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What Will Heaven Be Like?

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November 22, 2020
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What will Heaven be like? Revelation 21 informs us that Heaven will be much different than what most Christians believe.

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  • [ANNOUNCER] FROM THE PULPIT
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  • OF THE FIRST BAPTISTCHURCH OF DALLAS, TEXAS,
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  • THIS IS "PATHWAY TO VICTORY"WITH DR. ROBERT JEFFRESS.
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  • HI, I'M ROBERT JEFFRESS,
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  • AND WELCOME AGAIN TO"PATHWAY TO VICTORY".
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  • EARTH MAY BE OURCURRENT RESIDENCE,
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  • BUT IT'S FAR FROMOUR ETERNAL HOME.
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  • WHEN JESUS ASCENDED INTO HEAVEN,
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  • HE PROMISED THAT HE WASGOING TO PREPARE A PLACE
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  • FOR THOSE WHO PUTTHEIR FAITH IN HIM.
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  • AND TODAY WE'RE GOING TOLOOK AT A WONDERFUL PASSAGE
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  • IN REVELATION CHAPTER 21,
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  • THAT DESCRIBES THE GLORIESOF OUR ETERNAL HOME.
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  • MY MESSAGE TODAY IS A QUESTION,
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  • "WHAT WILL HEAVEN BE LIKE?"
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  • ON TODAY'S EDITION OF"PATHWAY TO VICTORY".
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  • ♪ MUSIC
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  • ♪ THERE IS POWER INTHE NAME OF JESUS ♪
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  • ♪ THERE IS POWER INTHE NAME OF JESUS ♪
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  • ♪ THERE IS POWER INTHE NAME OF JESUS ♪
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  • ♪ TO BREAK EVERY CHAIN, BREAKEVERY CHAIN, BREAK EVERY CHAIN ♪
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  • ♪ THERE IS POWER INTHE NAME OF JESUS ♪
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  • ♪ TO BREAK EVERY CHAIN, BREAKEVERY CHAIN, BREAK EVERY CHAIN ♪
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  • ♪ THERE'S AN ARMY RISING UP
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  • ♪ THERE'S AN ARMY RISING UP
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  • ♪ THERE'S AN ARMY RISING UP
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  • ♪ TO BREAK EVERY CHAIN, BREAKEVERY CHAIN, BREAK EVERY CHAIN ♪
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  • ♪ TO BREAK EVERY CHAIN, BREAKEVERY CHAIN, BREAK EVERY CHAIN ♪
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  • ♪ THERE'S AN ARMY RISING UP
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  • ♪ THERE'S AN ARMY RISING UP
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  • ♪ THERE'S AN ARMY RISING UP
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  • ♪ TO BREAK EVERY CHAIN, BREAKEVERY CHAIN, BREAK EVERY CHAIN ♪
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  • ♪ TO BREAK EVERY CHAIN, BREAKEVERY CHAIN, BREAK EVERY CHAIN ♪
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  • ♪ HALLELUJAH
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  • (APPLAUSE)
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  • [ANNOUNCER] WITH ALL THE CHAOS
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  • AND DESPAIR IN OUR WORLD TODAY,
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  • WE HAVE A GREAT HOPE IN THERETURN OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST.
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  • IN HIS BRAND NEWCOMMENTARY ON REVELATION,
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  • "FINAL CONQUEST",
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  • DR. ROBERT JEFFRESS EXPLORESTHE FUTURE EVENTS DESCRIBED
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  • IN THE BOOK OF REVELATION,
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  • CULMINATING IN THE TRIUMPHANTRETURN OF JESUS CHRIST,
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  • THE MOST HOPE FILLEDEVENT IN HUMAN HISTORY.
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  • REQUEST YOUR COPY OF DR.JEFFRESS' BRAND NEW BOOK,
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  • "FINAL CONQUEST",
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  • WHEN YOU GIVE AGENEROUS GIFT TO SUPPORT
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  • THE MINISTRY OF"PATHWAY TO VICTORY".
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  • ♪ MUSIC
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  • WHAT IS HEAVEN GOING TO BE LIKE?
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  • WHAT IS IT THEREREALLY AWAITS US
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  • ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE GRAVE?
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  • ONE WRITER HAS SAID EVERY JOYWE EXPERIENCE HERE ON EARTH,
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  • INCLUDING THE JOY OF REUNIONWITH FAMILY OR FRIENDS,
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  • IS ONLY AN INKLING, ONLYA WHISPER OF THE TRUE
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  • AND UNENDING JOY THAT AWAITS US.
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  • EVERY SPECTACULAR SIGHTWE VIEW IN THIS WORLD,
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  • WHETHER IT BE THE GRAND CANYON,
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  • NIAGARA FALLS OR LAKE VICTORIA,
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  • THOSE SITES AREONLY PENCIL SKETCHES
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  • OF THE FULL, FULLCOLOR RENDITION
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  • THAT WILL BE A PART OF THENEW HEAVEN AND THE NEW EARTH.
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  • AND YET AS SPECTACULARAS HEAVEN IS GOING TO BE,
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  • IT'S AMAZING HOW LITTLEINFORMATION IS IN THE BIBLE
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  • ABOUT WHAT HEAVENIS GOING TO BE LIKE.
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  • I SOMETIMES WONDER WHY IS THAT?
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  • WHY DOESN'T GOD TELL US MOREABOUT OUR ETERNAL FUTURE?
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  • PERHAPS ONE REASON IS GODKNOWS WE CAN'T COMPREHEND
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  • WHAT IT'S REALLYGOING TO BE LIKE.
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  • REMEMBER WHEN PAUL WAS CAUGHTUP INTO THE THIRD HEAVEN,
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  • HE SAW SITES SO SPECTACULARTHAT HE DIDN'T WRITE THEM DOWN.
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  • HE COULDN'T SPEAK ABOUT THEM.
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  • MAYBE THAT'S ONE REASONWE DON'T KNOW MORE.
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  • WE JUST COULDN'T UNDERSTAND IT.
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  • NOW THE BIBLE DOESN'T TELLUS EVERYTHING ABOUT HEAVEN,
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  • BUT IT TELLS US JUST ENOUGHTO WHET OUR APPETITES
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  • AND TO MOTIVATE US TO LIVEOBEDIENTLY JESUS CHRIST,
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  • THE SHORT TIME WE'RE HERE.
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  • AND TODAY, WE'RE GOING TO LOOKAT SOME OF THAT REVELATION
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  • ABOUT THE NEW HEAVENAND THE NEW EARTH
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  • THAT GOD HAS PREPARED FOR US,
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  • AS WE ANSWER THE QUESTION,"WHAT IS HEAVEN LIKE?"
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  • IF YOU HAVE YOUR BIBLES,TURN TO REVELATION 21.
