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.

Bible References

True

Isaiah 1:10
Hear the word of the Lord,
you rulers of Sodom!
Listen to the instruction of our God,
you people of Gomorrah!
Isaiah 26:8
Yes, Yahweh, we wait for You
in the path of Your judgments.
Our desire is for Your name and renown.
Isaiah 29:13
The Lord said:

Because these people approach Me with their mouths
to honor Me with lip-service
yet their hearts are far from Me,
and their worship consists of man-made rules
learned by rote—
Isaiah 48:1
“Listen to this, house of Jacob—
those who are called by the name Israel
and have descended from Judah,
who swear by the name of Yahweh
and declare the God of Israel,
but not in truth or righteousness.
Isaiah 58:2
They seek Me day after day
and delight to know My ways,
like a nation that does what is right
and does not abandon the justice of their God.
They ask Me for righteous judgments;
they delight in the nearness of God.”
Isaiah 66:1
This is what the Lord says:

Heaven is My throne,
and earth is My footstool.
What house could you possibly build for Me?
And what place could be My home?
Jeremiah 7:7
I will allow you to live in this place, the land I gave to your ancestors long ago and forever.
Matthew 15:7
Hypocrites! Isaiah prophesied correctly about you when he said:
Luke 18:11
The Pharisee took his stand and was praying like this: ‘God, I thank You that I’m not like other people —greedy, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.

In spirit

Romans 1:9
For God, whom I serve with my spirit in telling the good news about His Son, is my witness that I constantly mention you,
Romans 8:15
For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption, by whom we cry out, “Abba, Father!”
Galatians 4:6
And because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of His Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba, Father!”
Ephesians 6:18
Pray at all times in the Spirit with every prayer and request, and stay alert in this with all perseverance and intercession for all the saints.
Philippians 3:3
For we are the circumcision, the ones who serve by the Spirit of God, boast in Christ Jesus, and do not put confidence in the flesh—
Jude 1:20
But you, dear friends, as you build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit,

The father seeketh

Psalm 147:11
The Lord values those who fear Him,
those who put their hope in His faithful love.
Proverbs 15:8
The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable to the Lord,
but the prayer of the upright is His delight.
Song of Songs 2:14
My dove, in the clefts of the rock,
in the crevices of the cliff,
let me see your face,
let me hear your voice;
for your voice is sweet,
and your face is lovely.
Isaiah 43:21
The people I formed for Myself
will declare My praise.
Ezekiel 22:30
I searched for a man among them who would repair the wall and stand in the gap before Me on behalf of the land so that I might not destroy it, but I found no one.
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood,
a holy nation, a people for His possession,
so that you may proclaim the praises
of the One who called you out of darkness
into His marvelous light.

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