Philippians 1:21-30 - Living Is Christ

Philippians 1:21-30 - Living Is Christ

21 For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. 22 But if I am to live on in the flesh, this will mean fruitful labor for me; and I do not know which to choose. 23 But I am hard-pressed from both directions, having the desire to depart and be with Christ, for that is very much better; 24 yet to remain on in the flesh is more necessary for your sake. 25 Convinced of this, I know that I will remain and continue with you all for your progress and joy in the faith, 26 so that your proud confidence in me may abound in Christ Jesus through my coming to you again.

27 Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel; 28 in no way alarmed by your opponents--which is a sign of destruction for them, but of salvation for you, and that too, from God. 29 For to you it has been granted for Christ's sake, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake, 30 experiencing the same conflict which you saw in me, and now hear to be in me.

Ephesians 6:5-9 - Slaves And Masters

Philippians 1:9-11 - Prayer For Spiritual Maturity

Philippians 2:1-4 - Humility And Unity

Philippians 3:5-14 - Righteousness Through Christ

Philippians 4:4-9 - Be Anxious For Nothing

Philippians 1:21-30 - Living Is Christ

Colossians 1:1-2 - Greeting

Colossians 2:8-23 - Beware Of Requirements Invented By Humans

Colossians 3:1-4 - Seek The Things Above

Colossians 4:1-Colossians 3:25 - Personal Relations In The New Life

Colossians 4:18-18 - Final Greeting And Benediction

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Afterlife

Definitions of afterlife

Noun

1

(in some religions) life after death.

most Christians believe in an afterlife

Synonyms:

life after death the next world the hereafter the afterworld eternity kingdom come immortality

2

later life.

they spent much of their afterlife trying to forget the fire

Examples of Afterlife

In the areas of death and the afterlife , the non-Christian belief systems of the ethnic groups are most noticeable.

Synonyms of afterlife

Noun

life after death the next world the hereafter the afterworld eternity kingdom come immortality

hereafter

Luke 16:19-31

"Now there was a rich man, and he habitually dressed in purple and fine linen, joyously living in splendor every day. "And a poor man named Lazarus was laid at his gate, covered with sores, and longing to be fed with the crumbs which were falling from the rich man's table; besides, even the dogs were coming and licking his sores.read more.

Isaiah 26:19

Your dead will live; Their corpses will rise You who lie in the dust, awake and shout for joy, For your dew is as the dew of the dawn, And the earth will give birth to the departed spirits.

Daniel 12:2

"Many of those who sleep in the dust of the ground will awake, these to everlasting life, but the others to disgrace and everlasting contempt.

Genesis 2:7

Then the LORD God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being.

Psalm 146:4

His spirit departs, he returns to the earth; In that very day his thoughts perish.

Isaiah 11:6-9

And the wolf will dwell with the lamb, And the leopard will lie down with the young goat, And the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; And a little boy will lead them. Also the cow and the bear will graze, Their young will lie down together, And the lion will eat straw like the ox. The nursing child will play by the hole of the cobra, And the weaned child will put his hand on the viper's den.read more.

Ecclesiastes 12:7

then the dust will return to the earth as it was, and the spirit will return to God who gave it.

Philippians 1:21

For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.

Psalm 6:5

For there is no mention of You in death; In Sheol who will give You thanks?

Psalm 139:8

If I ascend to heaven, You are there; If I make my bed in Sheol, behold, You are there.

Genesis 35:18

It came about as her soul was departing (for she died), that she named him Ben-oni; but his father called him Benjamin.

Ecclesiastes 9:5-6

For the living know they will die; but the dead do not know anything, nor have they any longer a reward, for their memory is forgotten. Indeed their love, their hate and their zeal have already perished, and they will no longer have a share in all that is done under the sun.

Deuteronomy 32:39

'See now that I, I am He, And there is no god besides Me; It is I who put to death and give life I have wounded and it is I who heal, And there is no one who can deliver from My hand.

1 Samuel 2:6

"The LORD kills and makes alive; He brings down to Sheol and raises up.

2 Corinthians 5:8

we are of good courage, I say, and prefer rather to be absent from the body and to be at home with the Lord.

Psalm 115:17

The dead do not praise the LORD, Nor do any who go down into silence;

1 Samuel 28:11

Then the woman said, "Whom shall I bring up for you?" And he said, "Bring up Samuel for me."

Revelation 1:18

and the living One; and I was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of death and of Hades.

Hebrews 9:27

And inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment,

Luke 16:23

"In Hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far away and Lazarus in his bosom.

Deuteronomy 32:22

For a fire is kindled in My anger, And burns to the lowest part of Sheol, And consumes the earth with its yield, And sets on fire the foundations of the mountains.

Matthew 10:28

"Do not fear those who kill the body but are unable to kill the soul; but rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

Isaiah 14:9-11

"Sheol from beneath is excited over you to meet you when you come; It arouses for you the spirits of the dead, all the leaders of the earth; It raises all the kings of the nations from their thrones. "They will all respond and say to you, 'Even you have been made weak as we, You have become like us. 'Your pomp and the music of your harps Have been brought down to Sheol; Maggots are spread out as your bed beneath you And worms are your covering.'

Revelation 6:9-11

When the Lamb broke the fifth seal, I saw underneath the altar the souls of those who had been slain because of the word of God, and because of the testimony which they had maintained; and they cried out with a loud voice, saying, "How long, O Lord, holy and true, will You refrain from judging and avenging our blood on those who dwell on the earth?" And there was given to each of them a white robe; and they were told that they should rest for a little while longer, until the number of their fellow servants and their brethren who were to be killed even as they had been, would be completed also.

Luke 20:37-38

"But that the dead are raised, even Moses showed, in the passage about the burning bush, where he calls the Lord THE GOD OF ABRAHAM, AND THE GOD OF ISAAC, AND THE GOD OF JACOB. "Now He is not the God of the dead but of the living; for all live to Him."

Job 19:25-27

"As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, And at the last He will take His stand on the earth. "Even after my skin is destroyed, Yet from my flesh I shall see God; Whom I myself shall behold, And whom my eyes will see and not another. My heart faints within me!

Ecclesiastes 3:19-20

For the fate of the sons of men and the fate of beasts is the same. As one dies so dies the other; indeed, they all have the same breath and there is no advantage for man over beast, for all is vanity. All go to the same place. All came from the dust and all return to the dust.

Romans 10:4

For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes.

Matthew 25:46

"These will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."

Romans 6:23

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

2 Kings 2:11

As they were going along and talking, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire and horses of fire which separated the two of them. And Elijah went up by a whirlwind to heaven.

Deuteronomy 32:50

"Then die on the mountain where you ascend, and be gathered to your people, as Aaron your brother died on Mount Hor and was gathered to his people,

Genesis 25:8

Abraham breathed his last and died in a ripe old age, an old man and satisfied with life; and he was gathered to his people.

1 Peter 3:18-20

For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit; in which also He went and made proclamation to the spirits now in prison, who once were disobedient, when the patience of God kept waiting in the days of Noah, during the construction of the ark, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were brought safely through the water.