The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
not build me an house to dwell in:
CH1 17:5 For I have not dwelt in an house since the day that I brought
up Israel unto this day; but have gone from tent to tent, and from one
tabernacle to another.
CH1 17:6 Wheresoever I have walked with all Israel, spake I a word to
any of the judges of Israel, whom I commanded to feed my people, saying,
Why have ye not built me an house of cedars?
CH1 17:7 Now therefore thus shalt thou say unto my servant David, Thus
saith the LORD of hosts, I took thee from the sheepcote, even from
following the sheep, that thou shouldest be ruler over my people Israel:
CH1 17:8 And I have been with thee whithersoever thou hast walked, and
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