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 the brokenhearted; he delivers those who are discouraged.
For the music director; by the Korahites; according to the alamoth style; a song. God is our strong refuge; he is truly our helper in times of trouble.
In fact, what other great nation has a god so near to them like the Lord our God whenever we call on him?
1 Kings 18:27
At noon Elijah mocked them, "Yell louder! After all, he is a god; he may be deep in thought, or perhaps he stepped out for a moment or has taken a trip. Perhaps he is sleeping and needs to be awakened."
Then you will call out, and the Lord will respond; you will cry out, and he will reply, 'Here I am.' You must remove the burdensome yoke from among you and stop pointing fingers and speaking sinfully.
Jesus replied, "If anyone loves me, he will obey my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and take up residence with him.
Draw near to God and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and make your hearts pure, you double-minded.
A prayer of David. Lord, consider my just cause! Pay attention to my cry for help! Listen to the prayer I sincerely offer!
How blessed are those who observe his rules, and seek him with all their heart,
The Lord abhors the sacrifices of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him.
When you spread out your hands in prayer, I look the other way; when you offer your many prayers, I do not listen, because your hands are covered with blood.
When you call out to me and come to me in prayer, I will hear your prayers.
They do not pray to me, but howl in distress on their beds; They slash themselves for grain and new wine, but turn away from me.
"Whenever you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, because they love to pray while standing in synagogues and on street corners so that people can see them. Truly I say to you, they have their reward.
God is spirit, and the people who worship him must worship in spirit and truth."
1 John 3:20
that if our conscience condemns us, that God is greater than our conscience and knows all things.