Location: In the Perfect City
Jesus said, "In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also (John 14:2-3).
God " . . . hath prepared for them a city" (Hebrews 11:16).
Streets of Pure Gold
". . . and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass" (Revelation 21:21).
Everything Will be New
"And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new . . . " (Revelation 21:5).
No Criminals or Liars Allowed
"And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life" (Revelation 21:27).
Only the Best of Society Lives There
"After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands . . . .and God himself shall be with them, and be their God" (Revelation 7:9 and 21:3).
Perfect Health Conditions, No Accidents
"And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away" (Revelation 21:4).
No Noise Pollution -- Beautiful Music Heard Continually
"And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder: and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps: And they sung as it were a new song before the throne . . ." (Revelation 14:2-3a).
No Water Bills -- 100% Pure Water
"And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb" (Revelation 22:1).
No Light Bills
"And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light . . ." (Revelation 22:5).
"And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof" (Revelation 21:23)
Free Food and Drink
" . . .I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely" (Revelation 21:6b)
". . .on either side of the river was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month" (Revelation 22:2)
Free Transportation to the City
"For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord" (1 Thessalonians 4:16-17).
Titles to Homes Obtained Free from God, Only Through His Son, Jesus Christ
"Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved" (Acts 4:12).
Obtain Your Contract Today
". . . behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation" (2 Corinthians 6:2).
" . . . if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved" (Romans 10:9).
Complied by A. B. Van Tine
(Adapted by Lucinda J. Rollings)
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