"Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. He will first sit down and estimate the cost to see whether he has enough money to finish it, won't he?
2 Chronicles 2:5
"The Temple that I'm building will be great, because the greatness of our God surpasses that of all gods.
to equip the saints, to do the work of ministry, and to build up the body of the Messiah
1 Peter 2:5
you, too, as living stones, are building yourselves up into a spiritual house and a holy priesthood, so that you may offer spiritual sacrifices that are acceptable to God through Jesus, the Messiah.
1 Corinthians 3:12
Whether a person builds on this foundation with gold, silver, expensive stones, wood, hay, or straw,
1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are God's co-workers. You are God's farmland and God's building.
Then they said, "Come on! Let's build ourselves a city and a tower, with its summit in the heavens, and let's make a name for ourselves so we won't be scattered over the surface of the whole earth."
1 Kings 6:7
The Temple was constructed of stone precut at the quarry so that no hammer, axe, or any other iron implement would be heard in the Temple while it was being built.
"Then this very same Sheshbazzar arrived and laid the foundations for the Temple of God in Jerusalem. Since that time until now the Temple has been under construction and is not yet completed."
When the time comes for rebuilding your walls, that time will surely be extended.
After all, every house is built by someone, but God is the builder of everything.
2 Chronicles 3:2
He began construction on the second day of the second month of the fourth year of his reign.
1 Kings 5:18
As a result, Solomon's builders worked with Hiram's builders, accompanied by the Gebalites, to quarry the stone and to prepare the timber and other stone for the Temple's construction.
The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.
By wisdom a house is built; it is made secure through understanding.
and say, "This person started a building but couldn't finish it.'
In union with him the whole building is joined together and rises into a holy sanctuary for the Lord.
2 Corinthians 5:1
We know that if the earthly tent we live in is torn down, we have a building in heaven that comes from God, an eternal house not built by human hands.
and told Moses, "The people are bringing much more than enough for the work that the LORD has commanded us to do."
1 Kings 6:14
So Solomon kept on building the Temple and finished it.
Its wall was made of jasper. The city was made of pure gold, as clear as glass.
Otherwise, if he lays a foundation and can't finish the building, everyone who watches will begin to ridicule him
Jesus asked them, "Have you never read in the Scriptures, "The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. This was the Lord's doing, and it is amazing in our eyes.'?
1 Chronicles 22:5
David thought, "My son Solomon is young and inexperienced. The temple that will be built for the LORD is to be magnificent, well known, and internationally honored, so I will complete preparations for it." So before his death, David finished providing a great quantity of materials for it.
The Jewish leaders said, "This sanctuary has been under construction for 46 years, and you're going to rebuild it in three days?"
who worked on the wall. Those who carried building materials worked with one hand, carrying a spear in the other.
"Zerubbabel's hands have laid the foundation of this Temple, and his hands will finish it, so that you will know that the LORD of the Heavenly Armies has sent me to all of you.
having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, the Messiah Jesus himself being the cornerstone.
1 Chronicles 29:3
"In addition to everything that I have supplied for the Temple, it pleases me to provide my own treasure of gold and silver, so because of my love for the Temple of my God I hereby give to the Temple of my God the following:
As a result, work on the Temple of God in Jerusalem ceased and did not begin again until the second year of the reign of King Darius of Persia.
1 Corinthians 3:10
As an expert builder using the grace that God gave me, I laid the foundation, and someone else is building on it. But each person must be careful how he builds on it.
After this, the non-Israeli inhabitants of the land undermined the people of Judah, harassing them in their construction work
"When you build a new house, install a parapet along your roof so that if someone falls from the roof, you won't bring guilt of bloodshed on your house."
But you, dear friends, must continue to build your most holy faith for your own benefit. Furthermore, continue to pray in the Holy Spirit.
2 Chronicles 3:3
These are the foundations that Solomon set in place for God's Temple. The length in terms of the former standard measurements: 60 cubits; its width: 20 cubits.
1 Kings 7:1
But Solomon took thirteen years to build his own palace, and finally finished it.
2 Timothy 3:16
All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,
Leave the work on this Temple of God alone! Let the Jewish governor and the Jewish leaders build this Temple of God on its site.
Then I told them how good my God had been to me, and about what the king had told me. They replied, "Let's get out there and build!" So they encouraged themselves to do good.
in whom the whole body is united and held together by every ligament with which it is supplied. As each individual part does its job, the body builds itself up in love.