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  • WE'RE NOW IN THE NEXTTO THE LAST MESSAGE
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  • IN THIS YEAR-LONG SERIESON THE BOOK OF REVELATION.
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  • AND I WANT YOU TO NOTICE THAT
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  • JOHN TALKS ABOUT THE NEW HEAVENAND NEW EARTH IN CHAPTER 21,
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  • BY GIVING US THREE REVELATIONS
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  • ABOUT THE NEW HEAVENAND NEW EARTH.
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  • AND EACH ONE BEGINS WITHTHE PHRASE, "AND I SAW."
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  • THE FIRST REVELATION IS ABOUT
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  • THE NEW HEAVEN ANDNEW EARTH ITSELF.
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  • LOOK AT VERSE ONE, "AND I SAWA NEW HEAVEN AND A NEW EARTH,
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  • FOR THE FIRST HEAVEN ANDTHE FIRST EARTH PASSED AWAY,
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  • AND THERE IS NO LONGER ANY SEA."
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  • THAT'S FASCINATINGBECAUSE TODAY,
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  • THREE QUARTERS OFTHE WORLD IS WATER,
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  • 60% OF YOUR BODIES ARE WATER.
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  • AND YET IN THE NEWHEAVEN AND NEW EARTH,
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  • THE ONLY WATER THAT WILL BETHERE IS THE RIVER OF LIFE
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  • THAT WE'LL LOOK AT NEXT TIME.
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  • THE FIRST THING JOHN SAW
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  • WAS THE NEW HEAVENAND THE NEW EARTH.
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  • THE SECOND FEATUREOF JOHN'S REVELATION
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  • WAS THE CENTER OF THATNEW HEAVEN AND NEW EARTH.
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  • AND THAT WAS A LITERALCITY, THE NEW JERUSALEM.
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  • LOOK IN VERSES TWO TO FOUR
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  • AT THE CHARACTERISTICSOF THIS NEW CITY.
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  • JOHN SAYS, AND I SAW THEHOLY CITY, NEW JERUSALEM,
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  • COMING DOWN OUT OFHEAVEN FROM GOD,
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  • MADE READY AS A BRIDEADORNED FOR HER HUSBAND.
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  • JOHN SAID, "DONOT LOVE THE WORLD
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  • OR THE THINGS OF THE WORLD."
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  • HE WASN'T TALKINGABOUT THE GROUND,
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  • HE WASN'T TALKINGABOUT PLANET EARTH,
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  • HE WAS TALKING ABOUTTHE WORLD SYSTEM.
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  • DON'T LOVE THE WORLD SYSTEMTHAT IS OPPOSED TO GOD,
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  • BUT WE CAN LOVE THIS WORLD
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  • BECAUSE ONE DAY GOD ISGOING TO RESTORE THIS WORLD
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  • TO THE WAY IT WAS AN EDEN,TO IT'S A EDENIC STATE.
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  • AND WE ARE MADE TO DWELLHERE FOREVER AND EVER.
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  • NOTICE IN VERSETHREE, JOHN SAYS,
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  • "AND I HEARD A LOUD VOICEFROM THE THRONE SAYING,
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  • 'BEHOLD, THE TABERNACLEOF GOD IS AMONG MEN,
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  • AND GOD WILL DWELL AMONG THEM,
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  • AND THEY SHALL BE HIS PEOPLE
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  • AND GOD HIMSELFWILL BE AMONG THEM."
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  • JOHN SAYS, "I SAW THIS NEWHEAVEN AND NEW EARTH COMING.
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  • AND I SAW THE NEWJERUSALEM COMING DOWN
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  • OUT OF HEAVEN TO EARTH."
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  • LISTEN, OUR ULTIMATE DESTINYIS NOT FOR US TO GO UP THERE
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  • SOMEWHERE WHERE GOD IS.
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  • JOHN SAYS, INSTEAD,
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  • "I SAW THE TABERNACLEOF GOD COMING DOWN."
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  • SO GOD COULD DWELLHERE WITH MEN,
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  • YOU AND I WEREN'TCREATED FOR UP,
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  • WE'RE CREATED FOR DOWN HERE.
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  • I THINK OF DR. CRISWELL'SWORDS ABOUT THAT.
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  • HE SAID, "IF I THOUGHTI WAS GOING TO BE SENTENCED
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  • TO SOME PLANET, A HUNDREDMILLION MILES AWAY,
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  • THAT I KNOW NOTHING ABOUT,
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  • I COULDN'T GETEXCITED ABOUT THAT.
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  • I LOVE THIS WORLD I'MCREATED FOR THIS WORLD.
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  • I LOVE EVERYTHINGABOUT THIS WORLD,
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  • EXCEPT THE SIN AND THE SADNESSAND THE TEARS AND THE DEATH,
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  • AND THAT WILL BE GONE FOREVER."
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  • AND THAT'S EXACTLY WHATJOHN SAYS IN VERSE FOUR,
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  • "AND GOD WILL WIPE AWAYEVERY TEAR FROM THEIR EYES,
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  • AND THERE SHALL NOLONGER BE ANY DEATH,
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  • THERE SHALL NO LONGER BE ANYMOURNING OR CRYING OR PAIN,
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  • FOR THE FIRST THINGSWILL HAVE PASSED AWAY."
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  • THAT'S WHAT JOHN SAW.
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  • AND I WANT YOU TO NOTICETHE MEMBER OF THE GODHEAD,
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  • WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR DESIGNING
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  • AND BUILDING THIS NEW JERUSALEM.
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  • HE IDENTIFIES HIMSELF INVERSE FIVE OF REVELATION 21.
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  • "AND HE WHO SITSON THE THRONE SAID,
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  • 'BEHOLD, I AM MAKINGALL THINGS NEW.'
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  • AND HE SAID, 'WRITE, FOR THESEWORDS ARE FAITHFUL AND TRUE.'"
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  • APPARENTLY JOHN WAS SO
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  • OVERWHELMED BYWHAT HE WAS SEEING,
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  • HE FORGOT TO KEEP WRITING.
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  • THE LORD SAYS, "KEEP ON WRITING
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  • BECAUSE EVERYTHING YOU'RESEEING IS FAITHFUL AND TRUE.
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  • THEN HE SAID TO ME, 'IT IS DONE.
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  • I AM THE ALPHA AND OMEGA,THE BEGINNING OF THE END.
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  • I WILL GIVE TO THEONE WHO THIRSTS
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  • FROM THE SPRING OF THE WATEROF LIFE WITHOUT COST.'"
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  • WHO IS IT THAT IS THEBUILDER OF THIS NEW CITY?
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  • HE SAID, "I'M THEALPHA AND OMEGA."
