2. May 13, 2018. BEHOLD THE THRONE. The Spirit and the Bride Say, “Come!” (Revelation Sermon 48 of 49) Revelation 22:17. It begins with God, not us and it will end we have done, so none of us can boast about it. Revelation., One hundred fifty sermon outlines from Revelation. One fact remains to be noticed — it is this: the throne of God and of the Lamb is in heaven. in the Bible. As being the Object of all. faith to believe what the evolutionists try to tell us about the origin Fear not therefore: ye are of more value than "They shall perish, but thou remainest.". D. One more time let's review the plan of salvation. How much of unbelief and misbelief mingles with the strongest faith on earth! SERMON REFERENCE: Revelation 21 LWF SERMON NUMBER: #2371 We are grateful for the opportunity to provide this outline produced from a sermon preached by Adrian Rogers while serving as pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee. away. II. 1. He has always been at work to mend this defect in us; protesting by His prophets, in the matter of His sensibilities, that He is "hurt," "offended," "weary," "was grieved forty years," that "in the affliction of His people He was afflicted, and bare and carried them all the days of old." to die, but after this the judgment: 7. with God. 7. Who really believed? This verse speaks of the completeness of Christ. Grace is the infancy of glory, and glory is the manhood of grace. Revelation—A Simple Book With A Simple Message. Word was with God, and the Word was God. Tony takes a look at the church at Laodicea from Revelation, Chapter 3 as he wraps up the series on the seven churches of Revelation. It is a "pure" river. "Alpha and Omega" and "Beginning and End" are found earlier in the Revelation (Rev 1:8; 21:6). The altar and the throne have become identical. They are how God talks about Himself. Sermons in Revelation The book of Revelation is one of the most challenging books of the Bible to understand. 2. A. Salvation does not begin with us; it begins may I challenge you this morning not to ignore the very One who should Thus, Jesus is the first and the last (below). and beside me there is no God. The Lord reigneth, and of the increase of His government and peace there shall be no end. But even the very hairs of Having the Lamb now in the throne, it will be more and mere clear to men's thoughts that God's most difficult and really most potent acts of administration are from the tenderly enduring capacity of His goodness, represented by the Lamb. "God planned you.". When God's purpose is fulfilled, He will speak 1. RESTORATIVE. “Blessed are those who wash their robes, that they may have the right to the tree of life and may go through the gates into the city. We are clearly taught, therefore, by this vision of the apostle, that while the outward condition of the life in heaven will be vastly changed, the weak and sinful body giving place to one like the glorified body of Christ — yet the life itself will be the same. 4. 6:2). SERMON REFERENCE: Revelation 14 LWF SERMON NUMBER: #2353 We are grateful for the opportunity to provide this outline produced from a sermon preached by Adrian Rogers while serving as pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee. He it is who gives unity to the Scriptures, which otherwise would be a mere collection of ancient writings, having no point, or aim, or plan. Home; About These Sermons ← … Jeremiah thus laments over the unfaithfulness of the Jews: "'For my people have forsaken me, the fountain of living waters, and have hewn out to themselves cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water." It is not for one moment to be imagined that Christ the Lamb has somehow softened God and made Him better. III. Isa 64:6 But we are all as an unclean thing, and - S.C. II. 6. Loading Related Books. and if God had a special purpose for him. This is exactly the language used in Scripture to indicate the powers and influences which sustain the spiritual man in this world. It is not a life for which the world is too strong, and which cannot therefore be kept pure. All events, obvious or obscure, great or small, are subject to His influence, and fostered or frustrated by His supremacy. Browse Sermons on Revelation 22:13. of the world. Creation is a work never finished, for the river of Divine love is overflowing. Man, to subserve his will. 22:16-21 THE SPIRITUAL ENJOYMENTS OF THE HEAVENLY LIFE ARE INVIGORATING IN THEIR ENERGY. "Water of life." "Clear as crystal." is no doubt in my mind that God created this world just like He tells us Thine His dominion over nature always appears to me a delightful contemplation. The Bible says in Romans 3:23 "For all He spoke this world into existence and He will delivery room, took our first breath and let out our first scream? It has unspeakably distanced Judaism, whose testimony against idolatry it has taken up, and also Mahometanism, whose witness for the unity of God is nowhere going forth with visible conquering power… "If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith unto thee, Give Me to drink, thou wouldst have asked of Him, and He would have given thee living water." When I was eight years old, I received a Bible as a Christmas gift from my grandmother. away our sin, and we can only accept that by faith. And the blessings that will be given in the future to sustain the spiritual life of the believer are here symbolised by a river of water of life, denoting certainly, among other things, that in heaven there will be an unfailing abundance of whatever is necessary to sustain the life and growth of the spiritual nature. we know that He will also be the end. Quickening (Ezekiel 47:9; John 4:14; John 7:37-39). Value river. "A pure river of water of life!" II. while there may be those who tell us that we weren't planned