A verification email has been sent to the address you provided. Poetical Books The end and design of all this was, that we might be made the righteousness of God in him, might be justified freely by the grace of God through the redemption which is in Christ Jesus. 8 We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. New American Standard Bible, If death should come and the body be dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. Johannine Writings New English Translation, 4 For we that are in this tabernacle do groan, being burdened: not for that we would be unclothed, but clothed upon, that mortality might be swallowed up of life. The Old Testament 13 For whether we be beside ourselves, it is to God: or whether we be sober, it is for your cause. The Old Testament And though God is with us here, by his Spirit, and in his ordinances, yet we are not with him as we hope to be. He is the workmanship of God, created in Christ Jesus unto good works. Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. Thank you for registering. By the inspiration of God, the Scriptures were written, which are the word of reconciliation; showing that peace has been made by the cross, and how we may be interested therein. 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(16-21)1-8 The believer not only is well assured by faith that there is another and a happy life after this is ended, but he has good hope, through grace, of heaven as a dwelling-place, a resting-place, a hiding-place. Pentateuch Font Size. 2 For in this we groan, earnestly desiring to be clothed upon with our house which is from heaven: 3 If so be that being clothed we shall not be found naked. 5 Now he that hath wrought us for the selfsame thing is God, who also hath given unto us the earnest of the Spirit. 6 Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord: 8 We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. 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Luke-Acts 2 Corinthians 5 King James Version (KJV). 12 For we commend not our selues againe vnto you, but giue you occasion to glory on our behalfe, that you may haue somewhat to answere them, which glory in appearance, and not in heart. 21 For he hath made him to be sinne for vs, who knewe no sinne, that wee might bee made the righteousnesse of God in him. Johannine Writings To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. 1 For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. 18 And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation; 19 To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation. Poetical Books Commentary on 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 (Read 2 Corinthians 5:16-21) The renewed man acts upon new principles, by new rules, with new ends, and in new company. The New Testament And though God is with us here, by his Spirit, and in his ordinances, yet we are not with him as we hope to be. Knowing what terrible vengeance the Lord would execute upon the workers of iniquity, the apostle and his brethren used every argument and persuasion, to lead men to believe in the Lord Jesus, and to act as his disciples. Prophets Don't have an account? Share this page using one of these tools: Email / username or password was incorrect! Wisdom Literature A Christian's life should be devoted to Christ. John 3:16, Jesus faith love), The Whole Bible Luke-Acts 18 And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation; 19 To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation. Faith is for this world, and sight is for the other world. Hebrew Names Version,