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The Existence of God

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free-bible-studies-online-anchorMultitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision! For the day of the Lord is near in the valley of decision.
—Joel 3:14

Does God exist? This is arguably the most important question that one will ever ask. The answer to this question will change how one views reality, morality, ethics, values, and life’s decisions. The existence of God determines how one sees life and interprets reality. The answer has eternal ramifications. American philosopher and author Mortimer Adler said, “More consequences for thought and action follow the affirmation or denial of God than from answering any other basic question.”
—Brian Auten

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C. S. Lewis once remarked that God is not the sort of thing one can be moderately interested in. After all, if God does not exist, there’s no reason to be interested in God at all. On the other hand, if God does exist, then this is of paramount interest, and our ultimate concern ought to be how to be properly related to this being upon whom we depend moment by moment for our very existence. So people who shrug their shoulders and say, “Does God exist? What difference does it make?” merely show that they haven’t yet thought very deeply about this problem.
—William Lane Craig

 
Pondering His existence

In today’s ever-changing and increasingly complex and computerized world, more and more people find themselves so caught up in the frenzied rush to become successful financially, they often have little time to ponder such seemingly “abstract” matters as the meaning of life, peace of mind, love for their fellow man, or even the eternal welfare of their own souls. After all, such concerns could be quite distracting or actually detrimental to the pursuit of the most popular “god” of this world, a god that commands the world’s worship and devotion—money and material wealth.

From the time they are very young children, many people have it ingrained in them that the only way to attain happiness in life is to:

1) Get a good education, preferably with a degree from a prestigious university.

2) Land a promising job with a successful company or corporation.

3) Make enough money to purchase a new automobile, a nice house or two, and furnish and equip it with all the various luxury items and hi-tech electronic gadgets that are equated with success.

This route to riches usually requires a lifetime of blood, sweat, tears, and toil. But as the years pass, people often find that company or social pressures have filled them with stress and anxiety, not peace or satisfaction. Their private lives often suffer as a result, as they’re unable to find enough time to spend with their families and loved ones.

This world and all of its treasures and fleeting pleasures can never truly satisfy the soul of man. Material things may temporarily satisfy, but they can never satisfy the eternal longing of the soul or the spirit of man for lasting joy, peace, and fulfillment that can never be met or fulfilled by mere material gain.

This is why the rich and powerful are often the most miserable of all men. They already possess everything that most people think can satisfy them and make them happy. They’ve already attained all the material things their hearts could desire, and to their sorrow they discover that things cannot satisfy or fill their empty hearts and starving souls

Although many people today take little time to ponder the existence of a Creator, of God, when a personal crisis or tragedy suddenly strikes—an unexpected accident or critical illness, a death in the family, a great personal loss of any kind—all the goods of this world and the pleasures of this life can do nothing to bring back a loved one who has passed through death’s door. Houses, lands, and a stockpile of luxury items can do nothing to rekindle a love that has grown cold or heal a heart that’s been broken. It is during such times of crisis that people frequently realize that the true values of life are far more important than mere material wealth.

“What is life all about? What am I here for? Is there a purpose, a plan for me? And if so, what is it?” Questions such as these have stirred the soul and imagination of man throughout the ages. Regardless of our country, color, or creed, our hearts all hunger for the same things—for lasting love, genuine happiness and peace of mind, truth and beauty, meaning and purpose.
—David Brandt Berg

 
The evidence of His existence

It certainly is reasonable to suggest that if there is a God, He would make available to us evidence adequate to the task of proving His existence. But does such evidence exist? And if it does, what is the nature of that evidence? … Every material effect must have an adequate antecedent cause. The Universe is here; intelligent life is here; morality is here; love is here. What is their adequate antecedent cause? Since the effect can never precede, or be greater than the cause, it stands to reason that the Cause of life must be a living Intelligence that Itself is both moral and loving. When the Bible records, “In the beginning, God…,” it makes known to us just such a First Cause.
—Bert Thompson

