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Verse of the Day (June 14, 2020)

Verse of the Day (June 14, 2020) #BMSeminary – Happy Lord’s Day! {our citizenship (conversation)} The Greek term refers to a colony of foreigners. In one secular source, it was used to describe a capital city that kept the names of its citizens on a register. {in heaven} The place where God dwells and where Christ is present. It is the believers’ home (John 14:2–3), where their names are registered (Luke 10:20) and their inheritance awaits (1 Pet. 1:4). Other believers are there (Heb. 12:23). We belong to the kingdom under the rule of our heavenly King, and obey heaven’s laws. Cf. 1 Pet. 2:11. {await} The Greek verb is found in most passages dealing with the second coming and expresses the idea of waiting patiently, but with great expectation (Rom. 8:23; 2 Pet. 3:11–12). [MacArthur Study Bible]

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