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3 Bible Verses about Characteristics Of Pilgrims

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Hebrews 11:13-15

These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but seeing them afar off and believing them and embracing them and confessing that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth. For those that say such things declare plainly that they seek their native country. And truly, if they had been mindful of that country from which they came out, they might have had time to have returned.

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Hebrews 11:8-16

By faith Abraham, being called, hearkened to go out into the place which he should afterwards receive for an inheritance; and he went out, not knowing where he went. By faith he sojourned in the promised land, as in a strange country, dwelling in booths with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise; for he looked for a city which has foundations, whose builder and maker is God. read more.
By faith also Sara herself being sterile received strength to conceive seed and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she believed him to be faithful who had promised. Therefore there sprang even of one, and him as good as dead, so many as the stars of the sky in multitude and as the sand which is by the sea shore innumerable. These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but seeing them afar off and believing them and embracing them and confessing that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth. For those that say such things declare plainly that they seek their native country. And truly, if they had been mindful of that country from which they came out, they might have had time to have returned. But now they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one; therefore, God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared for them a city.

characteristics of Pilgrims » Looked for an eternal city

characteristics of Pilgrims » Acknowledged their faith

characteristics of Pilgrims » Longed for a better land

characteristics of Pilgrims » Had telescopic vision

characteristics of Pilgrims » Died in the faith

characteristics of Pilgrims » Never turned back

Hebrews 11:15

And truly, if they had been mindful of that country from which they came out, they might have had time to have returned.

characteristics of Pilgrims » Never settled down

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he sojourned in the promised land, as in a strange country, dwelling in booths with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise;

characteristics of Pilgrims » Obeyed the call

Hebrews 11:8

By faith Abraham, being called, hearkened to go out into the place which he should afterwards receive for an inheritance; and he went out, not knowing where he went.