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When it comes to ultimate things, the specific question at issue is whether “someone is there.” Should we believe there is a God who stands behind all that we see, or should we conclude that there isn’t? Or that no one can ever, really know. How do we generally decide if “someone is there”? Of course, the easiest way to know that someone is there is to actually see the person. That would constitute direct evidence. In courts of law, direct evidence of identification is usually quite helpful. But there are other, equally valid ways of knowing, such as by deduction or inference. The footsteps you see in the sand are pretty powerful indicators that someone was recently walking by. Mail in your mailbox did not spontaneously appear. We may not know much about the source of these things, but we would be wise to conclude that they did not appear on their own.
—Al Serrato

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When it comes to talking about God’s existence, the word “proof” generally enters into the discussion. Yes, I have heard the statement, “You can’t prove the existence of God.” The problem with this statement is that we have an equivocation issue with the word “prove.” So if mathematical proof is required for the existence of God, then I will agree that God’s existence cannot be proven in this way. But if by “prove” we mean we are required to give ”adequate evidence for,” then we can prove the existence of God.
—Eric Chabot

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Two things fill the mind with ever-increasing wonder and awe, the more often and the more intensely the mind of thought is drawn to them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.
—Emmanuel Kant

 
 

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Marriage is…

By David Brandt Berg

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What is marriage? It’s a union, first of all. It’s a uniting, two hearts becoming one. Marriage is companionship and friendship. It’s being together, acting together, doing things together, and not wanting it any other way.

 
Marriage is understanding. It’s being blind to the faults of the other. It’s being considerate in every way—considerate of the other’s time, feelings, and desires.

 
Marriage is caring. It’s being concerned. It’s going out of your way to make sure the other person is well cared for.

 
Marriage is kindness. It’s saying kind words and putting those words into action.

 
Marriage is support. It’s supporting your mate in their endeavors, in their projects, in good times and bad. It’s giving them moral support, physical support, prayer support, all-around support. It’s cheering them on and encouraging them when they feel down. Marriage is stooping to lift the other. It’s being strong when the other is weak.

 
Marriage is protecting your mate from harm, physical and emotional.

 
Marriage is provision. It’s doing your part to make sure the other has their needs met. It’s pulling your share of the load. Marriage is hard work day after day. It’s going out of your way to meet the needs of your mate in whatever way you can, even if you don’t feel like it. Marriage is lending a helping hand.

 
Marriage is sacrifice. It’s giving of yourself for the one you love. It’s being ready to give up your own ideas or desires to make your mate happy. It’s giving and giving and giving again. Marriage is yielding, bending, melting together. Marriage is going the extra mile. Marriage is compassion. It’s preferring the happiness of another to your own.

 
Marriage is give and take. Marriage is taking turns; it’s not one sided. Marriage is submission. It’s giving the other person a chance. Marriage is living and loving and helping one another. Marriage is learning from one another. Marriage is humbling.

 
Marriage is being open minded. Marriage is walking a mile in another’s shoes. Marriage is listening and understanding.

 
Marriage is being there for the other in bad times as well as the good. Married love stands through thick and thin, no matter how hot the trials or how hard the test. Married love never loses hope. It’s always there, always dependable, always ready with outstretched hands and open arms to take the other in—to love, to comfort, to hold, and to cherish. Marriage is learning to let the little things pass.

 
Marriage is communicating honestly and openly. It’s being willing to humbly share your heart and deepest thoughts. Marriage is talking, praying, discussing, and agreeing together. Marriage does not let things build up between you by ignoring the other, but rather finds a way; it creates solutions. Marriage is joining hand in hand, heart to heart.

 
Marriage is discovery. It’s discovering each other, learning about each other and all the funny things you say and do. Marriage is a good sense of humor. It’s relaxing together, enjoying each other.

 
Marriage is respect. Marriage is having faith in each other. Marriage is accepting another for what they are. Marriage is coming to the realization that you are not complete without your other half.

 
Marriage can be the most satisfying and strengthening experience you will ever have.

