1 Corinthians 10:31
So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
You make known to me the path of life;
in your presence there is fullness of joy;
at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.
Delight yourself in the LORD,
and he will give you the desires of your heart.
Psalm 73:25-26; Isaiah 43:7
for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,
In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace,
2 Corinthians 5:21
For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
Romans 5:19; Galatians 2:16a; Philippians 3:8–9
1 John 3:1
See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are.
But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers beloved by the Lord, because God chose you as the firstfruits to be saved, through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth.
Romans 5:1–2, 5
Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. … and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.
Romans 14:17; Proverbs 4:18; 1 John 5:13
2 Corinthians 5:6–8
We know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord, for we walk by faith, not by sight. Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord.
Philippians 1:23; Luke 23:42–43; 1 Thessalonians 4:14
1 Corinthians 15:42–43
So is it with the resurrection of the dead. What is sown is perishable; what is raised is imperishable. It is sown in dishonor; it is raised in glory. It is sown in weakness; it is raised in power.
Matthew 10:32; 1 John 3:2; 1 Thessalonians 4:17–18