Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But now they desire a better country, that is, an heavenly: wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God: for he hath prepared for them a city.

God is

Bible References

They desire

Hebrews 11:14
For they who say such things shew clearly that they seek their country.
Hebrews 12:22
but ye have come to mount Zion; and to the city of the living God, heavenly Jerusalem; and to myriads of angels,

God is

Hebrews 2:11
For both he that sanctifies and those sanctified are all of one; for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren,

To be

Genesis 17:7
And I will establish my covenant between me and thee, and thy seed after thee in their generations, for an everlasting covenant, to be a God to thee, and to thy seed after thee.
Exodus 3:6
And he said, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid his face; for he was afraid to look at God.
Isaiah 41:8
But thou, Israel, my servant, Jacob, whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham, my friend
Jeremiah 31:1
At that time, saith Jehovah, will I be the God of all the families of Israel, and they shall be my people.
Matthew 22:31
But concerning the resurrection of the dead, have ye not read what was spoken to you by God, saying,
Mark 12:26
But concerning the dead that they rise, have ye not read in the book of Moses, in the section of the bush, how God spoke to him, saying, I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob?
Luke 20:37
But that the dead rise, even Moses shewed in the section of the bush, when he called the Lord the God of Abraham and the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob;
Acts 7:32
I am the God of thy fathers, the God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob. And Moses trembled, and durst not consider it.

General references

Genesis 24:6
And Abraham said to him, Beware that thou bring not my son thither again.
Leviticus 23:42
In booths shall ye dwell seven days; all born in Israel shall dwell in booths;
Numbers 15:41
I am Jehovah your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt to be your God: I am Jehovah your God.
Psalm 119:54
Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.
Jeremiah 32:38
And they shall be my people, and I will be their God.
Mark 10:40
but to sit on my right hand or on my left is not mine to give, but for those for whom it is prepared.
Hebrews 13:14
for we have not here an abiding city, but we seek the coming one.