The King Is Coming: He Will Make Everything New

Revelation 21:1-22:21

“Behold, I am coming soon!  Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy in this book.” Revelation 22:7

 

Context:  In light of the imminent return of Christ, God has promised to make everything new.  21:5

 

  • The faithful are promised to be present in the new heavens and new earth and the glorious new Jerusalem. 21:1-2; 6-7a
  • The faithful are promised a new comforting presence with God in eternity. 21:3-4
  • The faithful are promised a new intimate family connection with God in eternity.  21:7b
  • The faithful are promised the blessing of a new vibrant life of service and reigning with Christ in the glorious New Jerusalem. 21:9-22:5
  • The final words of the Revelation of Christ remind us that the message is trustworthy, and it demands a response from all of humanity because Christ is coming soon.  22:6-21

 

  • Note: Blessing is promised to those who keep the words of the Revelation of Christ. Judgment is promised to those who distort the Revelation of Jesus Christ.
  • His promised imminent coming inspires the faithful to worship God.
  • His promised imminent coming inspires faithful service that God will reward.
  • His promised imminent coming should motivate the sinner to receive the free gift of eternal life now.
  • His promised imminent coming should motivate the faithful to proclaim come Lord Jesus!

Application: How prepared are you for the any moment return of Christ?