This, then, is the meaning of the verse, “The glory of this latter House will be greater than the former.” Although the Future Redemption will include many wondrous dimensions, including the apex, the Resurrection of the Dead, still, the fundamental emphasis is placed on the “glory of this latter House.” For the source for all the revelations [in the Era of Redemption] will be the Beis HaMikdash. For it is the source from which [all the different revelations] will be drawn down into the world (as above sec. 2).

This is also one of the reason why Mashiach’s first act (after he has attained the state of b’chezkas Mashiach,1 will be the building of the Beis HaMikdash.2 For this is the source of all things that follow. Most importantly, may it be G‑d’s will that all this take place most speedily.