listening to the heartbeat of heaven
The fire on the altar shall never go out...
Each one had a harp and they were holding golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.
1 Chronicles 16:1,4,37
They brought the ark...and set it in the midst of the tabernacle David erected for it. He appointed Levites to minister before the ark...to praise the Lord...to minister before the ark regularly as each day’s work requires.
2 Chronicles 29:25
He [Hezekiah] stationed the Levites in the temple of the Lord with cymbals, harps and lyres in the way prescribed by David and Gad the king’s seer and Nathan the prophet; this was commanded by the Lord through His prophets.
Amos 9:11(Acts 15:16-
In that day I will restore David’s fallen tent. I will repair its broken places, restore its ruins and build it as it used to be.
And foreigners who bind themselves to the Lord to serve Him... These I will bring to my holy mountain and give them joy in my house of prayer... For my house will be called a House of Prayer for all nations.
The prophet Anna was also there in the temple. She was the daughter of Phanuel from the tribe of Asher, and she was very old. In her youth she had been married for seven years, but her husband died. And now she was eighty-