2 Corinthians 4:10; 2 Corinthians 5:6; 2 Corinthians 5:8; 2 Corinthians 5:10; 2 Corinthians 10:10; 2 Corinthians 12:2-3
always carrying about in the body the dying of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our body.
Therefore, being always of good courage, and knowing that while we are at home in the body we are absent from the Lord -
we are of good courage, I say, and prefer rather to be absent from the body and to be at home with the Lord .
For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may be recompensed for his deeds in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.
For they say, "His letters are weighty and strong, but his personal presence is unimpressive and his speech contemptible."
I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago -whether in the body I do not know, or out of the body I do not know, God knows -such a man was caught up to the third heaven.
And I know how such a man -whether in the body or apart from the body I do not know, God knows -