Build yourself up as a temple to the Lord

See! I am building a house for the name of the Lord my God, to be made holy to him, where perfumes of sweet spices will be burned before him, and the holy bread will be placed at all times, and burned offerings will be offered morning and evening, on the Sabbaths and at the new moons, and on the regular feasts of the Lord our God. This is a law for ever to Israel.
2 Chronicles 2:4

We have a building from God

For we are conscious that if this our tent of flesh is taken down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in heaven.
2 Corinthians 5:1

The purpose of putting Jesus to death

Now when it was morning, all the chief priests and those in authority took thought together with the purpose of putting Jesus to death.
Matthew 27:1

Pilate says to them, What, then, am I to do with Jesus, who is named Christ? They all say, Let him be put to death on the cross.
Matthew 27:22

1)Joh 10:17 For this reason am I loved by the Father, because I give up my life so that I may take it again.
Joh 10:18 No one takes it away from me; I give it up of myself. I have power to give it up, and I have power to take it again. These orders I have from my Father.
2)Rev 5:6 And I saw in the middle of the high seat and of the four beasts, and in the middle of the rulers, a Lamb in his place, which seemed as if it had been put to death, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God, sent out into all the earth.
Rev 5:7 And he came and took it out of the right hand of him who was seated on the high seat.
Rev 5:8 And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and the four and twenty rulers went down on their faces before the Lamb, having every one an instrument of music, and gold vessels full of perfumes, which are the prayers of the saints.
Rev 5:9 And their voices are sounding in a new song, saying, It is right for you to take the book and to make it open: for you were put to death and have made an offering to God of your blood for men of every tribe, and language, and people, and nation,
Rev 5:10 And have made them a kingdom and priests to our God, and they are ruling on the earth.
Rev 5:11 And I saw, and there came to my ears the sound of a great number of angels round about the high seat and the beasts and the rulers; and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands;
Rev 5:12 Saying with a great voice, It is right to give to the Lamb who was put to death, power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honour and glory and blessing.

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1.Joh 10:17 For this reason am I loved by the Father, because I give up my life so that I may take it again.
Joh 10:18 No one takes it away from me; I give it up of myself. I have power to give it up, and I have power to take it again. These orders I have from my Father.
2.Rev 5:6 And I saw in the middle of the high seat and of the four beasts, and in the middle of the rulers, a Lamb in his place, which seemed as if it had been put to death, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God, sent out into all the earth.
Rev 5:7 And he came and took it out of the right hand of him who was seated on the high seat.
Rev 5:8 And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and the four and twenty rulers went down on their faces before the Lamb, having every one an instrument of music, and gold vessels full of perfumes, which are the prayers of the saints.
Rev 5:9 And their voices are sounding in a new song, saying, It is right for you to take the book and to make it open: for you were put to death and have made an offering to God of your blood for men of every tribe, and language, and people, and nation,
Rev 5:10 And have made them a kingdom and priests to our God, and they are ruling on the earth.
Rev 5:11 And I saw, and there came to my ears the sound of a great number of angels round about the high seat and the beasts and the rulers; and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands;
Rev 5:12 Saying with a great voice, It is right to give to the Lamb who was put to death, power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honour and glory and blessing.

Work on your temple

So all the work King Solomon had done in the house of the Lord was complete. Then Solomon took the holy things which David his father had given, the silver and the gold and all the vessels, and put them in the store-houses of the house of the Lord.
1 Kings 7:51

1)1Co 3:16 Do you not see that you are God’s holy house, and that the Spirit of God has his place in you?
1Co 3:17 If anyone makes the house of God unclean, God will put an end to him; for the house of God is holy, and you are his house.

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1.1Co 3:16 Do you not see that you are God’s holy house, and that the Spirit of God has his place in you?
1Co 3:17 If anyone makes the house of God unclean, God will put an end to him; for the house of God is holy, and you are his house.

The house of God

About this house which you are building: if you will keep my laws and give effect to my decisions and be guided by my rules, I will give effect to my word which I gave to David your father.
1 Kings 6:12

1)Joh 2:21 But his words were about that holy building which was his body. 2)Heb 10:5 So that when he comes into the world, he says, You had no desire for offerings, but you made a body ready for me 3)Rev 21:22 And I saw no Temple there; because the Lord God, the Ruler of all, and the Lamb are its Temple.

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1.Joh 2:21 But his words were about that holy building which was his body.
2.Heb 10:5 So that when he comes into the world, he says, You had no desire for offerings, but you made a body ready for me
3.Rev 21:22 And I saw no Temple there; because the Lord God, the Ruler of all, and the Lamb are its Temple.

Great stones

By the king’s orders great stones, stones of high price, were cut out, so that the base of the house might be made of squared stone.
1 Kings 5:17

1)1Co 3:11 For there is no other base for the building but that which has been put down, which is Jesus Christ.
1Co 3:12 But on the base a man may put gold, silver, stones of great price, wood, dry grass, cut stems;
1Co 3:13 Every man’s work will be made clear in that day, because it will be tested by fire; and the fire itself will make clear the quality of every man’s work.
3)1Pe 2:6 Because it is said in the Writings, See, I am placing a keystone in Zion, of great and special value; and the man who has faith in him will not be put to shame.
1Pe 2:7 And the value is for you who have faith; but it is said for those without faith, The very stone which the builders put on one side, was made the chief stone of the building;
1Pe 2:8 And, A stone of falling, a rock of trouble; the word is the cause of their fall, because they go against it, and this was the purpose of God.
2)Isa 28:16 For this cause says the Lord God, See, I am placing in Zion as a base, a stone, a tested stone, an angle-stone which is certain and of great value: and he who has faith will not give way. 4)Rev 21:14 And the wall of the town had twelve bases, and on them the twelve names of the twelve Apostles of the Lamb.

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1.1Co 3:11 For there is no other base for the building but that which has been put down, which is Jesus Christ.
1Co 3:12 But on the base a man may put gold, silver, stones of great price, wood, dry grass, cut stems;
1Co 3:13 Every man’s work will be made clear in that day, because it will be tested by fire; and the fire itself will make clear the quality of every man’s work.
2.Isa 28:16 For this cause says the Lord God, See, I am placing in Zion as a base, a stone, a tested stone, an angle-stone which is certain and of great value: and he who has faith will not give way.
3.1Pe 2:6 Because it is said in the Writings, See, I am placing a keystone in Zion, of great and special value; and the man who has faith in him will not be put to shame.
1Pe 2:7 And the value is for you who have faith; but it is said for those without faith, The very stone which the builders put on one side, was made the chief stone of the building;
1Pe 2:8 And, A stone of falling, a rock of trouble; the word is the cause of their fall, because they go against it, and this was the purpose of God.
4.Rev 21:14 And the wall of the town had twelve bases, and on them the twelve names of the twelve Apostles of the Lamb.