1 "Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.
2 In my Father's house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you.
3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am.
Paul's life gave Him the confidence to work on his ministry.
if we are not confident, then we need to be refresh by His word.
But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ,
who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body.
We live by faith not by sight.
2 Corinthians 5:8 We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.
Sometimes we are to focus on many things Not By Faith.
Faith is base upon our reliance and everything we do.
Faith is being sure by what we hope for not by what are being seen.
Many times we failed because of unbelief.
To walk by faith, is To make faith part of daily activities.
The Lord Love will remain Forever.
Heaven is indescribable.
To be away from the body is to be at Home at the Lord.
To be absent from the body, is to be present with the Lord.
1 Thessalonians 4:16
For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first.
These are false teachings:
- soul sleep
When we die it's all done.
Don't believe there are waiting place.
2 Corinthians 5:9 So we make it our goal to please him, whether we are at home in the body or away from it.
Whether we are in this world or away from it, we must please God. Desire to be more like Him.
When we get to heaven, everything are done.
Bema - judgement step raised platform or seat. Area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing
syn : chancel, sanctuary, bema
Hebrews 6:10 God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.