For we know that if our earthly tabernacle house be destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the surpassingness of the power may be of God, and not from us:
But I account it right, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by putting you in remembrance,
How much more them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed as the moth!
But Christ being come high priest of the good things to come, by the better and more perfect tabernacle not made with hand, (that is, not of this creation,)
For the Christ is not entered into holy places made with hand, figures of the true, but into heaven itself, now to appear before the face of God for us:
In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, until thou return to the ground: for out of it wast thou taken. For dust thou art; and unto dust shalt thou return.
And as for me, I know that my Redeemer liveth, and the Last, he shall stand upon the earth;
Thou liftest me up to the wind; thou causest me to be borne away, and dissolvest my substance.
Then shall mine enemies return backward in the day when I call: this I know, for God is for me.
We heard him saying, I will destroy this temple which is made with hands, and in the course of three days I will build another not made with hands.
In my Father's house there are many abodes; were it not so, I had told you: for I go to prepare you a place;
But that which is spiritual was not first, but that which is natural, then that which is spiritual:
For indeed we who are in the tabernacle groan, being burdened; while yet we do not wish to be unclothed, but clothed, that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life.
in whom also ye have been circumcised with circumcision not done by hand, in the putting off of the body of the flesh, in the circumcision of the Christ;
For which cause also I suffer these things; but I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep for that day the deposit I have entrusted to him.
for he waited for the city which has foundations, of which God is the artificer and constructor.
to an incorruptible and undefiled and unfading inheritance, reserved in the heavens for you,
All these things then being to be dissolved, what ought ye to be in holy conversation and godliness,
Beloved, now are we children of God, and what we shall be has not yet been manifested; we know that if it is manifested we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.
We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love his brother abides in death.
And hereby we shall know that we are of the truth, and shall persuade our hearts before him --
We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in the wicked one.