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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.
having been buried with Him in your baptism, in which you were also raised with Him through faith produced within you by God who raised Him from among the dead.
Well, then, we by our baptism were buried with Him in death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from among the dead by the Father's glorious power, we also should live an entirely new life.
for it is by the Law that I have died to the Law, in order that I may live to God.
and what the transcendent greatness of His power in us believers as seen in the working of His infinite might
caused us, dead though we were through our offences, to live with Christ--it is by grace that you have been saved--
Give your minds to the things that are above, not to the things that are on the earth.
But amass wealth for yourselves in Heaven, where neither the moth nor wear-and-tear destroys, and where thieves do not break in and steal.
Sell your possessions and give alms. Provide yourselves with purses that will never wear out, a treasure inexhaustible in Heaven, where no thief can come nor moth consume.
Because for the mind to be given up to earthly things means death; but for it to be given up to spiritual things means Life and peace.
2 Corinthians 4:18
while we look not at things seen, but things unseen; for things seen are temporary, but things unseen are eternal.
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,
All these died in the possession of faith. They had not received the promised blessings, but had seen them from a distance and had greeted them, and had acknowledged themselves to be foreigners and strangers here on earth;
1 Corinthians 15:13
If there is no such thing as a resurrection of the dead, then Christ Himself has not risen to life.
this Priest, on the contrary, after offering for sins a single sacrifice of perpetual efficacy, took His seat at God's right hand,
For we have no permanent city here, but we are longing for the city which is soon to be ours.