Being A Pilgrim
Most Relevant Verses
These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them and embraced them from afar, and having confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
"Hear my prayer, Yahweh, and give ear to my cry. Don't be silent at my tears. For I am a stranger with you, a foreigner, as all my fathers were.
Beloved, I beg you as foreigners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which 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 eunuchs who made themselves eunuchs for the Kingdom of Heaven's sake. He who is able to receive it, let him receive it."
By faith, he lived as an alien in the land of promise, as in a land not his own, dwelling in tents, with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise.
They shall inquire concerning Zion with their faces turned toward it, [saying], Come, and join yourselves to Yahweh in an everlasting covenant that shall not be forgotten.
But now they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed of them, to be called their God, for he has prepared a city for them.
For our citizenship is in heaven, from where we also wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;
For God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him should 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, not of works, that no one would boast.
For we are strangers before you, and foreigners, as all our fathers were. Our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no remaining.
If you call on him as Father, who without respect of persons judges according to each man's work, pass the time of your living as foreigners here in reverent fear:
that you may walk worthily 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, and when he is old he will not depart from it.
"'You shall not lie with a man, as with a woman. That is detestable.
As it is written, "There is no one righteous; no, not one.
I give eternal life to them. They will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand.
"For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you don't forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
- Pilgrim (5 instances)