause My name to be remembered, I will come to you and bless you.
But you shall seek the Lord at the place which the Lord your God will choose from all your tribes, to establish His name there for His dwelling, and there you shall come.
2 Samuel 7:13
He shall build a house for My name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.
1 Kings 8:29
that Your eyes may be open toward this house night and day, toward the place of which You have said, ‘My name shall be there,’ to listen to the prayer which Your servant shall pray toward this place.
1 Kings 9:3
The Lord said to him, “
I have heard your prayer and your supplication, which you have made before Me; I have consecrated this house which you have built by putting My name there forever, and My eyes and My heart will be there perpetually.
But chose the tribe of Judah,
Zion which He loved.
For the Lord has chosen Zion;
desired it for His habitation.