2 Corinthians 5:1-8 CSB

Our Future after Death

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

References for 2 Corinthians 5:1

    • a 5:1 - Our present physical body
    • b 5:1 - a building . . . a house our future body
      2 And, in fact, we groan in this one, longing to put on our house from heaven,
      3 since, when we are clothed,c we will not be found naked.

      References for 2 Corinthians 5:3

        • c 5:3 - Other mss read stripped
          4 Indeed, we who are in this tent groan, burdened as we are, because we do not want to be unclothed but clothed, so that mortality may be swallowed up by life.
          5 And the One who prepared us for this very thing is God, who gave us the Spirit as a down payment.
          6 Therefore, though we are always confident and know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord-
          7 for we walk by faith, not by sight-
          8 yet we are confident and satisfied to be out of the body and at home with the Lord.