Nearness To God

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 73:28

But it is good for me to draw near to God; I have put my trust in the Lord God and made Him my refuge, that I may tell of all Your works.

Psalm 119:151

You are near, O Lord [nearer to me than my foes], and all Your commandments are truth.

Isaiah 50:8

He is near Who declares Me in the right. Who will contend with Me? Let us stand forth together! Who is My adversary? Let him come near to Me.

Jeremiah 23:23

Am I a God at hand, says the Lord, and not a God afar off?

Acts 17:27

So that they should seek God, in the hope that they might feel after Him and find Him, although He is not far from each one of us.

1 Samuel 14:36

Then Saul said, Let us go down after the Philistines by night and seize and plunder them until daylight, and let us not leave a man of them. They said, Do whatever seems good to you. Then the priest said, Let us draw near here to God.

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Nearness to God » General references to

Acts 17:27

So that they should seek God, in the hope that they might feel after Him and find Him, although He is not far from each one of us.

Psalm 119:151

You are near, O Lord [nearer to me than my foes], and all Your commandments are truth.

Nearness to God » Abiding in Christ (select reading john 15)

2 John 1:9

Anyone who runs on ahead [of God] and does not abide in the doctrine of Christ [who is not content with what He taught] does not have God; but he who continues to live in the doctrine (teaching) of Christ [does have God], he has both the Father and the Son.

1 John 2:28

And now, little children, abide (live, remain permanently) in Him, so that when He is made visible, we may have and enjoy perfect confidence (boldness, assurance) and not be ashamed and shrink from Him at His coming.

1 John 3:6

No one who abides in Him [who lives and remains in communion with and in obedience to Him -- "deliberately, knowingly, and habitually] commits (practices) sin. No one who [habitually] sins has either seen or known Him [recognized, perceived, or understood Him, or has had an experiential acquaintance with Him].

More verses: John 15:4-7

Nearness to God » In prayer and fellowship

Psalm 73:28

But it is good for me to draw near to God; I have put my trust in the Lord God and made Him my refuge, that I may tell of all Your works.

1 Samuel 14:36

Then Saul said, Let us go down after the Philistines by night and seize and plunder them until daylight, and let us not leave a man of them. They said, Do whatever seems good to you. Then the priest said, Let us draw near here to God.