Bible: 1 Chronicles 17:1-4

God Makes a Promise to David

17:1 When David had settled into his palace, 1  he 2  said to Nathan the prophet, “Look, I am living in a palace 3  made from cedar, while the ark of the Lord’s covenant is under a tent.” 4  17:2 Nathan said to David, “You should do whatever you have in mind, 5  for God is with you.”

17:3 That night God told Nathan the prophet, 6  17:4 Go, tell my servant David: ‘This is what the Lord says: “You must not build me a house in which to live.

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