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  • THAT'S THE SAME DESCRIPTIONJESUS USED UP HIMSELF
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  • IN REVELATION 1:8,ALPHA, THE FIRST LETTER
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  • OF THE GREEK ALPHABET,OMEGA, THE LAST.
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  • "I'M THE BEGINNING ANDTHE END, I AM ALL IN ALL."
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  • WHAT I WANT YOU TO SEE IS,
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  • JESUS CHRIST, THE SON OFGOD IS THE ONE WHO DESIGNS
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  • AND BUILDS THIS NEW CITY.
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  • WHO ARE GOING TO BE THEINHABITANTS OF THE CITY,
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  • THE NEW JERUSALEM ?
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  • LET'S LOOK AND SEE HOWGOD ANSWERS THAT QUESTION,
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  • IN VERSE SEVEN, "HE WHOOVERCOMES WILL INHERIT THESE
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  • THINGS, AND I WILL BE HISGOD AND HE WILL BE MY SON."
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  • THE ONLY PEOPLE WHO AREGOING TO HAVE A PLACE
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  • IN THIS NEW JERUSALEM ARETHOSE WHO ARE OVERCOMERS.
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  • AND WHAT DOES HEMEAN OVERCOMERS?
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  • HE USED USE THAT SAMETERM IN REVELATION 3:5,
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  • HE SAID, "HE WHO OVERCOMES
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  • WILL THUS BE CLOTHEDIN WHITE GARMENTS,
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  • AND I WILL NOT ERASE HISNAME FROM THE BOOK OF LIFE,
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  • AND I WILL CONFESS HISNAME BEFORE MY FATHER
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  • AND BEFORE HIS ANGELS.
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  • WHAT I WANT YOU TO SEE ISTHIS PHRASE, OVERCOMERS,
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  • IS NOT REFERRING SOME SPECIALCLASS OF SUPER CHRISTIANS.
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  • THE TERM OVERCOMERSIS USED BY JOHN
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  • TO REFER TO ALL BELIEVERS,ALL TRUE BELIEVERS IN CHRIST.
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  • THOSE WHO TRULY BELIEVE INCHRIST ARE GOING TO OBEY CHRIST.
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  • THEY'RE GOING TOOVERCOME THE TRIALS
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  • AND TEMPTATIONS OF THIS WORLD.
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  • JOHN SAID THAT INHIS LITTLE EPISTLE
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  • CALLED 1 JOHN 5:4-5, "FORWHATEVER IS BORN OF GOD,"
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  • DOES WHAT?
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  • "OVERCOMES THE WORLD,
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  • AND THIS IS THE VICTORYTHAT HAS OVERCOME THE WORLD,
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  • OUR FAITH, WHO IS THE ONEWHO OVERCOMES THE WORLD,
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  • BUT HE WHO BELIEVES THATJESUS IS THE SON OF GOD."
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  • IF YOU OVERCOME, IFYOU'RE VICTORIOUS
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  • IN LIVING FOR CHRISTIN THIS WORLD,
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  • YOU HAVE A PLACE ANDTHE NEW JERUSALEM.
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  • BUT NOTICE WHO WILL NOTBE IN THE NEW JERUSALEM,
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  • WHO WILL NOT BE A PARTOF THE KINGDOM OF GOD.
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  • DON'T LET ANYBODY TELL YOU THATEVERYBODY'S GOING TO HEAVEN.
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  • EVERYBODY IS NOTGOING TO BE IN HEAVEN.
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  • AND IN VERSE EIGHT,
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  • JOHN EXPLAINS WHO'SNOT GOING TO BE THERE.
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  • BUT FOR THE COWARDLY ANDUNBELIEVING AND ABOMINABLE
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  • AND MURDERERS AND IMMORALPERSONS AND SORCERERS
  • 00:13:02.705 --> 00:13:05.574
  • AND IDOLATERS AND ALLLIARS, THEIR PART,
  • 00:13:05.608 --> 00:13:09.411
  • WE'LL BE IN THE LAKE THATBURNS WITH FIRE AND BRIMSTONE,
  • 00:13:09.445 --> 00:13:12.681
  • WHICH IS THE SECOND DEATH."
  • 00:13:12.715 --> 00:13:14.817
  • HAVE YOU HEARD PEOPLE SAY,"OH, I DON'T LIKE THAT
  • 00:13:14.850 --> 00:13:16.252
  • FIRE AND BRIMSTONEKIND OF PREACHING.
  • 00:13:16.285 --> 00:13:19.088
  • PEOPLE WHO SAY THEYDON'T LIKE THAT,
  • 00:13:19.121 --> 00:13:21.457
  • BETTER GET USED TO IT
  • 00:13:21.490 --> 00:13:22.725
  • BECAUSE THAT'S WHERETHEY'RE GOING TO BE.
  • 00:13:22.758 --> 00:13:24.760
  • YOU CAN'T BELIEVE THE BIBLE
  • 00:13:24.793 --> 00:13:26.295
  • AND NOT BELIEVE INFIRE AND BRIMSTONE.
  • 00:13:26.328 --> 00:13:28.631
  • THIS LIST IS SIMILARTO WHAT PAUL SAID
  • 00:13:28.664 --> 00:13:31.500
  • IN 1 CORINTHIANS 6:9-11,LISTEN TO PAUL'S WORDS,
  • 00:13:31.533 --> 00:13:37.239
  • "OR DO YOU NOT KNOWTHAT THE UNRIGHTEOUS
  • 00:13:37.273 --> 00:13:40.609
  • WILL NOT INHERITTHE KINGDOM OF GOD?
  • 00:13:40.643 --> 00:13:43.979
  • DON'T BE DECEIVED, NEITHERFORNICATORS NOR IDOLATERS,
  • 00:13:44.013 --> 00:13:49.952
  • NOR ADULTERERS, NOREFFEMINATE, NOR HOMOSEXUALS."
  • 00:13:49.985 --> 00:13:55.524
  • HE GOES ON, "NOR THIEVES,NOR COVETOUS, NOR DRUNKARDS,
  • 00:13:55.557 --> 00:13:58.127
  • NOR REVILERS NOR SWINDLERS,
  • 00:13:58.160 --> 00:13:59.862
  • NONE OF THESE WILL INHERITTHE KINGDOM OF GOD."
  • 00:13:59.895 --> 00:14:04.366
  • WAIT A MINUTE, PASTOR,ARE YOU SAYING,
  • 00:14:04.400 --> 00:14:07.002
  • IF ANYONE HAS DONEANY OF THESE THINGS
  • 00:14:07.036 --> 00:14:08.938
  • HE CAN'T GO TO HEAVEN?
  • 00:14:08.971 --> 00:14:11.140
  • IF THAT'S TRUE, THENNOBODY'S GOING TO BE IN HEAVEN,
  • 00:14:11.173 --> 00:14:14.143
  • BECAUSE ALL OF US ARE GUILTYOF ONE OF THESE SINS AT LEAST.
