42 Bible Verses about Perspective
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Am I saying these things only on the basis of common sense, or does the law not say this as well?
They are from the world; therefore they speak from the world's perspective and the world listens to them.
Do not be conformed to this present world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may test and approve what is the will of God -- what is good and well-pleasing and perfect.
For we are not like so many others, hucksters who peddle the word of God for profit, but we are speaking in Christ before God as persons of sincerity, as persons sent from God.
So then you are no longer foreigners and noncitizens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of God's household,
The one who comes from above is superior to all. The one who is from the earth belongs to the earth and speaks about earthly things. The one who comes from heaven is superior to all.
For there is no partiality with God.
Then Peter started speaking: "I now truly understand that God does not show favoritism in dealing with people,
So then from now on we acknowledge no one from an outward human point of view. Even though we have known Christ from such a human point of view, now we do not know him in that way any longer.
Keep thinking about things above, not things on the earth,
They were shouting out in a loud voice, "Salvation belongs to our God, to the one seated on the throne, and to the Lamb!"
They do not belong to the world just as I do not belong to the world.
The first to state his case seems right, until his opponent begins to cross-examine him.
that the Lord, the God of Israel, says, 'The forces at your disposal are now outside the walls fighting against King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon and the Babylonians who have you under siege. I will gather those forces back inside the city.
We are from God; the person who knows God listens to us, but whoever is not from God does not listen to us. By this we know the Spirit of truth and the spirit of deceit.
Think about the circumstances of your call, brothers and sisters. Not many were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were born to a privileged position.
If you belonged to the world, the world would love you as its own. However, because you do not belong to the world, but I chose you out of the world, for this reason the world hates you.
Jesus replied, "You people are from below; I am from above. You people are from this world; I am not from this world.
By faith we understand that the worlds were set in order at God's command, so that the visible has its origin in the invisible.
I am able to do all things through the one who strengthens me.
For it is written: "Rejoice, O barren woman who does not bear children; break forth and shout, you who have no birth pains, because the children of the desolate woman are more numerous than those of the woman who has a husband."
For he did not put the world to come, about which we are speaking, under the control of angels.
I have given them your word, and the world has hated them, because they do not belong to the world, just as I do not belong to the world.
And if I go and make ready a place for you, I will come again and take you to be with me, so that where I am you may be too.
And Jesus increased in wisdom and in stature, and in favor with God and with people.
Who ever serves in the army at his own expense? Who plants a vineyard and does not eat its fruit? Who tends a flock and does not consume its milk?
Look, you make my days short-lived, and my life span is nothing from your perspective. Surely all people, even those who seem secure, are nothing but vapor.
This is what the Lord says: "The profit of Egypt and the revenue of Ethiopia, along with the Sabeans, those tall men, will be brought to you and become yours. They will walk behind you, coming along in chains. They will bow down to you and pray to you: 'Truly God is with you; he has no peer; there is no other God!'"
For it is written in the law of Moses, "Do not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain." God is not concerned here about oxen, is he?
Children, it is the last hour, and just as you heard that the antichrist is coming, so now many antichrists have appeared. We know from this that it is the last hour.
Now very early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been moved away from the entrance.
But if our unrighteousness demonstrates the righteousness of God, what shall we say? The God who inflicts wrath is not unrighteous, is he? (I am speaking in human terms.)
You are from God, little children, and have conquered them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.
"Whenever you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, because they love to pray while standing in synagogues and on street corners so that people can see them. Truly I say to you, they have their reward.
"When that time comes," says the Lord, "the people of Israel and Judah will return to the land together. They will come back with tears of repentance as they seek the Lord their God.
"Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among people with whom he is pleased!"
"Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! If the miracles done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.
And the child grew and became strong, filled with wisdom, and the favor of God was upon him.
Ascend, O Lord, to your resting place, you and the ark of your strength!
Now I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that the gospel I preached is not of human origin.
They were in charge of the meeting tent and the holy place, and helped their relatives, the descendants of Aaron, in the service of the Lord's temple.
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Eternal Perspective2 Corinthians 5:8
Thus we are full of courage and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.