The Tabernacle of God Is with Men: He Will Dwell With Them

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Revelation 21:3: "And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God."
  1. Ezekiel 37:27: “My tabernacle also shall be with them: yea, I will be their God, and they shall be my people.”
  2. Exodus 29:45-46: “And I will dwell among the children of Israel, and will be their God. And they shall know that I am the LORD their God, that brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, that I may dwell among them: I am the LORD their God.”
  3. 2 Corinthians 6:16: “And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.”
  4. John 14:23: “Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.”
  5. Leviticus 26:11-12: “And I will set my tabernacle among you: and my soul shall not abhor you. And I will walk among you, and will be your God, and ye shall be my people.”
  6. Revelation 22:3-4: “And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him: And they shall see his face; and his name shall be in their foreheads.”
These verses highlight God's desire and promise to be present with His people. They emphasize the culmination of God's plan for redemption and restoration, where God and his people will be united in perfect communion. 

My Tabernacle Also Shall Be with Them: Yea, I Will Be Their God, and They Shall Be My People

Ezekiel 37:27: "My tabernacle also shall be with them: yea, I will be their God, and they shall be my people."
Ezekiel 37:27: "My tabernacle also shall be with them: yea, I will be their God, and they shall be my people."

My tabernacle also shall be with them“: The ‘tabernacle’ is like a special tent. It’s a sign that God is living among His people.

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yea, I will be their God, and they shall be my people“: This means God promises to take care of the people and be their leader. The people will follow God and be His family.


I Will Dwell Among the Children of Israel, and Will Be Their God

Exodus 29:45-46: "And I will dwell among the children of Israel, and will be their God. And they shall know that I am the LORD their God, that brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, that I may dwell among them: I am the LORD their God."
Exodus 29:45-46: "And I will dwell among the children of Israel, and will be their God. And they shall know that I am the LORD their God, that brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, that I may dwell among them: I am the LORD their God."

“And I will dwell among the children of Israel”: This part tells us that God promises to live close to the Israelites, to be right there with them.

“and will be their God”: Here, it’s clear that God plans to be the one the Israelites worship and follow.

“And they shall know that I am the LORD their God”: This phrase means the Israelites will understand and recognize God as their leader and protector.

“that brought them forth out of the land of Egypt”: God reminds the Israelites that He is the one who freed them from slavery in Egypt.

“that I may dwell among them”: Again, God expresses His desire to be present with the Israelites, not distant.

“I am the LORD their God”: Finally, this reaffirms God’s commitment and relationship with the Israelites, emphasizing that He is their chosen deity.


God Hath Said, I Will Dwell in Them, and Walk in Them; and I Will Be Their God, and They Shall Be My People

2 Corinthians 6:16: "And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people."

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2 Corinthians 6:16: "And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people."

And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols?” This phrase asks how God’s holy place can have anything in common with false gods. It’s like asking if light and dark can mix.

for ye are the temple of the living God;” You’re being told you’re God’s temple, a living place for His spirit, not a building.

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as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them;” God promises to live in and be with His followers, showing a close relationship.

and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.” It’s a two-way promise: God will be our God, and we’ll be His dedicated people.


We Will Come Unto Him, and Make Our Abode with Him

John 14:23: "Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him."
John 14:23: "Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him."

“If a man love me, he will keep my words”: Loving Jesus means following His teachings. It’s like a friend asking you to trust and listen to them.

“and my Father will love him”: This shows that God loves anyone who loves Jesus. It’s like a parent being pleased when you get along with their child.

“and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him”: Here, ‘we’ refers to Jesus and God, and ‘abode’ means home. So, if someone loves Jesus, both He and God will be close to them, like becoming part of their family.


I Will Walk Among You, and Will Be Your God, and Ye Shall Be My People

Leviticus 26:11-12: "And I will set my tabernacle among you: and my soul shall not abhor you. And I will walk among you, and will be your God, and ye shall be my people."
Leviticus 26:11-12: "And I will set my tabernacle among you: and my soul shall not abhor you. And I will walk among you, and will be your God, and ye shall be my people."

“And I will set my tabernacle among you”: God promises to place His dwelling in the midst of the people, symbolizing His constant presence and protection.

“and my soul shall not abhor you”: God assures that He will not reject or despise His people.

“And I will walk among you, and will be your God”: God expresses His commitment to be close and to have a personal relationship with the people.

“and ye shall be my people”: This shows a mutual bond, where the people accept God’s sovereignty and in return, are accepted as His own.


The Throne of God and of the Lamb Shall Be in It

Revelation 22:3-4: "And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him: And they shall see his face; and his name shall be in their foreheads."

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Revelation 22:3-4: "And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him: And they shall see his face; and his name shall be in their foreheads."

“And there shall be no more curse”: This means the curse from the beginning of times will be gone. Everything sad and bad will be no more.

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“but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it”: God’s throne, along with Jesus (the Lamb), will be there. It’s like saying the King’s palace is open to all.

“and his servants shall serve him”: People who follow God will be with Him and work for Him. They’ll be happy doing it, like having the best job ever.

“And they shall see his face”: Imagine being able to see God Himself. That’s what it’s saying here. It’s a big deal because it’s never happened before.

“and his name shall be in their foreheads”: God’s name will be like a stamp on their foreheads. It shows they belong to Him, kind of like wearing your favorite team’s jersey.

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