  • 00:14:14.176 --> 00:14:17.980
  • IF NOT IN DEED,AND MIND AND HEART.
  • 00:14:18.013 --> 00:14:20.149
  • AND JESUS SAYSTHAT'S THE SAME THING
  • 00:14:20.182 --> 00:14:21.650
  • AS COMMITTING THESE SINS, TOWANT TO COMMIT THESE SINS.
  • 00:14:21.684 --> 00:14:25.721
  • NOW, THIS PASSAGE IS NOT SAYING
  • 00:14:25.754 --> 00:14:28.057
  • THAT IF YOU'VE EVERDONE ONE OF THESE THINGS
  • 00:14:28.090 --> 00:14:30.025
  • YOU CAN'T BE SAVED.
  • 00:14:30.059 --> 00:14:31.961
  • PAUL SAYS IN VERSE 11,"AND SUCH WERE SOME OF YOU,
  • 00:14:31.994 --> 00:14:36.031
  • CORINTHIAN CHRISTIANS,BUT YOU WERE WASHED,
  • 00:14:36.065 --> 00:14:40.235
  • YOU WERE SANCTIFIED,YOU WERE JUSTIFIED
  • 00:14:40.269 --> 00:14:43.038
  • IN THE NAME OF THELORD JESUS CHRIST
  • 00:14:43.072 --> 00:14:44.907
  • AND IN THE SPIRIT OF OUR GOD."
  • 00:14:44.940 --> 00:14:48.243
  • LISTEN TO ME, I DON'T CAREWHAT SIN YOU'VE COMMITTED,
  • 00:14:48.277 --> 00:14:51.547
  • HOW LONG YOU'VE COMMITTED IT,
  • 00:14:51.580 --> 00:14:52.982
  • HOW DEEP THE STAIN OF YOUR SIN,
  • 00:14:53.015 --> 00:14:54.783
  • IF YOU HAVE TRUSTED INTHE BLOOD OF JESUS CHRIST
  • 00:14:54.817 --> 00:14:57.553
  • TO CLEANSE YOU TO FORGIVE YOU,
  • 00:14:57.586 --> 00:14:59.321
  • YOU ARE SAVED ANDSECURE FOREVER.
  • 00:14:59.355 --> 00:15:02.324
  • YOU HAVE A PLACE IN HEAVEN.
  • 00:15:02.358 --> 00:15:03.993
  • THAT IS THE GOSPELOF JESUS CHRIST.
  • 00:15:04.026 --> 00:15:06.829
  • THERE IS NO SIN YOU CAN COMMIT,
  • 00:15:06.862 --> 00:15:09.798
  • FOR WHAT YOU CANNOT BE FORGIVEN.
  • 00:15:09.832 --> 00:15:13.635
  • BUT, IF YOU'VE TRULYREPENTED OF THAT SIN,
  • 00:15:13.669 --> 00:15:18.340
  • IF YOU'VE TRULY ASKED FOR GOD'SFORGIVENESS FROM THAT SIN,
  • 00:15:18.374 --> 00:15:22.011
  • YOU ARE NOT GOING TO GO BACK
  • 00:15:22.044 --> 00:15:24.013
  • AND REGULARLY PRACTICE THAT SIN.
  • 00:15:24.046 --> 00:15:27.383
  • NO ONE WHO PRACTICES THESE SINS
  • 00:15:27.416 --> 00:15:30.652
  • HAS A PLACE IN THEKINGDOM OF GOD.
  • 00:15:30.686 --> 00:15:33.155
  • THAT IS WHAT JOHNIS SAYING HERE.
  • 00:15:33.188 --> 00:15:37.026
  • WE'VE WORKED AT THEINHABITANTS OF THE CITY,
  • 00:15:37.059 --> 00:15:39.094
  • LET'S LOOK AT THEDESCRIPTION OF THE CITY.
  • 00:15:39.128 --> 00:15:42.064
  • VERSE NINE, "THEN ONEOF THE SEVEN ANGELS
  • 00:15:42.097 --> 00:15:45.134
  • WHO HAD THE SEVEN BOWLS FULLOF THE SEVEN LAST PLAGUES
  • 00:15:45.167 --> 00:15:48.337
  • CAME AND SPOKE WITH ME, SAYING,
  • 00:15:48.370 --> 00:15:50.406
  • 'COME UP HERE AND IWILL SHOW YOU THE BRIDE,
  • 00:15:50.439 --> 00:15:52.708
  • THE WIFE OF THE LAMB.'"
  • 00:15:52.741 --> 00:15:54.410
  • AND JOHN SAYS, "THE ANGELCARRIED ME AWAY IN THE SPIRIT
  • 00:15:54.443 --> 00:15:57.746
  • TO A GREAT AND HIGH MOUNTAINAND SHOWED ME THE HOLY CITY,
  • 00:15:57.780 --> 00:16:00.983
  • JERUSALEM, COMING DOWN OUTOF THE HEAVEN FROM GOD."
  • 00:16:01.016 --> 00:16:07.322
  • LOOK AT VERSE 11,"HAVING THE GLORY OF GOD,
  • 00:16:07.356 --> 00:16:10.459
  • HER BRILLIANCE WAS LIKEA VERY COSTLY STONE,
  • 00:16:10.492 --> 00:16:14.496
  • AS A STONE OF CRYSTALCLEAR JASPER."
  • 00:16:14.530 --> 00:16:19.468
  • THE WORD TRANSLATED JASPERCOULD BE ANY NUMBER OF STONES.
  • 00:16:19.501 --> 00:16:23.505
  • MOST PEOPLE THINKIT'S A DIAMOND.
  • 00:16:23.539 --> 00:16:26.308
  • AND WHAT JOHN ISCOMMUNICATING HERE,
  • 00:16:26.341 --> 00:16:28.577
  • AND WE'LL SEE IT OVER ANDOVER AGAIN IN THIS CHAPTER IS,
  • 00:16:28.610 --> 00:16:31.013
  • THIS CITY IS GOING TO BEFLOODED WITH LIGHT.
  • 00:16:31.046 --> 00:16:35.551
  • IT'S GOING TO BE ABSOLUTELYFILLED WITH LIGHT.
  • 00:16:35.584 --> 00:16:38.620
  • THAT IS THE CHIEFCHARACTERISTIC OF THIS NEW CITY,
  • 00:16:38.654 --> 00:16:41.990
  • THE NEW JERUSALEM.
  • 00:16:42.024 --> 00:16:44.093
  • I LOVE THIS ABOUTTHE NEW JERUSALEM,
  • 00:16:44.126 --> 00:16:46.095
  • IT'S GOING TO BEA PLACE OF LIGHT.