 
 

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Outgoing Love

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Show genuine love and concern for people, and you won’t have a hard time winning friends. People can’t help but be drawn to a person with a loving demeanor. People who like others are people others like. When you follow the Golden Rule, “Do unto others as you would have them do to you,” people will be drawn to you like bees to honey. Sooner or later, they’ll respond in kind. That’s one of the perks of knowing and loving Jesus, and of following His Golden Rule.
—Shannon Shayler

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True happiness comes not in your personal pursuit of selfish pleasure and satisfaction, but in finding God and giving His life to others and bringing them happiness. Then happiness pursues and overtakes and overwhelms you personally without even seeking it for yourself. Look for someone to make happy, and then happiness will find you. Get so busy trying to make somebody else happy you can’t help but be happy. Show others unselfish love and concern and they’ll love you more than they ever loved anybody.
—David Brandt Berg

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Let’s love one another more. Let’s do unto others as we would have them do unto us. Let’s let the Lord’s love shine through us more and be manifested in more forgiveness, understanding, communication, sharing, support, sympathy, affection, and practical, loving, caring action!

Let’s give of our time. Let’s be a listening ear. Let’s open our hearts and lives to others. Let’s be swift to forgive and forget. Let’s do our best to be our brother’s keeper. Let’s not hold back the simple affection that so wonderfully communicates the Lord’s love. Let’s try with all our hearts to set a good example. Let’s be a strong shoulder to lean on or cry on. Let’s not jump to conclusions or judge unfairly, but instead give the benefit of the doubt to those who are struggling. Let’s bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill God’s supreme law: love. Let’s all strive to be examples of the Lord’s unconditional love.
—Maria Fontaine

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Everybody has influence. One person walking in love will encourage others to do likewise. If you’ll only show love, someone else will catch the same spirit. It’s such a catching thing—love in action—and it spreads from heart to heart. If we shine forth with enough love, others will reflect it.
—David Brandt Berg

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Love can cause marvelous chain reactions. As one person reaches out to love another, it sets in motion a chain reaction of love that continues and continues and continues. A single loving deed, a loving word, or even a loving thought is all it takes. Love begets love.
—Shannon Shayler

 
 

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The Source of True Love

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God created us with the need to love and be loved, and He alone can satisfy the deepest yearning of every human soul for total love and complete understanding. The things of this earth can satisfy the body, but only God and His eternal love can ever fill that aching spiritual void in our hearts that He created for Himself alone. The human spirit can never be completely satisfied with anything less than utter union with the great and loving Spirit that created it.

“God is love” (1 John 4:8). He is the very Spirit of love itself, true love, everlasting love, real love, genuine love that never ends from a Lover who never leaves, the Lover of all lovers. He’s pictured in His Son, Jesus, who came for love and lived in love and died for love that we might live and love forever. “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life” (John 3:16).
—David Brandt Berg

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When we find Jesus and receive Him as our Savior, we make direct, personal contact with the Creator and Source of love, God Himself. New worlds of love open to us. Our perception of love in its many human forms deepens and gets better. But there’s even more than that in store for us: We can experience the supernatural love of God that far surpasses any earthly loves.

To receive God’s love in Jesus, all you have to do is open your heart and ask Him to come in. Jesus promised, “Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me” (Revelation 3:20). He waits lovingly and meekly at your heart’s door, not forcing Himself upon you, not pushing the door open, but waiting for you to simply ask Him in. If you haven’t yet done so, you can right now by praying a simple prayer like the following:

Dear Jesus, I believe that You are the Son of God and that You died for me. I need Your love to cleanse me from past wrongs. I now open my heart and I ask You to come into my life. Please fill me to overflowing with Your love. Amen.

When you have done this, your life will be changed. Like a newborn baby, you’ll be born into a whole new world of love you have only dreamed of. He can give you a whole lifetime of love—all the love you’ll ever need to live your days to the full and come through any situation victoriously—but He can’t give it to you all at once. Jesus and His love are always there for you, but you need to keep coming back for more. You need to let Him fill you up daily, and sometimes even hour by hour or moment by moment.

As you spend time praying to Jesus, reading His Word, and listening to His voice in your heart, He will impart His love to you and it will become part of you. Little by little you will become more like Him. You’ll become more loving; His love will spill out of you on others. As you grow and mature in His love, His Spirit within you will enable you to do the humanly impossible: love God with all your heart, and your neighbor as yourself (Matthew 22:37-39).
—Shannon Shayler

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His love for you is unconditional. No matter how weak or disheartened you may feel right now, or disappointed in yourself or others, He still loves you. His great, perfect, marvelous, unconditional love is not lessened, no matter what the circumstances or conditions. He keeps pouring it on and pouring it on without measure and without limit. His love is so beautiful!

