Being A Pilgrim
Most Relevant Verses
All these died in faith, without receiving the promises, but having seen them and having welcomed them from a distance, and having confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.
"Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear to my cry; Do not be silent at my tears; For I am a stranger with You, A sojourner like all my fathers.
Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wage war against the soul.
"For there are eunuchs who were born that way from their mother's womb; and there are eunuchs who were made eunuchs by men; and there are also eunuchs who made themselves eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. He who is able to accept this, let him accept it."
By faith he lived as an alien in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, fellow heirs of the same promise;
"They will ask for the way to Zion, turning their faces in its direction; they will come that they may join themselves to the LORD in an everlasting covenant that will not be forgotten.
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.
For our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;
"For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.
For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God;
"For we are sojourners before You, and tenants, as all our fathers were; our days on the earth are like a shadow, and there is no hope.
If you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each one's work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your stay on earth;
so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;
Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.
'You shall not lie with a male as one lies with a female; it is an abomination.
and I give eternal life to them, and they will never perish; and no one will snatch them out of My hand.
"For if you forgive others for their transgressions, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.
- Pilgrim (5 instances)