  • 00:16:46.128 --> 00:16:47.863
  • NOW LOOK AT VERSE 12, "ANDIT HAD A GREAT AND HIGH WALL,
  • 00:16:47.896 --> 00:16:53.702
  • WITH 12 GATES, AND ATTHE GATES 12 ANGELS,
  • 00:16:53.735 --> 00:16:57.606
  • AND NAMES WERE WRITTEN ON THEM,
  • 00:16:57.639 --> 00:16:59.141
  • WHICH ARE THE NAMES OF THE 12TRIBES OF THE SONS OF ISRAEL."
  • 00:16:59.174 --> 00:17:02.678
  • AND NOT ONLY THATLOOK AT VERSE 14,
  • 00:17:02.711 --> 00:17:04.613
  • "AND THE WALL OF THE CITYHAD 12 FOUNDATION STONES,
  • 00:17:04.646 --> 00:17:07.483
  • AND ON THEM WHERE THE 12 NAMESOF THE APOSTLES OF THE LAMB."
  • 00:17:07.516 --> 00:17:11.787
  • HERE, I THINK YOUHAVE A COMING TOGETHER
  • 00:17:11.820 --> 00:17:13.956
  • OF BELIEVING ISRAELAND THE CHURCH.
  • 00:17:13.989 --> 00:17:16.158
  • RIGHT NOW THEY'RE DISTINCT,
  • 00:17:16.191 --> 00:17:17.493
  • GOD HAS A PLAN FORBELIEVING ISRAEL,
  • 00:17:17.526 --> 00:17:19.261
  • HE HAS A PLAN FOR THE CHURCH,
  • 00:17:19.294 --> 00:17:21.430
  • BUT I THINK THATDISTINCTION WILL BE GONE
  • 00:17:21.463 --> 00:17:23.765
  • IN THE NEW HEAVEN AND THE NEWEARTH, THE TWO COME TOGETHER.
  • 00:17:23.799 --> 00:17:28.770
  • NOW LOOK AT VERSE 15,
  • 00:17:28.804 --> 00:17:30.172
  • TO ME, THIS IS THE MOSTFASCINATING PART OF ALL OF THIS.
  • 00:17:30.205 --> 00:17:33.709
  • "THE ONE WHO SPOKE WITH MEHE HAD A GOLD MEASURING ROD
  • 00:17:33.742 --> 00:17:37.146
  • TO MEASURE THE CITY, ANDITS GATES AND ITS WALL."
  • 00:17:37.179 --> 00:17:40.649
  • HAVE YOU EVER WORRIED THATHEAVEN'S NOT GOING TO BE
  • 00:17:40.682 --> 00:17:43.452
  • BIG ENOUGH TOACCOMMODATE EVERYBODY?
  • 00:17:43.485 --> 00:17:44.887
  • LOOK AT THIS VERSE 16,
  • 00:17:44.920 --> 00:17:46.054
  • "AND THE CITY ISLAID OUT AS A SQUARE,
  • 00:17:46.088 --> 00:17:49.057
  • AND ITS LENGTH IS ASGREAT AS ITS WIDTH.
  • 00:17:49.091 --> 00:17:52.294
  • AND THE ANGEL MEASUREDTHE CITY WITH THE ROD,
  • 00:17:52.327 --> 00:17:54.763
  • AND IT'S 1500 MILES,
  • 00:17:54.796 --> 00:17:56.865
  • ITS LENGTH AND ITS WIDTHAND HEIGHT ARE EQUAL."
  • 00:17:56.899 --> 00:18:02.171
  • 1500 MILES BY 1500MILES BY 1500 MILES.
  • 00:18:02.204 --> 00:18:06.875
  • NOW LET'S FORGET THEHEIGHT FOR A MOMENT
  • 00:18:06.909 --> 00:18:08.610
  • AND JUST LOOK AT THE SQUAREMILEAGE HERE, LENGTH AND WIDTH,
  • 00:18:08.644 --> 00:18:13.115
  • 1500 MILES TIMES 1500 MILES,
  • 00:18:13.148 --> 00:18:16.585
  • WOULD MEAN THAT THECITY HAS A SURFACE AREA
  • 00:18:16.618 --> 00:18:19.922
  • OF OVER 2 MILLION SQUARE MILES.
  • 00:18:19.955 --> 00:18:24.593
  • NOW TO PUT THAT INPERSPECTIVE FOR YOU,
  • 00:18:24.626 --> 00:18:27.262
  • NEW YORK CITY, THAT LITTLEISLAND OF MANHATTAN,
  • 00:18:27.296 --> 00:18:31.934
  • THAT HAS ABOUT 9MILLION PEOPLE IN IT,
  • 00:18:31.967 --> 00:18:34.536
  • IS A PUNY 305 SQUARE MILES.
  • 00:18:34.570 --> 00:18:39.174
  • THAT IS ONE BIG CITY.
  • 00:18:39.208 --> 00:18:42.477
  • BUT REMEMBER IT'S NOT JUSTA SQUARE, IT'S A CUBE.
  • 00:18:42.511 --> 00:18:46.481
  • NOT ONLY IS IT 1500MILES BY 1500 MILES,
  • 00:18:46.515 --> 00:18:49.218
  • IN HEIGHT, IT ISALSO 1500 MILES.
  • 00:18:49.251 --> 00:18:54.189
  • YOU KNOW HOW BIG THAT IS?
  • 00:18:54.223 --> 00:18:56.525
  • THE AVERAGE STORY ON ASKYSCRAPER IS 12 FEET HIGH,
  • 00:18:56.558 --> 00:19:01.997
  • EACH STORY OF A SKYSCRAPERIS 12 FEET HIGH.
  • 00:19:02.030 --> 00:19:05.500
  • THAT MEANS THIS CITY, IFIT IS 1500 MILES HIGH,
  • 00:19:05.534 --> 00:19:11.406
  • IT MEANS IT WOULD BEOVER 660.000 STORIES.
  • 00:19:11.440 --> 00:19:17.412
  • EACH STORY HAVING MORETHAN 2 MILLION SQUARE FEET,
  • 00:19:17.446 --> 00:19:21.984
  • THAT BLOWS THE MIND.
  • 00:19:22.017 --> 00:19:24.853
  • NOW I KNOW WHAT SOMEOF YOU ARE THINKING,
  • 00:19:24.886 --> 00:19:26.321
  • WELL, SURELY HE HAS TOBE SPEAKING SYMBOLICALLY.
  • 00:19:26.355 --> 00:19:29.324
  • WE'RE NOT TO TAKE THATLITERALLY, ARE WE?.
