If the earthly tent is torn down…

For we know that if the earthly tent which is our house is torn down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

2 Corinthians 5:1, quoted by Erwin Lutzer in One Minute After You Die, kindle location 739

Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord…

Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on … that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow with them (Revelation 14:13).

Revelation 14:13, quoted by Erwin Lutzer in One Minute After You Die, kindle location 731

Taking every thought captive…

We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ.

— 2 Corinthians 10:5, The Holy Bible, New American Standard Version

Think about these things…

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

— Philippians 4:8, The Holy Bible, English Standard Version

Those who call evil good…

Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!

Isaiah 5:20, The Holy Bible, English Standard Version

Be mature in your thinking…

Brothers, do not be children in your thinking. Be infants in evil, but in your thinking be mature.

1 Corinthians 14:20, The Holy Bible, English Standard Version

Train up a child…

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 22:6, The Holy Bible, English Standard Version

When your days are fulfilled…

When your days are fulfilled and you lie down with your fathers, I will raise up your offspring after you, who shall come from your body, and I will establish his kingdom. He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. Continue reading

When all things began, the Word…

When all things began, the Word already was. The Word dwelt with God, and what God was, the Word was. So the Word became flesh; he came to dwell among us, and we saw his glory, such glory as befits the Father’s only Son, full of grace and truth.

John 1:1, 14, The Holy Bible, Revised English Bible