Reckoned As Foreigners
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By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise:
And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that your descendants shall be sojourners in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;
And God spoke in this way, That his descendants should live in a strange land; and that they should bring them into bondage, and ill-treat them for four hundred years.
But the stranger that dwells with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and you shall love him as yourself; for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.
I have become a stranger unto my brethren, and an alien unto my mother's children.
Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear unto my cry; hold not your peace at my tears: for I am a stranger with you, and a sojourner, as all my fathers were.
The land shall not be sold forever: for the land is mine; for you are strangers and sojourners with me.
These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.
Dearly beloved, I beseech you as aliens and exiles, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;
And if you call on the Father, who without respect of persons judges according to every man's work, pass the time of your exile here in fear: