Calvary Church
The Best is Yet to Come
April 25, 2021
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Revelation 21:

The Best is Yet to Come

April 25, 2021 / Revelation 21:










Then God said, “Let us make man (Adam) in our image, after our likeness. – Genesis 1:26 (ESV)

(God) made from one man every nation (ethnos) Acts 17:26 (NASB)









 

…the heavens will pass away with a roar and the elements will be destroyed with intense heat, and the earth and its works will be burned up. Since all these things are to be destroyed in this way, what sort of people ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness, looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be destroyed by burning, and the elements will melt with intense heat! But according to His promise we are looking for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells. – 2 Peter 3:9-13 (NASB95)

Why We Want to Be There (vv.1-7)

It’s so amazing it’s (v.2)

As a bride adorned for her husband – Revelation 21:2 (NASU)

A new as we see Him (vv.3-4)

“Behold, the tabernacle of God is among men – Revelation 21:3 (NASB95)

For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face; now I know in part, but then I will know fully just as I also have been fully known. – 1 Corinthians 13:12 (NASB)

Nothing to cause (v.4)

(v.7) …they will be my children. – Revelation 21:7 (GWT, NCV, NLT)

Who is the one who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God? – 1 John 5:5 (NASB95)

An incredible inheritance to

Will involve and (v.7)

“‘Well done, my good servant!’ his master replied. ‘Because you have been trustworthy in a very small matter, take charge of ten cities.’  – Luke 19:17 (NIV)

We know that when He appears, we will be like Him, – 1 John 3:2 (NASB)

This is preparation for responsibilities

The Big Question Now and in Eternity is:

What will I do with WHAT HE HAS GIVEN me?

(v.5)

Heaven isn’t the it’s just the

Big Question Today: Do I this??? (v.5)

He who sits on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” And He said, “Write, for these words are faithful and true  – Revelation 21:5 (NASB)

(v.16)

The city is laid out as a square, and its length is as great as the width; and he measured the city with the rod, fifteen hundred miles; its length and width and height are equal – Revelation 21:16 (NASB95)

(v.21)

‘Whatever in the water does not have fins and scales is abhorrent to you. – Leviticus 11:12 (NASB95)

(v.24)

And the nations (ethnos) of those who are saved shall walk in its light, and the kings of the earth bring their glory and honor into it  – Revelation 21:24 (NKJV)

 

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