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16 Bible Verses about Sacred Places

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1 Kings 14:23

For they also built themselves high places and statues, and groves on every high hill and under every green tree.

Deuteronomy 12:5

But ye shall seek the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there for his habitation, and thou shalt go there.

Joshua 5:15

And the Prince of the LORD's host said unto Joshua, Loose thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place on which thou dost stand is holy. And Joshua did so.

Deuteronomy 12:11

then there shall be a place which the LORD your God shall choose to cause his name to dwell there; there shall ye bring all that I command you: your burnt offerings and your sacrifices, your tithes and the offerings of your hand and all your choice of vows which ye vow unto the LORD;

Deuteronomy 14:23

And thou shalt eat before the LORD thy God in the place which he shall choose for his name to dwell, the tithe of thy grain, of thy wine, and of thine oil, and the firstborn of thy cows and of thy sheep, that thou may learn to fear the LORD thy God always.

Deuteronomy 15:20

Thou shalt eat it before the LORD thy God each year in the place which the LORD shall choose, thou and thy household.

Deuteronomy 16:2

Thou shalt, therefore, sacrifice the passover unto the LORD thy God, of the sheep and the cows, in the place which the LORD shall choose to cause his name to dwell therein.

Deuteronomy 17:8

If a matter arises that is too difficult for thee in judgment between blood and blood, between plea and plea, and between stroke and stroke, being matters of controversy within thy gates, then thou shalt arise and go up into the place which the LORD thy God shall choose,

Joshua 9:27

And Joshua made them that day hewers of wood and drawers of water for the congregation and for the altar of the LORD, in the place which he should choose; which they are even unto this day.

Joshua 18:1

And the whole congregation of the sons of Israel assembled together at Shiloh and set up the tabernacle of the testimony there after the land was subdued before them.

1 Chronicles 22:1

Then David said, This shall be the house of the LORD God, and this shall be the altar of the burnt offering for Israel.

2 Chronicles 7:15

Now my eyes shall be open and my ears attentive unto the prayer that is made in this place;

Psalm 78:68

But chose the tribe of Judah, the Mount Zion which he loved.

John 4:20-24

Our fathers worshipped in this mountain, and ye say that in Jerusalem is the place where it is necessary to worship. Jesus said unto her, Woman, believe me, the hour comes when neither in this mountain nor in Jerusalem shall ye worship the Father. Ye worship what ye know not; we worship what we know, for saving health is of the Jews.read more.
But the hour comes, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth, for the Father seeks such to worship him. God is a Spirit and those that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.

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