His love is always there for us, pouring forth in full measure, gushing forth in such abundance! And we can experience that love; we can have it manifested in our lives as much as we desire, according to our obedience and yieldedness to Him. He’s always looking for ways to show His love if we’ll just let Him. He’s just waiting for us to make a way, an avenue for His love to pour forth, and we do that by staying close to Him, by loving Him, and by doing the things that He wants us to do.
—Maria Fontaine

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If people could just understand the magnitude of the Lord’s love—how truly unconditional it is, how vast and deep and wide and unending it is—it would solve so many of their problems. They would find freedom from so many of their fears and worries and regrets. If they could just understand that, then they’d know that everything is going to work out, that He is going to cause everything to work together for good, because He is in control of every detail and His hand on their lives is so perfectly loving.
—David Brandt Berg

 

For more inspiring and thought-provoking material on the world’s all-time favorite topic, love, read Love’s Many Faces.

 
 

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Eternal Security

Once saved, always saved

By David Brandt Berg

free-bible-studies-online-anchor“And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of My hand. My Father, which gave them Me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of My Father’s hand.”
—John 10:28–29

I finally realized I was really saved and that it wasn’t off again, on again, gone again, when I was reading the Gospels one day and came across the verse: “He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life.”  Of course, there are plenty of other good verses besides that one. If you’ve received Jesus, I believe that even if you make mistakes or commit suicide, you will still be saved. Of course, if you repent, I’m sure the Lord will forgive you, but we often still suffer for our sins.

“He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life. And he that believeth not the Son, shall not see life.” (John 3:36) Those who really believe in Jesus and really have faith, really believe that He is the Son of God, who “confess with their mouth and believe in their heart that God has raised Him from the dead,” are saved. (Romans 10:9–10) I’m a firm believer in eternal security if people receive Jesus. But I’m also a firm believer that a lot of people are going to be doing some weeping in heaven—even if He wipes away their tears. (Revelation 21:4) But even according to Catholic doctrine, Purgatory is a temporary thing. Jesus Himself said, “They that knew not their Father’s will and did things worthy of stripes will be beaten with few stripes, and others that knew their Father’s will and did things worthy of stripes will be beaten with many stripes.” (Luke 12:47–48) But to both of those there comes an end, whether they be few or many. A parent doesn’t spank his child forever.

Look at the prodigal son; he was an example. No matter where he was, way off in the far country, spending his substance in riotous living, doing everything against the will of his father, he was still a son! He eventually came home, back to the father’s house. The older son then complained about the father being so nice to the younger son. He said, “I’ve been with you all this time and have been faithful, and you put on this big party for that rotter who has wasted everything and come back with nothing!” The father said, “He that was dead is alive again, the lost is found, that’s why we’re rejoicing. But all that I have is yours now.” (Luke 15:20–32) In other words, the older son was going to get the rewards; he was going to get the property, the house, the land, the cattle, and be the head of the family, everything.

This younger son, however, was going to have to work on the farm. He’d lost his inheritance. He didn’t lose his birthright, because his birthright was to be a son, and he was still a son and acknowledged as a son and received by the father and allowed to live in the father’s house. What better example of salvation can you have than that? He had lost everything but a place in the father’s house and at his table. He’d lost everything but his salvation.

The father said to the older son, “Your brother wasted his inheritance, threw it away, so now it’s all yours. But he’s still a son; he can still live in the house, work on the farm, eat at the table.”

I’m convinced of eternal salvation, eternal security, because there are so many verses about it. The holiness people try to use other verses to convince you that you’re not secure and you can fall from grace and all this sort of thing. You may fall from grace out of the Father’s favor like the prodigal son did, but you don’t fall out of God’s family. You don’t fall out of being a son!

I used to think about that when I was naughty. “Boy, I don’t want to die this way and face the Lord right now. I would be so ashamed, I wouldn’t want to see the Lord. I wouldn’t want to get caught this way and die this way and have to go see the Lord in this shape.” I didn’t doubt that I was going to see the Lord, but I was a bit ashamed to see Him in the condition I was in right then.

