The Heavenly Citizenship
Philippians 3:20-21
For our conversation is in heaven; from where also we look for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ:…


1. Its nature.

2. Its immunities.

3. Its responsibilities.


1. Citizens of no mean city.

2. The foundation of outright.

3. Its advantages.


1. To cultivate heavenly dispositions, affections, habits.

2. To glory in our privileges and prospects.

3. To labour for the enlargement of heaven.

IV. OUR HOPE — the coming of Christ.

1. From whence? Heaven.

2. How?

(1)  Personally.

(2)  Gloriously.

3. What for?

(1)  To destroy His foes.

(2)  To save His people and introduce them to heaven.

4. Its certainty established by

(1)  His own promise.

(2)  The general testimony of revelation.

(3)  The purpose of God.

5. Its anticipation.

(1)  A duty.

(2)  Supposes faith, fitness, desire, research, active preparation.

(J. Lyth, D. D.)

Parallel Verses
KJV: For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:

WEB: For our citizenship is in heaven, from where we also wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;

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