True citizenship

Week beginning: 4th December, 2016 | By Peter Thompson | London

"For, as I have often told you before and now tell you again even with tears, many live as enemies of the cross of Christ…But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await our saviour from there, the Lord Jesus Christ, who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body."

Philippians 3:18-21 (NIV 2011)

As Billy Graham once famously said, "This world is not our own. We are strangers in a foreign land; our citizenship is in heaven". And Paul, much earlier, used similar thinking as he wrote to the Philippians. We are already citizens of heaven, meanin

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