When my mother was a little girl about 12 and was visiting in the home of her great aunt Amanda, she was telling my mother that she was a sinless saint—she had reached sinless perfection and she could not sin; it was impossible for her to sin, because she had that “third work of grace,” whatever that was. My mother looked at her with great awe to think that she was a sinless saint, that she couldn’t sin! Because my mother knew she was often doing naughty things, and she was kind of wondering whether she could be saved. But here’s this saved, holy sanctified, sinless, “couldn’t sin” Great Aunt Amanda, and she just looked at her with great awe. Until the next week, when she threw a flat iron at Uncle John!

Brother Brown at Valley Farms was one who believed in that business of sinless perfection, that he was holy sanctified. I said, “Why then do you pray the Lord’s Prayer, ‘Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive others’?” He said, “Well, a trespass is not a sin. A trespass is more like a mistake.” I said, “Then why does it say in the other Gospel where the same prayer is translated, ‘Forgive us our sins’?”

A works-based salvation is no salvation at all! You cannot be good enough. No matter what you do, your works won’t save you. “For by grace are ye saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God.” (Ephesians 2:8–9) It’s impossible to save yourself. You have eternal life through His Son, which is the gift of God—and you cannot lose it, for He will keep you! You are His child. You’re the Lord’s forever!

“These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.”
—1 John 5:13

 
 

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Answers to Your Questions: You Don’t Have To Be Perfect

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Q: Sometimes I feel that I’m never going to be good enough to please God. For example, the Bible says that we should pray without ceasing and give our lives in service to Jesus and others, but those goals seem impossibly high. What’s the use of even trying?

A: The Lord gives us goals to help us grow as people, so we’ll be happier, and so our lives will be more meaningful and better in every way. He doesn’t do it because He wants or expects us to be perfect—in fact, He knows we never will be. It is we who sometimes set unrealistic goals for ourselves and thereby set ourselves up for feelings of failure. The Devil’s favorite weapon against Christians is discouragement, and condemnation follows close behind.

When you feel condemned, it’s because you think God won’t forgive you for something you did wrong. Often the problem is in the “thinking,” because the more you dwell on it, the worse it gets. When you give in to con­demnation, this effectively cancels out your faith to ask the Lord to help you overcome these negative feelings, because you feel you don’t deserve His help or other blessings. When you give in to dis­courage­ment and condemnation, you relinquish your power to fight back. Once you’re in the pits of condemnation it’s very hard to climb out, because the Devil tries to convince you that is right where you belong.

But Jesus knows you perfectly—the good and the bad—and still He offers you His unconditional love. He isn’t out there with a clipboard, recording your every slip or fall. Rather, He rejoices each time you make even a small step to follow Him. In His eyes, the only failure is the one who falls and fails to get up to try again. He doesn’t even expect you to pick yourself up. He’ll reach down and pick you up Himself, and then give you the faith and gumption to keep on going till you get it right. He only asks that you are willing to try, and that you believe He loves you and is there to help. So if you feel condemned, follow these simple steps to victory:

  1. Admit that you alone can’t attain your goals, and that only Jesus in you can make it.
     
  2. Refuse to believe the Devil when he comes around with con­dem­nation and guilt.
     
  3. Remind yourself that in God’s eyes, failure is not in the falling but in not getting up to try again.
     
  4. Thank God that even seeming defeats are victories if you learn from them.
     
  5. When you stumble, refuse to quit. Lean on Jesus. Ask for His perspective. Then get up and try again.

 
 

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The Heavenly City and The New Earth

Compiled from the writings of David Brandt Berg

By Joseph Candel

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As the world scene continues to grow darker, it’s more important than ever to keep our minds on the happy ending. Yes, things are going to get worse before they get better, but what matters most is that they are going to get better—much better! The darkest night this world has ever known will be followed by the most glorious sunrise. Then at last God’s kingdom will reign supreme, eternally.

During the three-and-a-half-year period known as the Great Tribulation, the soon-coming world dictator, the Antichrist, will persecute believers of all faiths. But at the end of the Great Tribulation, Jesus will return “on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory” and rescue His people and gather them to be with Him (Matthew 24:29-31).

