“For the pagans run after all these things, and your Heavenly Father knows you need them. But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well” (Matthew 6: 32-33).
“Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord” (Deuteronomy 8:3).
"What other nation is so great as to have their gods near them the way the Lord our God is with us whenever we pray?” (Deuteronomy 4:7).
"Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances” (1Thessalonians 5:16).
“The Lord said, These people come near to me with mouth and honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me” (Isaiah 29:13).
“The Lord is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayers of the righteous” (Proverbs 15:29).
“Come let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker” (Psalm 95:6).
“Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him and he with me” (Revelation 3:20).