New International Version
For we live by faith, not by sight.
King James Bible
(For we walk by faith, not by sight:)
Darby Bible Translation
(for we walk by faith, not by sight;)
World English Bible
for we walk by faith, not by sight.
Young's Literal Translation
for through faith we walk, not through sight --
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For we walk by faith - While we are in the present state faith supplies the place of direct vision. In the future world we shall have sight - the utmost evidence of spiritual and eternal things; as we shall be present with them, and live in them. Here we have the testimony of God, and believe in their reality, because we cannot doubt his word. And to make this more convincing he gives us the earnest of his Spirit, which is a foretaste of glory.
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LibraryAugust 1. "For we must all Appear Before the Judgment Seat of Christ; that Every one May Receive the Things done in his Body, According to that He Hath Done" (ii Cor. v. 10).
"For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done" (II Cor. v. 10). It will not always be the day of toil and trial. Some day, we shall hear our names announced before the universe, and the record read of things that we had long forgotten. How our hearts will thrill, and our heads will bow, as we shall hear our own names called, and then the Master shall recount the triumph and the services which we had …
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The Great Assize
For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what they already have?
1 Corinthians 13:12
For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.
2 Corinthians 4:18
So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.
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