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God’s Promises for His Servants from Revelation

Among the best-loved promises Christians have as their ultimate hope, two are found in the book of Revelation.

Here’s the first set of promises:

Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth passed away, and there is no longer any sea. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, made ready as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, “Behold, the tabernacle of God is among men, and He will dwell among them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself will be among them, and He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away.” (Revelation 21:1–4)

The second set of promises is equally inspiring:

There will no longer be any curse; and the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it, and His bond-servants will serve Him; they will see His face, and His name will be on their foreheads. And there will no longer be any night; and they will not have need of the light of a lamp nor the light of the sun, because the Lord God will illumine them; and they will reign forever and ever. (22:3–5)

Magnificent, incredible, unchanging hope drips from those immortal words!

I encourage you to mark them well. You will experience thankless days and long nights when these promises will get you through.

—Chuck

Comments

Hi Pastor Chuck,

I am in a bible study with a 7th day adventist church member. We are studying the book of Daniel. My background is southern baptist. I am thinking about visiting this church. Can you give me any information about their beliefs vs. the baptists? For instance, someone shared with me today that as a church, the adventists do not believe in grace. Thank you for your help.

God bless you!

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