(Rev 21:1) And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. the holy city, new Jerusalem prepared as a bride (Rev 21:2) And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.
Come hither, I will shew thee the bride, the Lamb's wife (Rev 21:9) And there came unto me one of the seven angels which had the seven vials full of the seven last plagues, and talked with me, saying, Come hither, I will shew thee the bride, the Lamb's wife. shewed me that great city, the holy Jerusalem (Rev 21:10) And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and shewed me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God,
I.We are to RESONATE his Glory II.We are to REFLECT his light III.We are to REFRAIN from defilement
I.We are to REGULATE a separation from the world II. We are to have a REINFORCEMENT to our walls III. We must allow a RIGHT of entry
twelve gates (Rev 21:12-14) And had a wall great and high, and had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel: On the east three gates; on the north three gates; on the south three gates; and on the west three gates. And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
salvation is of the Jews (Joh 4:22) Ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation is of the Jews.
Behold the Lamb of God (Joh 1:29) The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world. Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith (Heb 12:2) Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
But we see Jesus (Heb 2:9) But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; that he by the grace of God should taste death for every man. their eyes were opened, and they knew him (Luk 24:31) And their eyes were opened, and they knew him; and he vanished out of their sight.
him shall ye hear in all things whatsoever he shall say unto you will not hear that prophet (Act 3:22-23) For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him shall ye hear in all things whatsoever he shall say unto you. And it shall come to pass, that every soul, which will not hear that prophet, shall be destroyed from among the people.
hearing (Rom 10:17) So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. if any man hear my words, (Joh 12:47-48) And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world. He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.
after that ye heard the word of truth ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise (Eph 1:13) In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise, greater is he that is in you (1Jn 4:4) Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.
Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed (Rom 10:11) For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed. For I am not ashamed (Rom 1:16) For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation … praise of God. (Php 1:11) Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.
we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers (Eph 6:12) For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
so fight I, not as one that beateth the air (1Co 9:26) I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air: bring it into subjection (1Co 9:27) But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.
grounded and settled (Col 1:23) If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel,… Rooted (Col 2:7) Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith,…
being fruitful in every good workincreasing in the knowledge of God (Col 1:10) That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;
add to your faith knowledge temperance patience godliness brotherly kindness (2Pe 1:5-8) And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity. For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
joint-heirs with Christ (Rom 8:17) And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together. Or it had been good for that man if he had not been born (Mat 26:24) The Son of man goeth as it is written of him: but woe unto that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! it had been good for that man if he had not been born.