All of God’s saved children who have died through the ages will be miraculously resurrected and ascend to meet Jesus in the air. Then the saved that are still alive on earth will also be instantly transformed and join them. Jesus will rescue His people from their antiChrist persecutors and whisk them away to the grandest victory celebration that has ever been held, the marriage supper of the Lamb in Heaven (Revelation 14:14-16; 19:6-9).

Meanwhile, the horrific wrath of God will be poured out upon the Antichrist and his followers (Revelation 14:8-11,17-20; 15:1,7-8; 16:1-11).

The superhuman hosts of Heaven, led by Jesus, will then return to completely defeat and destroy the Antichrist and his forces in the cataclysmic battle known as Armageddon. This will mark the end of man’s cruel rule, as Jesus Christ and His forces take over the world and rule in righteousness.

For the next one thousand years—a period known as the Millennium—there will be peace, plenty, and paradise on earth (Revelation 19:11-21; 20:1-6).

Then, at the end of the Millennium, Satan will be released from prison in the heart of the earth, where he has been held for those thousand years. He will be given his freedom just long enough to deceive the nations again, and the unconverted will join Satan and rebel against God’s kingdom on earth. God will once again defeat the Devil and his followers—this time at a battle even more cataclysmic than Armageddon, the Battle of Gog and Magog—and will completely purge and purify the surface of the earth with a flood of fire (2 Peter 3:10; Revelation 20:7-9; 21:1).

After the Battle of Gog and Magog, God will rebuild a new world on the ashes of the old—“a new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells” (2 Peter 3:13). It will be the same planet, but with a beautifully renewed surface. God is going to re-create the entire surface of the earth like a beautiful new Garden of Eden.

Then His great heavenly city will come down out of space to land on that beautiful new earth, and God is going to come down and live with us, and we with Him (Revelation 21:2-3).

It will be such a literal down-to-earth Heaven that Revelation chapters 21 and 22 describe it in detail—right down to the city’s exact measurements, colors, materials, and more! It will be the grandest city ever built—far beyond the wildest dreams of man—covering an area of about 2.25 million square miles (about 5.83 million square kilometers), or large enough to cover most of Australia, over half of Europe or the United States, or one-fourth of Africa (Revelation 21:16).

“The city had no need of the sun or of the moon to shine in it, for the glory of God illuminated it. The Lamb [Jesus] is its light” (Revelation 21:23). The sun and moon will continue to shine for the benefit of those outside the city, but those inside won’t need them because the city will have its own light—the light of God, His Son, Jesus.

The entire city will be made of “pure gold, like clear glass” (Revelation 21:18). Imagine!

There will be a beautiful river of the water of life, flowing out of the throne of God and through the center of the city. Both sides of the river will be lined with trees of life that bear twelve kinds of fruit continuously, and the “leaves are for the healing of the nations” (Revelation 22:2). The resurrected saints in their supernatural bodies aren’t going to need healing, so it’s obvious that this healing is for the people and nations outside the city.

Another major difference in the new earth is that “there will be no more sea” (Revelation 21:1). Today most of the earth is covered by water, so when God remakes the earth’s surface and the seas are gone, there will be four or five times as much land for all the people outside the heavenly city to live on and enjoy.

It will be a whole new earth, a whole new creation, with peaceful, friendly animals and birds and all the beautiful creations of God that are with us now. But there will be none of the harmful insects and pests and thorns and thistles we have now (Isaiah 11:6-9; 55:13). The whole creation will be just like God had planned for it to be in the beginning, like it was in the Garden of Eden. What a wonderful world it will be, with no more sin, war, destruction, death, sickness, tears, or pain!

And that’s not all! “In My Father’s House,” Jesus said, “are many mansions. … I go to prepare a place for you … that where I am, there you may be also” (John 14:2-3). If you have received Jesus as your Savior, one of these days you’re going to own a mansion that isn’t going to cost you anything, because Jesus has already paid for it.

Are you ready for Heaven? Are you going to be able to walk the streets of that heavenly city? Only the saved shall walk therein (Revelation 21:24). You don’t want to miss out on that, do you? All you have to do is receive Jesus as your Savior, if you haven’t already!

 
 

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