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 that say such things declare plainly that they seek a country.
Hebrews 12:22
But you are come unto mount Zion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels,

God is

Hebrews 2:11
For both he that sanctifies and they who are 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 you and your descendants after you in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto you, and to your descendants after you.
Exodus 3:6
Moreover he said, I am the God of your 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 upon God.
Isaiah 41:8
But you, Israel, are my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the descendant of Abraham my friend.
Jeremiah 31:1
At the same time, says the LORD, 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 you not read that which was spoken unto you by God, saying,
Mark 12:26
And concerning the dead, that they rise: have you not read in the book of Moses, how in the bush God spoke unto him, saying, I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob?
Luke 20:37
Now that the dead are raised, even Moses showed at the bush, when he called the Lord the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.
Acts 7:32
Saying, I am the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. Then Moses trembled, and dared not behold.

General references

Genesis 24:6
And Abraham said unto him, Beware that you bring not my son there again.
Leviticus 23:42
You shall dwell in booths seven days; all that are born Israelites shall dwell in booths:
Numbers 15:41
I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: I am the LORD your God.
Psalm 119:54
Your 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 and on my left hand is not mine to give; but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared.
Hebrews 13:14
For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come.