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 those who say such things make it manifest that they are seeking their paternal home.
Hebrews 12:22
But ye have come to Mount Zion, and to the city of the Living God, the Heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of angels,

God is

Hebrews 2:11
For both He Who sanctifieth and those who are sanctified are all of One; for which cause He is not ashamed to call them brethren,

To be

Matthew 22:31
"But concerning the resurrection of the dead, did ye not read that which was spoken to you by God, saying,
Mark 12:26
But, concerning the dead, that they are raised, did ye not read in the book of Moses, at the 'Bush,' how God spake 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 showed at the 'Bush,' when he calls the Lord 'The God of Abraham 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.' And Moses, becoming terrified, was not daring to examine it.

General references

Mark 10:40
but to sit on My right hand, or on My left, is not Mine to give, but it is for those for whom it has been prepared."
Hebrews 13:14
For we have not here an abiding city, but we are seeking for the one about to come.