Now we know that if the earthly tent we live in is dismantled, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built by human hands.
Cross ReferencesJob 4:19
how much more those who dwell in houses of clay, whose foundations are in the dust, who can be crushed like a moth!
My dwelling has been picked up and removed from me like a shepherd's tent. I have rolled up my life like a weaver; He cuts me off from the loom. From day until night You make an end of me.
"We heard Him say, 'I will destroy this man-made temple, and in three days I will build another that is made without hands.'"
However, the Most High does not live in houses made by human hands. As the prophet says:
1 Corinthians 15:47
The first man was of the dust of the earth, the second man from heaven.
2 Corinthians 4:7
Now we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this surpassingly great power is from God and not from us.
But when Christ came as high priest of the good things that have come, He entered the greater and more perfect tabernacle not made by hands (that is, not of this creation).
For Christ did not enter a man-made copy of the true sanctuary, but He entered heaven itself, now to appear on our behalf in the presence of God.
2 Peter 1:13
I think it is right to refresh your memory as long as I live in the tent of my body,
2 Peter 1:14
since I know that it will soon be laid aside, as our Lord Jesus Christ has made clear to me.
Chapter Outline1. That in his assured hope of immortal glory,
9. and in expectation of it, he labors to keep a good conscience;
12. not that he may boast of himself,
14. but as one that, having received life from Christ,
17. endeavors to live as a new creature to Christ only,
18. and by his ministry of reconciliation, to reconcile others also in Christ to God.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Job 19:25, 26
2 Timothy 1:12
1 John 3:2, 14, 19
1 John 5:19, 20
2 Corinthians 5:4
2 Corinthians 4:7
1 Corinthians 15:46-48
2 Peter 1:13, 14
2 Peter 3:11
John 14:2, 3
1 Corinthians 3:9
Hebrews 9:11, 24
1 Peter 1:4
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