Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:
What then? if Christ is preached in whatever manner it be, whether in pretext or reality, even in this do I rejoice, yea, and will rejoice.
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where the rust and canker spoil, and where thieves dig through and steal:
Jesus said to him, If thou art desirous to be perfect, go, sell all thy substance, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.
Just such is every one who heapeth up treasure for self, and is not rich towards God.
and thou shalt be blessed; because they cannot recompense thee: for a recompence shall be made thee at the resurrection of the just.
2 Corinthians 4:18
whilst we direct our aim not to the things which are seen, but to the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporary, but the things that are not seen are eternal.
2 Corinthians 5:1
FOR we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle should be taken down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
and hath raised us up together with him, and made us sit down together in the heavenly regions in Christ Jesus.
because of the hope laid up for you in the heavens, which ye have heard before in the word of truth, the gospel,
IF ye then be risen with Christ, seek the things which are above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God.
For ye have been fellow-sufferers with my bonds, and received with joy the plundering of your properties, knowing in yourselves that you have in the heavens a better substance, and permanent.
1 Peter 1:3
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto an animating hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
But the Jerusalem above is free, which is the mother of us all.
So then ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow-citizens with the saints, and of the household of God;
but ye are come unto mount Sion, and to the city of the living God, to the heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of angels,
And he bore me away in spirit unto a great and exceeding high mountain, and shewed me the great city, the holy Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God,
who also said to them, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up to heaven? this Jesus, who hath been taken up from you into heaven, shall so come, in the same manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.
1 Thessalonians 4:16
For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trumpet of God; and the dead in Christ shall rise first:
2 Thessalonians 1:7
and to you who are troubled, rest with us, at the revelation of the Lord Jesus Christ from heaven with his mighty angels,
Behold! he is coming with clouds, and every eye shall see him, and they also who pierced him; and all the tribes of the earth shall lament bitterly, smiting their bosoms, because of him: even so! Amen.
that ye may prove the things that are excellent, in order that ye may be sincere and without offence unto the day of Christ;
1 Corinthians 1:7
so that ye have not been deficient in any gift; waiting for the revelation of our Lord Jesus Christ:
1 Thessalonians 1:10
and to wait for his Son from the heavens, whom he raised from the dead, even Jesus, who delivereth us from the wrath to come.
2 Timothy 4:8
henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, shall give me at that day: yet not to me only, but also to all who have loved his appearing.
expecting the blessed hope, and glorious appearing of our great God and Saviour Jesus Christ;
so Christ having been once offered in sacrifice to bear the sins of men, will appear the second time without sin, to those who expect him, for their salvation.
2 Peter 3:12
expecting and hastening towards the coming of God's day, at which the heavens on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements in flames be melted as wax?
For we have not here an abiding city, but we earnestly seek that which is to come.