All Things New
He isn’t here, but is risen. Remember what he told you when he was still in Galilee, saying that the Son of Man must be delivered up into the hands of sinful men and be crucified, and the third day rise again?”
He who sits on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.”
They remembered his words,
He said, “Write, for these words of God are faithful and true.”
returned from the tomb, and told all these things to the eleven and to all the rest.
He said to me, “It is done! “I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End.
Now they were Mary Magdalene, Joanna, and Mary the mother of James. The other women with them told these things to the apostles.
I will give freely to him who is thirsty from the spring of the water of life. He who overcomes, I will give him these things. I will be his God, and he will be my son.
These words seemed to them to be nonsense, and they didn’t believe them.
But for the cowardly, unbelieving, sinners, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their part is in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.”
But Peter got up and ran to the tomb. Stooping and looking in, he saw the strips of linen lying by themselves, and he departed to his home, wondering what had happened.
One of the seven angels who had the seven bowls, who were loaded with the seven last plagues came, and he spoke with me, saying, “Come here. I will show you the wife, the Lamb’s bride.”
He carried me away in the Spirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me the holy city, Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, having the glory of God.
Millennial Reign: All Things New
Millennial Reign: All Things New
Words of Life
The words of the bible are not just words. They’re special. They have a design. They work together in amazing ways. The All Things New passage in Revelation 21 is a great example.
The words begin, flow out, do something, and return. Then, the story begins again. Just like here.
He Told You
Jesus told his disciples he would be delivered into the hands of sinful men, crucified, and rise again on the third day. Jesus sits on the throne and says, “Behold, I am making all things new.”
The Words of the Risen Christ flow from the center of eternity in a new Kingdom.
Faithful and True
The women remember his words. The revelation says, “Write, for these words of God are faithful and true.” The connection between these two passages is unmistakable.
Another Revelation says that Jesus sits on a white horse (like a great white throne). He is called, “Faithful and True.” So when it says “these words are faithful and true,” what it really means is “these words are Christ himself. God is in the words.
The women return from the tomb, and tell all these things to the eleven disciples and all the rest. The remnant. Jesus says he is the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End.
Jesus is the new creation, a new Kingdom. He is the first one in – the beginning. He will also be the last to enter.
As a Gift
Luke names three women present. They are Mary Magdalene, Joanna and Mary the mother of James. The connection is found in the meaning of the name “Joanna,” which means “The Lord give graciously.”
The revelation promises, “I will give freely to him who is thirsty from the spring of the water of life.” I give you my words. I will be your God. You will be my son. Like Christ himself, in lightning clothing.
The women tell the other disciples what happens. The words “seemed to them to be nonsense, and they didn’t believe them.” The Revelation speaks of the cowardly and the “unbelieving.” Their part is in the lake of fire.
Here again, to me, the connection between these two passages is unmistakable. Unbelief. Refusal to accept the words of Christ, which are words of life.
Long to Look
Peter runs to the tomb, stoops down, and looks in. An angel says, “come here. I will show you the wife, the Lamb’s bride.”
It strikes me that what you are seeing now is something new. It’s something which angels “long to look.” Even angels cannot see this. You can.
God’s giving you a backstage view of eternity. Decide for yourself, but to me, it’s absolutely amazing.
Luke tells of two people who are going, that very day to a village named Emmaus, which means “longing.” They travel to a place of longing. In the revelation, the holy city, a place of longing, comes to us.
On the left is an earthly Jerusalem. On the right a heavenly Jerusalem. The name is telling. It means, “teaching of peace.” To me, the holy city comes to us, first, in the form of teaching. God is in the words.
If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has gone. The new has come. Like a holy city, from God, having the glory of God. A place which angels long to look.
He who sits on the throne says, “Behold.” Look. See this. “I am making all things new.” A new Kingdom, a new creation, where souls comes to life and reign with Me in a day of eternity.
I created Zerah.com to help you see this. But, it’s not of me. I’m just showing you what’s already there. I hope you find it just as amazing as I do.
To him be the glory and the dominion, forever and ever. Amen.
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