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15 Bible Verses about Sacred Places

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1 Kings 14:23

They erected high places, sacred pillars, and Asherim for themselves on every high hill and under every green tree.

Deuteronomy 12:5

Instead, you must seek to enter only the place that the LORD your God will choose among your tribes. There he will establish his name and live.

Exodus 3:5

"Do not come any closer," God said. "Remove your sandals from your feet, because the place where you are standing is holy ground."

Joshua 5:15

The commander of the LORD's Army replied to Joshua, "Remove your sandals from your feet, because the place where you're standing is holy." So Joshua did so.

Deuteronomy 12:11

then bring to the place that the LORD your God will choose as a dwelling place where he will establish his name everything that I'm commanding you: your burnt offerings, your sacrifices, your tithes, your hand-carried gifts, and all your best offerings in fulfillment of promises that you pledged to the LORD.

Deuteronomy 14:23

Then in the presence of the LORD your God, in the place where he'll choose to establish his name, you may consume the tithe of your grain, your new wine, your oil, and the firstborn of your livestock and flock, so that you'll learn to revere the LORD your God all your life.

Deuteronomy 15:20

Then in the presence of the LORD your God, you and your household must eat them every year at the place the LORD will choose.

Deuteronomy 16:2

Then sacrifice sheep and cattle for the Passover to the LORD your God at the place where the LORD your God will choose to establish his name.

Deuteronomy 17:8

"If a case is too difficult for you to decide with respect to bloodshed, civil claims, assault and battery, or other matters of dispute within your courts, bring it to the place that the LORD your God will choose.

Joshua 9:27

However, on that very day Joshua made them become wood cutters and water carriers for the congregation and for the LORD's altar in the place that he should choose, and this tradition continues to this day.

Joshua 18:1

After this, the entire assembly of the Israelis gathered together at Shiloh and set up the Tent of Meeting there, where the land lay conquered before them.

2 Chronicles 7:15

"Now therefore my eyes will remain open and my ears will remain listening to the prayers that are offered in this place.

Psalm 78:68

But he chose the tribe of Judah, the mountain of Zion, which he loves.

John 4:20-24

Our ancestors worshipped on this mountain. But you Jews say that the place where people should worship is in Jerusalem." Jesus told her, "Believe me, dear lady, the hour is coming when you Samaritans will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem. You don't know what you're worshiping. We Jews know what we're worshiping, because salvation comes from the Jews. read more.
Yet the time is coming, and is now here, when true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth. Indeed, the Father is looking for people like that to worship him. God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth."

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