Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God. He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.” And he who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” Also he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true (Revelation 21:1-5closeAn error occurred. ESV).
Just imagine– our world– regenerated! “For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now. And not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies. (Romans 8:22-23closeAn error occurred. ESV).
The question is: will YOU be with God? Do YOU belong to Him? God “is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance” (2 Peter 3:9closeAn error occurred.b ESV). If you are not sure about your future, watch “The Story.” We pray you will know Him today. (And if you do know God through Christ, who alone can save us, we pray the song below will encourage you!)