The House of God

This is a subsidiary post of Other Names for the Disciples of Jesus Christ.

Related post:  The Household of God

In this the eternal age, the house of God is not a physical building, but rather the people He calls His own.

Matthew 21:13 (quoting Isaiah 56:7 below)  –  “…’MY HOUSE SHALL BE CALLED A HOUSE OF PRAYER’; but you are making it a ROBBERS’ DEN.'”

Mark 11:17 (quoting Isaiah 56:7 below)  –  “…’MY HOUSE SHALL BE CALLED A HOUSE OF PRAYER FOR ALL THE NATIONS’?  But you have made it a ROBBERS’ DEN.'”

Luke 19:46 (quoting Isaiah 56:7 below)  –  “…’AND MY HOUSE SHALL BE A HOUSE OF PRAYER,’ but you have made it a ROBBERS’ DEN.'”

John 2:17 (quoting Psalm 69:9)  –  “…’ZEAL FOR YOUR HOUSE WILL CONSUME ME.'”

Hebrews 3:5, 6  –  “…but Christ was faithful as a Son over His housewhose house we are, if we hold fast our confidence and the boast of our hope firm until the end.”


2 Kings 23:24  –  “…the words of the law which were written in the book that Hilkiah the priest found in the house of the LORD.”

Psalm 55:12, 13, 14 – “For it is not an enemy who reproaches me, then I could bear it;
nor is it one who hates me who has exalted himself against me, then I could hide myself from him. But it is you, a man my equal, my companion and my familiar friend; we who had sweet fellowship together walked in the house of God in the throng.”

Psalm 69:9 (quoted in John 2:17)  –  “For zeal for Your house has consumed me…”

Isaiah 56:7 (quoted in Matthew 21:13; Mark 11:17; and Luke 19:46 above)  –  “Even those I will bring to My holy mountain and make them joyful in My house of prayer…For My house will be called a house of prayer for all the peoples.”

Haggai 1:2, 3, 4  –  “…’This people says, “The time has not come, even the time for the house of the LORD to be rebuilt.’  Then the word of the LORD came by Haggai the prophet, saying, ‘Is it time for you yourselves to dwell in your paneled houses while this house lies desolate?'”

Haggai 1:9 “‘You look for much, but behold, it comes to little; when you bring it home, I blow it away. Why?’ declares the LORD of hosts, ‘Because of My house which lies desolate, while each of you runs to his own house.'”

Haggai 1:14, 15  –  “…and they came and worked on the house of the LORD of hosts, their God…”

Haggai 2:7, 8, 9  –  “‘I will shake all the nations; and they will come with the wealth of all nations, and I will fill this house with glory,’ says the LORD of hosts.  ‘The silver is Mine and the gold is Mine,’ declares the LORD of hosts.  ‘The latter glory of this house will be greater than the former,’ says the LORD of hosts, ‘and in this place I will give peace,’ declares the LORD of hosts.”

Zechariah 13:6 – “‘…I was wounded in the house of my friends.'”

Malachi 3:10  –  “…so that there may be food in My house…”

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