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If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.
buried with him in baptism, in which also ye have been raised up together with him by faith, the energy of God, who raised him from the dead.
We have been buried therefore with him by baptism into death: that as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so also we should walk in newness of life.
For I through the law am dead to the law, that I should live unto God.
and what the transcendent greatness of his power in us, who believe, according to the energy of his mighty strength
though we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved,)
Fix your minds on things above, not on things on the earth.
but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither rust nor canker spoil, and where thieves do not dig through and steal;
Sell all your possessions, and give in charity; make yourselves purses that wax not old, a treasure never failing in the heavens, where no thief approaches, nor doth the moth destroy.
For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.
2 Corinthians 4:18
whilst we direct our aim not to the things which are seen, but to the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporary, but the things that are not seen are eternal.
But our conversation is in heaven as its citizens, from whence also we are expecting the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ,
All these died in faith, not having received the promises, but beholding them at a great distance, though believing and embracing them, and confessing that they were strangers and sojourners in the land.
1 Corinthians 15:13
But if there is no resurrection of the dead, neither is Christ risen:
but this person, having offered one sacrifice for sins, for ever hath seated himself at the right hand of God;
For we have not here an abiding city, but we earnestly seek that which is to come.