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2 Samuel 24:14
David said to Gad, "I am very upset! I prefer that we be attacked by the Lord, for his mercy is great; I do not want to be attacked by men!"
1 Thessalonians 2:1
For you yourselves know, brothers and sisters, about our coming to you -- it has not proven to be purposeless.
Luke 12:50
I have a baptism to undergo, and how distressed I am until it is finished!
2 Corinthians 6:12
Our affection for you is not restricted, but you are restricted in your affections for us.

A desire

Luke 2:29
"Now, according to your word, Sovereign Lord, permit your servant to depart in peace.
John 13:1
Just before the Passover feast, Jesus knew that his time had come to depart from this world to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he now loved them to the very end.
2 Corinthians 5:8
Thus we are full of courage and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.
2 Timothy 4:6
For I am already being poured out as an offering, and the time for me to depart is at hand.


Job 19:26
And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I will see God,
Psalm 49:15
But God will rescue my life from the power of Sheol; certainly he will pull me to safety. (Selah)
Luke 8:38
The man from whom the demons had gone out begged to go with him, but Jesus sent him away, saying,
Luke 23:43
And Jesus said to him, "I tell you the truth, today you will be with me in paradise."
John 14:3
And if I go and make ready a place for you, I will come again and take you to be with me, so that where I am you may be too.
John 17:24
"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.
Acts 7:59
They continued to stone Stephen while he prayed, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!"
2 Corinthians 5:8
Thus we are full of courage and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.
1 Thessalonians 4:17
Then we who are alive, who are left, will be suddenly caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will always be with the Lord.
Revelation 14:13
Then I heard a voice from heaven say, "Write this: 'Blessed are the dead, those who die in the Lord from this moment on!'" "Yes," says the Spirit, "so they can rest from their hard work, because their deeds will follow them."


Psalm 16:10
You will not abandon me to Sheol; you will not allow your faithful follower to see the Pit.
Psalm 17:15
As for me, because I am innocent I will see your face; when I awake you will reveal yourself to me.
Psalm 73:24
You guide me by your wise advice, and then you will lead me to a position of honor.
Revelation 7:14
So I said to him, "My lord, you know the answer." Then he said to me, "These are the ones who have come out of the great tribulation. They have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb!

General references

Joshua 22:3
You have not abandoned your fellow Israelites this entire time, right up to this very day. You have completed the task given you by the Lord your God.
Matthew 24:46
Blessed is that slave whom the master finds at work when he comes.
John 14:15
"If you love me, you will obey my commandments.
Romans 14:7
For none of us lives for himself and none dies for himself.

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