Two New Jerusalems

by Rev. Vince Finnegan on December 11, 2011
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Genesis 14:18 -The first mention of Jerusalem; Melchizedek king of Salem (Jerusalem)

Deuteronomy 12:5-7
God foretold of the place to establish His name.

David finally took Jerusalem in the beginning of his reign and established the city of God.

Nebuchadnezzar destroyed Jerusalem in about 597BC and the Romans in 70AD.

Names for Jerusalem:

Salem (peace) - Genesis 14:18
Zion (foundation of peace) - 2Samuel 5:7
The city of God - Psa. 46:4; 48:1; 87:3
His holy mountain - Ps. 48:1; Zech. 8:3
The city of the great king - Psalms 48:2; Matt5:35
City of Yahweh of hosts - Psalms 48:8
City of righteousness - Isaiah 1:26
Ariel (lioness of El) - Isaiah 29:1
Holy city Isaiah - 48:2; 52:1; Matthew 4:5; Revelation 21:10
City of Yahweh - Isaiah 60:14
Yahweh is our Righteousness - Jeremiah 33:16
Perfection of beauty, a joy to all the earth - Lam. 2:15
Yahweh is there - Ezek. 48:35
City of truth - Zech. 8:3
City of my God - Revelation 21:2

Isaiah 2:1-5
The New Jerusalem

Isaiah 4:1-6
The branch of the Lord is the Messiah, Jesus Christ. In the same way God provided
for Israel while in the wilderness, He will do in the New Jerusalem.

Isaiah 24:18-23
Yahweh of hosts will reign on Mount Zion through His Son the King.

Isaiah 35:1-10
Joyful shouting to Zion

Isaiah 40:1-17
God will do what He promises.

Isaiah 52:1-10
It will be a glorious day.

Isaiah 60:1-17
The first New Jerusalem

Isaiah 60:18-22
The New Jerusalem that will come from above

Isaiah 66:10-14
Great joy in Jerusalemís future

Revelation 21:10-22:7
After the millennial kingdom, a New Jerusalem will come down out of heaven.

Albany to Miami is 1400 miles and Albany to Oklahoma City is 1500

1453 ft at the very top of the empire state building with 102 floors

There are 5280 feet in a mile.

If a person were suddenly exposed to the atmosphere at 30,000ft without a pressurized cabin
or at least a pressure-demand oxygen mask that supplies oxygen to the lungs via high pressure,
hypoxia would set in 45 to 75 seconds, followed by unconsciousness and eventually death. Less
than 6 miles, and we are looking at 1500 miles.

62 miles also is often regarded as the boundary between atmosphere and outer space.

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