Seeking Truth
Seeking Truth
But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. -- Matthew 6:33
When You said, "Seek My face,"
my heart said to You, "Your face,
O LORD, I shall seek."
-- Psalm 27:8
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Torrey's Bible Commentary: Seeking God

Commanded  Isaiah 55:6; Matthew 7:7
INCLUDES SEEKING
    His Name  Psalms 83:16
    His word  Isaiah 34:16
    His face  Psalms 27:8; 105:4
    His strength  1 Chronicles 16:11; Psalms 105:4
    His commandments  1 Chronicles 28:8; Malachi 2:7
    His precepts  Psalms 119:45; Psalms 119:94
    His kingdom  Matthew 6:33; Luke 12:31
    His righteousness Matthew 6:33
    Christ  Malachi 3:1; Luke 2:15-16
    Honour which comes from him  John 5:44
    Justification by Christ  Galatians 2:16-17
    The city which God has prepared  Hebrews 11:10;Hebrews 11:16;Hebrews 13:14
By prayer  Job 8:5 ; Daniel 9:3
In his house  Deuteronomy 12:5 ; Psalms 27:4

SHOULD BE
    Immediate  Hosea 10:12
    Evermore  Psalms 105:4
    While he may be found  Isaiah 55:6
    With diligence  Hebrews 11:6
    With the heart  Deuteronomy 4:29; 1 Chronicles 22:19
    In the day of trouble Psalms 77:2
ENSURES
    His being found  Deuteronomy 4:29; 1 Chronicles 28:9; Proverbs 8:17;
            Jeremiah 29:13
    His favour  Lamentations 3:25
    His protection  Ezra 8:22
    His not forsaking us  Psalms 9:10
    Life  Psalms 69:32; Amos 5:4; Amos 5:6
    Prosperity  Job 8:5-6; Psalms 34:10
    Being heard of him  Psalms 34:4
    Understanding all things  Proverbs 28:5
    Gifts of righteousness  Hosea 10:12
Imperative upon all  Isaiah 8:19
Afflictions designed to lead to  Psalms 78:33-34; Hosea 5:15
None, by nature, are found to be engaged in  Psalms 14:2; Romans 3:11;
            Luke 12:23; Luke 12:30
SAINTS
    Specially exhorted to  Zephaniah 2:3
    Desirous of  Job 5:8
    Purpose, in heart  Psalms 27:8
    Prepare their hearts for  2 Chronicles 30:19
    Set their hearts to  2 Chronicles 11:16
    Engage in, with the whole heart  2 Chronicles 15:12; Psalms 119:10
    Early in  Job 8:5; Psalms 63:1; Isaiah 26:9
    Earnest in  Song of Solomon 3:2; Song of Solomon 3:4
    Characterised by  Psalms 24:6
Is never in vain  Isaiah 45:19
Blessedness of  Psalms 119:2
Leads to joy  Psalms 70:4; 105:3
Ends in praise  Psalms 22:26
Promise connected with  Psalms 69:32
Shall be rewarded Hebrews 11:6
THE WICKED
    Are gone out of the way of Psalms 14:2-3; Romans 3:11-12
    Prepare not their hearts for  2 Chronicles 12:14
    Refuse, through pride  Psalms 10:4
    Not led to, by affliction  Isaiah 9:13
    Sometimes pretend to  Ezra 4:2 ; Isaiah 58:2
    Rejected, when too late in  Proverbs 1:28
They who neglect denounced  Isaiah 31:1
Punishment of those who neglect  Zephaniah 1:4-6
Exemplified
    Asa  2 Chronicles 14:7
    Jehoshaphat 2 Chronicles 17:3-4
    Uzziah  2 Chronicles 26:5
    Hezekiah  2 Chronicles 31:21
    Josiah  2 Chronicles 34:3
    Ezra  Ezra 7:10
    David Psalms 34:4
    Daniel  Daniel 9:3 Daniel 9:4