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First, we need to know that Revelation is a prophesy about the future. The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show His servants—things which must shortly take place. And He sent and signified it by His angel to His servant John, (Revelation 1:1, NKJV) After these things I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven. And ...


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Notice the reading of the King James Version: Revelation 13:8 (KJV) And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world. Modern Translations read differently: Revelation 13:8 (ESV) and all who dwell on earth will worship it, everyone whose ...


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Just like St. Augustine f.e., I believe that God lives outside of time. Unlike him, I have come to know that time is but another dimension in our universe, the fourth dimension of space-time. So time, as shown in relativity theory by Einstein, can f.e. be bent just like any other of the four dimensions. But if God lives outside of time, he can observe time ...


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The reason it is written that Jesus was slain before the foundation of the world is to draw our attention to his deity. Jesus is not restricted to time and therefore everything has already been completed throughout eternity. Jesus reveals himself in the flesh for our witness: "Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest ...


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From Wikipedia on City, A city is a relatively large and permanent human settlement. A city needs to have people in it, otherwise it is a Ghost town. The New Jerusalem is a city with people in it. You may ask "Who are them"? They are those who have their names written in the Book of Life. Nothing impure will ever enter it, nor will anyone who ...


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Actually the one has nothing to do with the other. The reason for our savior being referred to as the Lamb of God comes from the nature of a Lamb. Even though an adult sheep is prone to wander away from the flock a Lamb is not. Lambs are dependent on the flock for their nourishment, which is common knowledge among shepherds. Revelation 21:9 Updated King ...


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The ancients often believed that everything on earth is a replica of things that are in heaven. We see this in Hebrews 8:5: They worship in a copy and shadow of the heavenly sanctuary ... In the vision described in Revelation 21:9ff, John is shown this heavenly city of Jerusalem - the real Jerusalem. This is demonstrated in following verses, as the ...



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