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.
For those who speak in such a way make it clear that they are seeking a homeland.
But you have come to Mount Zion, the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of angels, to the assembly
For indeed he who makes holy and those being made holy all have the same origin, and so he is not ashamed to call them brothers and sisters,
I will confirm my covenant as a perpetual covenant between me and you. It will extend to your descendants after you throughout their generations. I will be your God and the God of your descendants after you.
He added, "I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob." Then Moses hid his face, because he was afraid to look at God.
"You, my servant Israel, Jacob whom I have chosen, offspring of Abraham my friend,
At that time I will be the God of all the clans of Israel and they will be my people. I, the Lord, affirm it!"
Now as for the resurrection of the dead, have you not read what was spoken to you by God,
Now as for the dead being raised, have you not read in the book of Moses, in the passage about the bush, how God said to him, 'I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob'?
But even Moses revealed that the dead are raised in the passage about the bush, where he calls the Lord the God of Abraham and the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob.
I am the God of your forefathers, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.' Moses began to tremble and did not dare to look more closely.
"Be careful never to take my son back there!" Abraham told him.
You must live in temporary shelters for seven days; every native citizen in Israel must live in temporary shelters,
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."
Your statutes have been my songs in the house where I live.
They will be my people, and I will be their God.
but to sit at my right or at my left is not mine to give. It is for those for whom it has been prepared."
For here we have no lasting city, but we seek the city that is to come.