God honored the heart behind David\’s plan to build him a house, but it wasn\’t for David to do. God had other plans in mind for the house that needed to be built.
David learned some hard lessons when he brought the Ark to Jerusalem. That doesn\’t surprise us though; the presence of God is nothing to be toyed with and must be sought in the way he has prescribed in his word.
Psalm 27 teaches us how to think more rightly about God in prayer, recognizing his greatness and increasing our commitment to him.
Christians are commanded to gather for worship to encourage one another in their faith (Hebrews 10.19-25). God has designed those worship activities to be effective. The task of saints is to understand and follow the instructions he has given.