Temple dedications are accompanied by sermons, preaching or blessings given to a congregation.
1 Kings 8:1-8
1 Kings 8:12-14,15-61
1 Kings 9:1-3
2 Chronicles 6
2 Chronicles 7:12-16,21
(same event as 1 Kings 9) the Lord appears to Solomon in a dream and tells him that he has accepted the temple, "I … have chosen this place to myself for an house of sacrifice", "[I] have chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may be there for ever: and mine eyes and mine heart shall be there perpetually", "this house, which is high"
3 Nephi 11:1,8
dedicatory prayer at Kirtland temple. They have "[built] a house to thy name, that the Son of Man might have a place to manifest himself to his people.", "that thy glory may rest down … upon this thy house … that it may be sanctified and consecrated to be holy … that thy holy presence may be continually in this house", "that all people who shall enter upon the threshold of the Lord's house may feel thy power", "no unclean thing shall be permitted to come into thy house to pollute it"