  • 00:19:29.358 --> 00:19:31.727
  • LOOK AT VERSE 17, "AND THEANGEL MEASURED ITS WALLS,
  • 00:19:31.760 --> 00:19:35.764
  • 72 YARDS, WHICH PROBABLYREFERS TO THE THICKNESS,
  • 00:19:35.797 --> 00:19:39.134
  • ACCORDING TO AHUMAN MEASUREMENTS,
  • 00:19:39.167 --> 00:19:42.471
  • WHICH ARE ALSOANGELIC MEASUREMENTS."
  • 00:19:42.504 --> 00:19:46.975
  • THAT DRIVES THE STAKE INTHE IDEA, THIS IS SYMBOLIC.
  • 00:19:47.009 --> 00:19:50.545
  • JOHN IS SAYING,THE ANGELS USE THE
  • 00:19:50.579 --> 00:19:53.515
  • SAME MEASUREMENTSTHAT HUMAN BEINGS DO.
  • 00:19:53.548 --> 00:19:55.350
  • THIS IS ONE BIG CITY.
  • 00:19:55.384 --> 00:19:58.153
  • NOW LOOK AT VERSE 18,
  • 00:19:58.186 --> 00:19:59.955
  • "THE MATERIAL OFTHE WALL WAS JASPER,
  • 00:19:59.988 --> 00:20:02.724
  • AND THE CITY WAS PUREGOLD, LIKE CLEAR GLASS.
  • 00:20:02.758 --> 00:20:06.228
  • AND THE FOUNDATIONSTONES OF THE CITY
  • 00:20:06.261 --> 00:20:08.697
  • WERE ADORNED WITH EVERYKIND OF PRECIOUS STONE."
  • 00:20:08.730 --> 00:20:12.167
  • AND THEN YOU FIND A LISTINGOF ALL OF THOSE STONES,
  • 00:20:12.200 --> 00:20:14.870
  • NAMES THAT WE CANNOT PRINT OUT.
  • 00:20:14.903 --> 00:20:17.439
  • BUT WHAT THEY COMMUNICATE TO US
  • 00:20:17.472 --> 00:20:19.474
  • IS HEAVEN IS GOING TO BE ASPECTRUM OF BEAUTIFUL COLORS,
  • 00:20:19.508 --> 00:20:24.346
  • IT'S GOING TO BE MORE GORGEOUS,
  • 00:20:24.379 --> 00:20:25.847
  • MORE BEAUTIFUL THAN ANYTHINGYOU CAN POSSIBLY IMAGINE.
  • 00:20:25.881 --> 00:20:30.152
  • JOHN SAYS, I SAW A NEWHEAVEN, A NEW EARTH.
  • 00:20:30.185 --> 00:20:32.821
  • I SAW A NEW CITY,THE NEW JERUSALEM.
  • 00:20:32.854 --> 00:20:34.890
  • THERE'S ONE FINALTHING HE TALKS ABOUT,
  • 00:20:34.923 --> 00:20:37.392
  • A NEW RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD.
  • 00:20:37.426 --> 00:20:39.728
  • LOOK AT VERSE 22,
  • 00:20:39.761 --> 00:20:40.962
  • "AND I SAW THERE WASNO TEMPLE IN THE CITY,
  • 00:20:40.996 --> 00:20:44.700
  • FOR THE LORD GOD, THE ALMIGHTYAND THE LAMB ARE ITS TEMPLE."
  • 00:20:44.733 --> 00:20:48.503
  • THERE'LL BE NO CHURCH BUILDINGS.
  • 00:20:48.537 --> 00:20:49.738
  • THEY'LL BE NO TEMPLES.
  • 00:20:49.771 --> 00:20:52.274
  • IN THE OLD TESTAMENT FORTEMPLE, EARLIER, THE TABERNACLE,
  • 00:20:52.307 --> 00:20:54.976
  • WAS A PLACE TO OFFER SACRIFICESTO RECONCILE MAN TO GOD.
  • 00:20:55.010 --> 00:20:59.381
  • THAT WILL NO LONGER BE NEEDED.
  • 00:20:59.414 --> 00:21:01.249
  • MAN WILL BE IN PERFECTRELATIONSHIP WITH GOD.
  • 00:21:01.283 --> 00:21:04.019
  • AND LOOK AT VERSE 23,
  • 00:21:04.052 --> 00:21:05.620
  • "AND THE CITY HAS NO NEEDOF THE SUN OR OF THE MOON
  • 00:21:05.654 --> 00:21:08.657
  • TO SHINE ON IT FOR THE GLORYOF GOD IS ILLUMINED IT,
  • 00:21:08.690 --> 00:21:12.160
  • AND ITS LAMP IS THE LAMB.
  • 00:21:12.194 --> 00:21:13.962
  • THE NATIONS WILLWALK BY ITS LIGHT,
  • 00:21:13.995 --> 00:21:16.164
  • AND THE KINGS OF THE EARTHWILL BRING THEIR GLORY INTO IT.
  • 00:21:16.198 --> 00:21:19.468
  • IN THE DAYTIME, FOR THEREWILL BE NO NIGHT THERE,
  • 00:21:19.501 --> 00:21:23.638
  • ITS GATES WILL NEVER BE CLOSED,
  • 00:21:23.672 --> 00:21:25.941
  • AND THEY WILL BRING THE GLORY
  • 00:21:25.974 --> 00:21:27.342
  • AND THE HONOR OFTHE NATIONS INTO IT,
  • 00:21:27.376 --> 00:21:29.878
  • AND NOTHING UNCLEAN, NO ONEWHO PRACTICES ABOMINATION
  • 00:21:29.911 --> 00:21:33.749
  • AND LYING SHALL EVERCOME INTO THE CITY,
  • 00:21:33.782 --> 00:21:36.551
  • BUT ONLY THOSE WHOSENAMES ARE WRITTEN
  • 00:21:36.585 --> 00:21:39.254
  • IN THE LAMB'S BOOK OF LIFE."
  • 00:21:39.287 --> 00:21:42.290
  • THERE'LL BE NO NIGHT THERE.
  • 00:21:42.324 --> 00:21:44.526
  • ONE OF THE MISTAKES WE MAKEWHEN WE THINK ABOUT ETERNITY
  • 00:21:44.559 --> 00:21:48.063
  • IS WE SEPARATE ETERNITY FROMOUR EXISTENCE HERE ON EARTH.
  • 00:21:48.096 --> 00:21:54.536
  • WE THINK THAT WHEN WE DIE ANDWHEN WE GO TO EITHER HEAVEN
  • 00:21:54.569 --> 00:21:57.005
  • OR HELL, SOMEHOW WE MAGICALLYBECOME OTHER PEOPLE.
  • 00:21:57.038 --> 00:22:00.942
  • NOW, WHEN WE DIE,IT'S NOT SOMEBODY ELSE
  • 00:22:00.976 --> 00:22:03.011
  • WHO GOES TO HEAVEN OR HELL,
  • 00:22:03.044 --> 00:22:04.746
  • IT IS WE WHO GOTO HEAVEN OR HELL.
