Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.
The LORD is near unto them that are of a broken heart; and saves such as be of a contrite spirit.
[To the Chief Musician for the sons of Korah. A song upon alamoth.] God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
For what nation is there so great, that has God so near unto them, as the LORD our God is in all things that we call upon him for?
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 talking, or he is busy, or he is on a journey, or perhaps he sleeps, and must be awaked.
Then shall you call, and the LORD shall answer; you shall cry, and he shall say, Here I am. If you take away from the midst of you the yoke, the pointing of the finger, and speaking wickedness;
Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man loves me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.
Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
[A prayer of David.] Hear the right, O LORD, attend unto my cry, give ear unto my prayer, that goes not out of feigned lips.
Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
And when you spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you: yea, when you make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.
Then shall you call upon me, and you shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.
And they have not cried unto me with their heart, when they wailed upon their beds: they assemble themselves for grain and wine, and they rebel against me.
And when you pray, you shall not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayer: therefore you shall receive the greater condemnation.
God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
1 John 3:20
For if our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and knows all things.