Alpha and Omega

‘I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.’ Revelation 22:13 Suggested Further Reading: Ecclesiastes 12:13–14 Our Lord should be the Alpha and Omega of our life’s end and aim. What is there worth living for but Christ? What is there in the whole earth that is worth a thought but Jesus? Well did an old writer say, ‘If God be the only Eternal, then all the rest is but a puff of smoke, and shall I live to heap up Continue Reading

Alpha and Omega

‘I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.’ Revelation 22:13 Suggested Further Reading: Ecclesiastes 12:13–14 Our Lord should be the Alpha and Omega of our life’s end and aim. What is there worth living for but Christ? What is there in the whole earth that is worth a thought but Jesus? Well did an old writer say, ‘If God be the only Eternal, then all the rest is but a puff of smoke, and shall I live to heap up Continue Reading

Revelation 22:6-19; The New Jerusalem; We have here a solemn ratification of the contents of this Book; This is confirmed by the Name and Nature of that God Who gave out these discoveries: He is the Lord God, faithful and true, and so are all His sayings; By the integrity of that Angel who had been the Apostle’s guide; By the order to leave the Book of Prophecy open; It is confirmed by the Testimony of Jesus, which is the Spirit of Prophecy; It is confirmed by the Spirit and the Bride; It is confirmed by a most solemn sanction, condemning and cursing all who should dare to corrupt or change the Word of God, either by adding to it or taking from it; He that adds to the Word of God draws down upon himself all the plagues written in this Book. A.D. 95

The New Jerusalem. A. D. 95. Revelation 22:6-19 6 And he said unto me, These sayings are faithful and true: and the Lord God of the holy prophets sent his angel to show unto his servants the things which must shortly be done.   7 Behold, I come quickly: blessed is he that keepeth the sayings of the prophecy of this book.   8 And I John saw these things, and heard them. And when I had heard and seen, I fell down to Continue Reading

Revelation 21:1-8; The New Jerusalem; Hitherto the Prophecy of this Book has presented to us a very remarkable mixture of light and shade, prosperity and adversity, mercy and judgment, in the conduct of Divine Providence towards the Church in the world: now at the close of all, the day breaks, and the shadows flee away; a new world now appears, the former having passed away; Thus the misery of the damned will illustrate the blessedness of those that are saved, and the blessedness of the saved will aggravate the misery of those that are damned. A.D. 95

R E V E L A T I O N. CHAPTER 21 Hitherto the prophecy of this book has presented to us a very remarkable mixture of light and shade, prosperity and adversity, mercy and judgment, in the conduct of divine Providence towards the church in the world: now, at the close of all, the day breaks, and the shadows flee away; a new world now appears, the former having passed away. Some are willing to understand all that is said in these last two Continue Reading