  • 00:22:04.780 --> 00:22:08.750
  • HEAVEN OR HELL IS JUSTA CONTINUUM OF THE LIFE
  • 00:22:08.784 --> 00:22:12.687
  • WE BEGIN LIVING HERE ON EARTH.
  • 00:22:12.721 --> 00:22:15.724
  • RANDY ALCORN SAYS ITWELL WHEN HE SAYS,
  • 00:22:15.757 --> 00:22:18.693
  • "EARTH LEADSDIRECTLY INTO HEAVEN
  • 00:22:18.727 --> 00:22:22.197
  • JUST AS IT LEADSDIRECTLY INTO HELL.
  • 00:22:22.230 --> 00:22:26.401
  • LIFE HERE ON EARTHIS A RUNNING START
  • 00:22:26.435 --> 00:22:28.937
  • INTO ONE PLACE OR THE OTHER.
  • 00:22:28.970 --> 00:22:31.306
  • HEAVEN AND HELL ARE BOTHRETROACTIVE TO EARTH.
  • 00:22:31.339 --> 00:22:35.644
  • THE BEST OF EARTH ISA GLIMPSE OF HEAVEN.
  • 00:22:35.677 --> 00:22:39.014
  • THE WORST PART OF EARTHIS A GLIMPSE OF HELL.
  • 00:22:39.047 --> 00:22:43.151
  • EARTH IS THE IN-BETWEEN WORLD
  • 00:22:43.185 --> 00:22:46.087
  • TOUCHED BOTH BY HEAVEN AND HELL
  • 00:22:46.121 --> 00:22:49.825
  • AFFORDING A CHOICEFOR US BETWEEN TWO.
  • 00:22:49.858 --> 00:22:53.862
  • ♪ MUSIC
  • 00:22:53.895 --> 00:22:59.768
  • REVELATION 21 GIVES US ANEXQUISITE TASTE OF HEAVEN.
  • 00:22:59.801 --> 00:23:04.773
  • AND I HOPE THERE'S PICTUREOF YOUR ETERNAL DESTINY
  • 00:23:04.806 --> 00:23:07.609
  • MOTIVATES YOU TO FOLLOW JESUSCHRIST WITH ALL OF YOUR HEART.
  • 00:23:07.642 --> 00:23:12.147
  • WELL, I'M PLEASED TO REPORTTHAT "PATHWAY TO VICTORY"
  • 00:23:12.180 --> 00:23:15.083
  • HAS EXPANDED IT'S IMPACTFOR THE GOSPEL THIS YEAR.
  • 00:23:15.116 --> 00:23:18.887
  • BECAUSE OF THE GENEROUSGIFTS FROM FRIENDS LIKE YOU,
  • 00:23:18.920 --> 00:23:21.923
  • WE'VE BEEN ABLE TOBROADCAST THIS PROGRAM
  • 00:23:21.957 --> 00:23:24.092
  • ON MORE AND MORETELEVISION OUTLETS,
  • 00:23:24.125 --> 00:23:26.661
  • MAKING US ONE OFTHE FASTEST GROWING
  • 00:23:26.695 --> 00:23:28.563
  • CHRISTIAN MEDIA MINISTRIESIN ALL OF THE WORLD.
  • 00:23:28.597 --> 00:23:32.033
  • SO THANKS AND KEEPUP YOUR GOOD WORK.
  • 00:23:32.067 --> 00:23:35.103
  • AND TOGETHER, REMEMBER,
  • 00:23:35.136 --> 00:23:36.905
  • WE ARE PUSHING BACKTHE FORCES OF DARKNESS
  • 00:23:36.938 --> 00:23:39.774
  • AND BRINGING LIGHT AND LIFE
  • 00:23:39.808 --> 00:23:42.010
  • TO ALL THOSE WHO COMETO FAITH IN CHRIST.
  • 00:23:42.043 --> 00:23:45.080
  • NOW PLEASE STAY RIGHT THERE.
  • 00:23:45.113 --> 00:23:46.448
  • I'LL BE BACK WITH MORE"PATHWAY TO VICTORY"
  • 00:23:46.481 --> 00:23:48.783
  • IN JUST A MOMENT.
  • 00:23:48.817 --> 00:23:50.218
  • ♪ MUSIC
  • 00:23:50.252 --> 00:23:53.121
  • [ANNOUNCER] OUR WORLD ISGROWING DARKER AND DARKER,
  • 00:23:53.154 --> 00:23:55.323
  • BUT THE BOOK OFREVELATION TEACHES
  • 00:23:55.357 --> 00:23:56.992
  • THAT ONE DAY SOON THEDARKNESS WILL PASS,
  • 00:23:57.025 --> 00:23:59.861
  • AND OUR LONG AWAITEDHAD KING OF KINGS
  • 00:23:59.895 --> 00:24:01.530
  • AND LORD OF LORDS WILL RETURNAND MAKE HIS FINAL CONQUEST.
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  • THE BOOK OF REVELATIONISN'T JUST THE UNVEILING
  • 00:24:05.700 --> 00:24:08.169
  • OF FUTURE EVENTS, IT'STHE UNVEILING OF A PERSON.
  • 00:24:08.203 --> 00:24:11.940
  • AND IN MY NEW BOOK,"FINAL CONQUEST",
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  • YOU'LL LEARN ABOUTTHE GREAT HOPE WE HAVE
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  • IN THE TRIUMPHANT RETURNOF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST.
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  • [ANNOUNCER] A COPYOF DR. JEFFRESS'
  • 00:24:20.348 --> 00:24:21.816
  • FIRST FULL COMMENTARY ONTHE BOOK OF REVELATION
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  • IS YOURS WHEN YOUGIVE A GENEROUS GIFT
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  • TO PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
  • 00:24:26.555 --> 00:24:27.889
  • AND WHEN YOUR GIFTIS $100 OR MORE,
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  • YOU'LL ALSO RECEIVEALL 28 MESSAGES
  • 00:24:30.392 --> 00:24:32.861
  • IN DR. JEFFRESS' STUDYON THE BOOK OF REVELATION
  • 00:24:32.894 --> 00:24:35.697
  • ON BOTH CD AND DVD.
  • 00:24:35.730 --> 00:24:38.633
  • REMEMBER THIS BOOK WAS WRITTENTO PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS
  • 00:24:38.667 --> 00:24:42.437
  • AND THE THEME IS VERY SIMPLE.
  • 00:24:42.470 --> 00:24:44.072
  • JOHN SAYS, "REMAINFAITHFUL TO JESUS CHRIST
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  • IN THE MIDST OF PERSECUTION."
  • 00:24:49.144 --> 00:24:50.912
  • WHY?
