2 Corinthians 5:6-10
So we are always of good courage. We know that r while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord,
for s we walk by faith, not t by sight.
Yes, we are of good courage, and we u would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord.
So whether we are at home or away, we make it our aim to v please him.
For w we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, x so that each one may receive what is due for what he has done in the body, whether good or evil.
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Hebrews 11:13 - 14
These all died in faith, not having received the things promised, but having seen them and greeted them from afar, and having acknowledged that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.
Jesus said to him, "Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.
2 Corinthians 4:18
As we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.
1 Corinthians 13:12
For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I have been fully known.
I am hard pressed between the two. My desire is to depart and be with Christ, for that is far better.
So as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God.
1 Thessalonians 4:1
Finally, then, brothers, we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, just as you are doing, that you do so more and more.
Matthew 25:31 - 32
When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne.
Why do you pass judgment on your brother? Or you, why do you despise your brother? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of God.
And he commanded us to preach to the people and to testify that he is the one appointed by God to be judge of the living and the dead.
And that to you, O Lord, belongs steadfast love. For you will render to a man according to his work.