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Persevere for the city of God

Tim CanosaTim Canosa, November 10, 2019
Part of the Hebrews 10-13 series, preached at a Salt Church gathering

A study of the "city of God" from a Biblical Theology perspective and how we can persevere knowing our future city which awaits us.

About Tim Canosa: Tim is the Magnification and Mission Pastor at Salt. Tim grew up in Wollongong and now lives here with his wife Alita and 3 kids.
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Hebrews 11:8–16 (Listen)

By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to a place that he was to receive as an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing where he was going. By faith he went to live in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, heirs with him of the same promise. 10 For he was looking forward to the city that has foundations, whose designer and builder is God. 11 By faith Sarah herself received power to conceive, even when she was past the age, since she considered him faithful who had promised. 12 Therefore from one man, and him as good as dead, were born descendants as many as the stars of heaven and as many as the innumerable grains of sand by the seashore.

13 These all died in faith, not having received the things promised, but having seen them and greeted them from afar, and having acknowledged that they were strangers and exiles on the earth. 14 For people who speak thus make it clear that they are seeking a homeland. 15 If they had been thinking of that land from which they had gone out, they would have had opportunity to return. 16 But as it is, they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared for them a city.

(ESV)

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