Contributed by Brad Henry on Aug 25, 2011
One Stadia is equal to 600 feet. So the dimensions would be approximately 1363 miles high, 1363 miles wide and 1363 miles long. It doesn’t seems that long when you think that the length would be from approximately the East Coast to Colorado when you consider all believers from all
ANOTHER TIME, ANOTHER PLACE
I've always heard there is a land
Beyond the mortal dreams of man
Where every tear will be left behind
But it must be in another time,
There'll be an everlasting light
Shining a purest holy white
And every fear will be erased
But it must be in another place,
The exact dimensions of the New Heaven are measured by an angel and reported to be 12,000 stadia, the equivalent of 1,400 miles or 2,200 kilometers, in length, width, and height (Revelation 21:15-16). Even though these proportions may have symbolic importance, this doesn’t mean they can’t be
Contributed by Jim Butcher on Apr 13, 2018
Note: this story is told by me - Jim Butcher of Madison WV.
I want to tell you a story about an insight that God gave me into John 14:1-4, the passage where Jesus speaks of going to prepare a place for us. This is the story of something that happened to me several years ago while I was in
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jul 9, 2008
A. E. Whitman has an imaginary preacher give the following report of a visit to the New Jerusalem:
“In my wandering, I came upon the museum in the city of our dreams. I went in, and an attendant conducted me round. There was some old armor there, much bruised with battle.
“Many things were
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 26, 2009
David Guzik comments on why there are 12 tribes, although defined with variation:
"12 is a number often associated with government or administration in God’s eyes. There are 12 tribes, 12 apostles, 12 princes of Ishmael, 12 pillars on Moses’ altar, 12 stones on the high priest’s breastplate,
N. T. Wright is the bishop of Durham and a New Testament scholar without equal in my judgment. Bishop Wright describes the kingdom as God’s “ultimate future and urgent present.” What does he mean?
He means what so many others mean when they say the kingdom is both now and not yet. There is a
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
In the year 135 Montanus, a second century Christian, proclaimed himself to be a prophet and prophesied that the New Jerusalem would descend from heaven to earth and take root in what is now Turkey.
He was wrong.
In 204 a Roman Christian named Hippolytus records
that a bishop was convinced that
The Blessing of the Overcomers
What do the overcomers (the ones who defy gravity) of this world get according to Scripture?
a. Revelation 2:7:
i. 7He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes, I will give the right to eat from the tree of life,
Contributed by Steven Dow on Jun 12, 2004
When is Jesus coming? The Bible is very clear that no one knows when that event will occur. It is kind of like trying to anticipate the next terrorist attack. People have their best guesses and the terror index goes up and down and so far nothing has happened here in the States. I actually
I recently heard about a doctor who seemed to have had a huge amount of success as a GP. Whilst he only had a small number of patients on his books, they all stayed in remarkable health. A journalist heard about this doctor, and decided to pay him a visit.
Now this journalist, a man by the name of
Joni Eareckson Tada, a quadriplegic who was paralyzed in a diving accident as a teenager, talks about her wedding day. She says, “I felt awkward as my girlfriends strained to shift my paralyzed body into a cumbersome wedding gown. No amount of corseting and binding my body gave me a perfect
Contributed by Pastor Cosmos on Jan 13, 2011
NUMBERS IN THE BIBLE
Remember to use these keys when dealing whith Bible Prophecy only
Many of the numbers in the Bible have deeper prophetic or spiritual significance. Both in the Old and New Testaments, numbers reveal hidden concepts and meanings that commonly escape the casual reader. And