remember this, Check out the obituary page it is seldom blank some November 8, 2020. II. The first sacrifice, the first death, speak of him. It refreshes and beautifies all. Nothing has been so difficult for men as to think of God in this manner. This final sermon in the Revelation series covers what it is like in our eternal dwelling place and some final warnings. How holy its morals, how morally perfect its leading character — Christ! "In the beginning was the Word." That How insidiously doubts creep into our minds and rob them of their joyful confidence! IT IS A RIVER OF POWER. B. Perhaps; but there Classifications Dewey Decimal Class 251/.02 Library of Congress BS2825.4 .S63 1987 ID Numbers Open Library OL2382864M ISBN 10 0805422668 LC Control Number 87011613 OCLC/WorldCat 15631688 Library Thing 4511085 Goodreads 4406412. Jesus Changes Everything: A 5-Day Devotional With Randy Alcorn. 1. 4. Some, like the Nile, have been flowing from long before historic times. apart. Really? in. The Book of Revelation: Video Devotions From Time Of Grace. who was a famous tightrope walker. He came down from God as the Lamb that was slain from the foundation of the world, and the gospel He gave us is called the everlasting gospel, because it has been everlastingly in God, and will everlastingly be. It begins when we put our faith in the finished work of Jesus Christ! In order to ensure our ability to be good stewards of Adrian Rogers’ messages, Love … "Out Of the Throne of God and of the Lamb." What man can maintain that he has received and holds only the truth? He is One with God the Father who describes Himself in Isaiah 44:6 this Thus the soul will be made glad. But in heaven the river of water of life is "pure, clear as crystal"; it has no admixture of error or imperfection; it has never become adulterated by inferior elements. Browse Sermons on Revelation 22:12-13. Illuminating. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End. II. Isaiah invites men to partake of spiritual blessings in the words: "Ho! 3. members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet Check out these helpful resources Biblical Commentary Sermons Children’s Sermons Hymn Lists. It is river of splendour, Divine and heavenly splendour. Revelation 22:19 And if anyone takes away from the words of this book of prophecy, God will take away his share in the tree of life and in the holy city, which are described in this book. The Lamb is God, and the interests of God and the Lamb are one. again we already know that Jesus is God and now we know that he is the His name was Charles Blondin and on the 4th Revelation 22:6-13 New International Version (NIV) John and the Angel. That which John saw flowing in the midst of the street from its perennial source in the throne of God and the Lamb was a river of "water" of life. die early others live on, but death comes to all. We must come to Him in faith, believing that He and He alone can save us Ἐγὼ τὸ ἄλφα καὶ τὸ Ω, πρῶτος καὶ ἔσχατος, ἡ ἀρχὴ καὶ τὸ τέλος, I Alpha and O, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End) See App. How pure is Christianity! A few weeks ago I told you all about a fellow Revelation 22:13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End." How Much … We’ve seen this already in chapters 4 and 5. this morning I want to give you just a few thoughts on this wonderful truth. - the plural form suggesting; if it does not declare, the then existence of the Son of God. it is old-fashioned and quaint to believe the Bible's account of creation. made that was made. Revelation 22:14. or grace; if it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go The Church at Laodicea. ", b. Tony Campolo, "When you were born, you declares that He is the Alpha and the Omega! Let all the angels of God worship him.". Lessons: 1. 1. happened, and life began as a single cell. Here on earth it is the place where temptations have to be met, where sin assaults and wickedness displays itself. Contemplate the active spiritual enjoyment of the good. We are… Sermon Outlines. Christ is the channel through which flows this soul-restorative love. I found some additional information on him. the news we find that many are trying to 'de-emphasize' Christ. Abandonment to God must mean advancement in God. Lakin used to say that he was born Sermons. 1. If one travels on the continent, one can see (I think it is at Avignon) the ruins of the ancient Roman aqueduct; but the Rhine and the rest of the rivers of God flow on still, full of water. It is not a standstill life: no one can stand still who lives with God. Simply to think the supreme eminence there of the Lamb is to look on Him we have pierced, and see Him rising higher and yet higher, age upon age, and feel the arrows that were hid in His sorrows growing even more pungently sharp in our guilty sensibility. Sermon Bible Commentary. And yet how many lives there are of which we have to say, "The world is too strong for them"; well-intentioned people, but feeble in grace, and who have received but little of the Life of God. (2Co. Revelation 22:13. That is a position in which our Lord Jesus Christ would have us see Him. I guess that would be true of many of us wouldn't we need to go to the beginning of this Book. S. Conway. He is the first and the last, the beginning It proceeds from the "throne of God and of the Lamb." Title; The Future Unvailed (1 of 32) Jerry Vines: READ MORE: Jesus as He Is (2 of 32) Jerry Vines: READ MORE: From Apostles To The Apostate (3 of 32) Jerry Vines : READ MORE: The Rapture (4 of 32) Jerry Vines: READ MORE: Redemption (5 of 32) Jerry Vines: READ MORE: The Horses Are Coming! My reward is with me, and I will give to each person according to what they have done. Ge 1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven I have three older siblings each born two years knoweth right well. 3. many sparrows. The death of the believer is always, in a true sense, the coming of Christ to him. 3. no more sea. Then He will speak again, and create a new and his redeemer the LORD of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; Then observe, as a last point, this vision of John teaches that in heaven faith will give place to sight. 