2 Corinthians 5:1-7

For we know that if the tent that is our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. For in this tent we groan, longing to put on our heavenly dwelling, if indeed by putting it on we may not be found naked. For while we are still in this tent, we groan, being burdened – not that we would be unclothed, but that we would be further clothed, so that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life. He who has prepared us for this very thing is God, who has given us the Spirit as a guarantee. So we are always of good courage. 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.

Translation or Paraphrase?

Someone passed along a quote to me, but they didn’t know the source. So, I typed it into Google: “If you wait for the perfect conditions, you’ll never get anything done.” One of the first results that popped up was Ecclesiastes. Are you kidding me? This did not sound like anything I remembered reading in Ecclesiastes.  I then went to BibleGateway to confirm.

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