Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.
LORD is near to those who are of a broken heart, and saves such as are of a contrite spirit.
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
For what great nation is there that has a god so near to them, as LORD our God is whenever we call upon him?
1 Kings 18:27
And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud, for he is a god. Either he is meditating, or he is gone aside, or he is on a journey, or perhaps he sleeps and must be awakened.
Then thou shall call, and LORD will answer, thou shall cry, and he will say, Here I am. If thou take the yoke away from the midst of thee, the putting forth of the finger, and speaking wickedly,
Jesus answered and said to him, If any man loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make a dwelling with him.
Approach God and he will approach you. Cleanse the hands, ye sinners, and purify the hearts, ye double-minded.
Hear the right, O LORD, attend to my cry. Give ear to my prayer, that goes not out of feigned lips.
Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, that seek him with the whole heart.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you. Yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear; your hands are full of blood.
And ye shall call upon me, and ye shall go and pray to me, and I will hearken to you.
And they have not cried to me with their heart, but they howl upon their beds. They assemble themselves for grain and new wine. They rebel against me.
And when thou pray, thou shall not be as the hypocrites, because they love to pray having stood in the synagogues and in the corners of the thoroughfares, so that they may be seen by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward.
But woe to you, scholars and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because ye devour widows' houses, and praying long in pretence. Because of this ye will receive greater condemnation.
God is Spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.
1 John 3:20
Because if our heart should condemn us, that God is greater than our heart, and knows all things.