Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that if
the earthly tent which is our house is torn down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
for he was looking for
the city which has foundations, whose architect and builder is God.
we do not have a lasting city, but we are seeking the city which is to come.
He who overcomes, I will make him a pillar in the temple of My God, and he will not go out from it anymore; and I will write on him the name of My God, and the name of the city of My God, the new Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from My God, and My new name.
he carried me away in the Spirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me the holy city, Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God,
He who loves his life loses it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it to life eternal.
But these things I have spoken to you, so that when their hour comes, you may remember that I told you of them. These things I did not say to you at the beginning, because I was with you.
“ If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple.
for I will show him how much he must suffer for My name’s sake.”
1 Thessalonians 3:3
so that no one would be
disturbed by these afflictions; for you yourselves know that we have been destined for this.
1 Thessalonians 5:9
For God has not destined us for
wrath, but for obtaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,
2 Thessalonians 1:4
therefore, we ourselves
speak proudly of you among the churches of God for your perseverance and faith in the midst of all your persecutions and afflictions which you endure.
the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised long ages ago,
and from Jesus Christ,
the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and released us from our sins by His blood—
Little children, I am with you a little while longer. You will seek Me; and as I said to the Jews, now I also say to you, ‘Where I am going, you cannot come.’
Father, I desire that they also, whom You have given Me, be with Me where I am, so that they may see My glory which You have given Me, for You loved Me before the foundation of the world.
where Jesus has entered as a forerunner for us, having become a high priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek.
The Holy Spirit is signifying this, that the way into the holy place has not yet been disclosed while the outer tabernacle is still standing,
But as it is, they desire a better country, that is, a
heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God; for He has prepared a city for them.
And I saw
the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, made ready as a bride adorned for her husband.