EPISTLES OF THE NEW TESTAMENT
Reassurance: God's Plan and Promises
VICTORIOUS REIGN OF THE CHURCH ~ THE NEW JERUSALEM
21:2 The new Jerusalem upon the new earth is as a __________________________________. What does verse 9 says the bride is? __________________________________________ What does Ephesians 5:29-32 say Jesus' bride-wife is? __________
21:3 At this point, are we dwelling with God (in heaven) or is God dwelling with us (on the "new" earth)? _________________
21:5 Again reassurance to the tortured Christians. These words are ___________________________ and __________________.
21:6 Where did the Alpha and Omega say, "It is done" (John 19:30)? ______________________________________
21:9-10 The bride, the wife of the Lamb is also called the Holy _______________________________________________________. According to Hebrews 12:22, are Christians right now in the heavenly Jerusalem? ___________________
21:12 Mankind's gate into the Christian Era came through which era? __________________________________
21:14 According to Ephesians 2:19-20, the members of God's household are built on the foundation of the __________________ with ___________________________________ as the chief cornerstone.
21:16 Once more, the term stadia or kilometers or miles doesn't matter. What matters is the number. The Holy City, the Church is how high, wide, and long on each side? ___________________________________. Looking at the chart on symbolism of numbers, this number means what about Christians (think 12 x 1000)? _________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________
21:17 But, not to leave out the saved of the Old Testament, the church in a sense is thick enough to protect how many of the saved (think 12 x 12)? ______________________________________________________________________ In Isaiah 60:18, these are called the walls of ____________________________________________.
THE SAVED OF ALL NATIONS FLOW INTO THE CHURCH
21:22 Who/what was the great curtain in the heavenly temple that formerly hid the holy of holies from us (Hebrews 10:19-20). What happened to that curtain in Jerusalem when Jesus died (Mark 15:38)? _______________________________________ This curtain was hung on frames 10 cubits (15 feet) high (Exodus 26:15, 33). Yet it tore from top to bottom.
21:23 According to 1 John 2:8, when will this light shine for Christians? _______________________________
21:26 Look at this verse in the KJV. The splendor and glory of the nations (Christians) are right now doing what? __________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________
22:1 The river (streams) of life are drunk by Christians now or later, according to John 7:38-39)? ________________________
22:2 Will God heal nations after the end of the world or is he doing it now? ______________________
NEXT, JESUS COMES!
22:6-7 What is going to happen "soon"? ____________________________________________________________
22:10 Even in the first century, the time of Jesus' return was _______________________.
22:17 Who is the bride who is telling Jesus to come (Revelation 21:2, 9)? ___________________________
22:18 What will happen to anyone who adds to God's word? ________________________________________________________
22:19 What will happen to anyone who takes from God's word? _____________________________________________________
22:20 TO EVERYONE OUT THERE WHO IS SUFFERING FOR YOUR FAITH, REMEMBER, "YES, I AM COMING SOON!"