GOD’S DWELLING PLACE

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Key Verse

  • He alone possesses immortality [absolute exemption from death] and lives in unapproachable light, whom no man has ever seen or can see. 1 Timothy 6:16 AMP
See also

  • But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, heaven and the highest
    heaven cannot contain You
    ; how much less this house which I have built! 1 Kings 8:27 AMP

Where does GOD Dwell?

1. Mountain of His Presence

  • And he said, “Go out and stand on the mount before the LORD.” And behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind tore the mountains and broke in pieces the rocks before the LORD, but the LORD was not in the wind. And after the wind an earthquake, but the LORD was not in the earthquake. 1 Kings 19:11 ESV
  • And Abraham named that place The LORD Will Provide, as it is said to this day, “On the mountain of the LORD it will be provided.” Genesis 22:14 NASB
  • Now Moses was keeping the flock of Jethro (Reuel) his father-in-law, the priest of Midian; and he led his flock to the west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb (Sinai), the mountain of GodExodus 3:1 AMP
  • Who may ascend onto the mountain of the LORD? And who may stand in His holy place? Psalm 24:3 AMP
  • Now the LORD said to Moses, “Come up to Me on the mountain and stay there, and I will give you the stone tablets with the law and the commandments which I have written for their instruction.” Exodus 24:12 AMP

2. Ark between the Cherubim

  • Then Hezekiah prayed before the LORD, and said: “O LORD God of Israel, the One who dwells between the cherubim, You are God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth. You have made heaven and earth. 2 Kings 19:15 NKJV
  • Then the [Shekinah] glory and brilliance of the God of Israel (the cloud) went up from the cherubim on which it had rested, to [stand above] the threshold of the [LORD’S] temple. Ezekiel 9:3 AMP 

3. In The Secret Place

  • But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly. Matthew 6:6 NKJV

We can dwell in the Secret Place

  • He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall remain stable and fixed under the shadow of the Almighty [Whose power no foe can withstand]. Psalm 91:1 AMPC
  • The upright will dwell in Your presence. Psalm 140:13 NASB

4. With Man

  • For the high and exalted One He who inhabits eternity, Whose name is Holy says this, “I dwell on the high and holy place, But also with the contrite and humble in spirit In order to revive the spirit of the humble And to revive the heart of the contrite [overcome with sorrow for sin]. Isaiah 57:15 AMP
  • All these things my hand has made and these are all mine, says LORD JEHOVAH. And in whom shall I look and shall I dwell, except in the quiet one and in the humble of spirit who trembles from my word?  Isaiah 66:2 AB
  • Jesus answered, If a person [really] loves Me, he will keep My word [obey My teaching]; and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our home (abode, special dwelling place) with himJohn 14:23 AMPC

See also

  • “But to this one I will look [graciously], To him who is humble and
    contrite in spirit, and who [reverently] trembles at My word and honors My commands. Isaiah 66:2 AMP

GOD is a dwelling place

  • “The eternal God is your refuge and dwelling place, And underneath are the everlasting arms Deuteronomy 33:27 AMP
  • Be to me a rock of dwelling to which I may continually come Psalm 71:3 NASB
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  • Be to me a rock of refuge, to which I may continually come Psalm 71:3 ESV

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