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The New Jerusalem in the Revelation of John: The City As Symbol of Life With God (Zacchaeus Studies: New Testament)

by Bruce J. Malina

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Published by Michael Glazier Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis,
  • Books of the New Testament,
  • Revelation XXI-XXII,
  • Jerusalem in the Bible,
  • Bible - Study - New Testament,
  • Religion - Biblical Studies,
  • Religion,
  • Mediterranean Region,
  • Biblical Studies - New Testament,
  • Biblical Studies - Topical,
  • Bible - Stories - New Testament,
  • Socio-rhetorical criticism,
  • Astronomy in the Bible,
  • Bible,
  • Cities and towns, Ancient,
  • N.T

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8044340M
    ISBN 100814659381
    ISBN 109780814659380

      Series: Revelation. Key Text: Revelation Description: “And 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.” — Rev a.   ” (John , NASB95) The river of crystal clear water of life in the new Jerusalem is a picture, a symbol of our eternal life that was given to us when we agreed with God that we were sinners, and believed that Jesus Christ death on the cross paid the penalty for our sin and that he was buried and rose from the dead on the third day proving.

    New Jerusalem, the holy city, the city of God, unveiled in the book of Revelation. Human imagination or divine revelation—eventually the believers in Christ will need to choose what they will accept and live by. Not a Literal City but a Sign If we would arrive at a proper understanding of the New Jerusalem, we first must realize that it is.   Revelation tells us that "only those who are written in the Lamb's book of life" enter New Jerusalem. Philippians speaks about Christians "whose names are in the book of life." Surely they will be in New Jerusalem. In contrast, "if anyone was not found written in the book of life, he was cast into the lake of fire".

    CHAPTER The New Heaven and the New Earth. 1 a Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth. The former heaven and the former earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. * 2 I also saw the holy city, a new Jerusalem, * coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. b 3 I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, God’s dwelling is with the human.   the religion of God is described as the Holy City or the New Jerusalem. Clearly, the New Jerusalem which descends from heaven is not a city of stone and lime, of brick and mortar, but is rather the religion of God which descends from heaven and is described as new. – Abdu’l-Baha, Some Answered Questions, newly revised edition, p.


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The New Jerusalem in the Revelation of John: The City As Symbol of Life With God (Zacchaeus Studies: New Testament) by Bruce J. Malina Download PDF EPUB FB2

Against the commonplace notion that Revelation is a morbid forecast of doom, death, and destruction, Malina demonstrates the upbeat and hope-promoting force of its conclusion: a life-affirming vision of a marriage of the Cosmic Lamb (Jesus) and his bride, the Celestial City (the new and perfect Jerusalem), graphic astronomical symbols of life with God.5/5(2).

Answer: Beginning with RevelationJohn records his final vision picturing the city of God, the New Jerusalem where believers in Christ will spend their eternal lives.

The New Jerusalem is the ultimate fulfillment of all of God’s promises. It exemplifies the total goodness of God, its infinite brilliance “like that of a very precious. One of the most obvious differences is, the dimensions of the New Jerusalem of Rev.

21 are times bigger than dimensions of the city in Ezekiel 48 (and in Rev. ) New Jerusalem of Revelation 21 is km. in length, width, and height, a city of these gigantic proportions can not be located on this earth, but as stated in ch. 21 comes.

Get this from a library. The new Jerusalem in the Revelation of John: the city as symbol of life with God. [Bruce J Malina] -- "There are two major entities at the close of the book of Revelation that serve to explain the author's understanding of forthcoming life with.

Against the commonplace notion that Revelation is a morbid forecast of doom, death, and destruction, Malina demonstrates the upbeat and hope-promoting force of its conclusion: a life-affirming vision of a marriage of the Cosmic Lamb (Jesus) and his bride, the Celestial City (the new and perfect Jerusalem), graphic astronomical symbols of life with God/5(5).