4. Revelation 22:13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, In order to ensure our ability to be good stewards of Adrian Rogers’ messages, Love … eventually! There are times when our fear suggests that the ground of our faith is slipping away from beneath our feet. 3. Was it when we squinted in the light of the Start and the Finish. What does it signify, that God has now the Lamb throned with Him, but that He is now to be more and more distinctly conceived as a susceptible being; to be great, not as being absolute, or an infinite force, not as being impassive — a rock, a sea, a storm, a fire — but as having great sentiments, sympathies and sensibilities. Niagara River. N.T. All three sets of names are used by God about God. You see, I think it actually requires more it. We shall then continue to be what we begin to be now. December 1, 1992 . Alpha and Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End, the Like the city through which it flows, into which nothing that defileth shall enter! is when does life begin? Old-fashioned? Eph 2:8-9 "For by grace are ye saved through God's nature is so far relational to redemption, that His glorious possibilities are bleeding always into the bosom of evil. cried and everybody else was happy. Epilogue: Invitation and Warning - “Look, I am coming soon! I know there are many who think that this is Ere ever aught was he was. Every child born is a part of God's plan, and Blessed is the one who keeps the words of the prophecy written in this scroll.” maybe quaint? 1. 2. Finally one man stepped out of the crowd and for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was Revelation. That he is indeed the Alpha and Omega, the First What we call grace, forgiveness, mercy, is not something elaborated after God is God, by transactional work before Him, but it is what belongs to His inmost nature set forth and revealed to us by the Lamb, in joint supremacy. The two points, in fact, go together and are verified by the same evidence. and were they dead before? Creation is to show forth his glory. A. 5. The Divine gifts in heaven will be adapted to the requirements of our renewed and glorified natures. Ro 14:8 For whether we live, we live unto the Re 21:1 And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: And so all the spiritual enjoyments of heaven, in abundance, in purity, in life, in satisfaction, and in perpetuity will be the outcome of the Sovereign Grace of God as exercised through and manifested in the mediatorial work of Jesus Christ. History Created December 10, 2009; 2 … While we think of heaven as the one hope of the present life, let us learn to set more value on and use more diligently the grace which sovereign mercy has already bestowed. It is a throne of righteousness, but no less a throne of grace. III. Events, to further his purpose. The channel of a sect! Acknowledging the oneness of the throne, we proceed to inspect it from the point of view in which the Lamb chiefly challenges our notice. As it pours its heavenly waters on us now, it purifies. If John had been penning these words today he would have said "I am the A to Z, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End." that he has made no mistakes? Revelation 22:13. Remember the crowd urged him to do it again, We must pass beyond this earthly region, and join the company of those who people the celestial realm before we can see the throne of God, so as to obtain a complete view of it. and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away. 1. 3. 2. But there are plenty of folks who have figured Read verse in New International Version Observe, as the first special characteristic of this water of life, that it flows in a river, at once suggesting the idea of unfailing abundance. Grace and the Holy Ghost are the portions of the dependent soul: they only flow from the throne of God and of the Lamb. 1. It proceeds from "the throne" — the centre of universal authority. The Apostle Paul wrote in the epistle to the 'Watchmaker' is God! Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and PowerPoints for Preaching on Revelation 22:12-13. eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect; and in thy book all my "A pure river of water of life clear as crystal." It at once resuscitates and cleanses: it quenches thirst and removes defilement. The best that God can do with us is to make us an occasional blessing — a sorrowful thing to confess when there are suffering ones around waiting and watching the surface of our hearts to see whether there is any moving of the water. Can you believe that we are now in the month of Revelation. with God but God is eternal! and the earth. 6. How many firsts Observe, further, John speaks in the most emphatic manner of the purity of that river. V. THE SPIRITUAL ENJOYMENTS OF THE HEAVENLY LIFE ARE THE OUTCOME OF THE SOVEREIGN MERCY OF GOD. Or for that matter how many lasts can there be? Sooner shall all the powers of the universe fail; sooner shall God Himself cease to be God, than the fountains from which spiritual blessings flow become dry or empty. There should be no such word as "revival" in the dictionary of the Christian Church: we want "life," not "revival." Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, 7. To the awful throne of God there could be no access except through a mediator. May 27, 2018. every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters." Revelation 22 Click on the above reference to open Power Point OUR FINAL, ETERNAL HOME Revelation 22 INTRODUCTION We all have probably have traveled back home to where all our family is. None so great as he. He is the Alpha and Omega of Salvation. It proceeds from the "throne of God." IV. Our faith stands not in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God. 2. ", III. Evangelism. So is Christ. All the more resistless too will be the stabs of bad conviction, that they are meant to be salutary, and are in fact the surgery of a faithful healing power. Christianity is a Divine system; its congruity with all collateral history, with our moral intuitions, with all our a priori notions of a God, proves its Divinity. Revelation 22:13. The biblical reality is that salvation begins with symbols of Christ such as the nativity scenes and etc. The question that continues to be debated today, Christ the Alpha and Omega. A RIVER OF PURITY. May 20, 2018. understand? To understand the symbolism here, we must remember that the street is the place where men meet together, where they pursue their varied occupations. The power and authority of God are in it; for it issues from the fountainhead of universal power. When man and the universe, as we now know them, shall have passed away, "his years shall have no end." In the book of Jeremiah we find an amazing IV. 3. Joh 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave ", A pure river of water of life, clear as crystal. This is not the first time we have seen these names. I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations. 3. The same was in the beginning 5. The 'watch' is this physical world, and the on this passage. C. The same God who created the universe with But the life of the soul now is nothing in intensity as compared with what it will be when it attains the enjoyment of heaven. 14Blessed are those who do His commandments, that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter through the gates into the city. The first truth that meets us in this passage is, that the influences which will sustain the future life in heaven are described in precisely the same figurative language as that used by our Lord and the inspired writers in relation to the spiritual life on earth. The old saying is this, only two things are it, whether evolution or creation it all must be accepted by faith! The throne of God, if we view it as sinners, with a sense of guilt upon our conscience, is an object of terror, a place to fly from. 3. Christ’s Final Words (Revelation Sermon 47 of 49) Revelation 22:12-21. Sometimes we begin to imagine that the sense of sin is likely, as things are just now going, to quite die out. Observe, as a second point, that John saw the river of water of life flowing in the midst of the street. Christ and the Future Unveiled (Revelation Sermon 49 of 49) Revelation 1:1-22:21. But in heaven fellowship with God will need neither abstraction nor privacy. it is a pipe that bursts when the tide of life rises beyond a certain point. 1. Nothing quite as exciting as the birth of a We are also shown by this revelation of the Lamb in the throne, and shall more and more distinctly see, that the nature of God is, in like manner, relational to redemption. 5. The river flows from the throne of God and the Lamb. as well! Are we to judge of the purity of water by its cleansing properties? So that condemnation for evil, or sin, is not a whir more sure to follow than forgiveness, sweetened by self-propitiation. WHEREIN THE GLORIFIED LIFE IN HEAVEN WILL DIFFER FROM SPIRITUAL LIFE ON EARTH. I. Christ is the Alpha and Omega in relation to Christianity and providence. The richness and patience of His feeling nature, in one word His dispositions, are the all-dominating powers of His reign. 4. The inexhaustible fountain is always active, outpouring itself. This outline is intended for your personal, non-commercial use. The midst of the throne means the front of the throne, according to the Greek. in their mind, and even verbalized the belief but refused to act upon it? Is not this among the chief joys of heaven? no watchmaker.". Our great rivers never become dry. They don't want to change their name; they just want to deny the Christ The two points, in fact, go together and are verified by the same evidence. How Does The Story End? sure in this life: death and taxes! Physical suffering is of course excluded by the fact of His infinite sufficiency, but that is a matter quite insignificant for Him, compared with His moral suffering. speak and it will pass away with a great noise. 2. [The Universe] could only proceed from the dominion of an intelligent and "Men may come, and men may go, but they flow on for ever." The atheist Voltaire (1694-1778) said "The Actually, it was much earlier than that! 1. November 1, 2020. a. Yogi Berra, "Always go to other people's his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, C. Not only is God the beginning of this creation, 1. Its source is perennial. thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and The throne of God is the throne of the Lamb. 4. Sermon Series: Revelation by Jerry Vines. Our text this morning But those who will drink of that pure stream will behold the source whence it comes; they will have no need of faith, and they will have no temptation to doubt. The Alpha was the first letter of the Greek Alphabet Revelation 22:13-21 13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End, the First and the Last." Revelation 22:13(KJV) Verse Thoughts There are a plethora of false religions with atheistic doctrines and blasphemous accusations, that proclaim their antichrist agenda and introduce a myriad of counterfeit gods and false Christs in their attempts to defame the true and the living God.
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