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For we know that when this tent we live in--our body here on earth--is torn down, God will have a house in heaven for us to live in, a home he himself has made, which will last forever.
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For we know, if our earthly house of this habitation be dissolved, that we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in heaven.
Job 19:25,26 For I know that my Redeemer liveth, and in the last day I shall rise out of the earth. . . .
Psalm 56:9 Then shall my enemies be turned back. In what day soever I shall call upon thee, behold I know thou art my God.
2 Timothy 1:12 For which cause, I also suffer these things: but I am not ashamed. For I know whom I have believed and I am certain that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him, against that day.
1 John 3:2,14,19 Dearly beloved, we are now the sons of God: and it hath not yet appeared what we shall be. We know that when he shall appear we shall be like to him: because we shall see him as he is. . . .
1 John 5:19,20 We know that we are of God and the whole world is seated in wickedness. . . .
2 Corinthians 5:4 For we also, who are in this tabernacle, do groan, being burthened; because we would not be unclothed, but clothed upon, that that which is mortal may be swallowed up by life.
2 Corinthians 4:7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency may be of the power of God and not of us.
Genesis 3:19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread till thou return to the earth out of which thou wast taken: for dust thou art, and into dust thou shalt return.
Job 4:19 How much more shall they that dwell in houses of clay, who have an earthly foundation, be consumed as with the moth?
1 Corinthians 15:46-48 Yet that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural: afterwards that which is spiritual. . . .
2 Peter 1:13,14 But I think it meet, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by putting you in remembrance. . . .
Job 30:22 Thou hast lifted me up, and set me as it were upon the wind, and thou hast mightily dashed me.
2 Peter 3:11 Seeing then that all these things are to be dissolved, what manner of people ought you to be in holy conversation and godliness?
John 14:2,3 In my Father's house there are many mansions. If not, I would have told you: because I go to prepare a place for you. . . .
1 Corinthians 3:9 For we are God's coadjutors. You are God's husbandry: you are God's building.
Hebrews 11:10 For he looked for a city that hath foundations: whose builder and maker is God.
Colossians 2:11 In whom also you are circumcised with circumcision not made by hand in despoiling of the body of the flesh: but in the circumcision of Christ.
Hebrews 9:11,24 But Christ, being come an high Priest of the good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hand, that is, not of this creation: . . .
1 Peter 1:4 Unto an inheritance, incorruptible, and undefiled and that cannot fade, reserved in heaven for you,
ContextOur Eternal Dwelling
1For we know, if our earthly house of this habitation be dissolved, that we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in heaven. 2For in this also we groan, desiring to be clothed upon with our habitation that is from heaven.…
How much more shall they that dwell in houses of clay, who have an earthly foundation, be consumed as with the moth?
My generation is at an end, and it is rolled away from me, as a shepherd's tent. My life is cut off, as by a weaver: whilst I was yet but beginning, he cut me off: from morning even to night thou wilt make an end of me.
We heard him say, I Will destroy this temple made with hands and within three days I will build another not made with hands.
Yet the most High dwelleth not in houses made by hands, as the prophet saith:
1 Corinthians 15:47
The first man was of the earth, earthly: the second man, from heaven, heavenly.
2 Corinthians 4:7
But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency may be of the power of God and not of us.
But Christ, being come an high Priest of the good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hand, that is, not of this creation:
For Jesus is not entered into the Holies made with hands, the patterns of the true: but into Heaven itself, that he may appear now in the presence of God for us.
2 Peter 1:13
But I think it meet, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by putting you in remembrance.
2 Peter 1:14
Being assured that the laying away of this my tabernacle is at hand, according as our Lord Jesus Christ also hath signified to me.
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