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  1. Revelation 21.15-17 15 The angel who talked with me had a measuring rod of gold to measure the city, its gates and its walls. 16 The city was laid out like a square, as long as it was wide. He measured the city with the rod and found it to be 12,000 stadia in length, and as wide and high as it is long. 17 He measured its wall and it was 144 cubits thick, by man's measurement, which the angel was using. Scripture Reading

  2. What Is Heaven?

  3. Revelation 21.9-10 9 One of the seven angels who had the seven bowls full of the seven last plagues came and said to me, "Come, I will show you the bride, the wife of the Lamb." [cf. 15.7, 16.1, 17.1] 10 And he carried me away in the Spirit to a mountain great and high, and showed me the Holy City, Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God. [cf. 21.2, 21.10-22.5] Revelation 21, mc Revelation 21.1-22.5, vv Revelation 21.9-10

  4. Revelation 21.11 11 It shone with the glory of God, and its brilliance was like that of a very precious jewel, like a jasper, clear as crystal. Revelation 21, mc Revelation 21.1-22.5, vv Revelation 21.11

  5. Revelation 21.11 11 It shone with the glory of God, and its brilliance was like that of a very precious jewel, like a jasper, clear as crystal. Exodus 40.34 – The LORD’s glory filled the Tabernacle 1 Kings 8.10-11 – The LORD’s glory filled the Temple Revelation 21, mc Revelation 21.1-22.5, vv Revelation 21.11

  6. Revelation 21.11, 22 11 It shone with the glory of God, and its brilliance was like that of a very precious jewel, like a jasper, clear as crystal. Exodus 40.34 – The LORD’s glory filled the Tabernacle 1 Kings 8.10-11 – The LORD’s glory filled the Temple 22 I did not see a temple in the city, because the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are its temple. [cf. Exodus 6.3] AD 70 Temple Destroyed, Revelation Written AD 90s Revelation 21, mc Revelation 21.1-22.5, vv Revelation 21.11, 22

  7. Twelve 12’s 21.12 12 gates 12 angels 12 names of the tribes 21.14 12 foundations 12 names of the apostles 21.16 12 thousand furlongs/stadia 21.17 12 x 12 for 144 cubits 21.19-20 12 precious stones 21.21 12 gates 12 pearls 22.2 12 fruits Twelve (Organization) and Its Imagery

  8. Revelation 21.12-13 12 It had a great, high wall with twelve gates, and with twelve angels at the gates. On the gates were written the names of the twelve tribes of Israel. 13There were three gates on the east, |Judah, Issachar, Zebulun[Leah, Leah, Leah] three on the north, |Dan, Asher, Naphtali[Bilhah, Zilpah, Bilhah] | Levi [Leah] three on the south and |Reuben, Simeon, Gad[Leah, Leah, Zilpah] three on the west. |Ephraim, Manasseh, Benjamin[Rachel, Rachel] Genesis 35.22b-26 – 12 sons of Jacob/Israel Numbers 2.1-34 – Tribe Arrangement around Tabernacle Revelation 21, mc Revelation 21.1-22.5, vv Revelation 21.12-13

  9. Revelation 21.14, 19-20 14 The wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them were the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb. [14 goes with 21.19-20] 19 The foundations of the city walls were decorated with every kind of precious stone. The firstfoundation was jasper, the second sapphire, the third chalcedony, the fourth emerald, 20the fifth sardonyx, the sixth carnelian, the seventh chrysolite, the eighth beryl, the ninth topaz, the tenth chrysoprase, the eleventh jacinth, and the twelfth amethyst. [19-20 goes with 21.14] Revelation 21, mc Revelation 21.1-22.5, vv Revelation 21.14, 19-20

  10. Twelve Apostles 10.2 These are the names of the twelve apostles: first, Simon (who is called Peter) and [two] his brother Andrew; [three] James son of Zebedee, and [four] his brother John; 10.3 [five] Philip and [six] Bartholomew; [seven] Thomas and [eight] Matthew the tax collector; [nine] James son of Alphaeus, and [ten] Thaddaeus; 10.4[eleven] Simon the Zealot and [twelve] Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him. [twelve] 1.26…lot fell to Matthias; so he was added to the eleven… [twelve] Jesus about Saul 9.15…a chosen [one] to bear my name… Matthew 10.2-4; cf. Acts 1.12-26; Acts 9.1-18

  11. Judas Iscariot, or Matthias, or Paul Simon Lebbaeus (Thaddaeus) James son of Alphaeus Matthew (Levi) Thomas Bartholomew Philip John brother of James James son of Zebedee Andrew brother of Peter Simon (Peter)

  12. Revelation 21.15-17 15 The angel who talked with me had a measuring rod of gold to measure the city, its gates and its walls. 16 The city was laid out like a square, as long as it was wide. He measured the city with the rod and found it to be 12,000 stadia in length, and as wide and high as it is long. 17 He measured its wall and it was 144 cubits thick, by man's measurement, which the angel was using. Revelation 21, mc Revelation 21.1-22.5, vv Revelation 21.15-17