  • 00:24:50.946 --> 00:24:52.414
  • BECAUSE JESUS IS COMING AGAINSOON TO REWARD THE RIGHTEOUS
  • 00:24:52.447 --> 00:24:57.786
  • AND TO PUNISH THE UNRIGHTEOUS.
  • 00:24:57.819 --> 00:25:00.121
  • [ANNOUNCER] THANK YOUFOR GIVING GENEROUSLY
  • 00:25:00.155 --> 00:25:01.923
  • AND REQUESTING THESE BRANDNEW BIBLE STUDY RESOURCES,
  • 00:25:01.957 --> 00:25:04.759
  • DR. JEFFRESS' VERSEBY VERSE COMMENTARY
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  • ON THE BOOK OF REVELATIONAND ALL 28 MESSAGES
  • 00:25:07.495 --> 00:25:10.432
  • AND DR. JEFFRESS' STUDYON THE BOOK OF REVELATION
  • 00:25:10.465 --> 00:25:13.001
  • ON BOTH CD AND DVD.
  • 00:25:13.034 --> 00:25:15.370
  • TOGETHER, WE AREPROCLAIMING THE GOSPEL
  • 00:25:15.403 --> 00:25:17.906
  • ALL AROUND THE WORLD.
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  • ♪ MUSIC
  • 00:25:20.842 --> 00:25:24.112
  • IT'S SURPRISING HOW LITTLEINFORMATION THE BIBLE CONTAINS
  • 00:25:24.145 --> 00:25:27.682
  • ABOUT WHAT HAPPENEDIS GOING TO BE LIKE,
  • 00:25:27.716 --> 00:25:30.051
  • BUT IT TELLS US JUST ENOUGHTO WHET OUR APPETITES
  • 00:25:30.085 --> 00:25:33.922
  • AND TO MOTIVATE US TO LIVEOBEDIENTLY FOR JESUS CHRIST
  • 00:25:33.955 --> 00:25:37.592
  • DURING THE SHORT TIMEWE'RE HERE ON EARTH.
  • 00:25:37.626 --> 00:25:40.562
  • WELL, JESUS KNEWTHAT A GRIPPING STORY
  • 00:25:40.595 --> 00:25:43.431
  • WITH AN INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGE
  • 00:25:43.465 --> 00:25:45.066
  • IS SOMETHING PEOPLESOON WON'T FORGET.
  • 00:25:45.100 --> 00:25:48.203
  • IN FACT, HE WAS AMASTER STORYTELLER.
  • 00:25:48.236 --> 00:25:51.473
  • AND NEXT TIME WE'RE GOINGTO BEGIN A NEW SERIES,
  • 00:25:51.506 --> 00:25:53.942
  • LOOKING AT SOME OFJESUS' GREATEST PARABLES
  • 00:25:53.975 --> 00:25:56.911
  • WITH THE GOAL OFFINDING TRUTH, WISDOM,
  • 00:25:56.945 --> 00:25:59.514
  • AND GUIDANCE FOROUR LIVES TODAY,
  • 00:25:59.547 --> 00:26:02.350
  • STAY TUNED FOR A PREVIEW OFWHAT'S COMING UP NEXT TIME
  • 00:26:02.384 --> 00:26:04.786
  • IN OUR NEW SERIES,"JESUS' FAVORITE STORIES."
  • 00:26:04.819 --> 00:26:11.526
  • [ANNOUNCER] TODAY, WHENYOU GIVE A GENEROUS GIFT
  • 00:26:11.559 --> 00:26:13.495
  • TO SUPPORT THE MINISTRYOF "PATHWAY TO VICTORY",
  • 00:26:13.528 --> 00:26:16.231
  • WE'LL SAY THANKS BY SENDINGYOU A COPY OF "FINAL CONQUEST",
  • 00:26:16.264 --> 00:26:20.335
  • A VERSE BY VERSE COMMENTARYON THE BOOK OF REVELATION
  • 00:26:20.368 --> 00:26:23.405
  • FROM THE MINISTRY OFDR. ROBERT JEFFRESS.
  • 00:26:23.438 --> 00:26:26.241
  • PLUS THE BOOKLET "BIBLEPROPHECY MADE SIMPLE"
  • 00:26:26.274 --> 00:26:28.843
  • IS OUR GIFT TO YOU SIMPLYFOR CONTACTING US TODAY
  • 00:26:28.877 --> 00:26:31.880
  • AT "PATHWAY TO VICTORY".
  • 00:26:31.913 --> 00:26:33.448
  • AND WHEN YOUR GIFTIS $100 OR MORE,
  • 00:26:33.481 --> 00:26:36.351
  • WE'LL ALSO SEND YOU A CD ANDDVD COPY OF DR. JEFFRESS'
  • 00:26:36.384 --> 00:26:40.455
  • COMPLETE TEACHING SERIESON THE BOOK OF REVELATION
  • 00:26:40.488 --> 00:26:43.258
  • CALLED "FINAL CONQUEST".
  • 00:26:43.291 --> 00:26:45.226
  • THESE PROGRAMS ARE MADE POSSIBLE
  • 00:26:45.260 --> 00:26:46.961
  • BECAUSE OF YOURGENEROUS SUPPORT.
  • 00:26:46.995 --> 00:26:49.030
  • SO THANKS FOR CALLING,WRITING OR GOING ONLINE
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  • TO GIVE TODAY.
  • 00:26:51.666 --> 00:26:53.001
  • NOW COMING UP NEXT TIME,ON "PATHWAY TO VICTORY".
  • 00:26:53.034 --> 00:26:56.471
  • ONE OF JESUS' FAVORITE WAYSTO TEACH WAS THROUGH STORIES.
  • 00:26:56.504 --> 00:27:01.176
  • JESUS WOULD TAKE WHATEVER TRUTH
  • 00:27:01.209 --> 00:27:02.844
  • HE WAS TRYING TO COMMUNICATE,
  • 00:27:02.877 --> 00:27:04.379
  • AND MANY TIMES HE WOULD WRAPIT AROUND A MEMORABLE STORY,
  • 00:27:04.412 --> 00:27:09.718
  • OR AS WE CALL THEM, PARABLES.
  • 00:27:09.751 --> 00:27:13.188
  • [ANNOUNCER] SET YOUR DVRAND JOIN US NEXT TIME
  • 00:27:13.221 --> 00:27:15.123
  • FOR THE MESSAGE"MATTERS OF THE HEART",
  • 00:27:15.156 --> 00:27:17.826
  • PART OF THE NEW SERIES CALLED"JESUS' FAVORITE STORIES",
  • 00:27:17.859 --> 00:27:21.629
  • HERE ON "PATHWAY TO VICTORY".
  • 00:27:21.663 --> 00:27:23.431
  • ♪ MUSIC
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