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Pilgrims and Strangers


1. Described. Joh 17:16.

2. Saints are called to be. Ge 12:1; Ac 7:3; Lu 14:26,27,33.

3. All saints are. Ps 39:12; 1Pe 1:1.

4. Saints confess themselves. 1Ch 29:15; Ps 39:12; 119:19; Heb 11:13.

5. As saints they

a. Have the example of Christ. Lu 9:58.

b. Are strengthened by God. De 33:25; Ps 84:6,7.

c. Are actuated by faith. Heb 11:9.

d. Have their faces toward Zion. Jer 50:5.

e. Keep the promised in view. Heb 11:13.

f. Forsake all for Christ. Mt 19:27.

g. Look for a heavenly country. Heb 11:16.

h. Look for a heavenly city. Heb 11:10.

i. Pass their sojourning in fear. 1Pe 1:17.

j. Rejoice in the statutes of God. Ps 119:54.

k. Pray for direction. Ps 43:3; Jer 50:5.

l. Have a heavenly conversation. Php 3:20.

m. Hate worldly fellowship. Ps 120:5,6.

n. Are not mindful of this world. Heb 11:15.

o. Are not at home in this world. Heb 11:9.

p. Shine as lights in the world. Php 2:15.

q. Invite others to go with them. Nu 10:29.

r. Are exposed to persecution. Ps 120:5-7; Joh 17:14.

s. Should abstain from fleshly lusts. 1Pe 2:11.

t. Should have their treasure in heaven. Mt 6:19; Lu 12:33; Col 3:1,2.

u. Should not be over anxious about worldly things. Mt 6:25.

v. Long for their pilgrimage to end. Ps 55:6; 2Co 5:1-8.

w. Die in faith. Heb 11:13.

x. The world is not worthy of. Heb 11:38.

6. God is not ashamed to be called their God. Heb 11:16.

7. Typified

a. Israel. Ex 6:4; 12:11.

8. Exemplified

a. Abraham. Ge 23:4; Ac 7:4,5.

b. Jacob. Ge 47:9.

c. Saints of old. 1Ch 29:15; Heb 11:13,38.

d. David. Ps 39:12.

e. The Apostles. Mt 19:27.