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‘Ever since I brought my people Israel out of Egypt, I didn’t choose any city from the tribes of Israel as a place to build a temple for my name. And I didn’t choose any man to be prince over my people Israel. But now I’ve chosen Jerusalem to be a place for my name; I’ve chosen David to rule my people Israel.’

“My father David had his heart set on building a temple for the name of the Lord God of Israel.

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