Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I would certainly seek God, and unto God would I commit my affairs;
if thou would seek God early and make thy supplication to the Almighty,
Make up thy friendship now with him, and thou shalt have peace; thereby good shall come unto thee.
1 Samuel 7:3
And Samuel spoke unto all the house of Israel, saying, If ye return unto the LORD with all your hearts, then put away the strange gods and Ashtaroth from among you and prepare your hearts unto the LORD and serve him only, and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines.
2 Chronicles 12:14
And he did evil because he did not prepare his heart to seek the LORD.
2 Chronicles 19:3
Nevertheless, good things have been found in thee, in that thou hast burned down the groves of the land and hast prepared thy heart to seek God.
and might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation that did not set their heart aright and whose spirit was not steadfast with God.
And that slave who knew his lord's will and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes.
Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God.
My eye mourns by reason of affliction; LORD, I have called daily upon thee; I have stretched out my hands unto thee.
I stretched forth my hands unto thee; my soul thirsted after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah.