The Lord called His disciple, John, to serve as a revelator, opening his spiritual eyes and telling him: “Write the things which you have seen...and the things which will take place after this” (Revelation 1:17-19). Includes lesson materials for Primary (3-8 years), Junior (9-11 years), Intermediate (12-14 years), Senior (15-17 years) and Adults.Teaching Support | Ages over 3, The Holy City (3-5 years)Project | Ages 4 - 6, The Holy City (6-8 years)Project | Ages 7 - 10, The Holy City (9-11 years)Project | Ages 11 - 14, The Holy City Crossword PuzzleThis crossword puzzle about the Holy City gives clues and helpful Bible references to find the answers.Activity | Ages 7 - 14, The Holy City DescendingWhat John saw on the isle of Patmos was a vision foretelling the establishment of a new church.Worship Talk | Ages over 15, The Holy City New JerusalemWorship Talk | Ages over 18, The Holy City New JerusalemThis lesson discusses a story from the Word and suggests projects and activities for young children.Sunday School Lesson | Ages 4 - 6, The Holy City, New JerusalemLesson outline provides teaching ideas with questions for discussion, projects, and activities.Sunday School Lesson | Ages 7 - 10, The Holy City Prepared As a BrideColoring Page | Ages 7 - 14, The Judgment and the Holy CityA New Church Bible story explanation for teaching Sunday school. Bible Toggle Dropdown. foundationsA foundation signifies truth on which heaven and the church, and its doctrines are founded. In the bible 12 stones are listed as the foundation of the New Jerusalem in Revelations 21:19-21 in the KJV and I believe each stone has a symbolic value - I won't go into detail about what each term means or how it relates to the stone or what it entails because I think you should think about these matters on your own to help yourself become a seeker of revelation too. And they shall bring the gloryglory and honour of the nations into it. Revelation 21:19 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Revelation 21:19, NIV: "The foundations of the city walls were decorated with every kind of precious stone.The first foundation was jasper, the second sapphire, the third agate, the fourth emerald," Revelation 21:19, ESV: "The foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with every kind of jewel. And the foundations of the wall of the cityfoundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stonesgarnished with all manner of precious stones. Remember too that precious stones named in the Bible may or may not refer to gemstones of the same name today. 'The first,' mentioned in Revelation 20:5, 6, does not mean a first resurrection, but the essence and primary part... sea'The sea and the waves roaring' means heresy and controversies in the church and individual. Information about each stone is listed on the back of the box. john'John the apostle' signifies those who are in the good of life from charity and its faith. ... more proof that God authored the bible . 6 The length and the breadth and the height of it are equal. And I heardheard a great voicegreat voice out of heavenheaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of Godtabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God. And there shall in no wise enterenter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are writtenwritten in the Lamb's book of lifelife. This is the only book that I know that has explained the 12 gemstones of the Bible and their significance, whether on the breastplate of the High Priest or the foundations of the wall around Heaven or in Revelation. Look at Rev 21:11. (References: unbelieving'Unfaithful,' as in Revelation 21:8, signifies people not in charity towards their neighbor. 'To overcome' signifies conquering temptations, and remaining in a state of faith derived from charity. The twelve stones of the breastplate and the two stones of the shoulder-ornaments were considered by the Jews to be the most precious. In Revelation 21:19-20, John names twelve stones that adorn the foundation of the New Jerusalem. 1, 3, 6)): Revelation 21:20. In the Old Testament, the 12 different precious stones were used to symbolize the 12 tribes of Israel. 19 Includes lesson materials for Primary (3-8 years), Junior (9-11 years), Intermediate (12-14 years), Senior (15-17 years) and Adults.Teaching Support | Ages over 3, New Church Day: Something NewA New Church Bible story explanation for teaching Sunday school. measured'To measure' signifies knowing and exploring the quality of something. Nothing is in the Bible by accident. The twelve foundations containing the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb in Revelation 21:14 would consist of the eleven plus Matthias, who filled the place left vacant by Judas, who had been with Jesus since the beginning, and as Acts 1:24-26 shows, was chosen by the Lord. On the gates were written the names of the twelve tribes of Israel. 2:17 + could be white in the sense that it will have a whitish glisten. 'The plagues of Egypt' signify the falsities and lust which cause the church to perish. The part where Bible explains crystals is in Exodus where God commands to create a breastplate of judgment with 12 gemstones representing the 12 tribes. In other passages of Scripture, the sea is associated with the heathen (Isaiah 57:20) and in a more general sense, with … 21-22), 079 - A City Set on a Hill-the Stronghold of Jerusalem, 093 - The Need for New Heavens and a New Earth, 102 - What Does it Mean to Be Reborn? The bible tells us that the stones are anisotropic But no one knew that back then, except for god of course. And he that talkedtalked with me had a goldengolden reedreed to measuremeasure the citycity, and the gates thereof, and the wallwall thereof. When you get to the book of Revelation, Chapter 21 John tells us that he is with an angel and he is being shown the City of God. The twelve stones of Aaron’s breastplate referred to in Exodus 28:17-20 and Exodus 39:10-13 do not correspond exactly with the twelve stones of The Apocalypse. 12 A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and a crown of twelve stars on her head. Pain'Pain' signifies repugnant things arising from interior falsities, because what is repugnant is painful. Toggle navigation. Source: MBD Entry for Pergamum The "new n… Sitting in a movie... upon'Over' or 'upon' in the Word, signifies being within, because the highest part in successive order becomes inmost in simultaneous order. shew'Shew' signifies instruction to the life. signifies filthy lusts. These twelve precious stones signify the same thing as the twelve tribes of Israel, that is, all the goods and truths of the church and its doctrine in their order. Apocalypse Revealed 915; Revelation 21:19-20). All Things NewWorship Talk | Ages over 18, A “Most Precious” RevelationWorship Talk | Ages over 18, A New Heaven and a New EarthWorship Talk | Ages 7 - 14, Angel Shows John the Holy JerusalemColor picture of Revelation 21:2Picture | Ages up to 14, Cut-Out Model of Holy CityThis is a lovely model of the city designed by Leon Rhodes which could be suspended in the air. Project | Ages 7 - 17, He Showed Me That Great CityColoring Page | Ages 7 - 14, Holy City Candle HolderColor a picture of the holy city to place in front of a candle or in a window. Project | Ages 7 - 14, How Big Is the Holy City?Looking at the mathematical dimensions of the Holy City, New Jerusalem makes it clear that the dimensions are spiritual rather than natural.Activity | Ages 7 - 17, I Saw a New Heaven (sheet music)Song | Ages 4 - 14, John Seeing the Holy City DioramaUse pipe cleaners and a shoebox to make this diorama of John seeing the Holy City.Project | Ages 7 - 14, John Sees the Holy CitySpiritual tasks offer a reflection on a Biblical story and suggest a task for spiritual growth.Activity | Ages over 18, John’s Vision on the Isle of PatmosColoring Page | Ages 7 - 14, Leaves for Healing of the NationsActivity | Ages over 15, Make a Golden Word Cover or MatMake a golden covering or mat for the Lord's Word. And I sawsaw a new heavenheaven and a new earth: for the firstthe first heavenheaven and the firstthe first earth were passed away; and there was no more seasea. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. NEW JERUSALEM BRACELETS. But the fearful, and unbelievingunbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolatersidolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lakelake which burneth with fire and brimstonebrimstone: which is the second death. (Q) What are the 12 stones in the Bible? Arnie Manitoba New Member. conviv. — Revelation 21:12-14 . 1 For ages 3-14, Levels A, B and C.Sunday School Lesson | Ages 3 - 14, Prepared as a BrideIf the marriage of the Lamb is to come, we much know the Lord as one God.Worship Talk | Ages over 15, Quotes: The Holy CityTeaching Support | Ages over 15, Quotes: The Tree of Life and the Crystal RiverTeaching Support | Ages over 15, Representation: City Prepared as a BrideUse a doll and beautiful white fabrics to set up a representation of the holy city as a bride.Project | Ages 4 - 10, Revealed Out of HeavenLesson and activities looking at the history of revelation, and the new teachings from the Lord in Heavenly Doctrine.Religion Lesson | Ages over 15, Teaching the Way to HeavenWorship Talk | Ages 7 - 14, The Beauty of the New ChurchWorship Talk | Ages over 18, The Coming of the New ChurchProphecies helped prepare people for the Lord’s birth on earth, and prophecies would also help prepare the way for His second coming. And the wall of the city had twelve foundations - It is not said whether these foundations were twelve rows of stones placed one above another under the city, and extending round it, or whether they were twelve stones placed at intervals. 2:17)--When we redeem ourselves from bondage to sense, we shall be sustained by the inner or spiritual food ("hidden manna"), which is understanding of Truth and which is the foundation ("a white stone") upon which we build up and develop our true Christ self. idolaters'Idolaters' signify those who establish worship or are in worship not from the Word, and consequently not from the Lord, but from self-derived intelligence. Notably, these stones in the foundations of the wall are probably all clear. 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