Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come.

Bible References

General references

Hebrews 4:9
So then, there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God;
Hebrews 11:9
By faith he lived in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, heirs with him of the same promise;
Hebrews 12:22
But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of angels, to the joyful assembly
1 Corinthians 7:29
I mean, brethren, the appointed time has grown very short; so that from now on, those who have wives should live as though they had none,
2 Corinthians 4:17
For our light and momentary affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison,
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
Philippians 3:20
But our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;
1 Peter 4:7
The end of all things is near; therefore be clear minded and sober for your prayers.
2 Peter 3:13
But according to his promise we are looking for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells.