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We, however, are citizens of heaven, and we eagerly wait for our Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, to come from heaven.
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But our conversation is in heaven: from whence also we look for the Saviour, our Lord Jesus Christ,
Philippians 1:18-21 But what then? So that by all means, whether by occasion or by truth, Christ be preached: in this also I rejoice, yea, and will rejoice. . . .
Psalm 16:11 Thou hast made known to me the ways of life, thou shalt fill me with joy with thy countenance: at thy right hand are delights even to the end.
Psalm 17:15 But as for me, I will appear before thy sight in justice: I shall be satisfied when thy glory shall appear.
Psalm 73:24-26 Thou hast held me by my right hand; and by thy will thou hast conducted me, and with thy glory thou hast received me. . . .
Proverbs 15:24 The path of life is above for the wise, that he may decline from the lowest hell.
Matthew 6:19-21 Lay not up to yourselves treasures on earth: where the rust, and moth consume, and where thieves break through, and steal. . . .
Matthew 19:21 Jesus saith to him: If thou wilt be perfect, go sell what thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me.
Luke 12:21,32-34 So is he that layeth up treasure for himself and is not rich towards God. . . .
Luke 14:14 And thou shalt be blessed, because they have not wherewith to make thee recompense: for recompense shall be made thee at the resurrection of the just.
2 Corinthians 4:18 While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporal: but the things which are not seen, are eternal.
2 Corinthians 5:1,8 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. . . .
Ephesians 2:6,19 And hath raised us up together and hath made us sit together in the heavenly places, through Christ Jesus. . . .
Colossians 1:5 For the hope that is laid up for you in heaven, which you have heard in the word of the truth of the gospel,
Colossians 3:1-3 Therefore if you be risen with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is sitting at the right hand of God. . . .
Hebrews 10:34,35 For you both had compassion on them that were in bands and took with joy the being stripped of your own goods, knowing that you have a better and a lasting substance. . . .
1 Peter 1:3,4 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy hath regenerated us unto a lively hope, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead: . . .
Isaiah 26:1,2 In that day shall this canticle be sung in the land of Juda. Sion the city of our strength a saviour, a wall and a bulwark shall be set therein. . . .
Galatians 4:26 But that Jerusalem which is above is free: which is our mother.
Ephesians 2:19 Now therefore you are no more strangers and foreigners: but you are fellow citizens with the saints and the domestics of God,
Hebrews 12:22 But you are come to mount Sion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to the company of many thousands of angels,
Revelation 21:10-27 And he took me up in spirit to a great and high mountain: and he shewed me the holy city Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, . . .
Acts 1:11 Who also said: Ye men of Galilee, why stand you looking up to heaven? This Jesus who is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come as you have seen him going into heaven.
1 Thessalonians 4:16 For the Lord himself shall come down from heaven with commandment and with the voice of an archangel and with the trumpet of God: and the dead who are in Christ shall rise first.
2 Thessalonians 1:7,8 And to you who are troubled, rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with the angels of his power: . . .
Revelation 1:7 Behold, he cometh with the clouds, and every eye shall see him: and they also that pierced him. And all the tribes of the earth shall bewail themselves because of him. Even so. Amen.
Philippians 1:10 That you may approve the better things: that you may be sincere and without offence unto the day of Christ:
1 Corinthians 1:7 So that nothing is wanting to you in any grace, waiting for the manifestation of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Thessalonians 1:10 And to wait for his Son from heaven (whom he raised up from the dead), Jesus, who hath delivered us from the wrath to come.
2 Timothy 4:8 As to the rest, there is laid up for me a crown of justice which the Lord the just judge will render to me in that day: and not only to me, but to them also that love his coming. Make haste to come to me quickly.
Titus 2:13 Looking for the blessed hope and coming of the glory of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ.
Hebrews 9:28 So also Christ was offered once to exhaust the sins of many. The second time he shall appear without sin to them that expect him unto salvation.
2 Peter 3:12-14 Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of the Lord, by which the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with the burning heat? . . .
ContextCitizenship in Heaven
…19Whose end is destruction: whose God is their belly: and whose glory is in their shame: who mind earthly things. 20But our conversation is in heaven: from whence also we look for the Saviour, our Lord Jesus Christ, 21Who will reform the body of our lowness, made like to the body of his glory, according to the operation whereby also he is able to subdue all things unto himself.…
1 Corinthians 1:7
So that nothing is wanting to you in any grace, waiting for the manifestation of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Corinthians 15:48
Such as is the earthly, such also are the earthly: and such as is the heavenly, such also are they that are heavenly.
Now therefore you are no more strangers and foreigners: but you are fellow citizens with the saints and the domestics of God,
Only let your conversation be worthy of the gospel of Christ: that, whether I come and see you, or, being absent, may hear of you, that you stand fast in one spirit, with one mind labouring together for the faith of the gospel.
Therefore if you be risen with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is sitting at the right hand of God.
Mind the things that are above, not the things that are upon the earth.
But you are come to mount Sion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to the company of many thousands of angels,
Additional TranslationsBut our citizenship is in heaven, and we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ,
For our citizenship exists in the heavens, from whence also we are awaiting a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,
For our conversation is in heaven; from where also we look for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ:
For our citizenship is in heaven; whence also we wait for a Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:
for our commonwealth has its existence in [the] heavens, from which also we await the Lord Jesus Christ [as] Saviour,
For our citizenship is in heaven; from whence also we wait for a Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:
For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ:
We, however, are free citizens of Heaven, and we are waiting with longing expectation for the coming from Heaven of a Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ,
For our citizenship is in heaven, from where we also wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;
For our citizenship is in the heavens, whence also a Saviour we await -- the Lord Jesus Christ --
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