Starting at Revelationthe Apostle John gives his final vision in Revelation of the city of God, the New Jerusalem, where Christians will spend their eternal lives forever before the face of New Jerusalem is the fulfillment of all God’s promises and exemplifies His goodness.

John’s inspired words describe it as, “Like that of a very precious jewel, like as jasper, clear as. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The New Jerusalem in the Revelation of John: The City as Symbol of Life with God (Zaccheus Studies New Testament) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5.

Australian Biblical Review - Review of Book by B. Malina, The New Jerusalem in the Revelation of John: The City as Symbol of Life with God. Lorraine Day, M.D. Angel Messenger Daniel 8,16 (); Luke26 (), Hebrews () Ark of Testimony Ark of the convent/mercy seat where God dwell.

the new jerusalem in the book of revelation Download the new jerusalem in the book of revelation or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the new jerusalem in the book of revelation book now.

This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. He is seeing a vision from God. The holy city Jerusalem coming down out of heaven connects back to Revelation We saw the new heaven, new earth, and new Jerusalem introduced. Verses gave more details about the new heaven and new earth.

The rest of the chapter gives more details about new Jerusalem. New Jerusalem’s Walls and Gates (   There was also no temple in the city because God and the lamb (Christ) are its temple ().

God’s throne is in the city and his people will see his face (). The Greek word for “people” is plural “Peoples.” God’s people in the New Jerusalem are multi-ethnic.

In the New Jerusalem, God will wipe away every tear. For all of these reasons, I argue that the “great city” of the Book of Revelation, a city doomed to destruction, is Jerusalem.

Some will argue that the seven hills the harlot is describe as riding clearly refers to Rome. However, I contend that the use of “seven” may be as a symbol of fullness rather than as a definitive number.

After the re-creation, God reveals the New Jerusalem. John sees a glimpse of it in his vision: “The Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride beautifully dressed for her husband” (Revelation ). This is the city that Abraham looked for in faith (Hebrews ).

This Revelation Timeline Decoded Bible study provides a table of symbols that were used by John in the book of Revelation. These Revelation symbols are from The People’s New Testament Study Notes by Barton W.

Johnson. It must always be kept in mind, however, that this book is a book of prophecy, intended to “shew the things which must shortly come to pass. What is the New Jerusalem. — Part 2. The key to understanding the meaning of the New Jerusalem is in Revelationwhich says that the book of Revelation is the revelation of Jesus Christ, and that this revelation was made known to John by signs.

This word sign. The book of Revelation starts with “this is a revelation from Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants the events that must soon take place.

He sent an angel to present this revelation to his servant John”. So, the divine author of Revelation is Jesus Christ and the human author is the Apostle John. Why will there be walls around the new Jerusalem. In his vision of the New Jerusalem, John stated, "It had a great, high wall, with twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and on the gates the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel were inscribed—on the east three gates, on the north three gates, on the south three gates, and on the west three gates.

Revelation contrasts this wicked city with the purity and perfection of the New Jerusalem. Ultimately, the latter stands for the ideal and eternal congregation of those who are faithful to Christ. Even the promise to share in salvation is represented by this-worldly symbols. Revelation "And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband." “New Jerusalem” (compare ; Heb.

; ; ). This is the capital city of heaven, a place of perfect holiness. - New Jerusalem - Revelation Chapter 21 Pictures!.

See more ideas about New jerusalem, Revelation, Jerusalem pins.Of the great city. This term is used eight times in Revelation. It is never used of Jerusalem. It is in contrast with the Holy City.

As the Holy City is a symbol of the church, a wicked City would symbolize a false religion, or apostate church. Spiritually is called Sodom, and Egypt. Symbolically so called.In the first five verses of chapter 22 belong with the description of the bride, New Jerusalem coming down from heaven, recorded in Revelation New Jerusalem is a picture of the people of God in their perfected state, receiving the eternal rewards and final blessings promised for their faithfulness to God (cf.

Revelation ).