Characteristics Of Pilgrims

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Hebrews 11:13-15

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. For those who say such things make it clear that they are seeking a country of their own. If indeed they had been thinking of that country from which they went out, they would have had enough time to return.

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Hebrews 11:8-16

By faith, Abraham, when he was called, obeyed to go out to the place which he was to receive for an inheritance. He went out, not knowing where he went. 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. For he looked for the city which has the foundations, whose builder and maker is God. read more.
By faith, even Sarah herself received power to conceive, and she bore a child when she was past age, since she counted him faithful who had promised. Therefore as many as the stars of the sky in multitude, and as innumerable as the sand which is by the sea shore, were fathered by one man, and him as good as dead. 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. For those who say such things make it clear that they are seeking a country of their own. If indeed they had been thinking of that country from which they went out, they would have had enough time to return. 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.

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

If indeed they had been thinking of that country from which they went out, they would have had enough time to return.

characteristics of Pilgrims » Never settled down

Hebrews 11:9

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.

characteristics of Pilgrims » Obeyed the call