Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.

The father seeketh

Bible References

True

Matthew 15:7
You hypocrites! Isaiah prophesied finely about you when he said,
Luke 18:11
The Pharisee stood up and uttered this prayer to himself: 'O God, I thank you that I am not like other men, greedy, dishonest, or adulterous, like that tax-collector.

In spirit

Romans 1:9
As God is my witness, whom I serve in my spirit in spreading the good news of his Son, I never fail to mention you when I pray,
Romans 8:15
It is not a consciousness of servitude that has been imparted to you, to fill you with fear again, but the consciousness of adoption as sons, which makes us cry, "Abba!" that is, Father.
Galatians 4:6
And because you are sons, God has sent into our hearts the spirit of his Son, with the cry, "Abba!" that is, Father.
Ephesians 6:18
Use every kind of prayer and entreaty, and at every opportunity pray in the Spirit. Be on the alert about it; devote yourselves constantly to prayer for all God's people
Philippians 3:3
We are the true circumcision, who worship God by his Spirit, priding ourselves only on Christ Jesus, and not relying on physical advantages,
Jude 1:20
But you, dear friends, must build yourselves up on the foundation of your most holy faith and pray in the holy Spirit,

The father seeketh

1 Peter 2:9
But you are the chosen race, the royal priesthood, the consecrated nation, his own people, so that you may declare the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his wonderful light;