This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. Join over , other subscribers. Bible Verses about Citizenship, Heavenly Philippians For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: whose end is destruction, whose god is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame—who set their mind on earthly things. For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ , who will transform our lowly body that it may be conformed to His glorious body, according to the working by which He is able even to subdue all things to Himself. Colossians giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in the light. If My kingdom were of this world, My servants would fight, so that I should not be delivered to the Jews; but now My kingdom is not from here. For this cause I was born, and for this cause I have come into the world , that I should bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice. Beloved, I beg you as sojourners and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts which war against the soul, having your conduct honorable among the Gentiles, that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may, by your good works which they observe, glorify God in the day of visitation.
Passages for Further Study
What does the Bible say about? But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will transform our lowly body to be like his glorious body, by the power that enables him even to subject all things to himself. So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God,. Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Would you have no fear of the one who is in authority? Then do what is good, and you will receive his approval, for he is God's servant for your good.
The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment
Question: "What does it mean that our citizenship is in heaven? Citizens adopt the culture and practices of the nation or kingdom to which they belong. Every human being is born into the kingdom of this world, in which Satan rules 2 Corinthians Consequently, we grow up adopting the culture, practices, and values that he instigates Genesis ; 1 John With darkened hearts and minds, we blindly follow our leader into the very sins that pull us deeper into slavery. We remain captives in this kingdom of sin, headed for destruction, until Jesus frees us Ephesians —4.
For our conversation is in heaven; from where also we look for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ:. Philippians What then? Psalm Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore. Psalm As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness. Isaiah ,2 In that day shall this song be sung in the land of Judah; We have a strong city; salvation will God appoint for walls and bulwarks…. Galatians But Jerusalem which is above is free, which is the mother of us all. Ephesians Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;. Acts Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? Philippians That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ;. New International Version But our citizenship is in heaven.