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16 Bible Verses about Sacred Places

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1 Kings 14:23

For they also built them high places, and pillars, and Asherim, on every high hill, and under every green tree;

Deuteronomy 12:5

But to the place which Yahweh your God shall choose out of all your tribes, to put his name there, even to his habitation you shall seek, and there you shall come;

Joshua 5:15

The prince of Yahweh's army said to Joshua, "Take your shoes off of your feet; for the place on which you stand is holy." Joshua did so.

Deuteronomy 12:11

then it shall happen that to the place which Yahweh your God shall choose, to cause his name to dwell there, there you shall bring all that I command you: your burnt offerings, and your sacrifices, your tithes, and the wave offering of your hand, and all your choice vows which you vow to Yahweh.

Deuteronomy 14:23

You shall eat before Yahweh your God, in the place which he shall choose, to cause his name to dwell there, the tithe of your grain, of your new wine, and of your oil, and the firstborn of your herd and of your flock; that you may learn to fear Yahweh your God always.

Deuteronomy 15:20

You shall eat it before Yahweh your God year by year in the place which Yahweh shall choose, you and your household.

Deuteronomy 16:2

You shall sacrifice the Passover to Yahweh your God, of the flock and the herd, in the place which Yahweh shall choose, to cause his name to dwell there.

Deuteronomy 17:8

If there arises a matter too hard for you in judgment, between blood and blood, between plea and plea, and between stroke and stroke, being matters of controversy within your gates; then you shall arise, and go up to the place which Yahweh your God shall choose;

Joshua 9:27

That day Joshua made them wood cutters and drawers of water for the congregation and for the altar of Yahweh, to this day, in the place which he should choose.

Joshua 18:1

The whole congregation of the children of Israel assembled themselves together at Shiloh, and set up the Tent of Meeting there. The land was subdued before them.

1 Chronicles 22:1

Then David said, "This is the house of Yahweh God, and this is the altar of burnt offering for Israel."

2 Chronicles 7:15

Now my eyes shall be open, and my ears attentive, to the prayer that is made in this place.

Psalm 78:68

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

John 4:20-24

Our fathers worshiped in this mountain, and you Jews say that in Jerusalem is the place where people ought to worship." Jesus said to her, "Woman, believe me, the hour comes, when neither in this mountain, nor in Jerusalem, will you worship the Father. You worship that which you don't know. We worship that which we know; for salvation is from the Jews.read more.
But the hour comes, and now is, when the true worshippers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father seeks such to be his worshippers. God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth."

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