Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For they that say such things declare plainly that they seek a country.

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They seek

Hebrews 11:16
but, as it is, we see them eager for a better land, that is to say, a heavenly one. For this reason God is not ashamed to be called their God, for He has now prepared a city for them.
Hebrews 13:14
For we have no permanent city here, but we are longing for the city which is soon to be ours.
Romans 8:23
And more than that, we ourselves, though we possess the Spirit as a foretaste and pledge of the glorious future, yet we ourselves inwardly sigh, as we wait and long for open recognition as sons through the deliverance of our bodies.
2 Corinthians 4:18
while we look not at things seen, but things unseen; for things seen are temporary, but things unseen are eternal.
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that if this poor tent, our earthly house, is taken down, we have in Heaven a building which God has provided, a house not built by human hands, but eternal.
Philippians 1:23
I am in a dilemma, my earnest desire being to depart and be with Christ, for that is far, far better.

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Hebrews 13:14
For we have no permanent city here, but we are longing for the city which is soon to be ours.