After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. -------------------- . Thought-provoking, challenging, thoughtful. Luke-Acts And they shall bring the glory and the honor of the nations into it. Historical Books You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Some suggest that it is really just an exotic symbol of the Church, the Bride of Christ. d. The Lamb is its light: Light speaks of joy, for in the Scriptures light and joy go together. . Drinking is an action, but an action of receiving - like faith, it is doing something, but it is not a merit-earning work in itself. ii. It definitely seems to be past the Millennial earth. (Rev 21:15-17) The dimensions of the city. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point And I heard a loud voice from heaven saying, "Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and He will dwell with them, and they shall be His people. God’s promise is that everything shall be renewed “when the world is made new.”. The Old Testament c. No temple … no need of the sun or of the moon: This reminds us that heaven will be a place of pure worship. Johannine Writings In this sense the New Jerusalem is certainly like the bride; but this association doesn't diminish the reality behind the image. "A city of this size is too large for the imagination to take in. 1. ii. Pauline Epistles -------------------- i. i. Poetical Books We can gain a brief glimpse of what John saw, but we can't even begin to see it in fullness until we see it with our own eyes. The Old Testament It is no 'flight of the alone to the Alone' but life in the redeemed community of heaven." Her light was like a most precious stone: John is first struck by the glory of this city. Already in the Book of Revelation it is shown to be the source of the Satanic beast (Revelation 13:1) and the place of the dead (Revelation 20:13). "In this chapter we see that the history of time is finished; the history of eternity is about to begin." At this point in His plan of the ages, the plan is complete. Every­thing and every place is holy and the dwelling place of God. He drinks. -------------------- (Spurgeon). GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point Pauline Epistles Jesus said the next chapter of our story begins with “the renewal of all things” (Matthew 19:28), by which he meant the earth we love, ourselves, and all the things that make for a rich life: music, art, food, and laughter. The Old Testament The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, One of my all time favorite books. 1. Having the glory of God. The things we use to help us worship, but often end up distracting us in worship (such as buildings, music systems, customs, and so forth) will no longer be an issue. It isn't necessary to say that this is the idea, because all sinners and death have been cast into the Lake of Fire (Revelation 20:11-15). And he carried me away in the Spirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me the great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God. Adam and Eve only knew a limited community, and community in a larger context only came long after the Fall. "The consummation of the Christian hope is supremely social. Please try again. There will also be 'kings of the earth' who will be a part of the eternal state." (Rev 21:6-8) The invitation and a warning. By faith, you can have it that way now. A man's face may be unwashed, but yet he can drink; he may be a very unworthy character, but yet a draught of water will remove his thirst. i. “A wake-up call for the entire planet . John says that this is how beautiful the New Jerusalem will be. Major Prophets Light speaks of beauty, because without light there is no beauty. Three gates on the east, three gates on the north: Some have thought the arrangement of gates looks back to the camp layout used during the Exodus (Numbers 2). 2] saved by means of the influences of the heavenly city." The Bible uses the word heaven in three senses. All Things New Study Guide: Heaven, Earth, and the Restoration of Everything you Love. Ideal for individual or group use, this guide includes personal reflection questions, targeted excerpts from All Things New, a Big Ideas overview, small-group discussion questions, and group exercises. And he who talked with me had a gold reed to measure the city, its gates, and its wall. c. New heaven … new earth: The ancient Greek word translated new here (kaine) means "new in character, 'fresh'." John is certainly conveying the idea of splendour. I will give of the fountain of the water of life freely to him who thirsts. Her light was like a most precious stone, like a jasper stone, clear as crystal. Then I, John, saw the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, The Whole Bible e. No more sea: To the Jewish mind, the sea was a place of separation and evil. range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed And the nations of those who are saved shall walk in its light, and the kings of the earth bring their glory and honor into it. d. The former things have passed away: The New Jerusalem is distinguished by what it does not have - no tears, no sorrow, no death or pain. Historical Books This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. d. Write, for these words are true and faithful: John is probably so astounded by these words that he forgot to write - and must be told to do so. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Part devotional, part adventure story, part field manual, this study will help you see the glorious future coming to you and provide “hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure” (Hebrews 6:19). -------------------- God's perfect state is one of redemption, not innocence. a. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Its length, breadth, and height are equal. The Bible has much to say about the restoration of all things and the new earth, but for some reason, this is never talked about. In 2008, Winfrey selected another Tolle title, A New Earth, for her influential Book Club, joining the author for an online workshop. For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth; and the former shall not be remembered or come to mind. Cities are places where there are many people, and people interact with each other. This isn't just the next heaven and the next earth; this is the better heaven and better earth replacing the old (the first earth had passed away). The third heaven is the place where God lives in glory. Pentateuch (Psalm 102:25-27), iii. Heaven is not an endless life of harp strumming and worship singing in the clouds. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point (Spurgeon). Wisdom Literature Major Prophets Also, in Isaiah 65:17 God says prophetically that He will create a new heaven and a new earth, and the ancient Hebrew word for "create" (bara) means to "create out of nothing," instead of re-fashioning existing material. John 3:16, Jesus faith love), The Whole Bible John Eldredge is a bestselling author, a counselor, and a teacher. (Seiss), i. [A new version of this page can be found here]. (Rev 21:22-23) God is all in the New Jerusalem. It doesn't mean "recent" or "new in time." -------------------- Many of the prophets, both Old and New Testaments, spoke to this new heaven and new earth. (2 Peter 3:12-13). conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy -------------------- But there seems to be a genuine physical transformation in mind: there was no more sea. in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry. Later it will be shown that the New Jerusalem has no temple, no sacrifice, no sun, no moon, no darkness, no sin, and no abomination. The New Jerusalem and the church are founded upon the apostles (Ephesians 2:20). She shares in the glory of God, and it is expressed in the radiant line that shines from her. c. The tabernacle of God is with men, and He will dwell with them: Moses' tabernacle represented the dwelling place of God on earth. "The eternal state is clearly indicated in the absence of sea, for frequent mention of bodies of water occur in millennial passages (cf.

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