Robertson Word Pictures - Acts 7:49 - 7:49

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Robertson Word Pictures - Acts 7:49 - 7:49

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What manner of house (Poion oikon). What sort of a house? This interrogative is sometimes scornful as in Act 4:7; Luk 6:32. (Page). So Stephen shows by Isaiah that Solomon was right that the temple was not meant to “confine” God’s presence and that Jesus had rightly shown that God is a spirit and can be worshipped anywhere by any individual of any race or land. It is a tremendous argument for the universality and spirituality of Christianity free from the shackles of Jewish racial and national limitations, but its very strength only angered the Sanhedrin to desperation.