For we know that if the earthly house of our tent is dissolved, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in the heavens.
But we have this treasure in clay vessels, that the exceeding greatness of the power may be of God, and not from ourselves.
I think it right, as long as I am in this tent, to stir you up by reminding you;
How much more, those who dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before the moth!
But Christ having come as a high priest of the coming good things, through the greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this creation,
For Christ hasn't entered into holy places made with hands, which are representations of the true, but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us;
By the sweat of your face will you eat bread until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken. For you are dust, and to dust you shall return."
But as for me, I know that my Redeemer lives. In the end, he will stand upon the earth.
Then my enemies shall turn back in the day that I call. I know this, that God is for me.
"We heard him say, 'I will destroy this temple that is made with hands, and in three days I will build another made without hands.'"
In my Father's house are many homes. If it weren't so, I would have told you. I am going to prepare a place for you.
However that which is spiritual isn't first, but that which is natural, then that which is spiritual.
For indeed we who are in this tent do groan, being burdened; not that we desire to be unclothed, but that we desire to be clothed, that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life.
in whom you were also circumcised with a circumcision not made with hands, in the putting off of the body of the sins of the flesh, in the circumcision of Christ;
For this cause I also suffer these things. Yet I am not ashamed, for I know him whom I have believed, and I am persuaded that he is able to guard that which I have committed to him against that day.
to an incorruptible and undefiled inheritance that doesn't fade away, reserved in Heaven for you,
Therefore since all these things will be destroyed like this, what kind of people ought you to be in holy living and godliness,
Beloved, now we are children of God, and it is not yet revealed what we will be. But we know that, when he is revealed, we will be like him; for we will see him just as he is.
We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brothers. He who doesn't love his brother remains in death.
And by this we know that we are of the truth, and persuade our hearts before him,
We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.