  13. Revelation 21.16 16 The city was laid out like a square, as long as it was wide. He measured the city with the rod and found it to be 12,000 stadia in length, and as wide and high as it is long. NIV Footnote – 12,000 stadia: about 1,400 miles (about 2,200 kilometers) Revelation 21, mc Revelation 21.1-22.5, vv Revelation 21.16

  14. Revelation 21.16 16 The city was laid out like a square, as long as it was wide. He measured the city with the rod and found it to be 12,000 stadia in length, and as wide and high as it is long. [12 x 10 x 10 x 10] NIV Footnote – 12,000 stadia: about 1,400 miles (about 2,200 kilometers) 12 Organization 10 Completeness 1000 10 x 10 x 10 Ultimate Completeness 103 10 x Deity (3) Organization (12) of Divine Completeness (10 x 10 x 10) = 12,000 Revelation 21, mc Revelation 21.1-22.5, vv Revelation 21.16

  15. Revelation 21.17 17 He measured its wall and it was 144 cubits thick, by man's measurement, which the angel was using. 18 The wall was made of jasper, and the city of pure gold, as pure as glass. NIV Footnote – 144 cubits: about 200 feet (about 65 meters) Revelation 21, mc Revelation 21.1-22.5, vv Revelation 21.17

  16. Revelation 21.17 17 He measured its wall and it was 144 cubits thick, [12 x 12] by man's measurement, which the angel was using. 18 The wall was made of jasper, and the city of pure gold, as pure as glass. NIV Footnote – 144 cubits: about 200 feet (about 65 meters) 12 Organization 144 12 x 12 12 Tribes and 12 Apostles 122 12 x Strength (2) Organized Strength (122) of the Tribes and Apostles (12 x 12) = 144 Revelation 21, mc Revelation 21.1-22.5, vv Revelation 21.17

  17. Revelation 21.21 21 The twelve gates were twelve pearls, each gate made of a single pearl. The great street of the city was of pure gold, like transparent glass. Revelation 21, mc Revelation 21.1-22.5, vv Revelation 21.21

  18. Revelation 21.15-22

  19. Endnotes Lesson: Heaven, Part 3 Presented: May 30, 2010 Author: Raymond Harris www.raymondharris.com All Scripture Quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from The Holy Bible, New International Version; used from www.biblegateway.com. Bible Verse Citation is provided in a specified format: Book Name, Minimum Verse Context (mc), Specific Verse/Verses (vv) Such as seen in: 1 Peter 1, mc 1.13-25, vv 1.18-21 Numerological Information for numbers: 2, 3, 10, and 12 “What Do The Scriptures Say?” Bible Questions And Answers, http://www.scripturessay.com/article.php?cat=video&id=677&pagenumber=2

  20. Image Credits Lesson: Heaven, Part 3 Presented: May 30, 2010 Author: Raymond Harris www.raymondharris.com Bible in Front of Yellow Light – unknown Tree of Life – http://www.heavenlyascents.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/fountain_tree_of_life.jpg Revelation, Gospel of Matthew – http://www.istockphoto.com/file_search.php?action=file&lightboxID=3888585 Digital 12 – http://www.freefoto.com/preview/2000-12-1?ffid=2000-12-1 12 Tribes with Numeric Count – http://www.bibletrack.org/notes/image/Tribes_wilderness.gif 12 Tribes Layout – http://www.antiquarianbiblical.com/pages/prints/printot/goeree83/goeree83.htm The New Jerusalem Foundation – http://momentin.com/revstudy/chapter22.htm Cube with Pearls – http://www.sanctuarygc.org/Revelation/revelation33.shtml Cubit Man – http://www.answersingenesis.org/articles/am/v2/n2/original-cubit Holy Bible with Concordance – unknown

  21. Revelation 21.12-13 12 It had a great, high wall with twelve gates, and with twelve angels at the gates. On the gates were written the names of the twelve tribes of Israel. 13There were three gates on the east, – Judah, Issachar, Zebulun [Leah, Leah, Leah] three on the north, – Dan, Asher, Naphtali [Bilhah, Zilpah, Bilhah] Levi [Leah] three on the south and – Reuben, Simeon, Gad [Leah, Leah, Zilpah] three on the west. – Ephraim, Manasseh, Benjamin [Rachel, Rachel] Genesis 35.22b-26 – 12 sons of Jacob/Israel Numbers 2.1-34 – Tribe Arrangement around Tabernacle Revelation 21, mc Revelation 21.1-27, vv Revelation 21.12-13

  22. Revelation 21.12-13 12 It had a great, high wall with twelve gates, and with twelve angels at the gates. On the gates were written the names of the twelve tribes of Israel. 13There were three gates on the east, | Judah, Issachar, Zebulun [Leah, Leah, Leah] three on the north, | Dan, Asher, Naphtali [Bilhah, Zilpah, Bilhah] | Levi [Leah] three on the south and | Reuben, Simeon, Gad [Leah, Leah, Zilpah] three on the west. | Ephraim, Manasseh, Benjamin [Rachel, Rachel] Genesis 35.22b-26 – 12 sons of Jacob/Israel Numbers 2.1-34 – Tribe Arrangement around Tabernacle Revelation 21, mc Revelation 21.1-27, vv Revelation 21.12-13