Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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 those who say such [things] make clear that they are seeking a homeland.
Hebrews 12:22
But you have come to Mount Zion, and to the city of the living God, to the heavenly Jerusalem, and to tens of thousands of angels, to the festal gathering

God is

Hebrews 2:11
For both the one who sanctifies and the ones who are sanctified [are] all from one, for which reason he is not ashamed to call them brothers,

To be

Genesis 17:7
And I will establish my covenant between me and you, and between your offspring after you, throughout their generations as an everlasting covenant to be as God for you and to your offspring after you.
Exodus 3:6
And 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 because he was afraid of looking at God.
Isaiah 41:8
But you, Israel, my servant, Jacob, whom I have chosen, you, the {offspring} of Abraham my {friend},
Jeremiah 31:1
"At that time," {declares} Yahweh, "I will be the God of all the clans of Israel, and they will be to me a people."
Matthew 22:31
Now concerning the resurrection of the dead, have you not read what was spoken to you by God, who said,
Mark 12:26
Now concerning the dead, that they are raised, have you not read in the book of Moses {in the passage about 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 are raised, even Moses revealed in [the passage about] the bush, when he calls the Lord the God of Abraham and [the] God of Isaac and [the] God of Jacob.
Acts 7:32
'I [am] the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham and of Isaac and of Jacob!' So Moses began trembling [and] did not dare to look at [it].

General references

Genesis 24:6
Abraham said to him, "{You must take care} that you do not return my son there.
Leviticus 23:42
You must live in the booths [for] seven days; all the natives in Israel must live in the booths,
Numbers 15:41
I [am] Yahweh your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, to be your God; I [am] Yahweh your God."
Psalm 119:54
Your statutes have been my songs in the house of my sojourning.
Jeremiah 32:38
And they will be for me a people, and I will be for them God.
Mark 10:40
but to sit at my right hand or at [my] left is not mine to grant, but [is] for those for whom it has been prepared."
Hebrews 13:14
For here we do not have a permanent city, but we seek the [city] that is to come.