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Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord:
We are always
We are always
2 Corinthians 5:8
Thus we are full of courage and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.
Even when an army is deployed against me, I do not fear. Even when war is imminent, I remain confident.
In the fear of the Lord one has strong confidence, and it will be a refuge for his children.
For this is what the master, the Lord, the Holy One of Israel says: "If you repented and patiently waited for me, you would be delivered; if you calmly trusted in me you would find strength, but you are unwilling.
The chief adviser said to them, "Tell Hezekiah: 'This is what the great king, the king of Assyria, says: "What is your source of confidence?
So do not throw away your confidence, because it has great reward.
1 Peter 5:1
So as your fellow elder and a witness of Christ's sufferings and as one who shares in the glory that will be revealed, I urge the elders among you:
I, John, your brother and the one who shares with you in the persecution, kingdom, and endurance that are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony about Jesus.
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that if our earthly house, the tent we live in, is dismantled, we have a building from God, a house not built by human hands, that is eternal in the heavens.
1 Chronicles 29:15
For we are resident foreigners and nomads in your presence, like all our ancestors; our days are like a shadow on the earth, without security.
Hear my prayer, O Lord! Listen to my cry for help! Do not ignore my sobbing! For I am dependent on you, like one residing outside his native land; I am at your mercy, just as all my ancestors were.
I am like a foreigner in this land. Do not hide your commands from me!
But our citizenship is in heaven -- and we also await a savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ,
These all died in faith without receiving the things promised, but they saw them in the distance and welcomed them and acknowledged that they were strangers and foreigners on the earth.
For here we have no lasting city, but we seek the city that is to come.