Biblical References to Homes
An innate need for all, references to the importance of safe and loving homes can be found in the bible:
Proverbs 24:3-4 - By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established; by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches.
Psalm 127:1 - Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain.
Jeremiah 29:11 - For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
Psalm 84:2-4 - Even the sparrow finds a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, at your altars, O Lord.
Isaiah 32:18 - My people will abide in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places.
Hebrews 13:2 - Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
1 Samuel 25:6 - And thus you shall greet him: ‘Peace be to you, and peace be to your house, and peace be to all that you have.’
Psalm 122:7 - Peace be within your walls and security within your towers!
2 Corintians 5:1 - 10 - For we know that if the earthly tent which is our house is torn down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
1 Kings 8:13 - I have indeed built you an exalted house, a place for you to dwell in forever.
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