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

General references

Bible References

They desire

Hebrews 11:14
for they. that make such a declaration, show plainly that they seek some other country.
Hebrews 12:22
but you are come to mount Sion, to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable congress of angels, to the general assembly,

God is

Hebrews 2:11
for both he that sanctifieth, and they who are sanctified, are all deriv'd from one: for which cause he is not asham'd to call them brethren, saying,

To be

Matthew 22:31
now as to the state of life after death, have ye not read that expression of God himself,
Mark 12:26
and as for the dead, that they will actually rise, have you not read in the book of Moses those words, which God pronounc'd out of the bush to him, "I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob?"
Luke 20:37
now that the dead are raised, may be inferr'd from Moses's relation concerning the bush, where he stiles 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, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob." and Moses trembled so, he durst not observe any longer.

General references

Mark 10:40
or on my left, is not in my power to grant, except to those for whom it was designed.
Hebrews 13:14
for we have. no settled corporation here, but are in expectation of that which is approaching.