Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.
"I will not abandon you as orphans, I will come to you.
If anyone wants to serve me, he must follow me, and where I am, my servant will be too. If anyone serves me, the Father will honor him.
"Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, so that they can see my glory that you gave me because you loved me before the creation of the world.
All the nations will be assembled before him, and he will separate people one from another like a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats.
and said, "Men of Galilee, why do you stand here looking up into the sky? This same Jesus who has been taken up from you into heaven will come back in the same way you saw him go into heaven."
They continued to stone Stephen while he prayed, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!"
And if children, then heirs (namely, heirs of God and also fellow heirs with Christ) -- if indeed we suffer with him so we may also be glorified with him.
2 Corinthians 5:6
Therefore we are always full of courage, and we know that as long as we are alive here on earth we are absent from the Lord --
I feel torn between the two, because I have a desire to depart and be with Christ, which is better by far,
1 Thessalonians 4:16
For the Lord himself will come down from heaven with a shout of command, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first.
2 Thessalonians 1:12
that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you, and you in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Thessalonians 2:1
Now regarding the arrival of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered to be with him, we ask you, brothers and sisters,
2 Timothy 2:12
If we endure, we will also reign with him. If we deny him, he will also deny us.
so also, after Christ was offered once to bear the sins of many, to those who eagerly await him he will appear a second time, not to bear sin but to bring salvation.
1 John 3:2
Dear friends, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet been revealed. We know that whenever it is revealed we will be like him, because we will see him just as he is.
I will grant the one who conquers permission to sit with me on my throne, just as I too conquered and sat down with my Father on his throne.
Now I saw no temple in the city, because the Lord God -- the All-Powerful -- and the Lamb are its temple.
And there will no longer be any curse, and the throne of God and the Lamb will be in the city. His servants will worship him,
You will look for me but will not find me, and where I am you cannot come."