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 I know, that if my body, which is but a tent for my sojourning upon earth, were dissolved, I have what is not fram'd by human art, but by the divine architect, a mansion eternal in the heavens.
for he had in view the city, whose foundations are sure, the architect and founder being God.
for we have. no settled corporation here, but are in expectation of that which is approaching.
him that overcomes, will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go out no more: I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which descends from heaven from my God: even my new name will I write.
and he carried me away in an extacy to a great and high mountain, and shewed me the city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God.
he that loveth his life, shall lose it: but he that sacrifices his life in this world, shall preserve it to eternity.
but these things have I told you, that when the time shall come, ye may remember what I now tell you. I did not tell you so much at the beginning, because, I was then to be with you.
and said, he that can't abandon his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, nay, even his own life, cannot be my disciple.
for I will make him see how much he must suffer for my name.
1 Thessalonians 3:3
none of you might be stagger'd by these persecutions: for you know that we are destin'd to suffer.
1 Thessalonians 5:9
for God did not design to make us the objects of his displeasure, but to effect our felicity by the Lord Jesus Christ, who died for us,
2 Thessalonians 1:4
so that you are the subject of our glorying in the churches of God, for the constancy of your faith, under all the persecutions and afflictions you endure from men,
and gives the expectation of eternal life, which the God of veracity promised so many ages ago;
and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the first-born of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth: unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins by his own blood,
my dear children, I am with you but for a little while. you shall seek me: but as I said to the Jews, so now I say to you, "where I am going you cannot come."
father, I desire that they also whom thou hast given me, may be with me where I am going; that they may behold my glory which thou hast given me: for thou didst love me before the foundation of the world; yet,
where Jesus is gone to usher us in, having been made an high priest for ever, after the order of Melchisedec.
the holy spirit showing thereby, that the way to the holy of holys, was not yet open, while the first tabernacle was standing.
they desired therefore a better, that is, an heavenly country: so that God is very justly stiled their God: for he had appointed a city for them.
and I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, descend from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.