Recitation 3

Recitation 3 - Recitation 3 Revelation 4:1, 21:1 22:5: o In...

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Recitation 3 Revelation 4:1, 21:1 – 22:5: o In the passage John describes his vision of New Jerusalem o Purpose of new city to still serve God “And his servants will serve him” o Ultimate salvation for the author is the recreated Jerusalem, worship of God o “Perfect city” of Jerusalem could be response to “imperfect” Roman Empire of the time o Journey there is a journey alone to a high mountain (one of 7 angels carried John away to see city) o City an image of heaven but neither heaven nor earth “City…coming down from God out of heaven” o Ultimate reward is thus neither on heaven nor earth, but in the worship of God in the
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2011 for the course RELI 125 taught by Professor Styers during the Fall '10 term at UNC.

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