Therefore, being always of good courage, and knowing that (A)while we are at home in the body we are absent from the Lord— for (B)we walk by faith, not by [a]sight— we are of good courage, I say, and (C)prefer rather to be absent from the body and (D)to be at home with the Lord. Therefore we also have as our ambition, whether at home or absent, to be (E)pleasing to Him.

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  1. 2 Corinthians 5:7 Or appearance