In Spirit on a Mountain for New Jerusalem

A recent post mentions being “carried away in spirit onto a great and high mountain” to see New Jerusalem (Rev. 21:9-10). Another looks at Moses’ experience with God on Mt. Sinai as a pre-figure of New Jerusalem. Here are other Old Testament mountain experiences, to be followed by New Testament mountain experiences.

Isaiah 2:1-4 and 65:25 speak of the mountain of the Lord’s house in the millennial kingdom with wonderful characteristics which we expect to be better in eternity.

New JerusalemIsaiah 52:7 says, “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, of him who announces peace…” All God’s good news, including New Jerusalem as His consummate news, is announced by people who are “on the mountains” no matter what their physical location.

Like John’s vision from a great and high mountain, Ezekiel 40:2 tells us that to see the millennial Jerusalem “In the visions of God He brought me into the land of Israel and set me down upon a very high mountain, and on it to the south there was a structure like a city.”

The visions need a spiritual mountain experience because we have to be out of our environment and away from our daily cares to see the wonderful things God has prepared. Lord, I am open to You; carry me away in spirit onto a great and high mountain to see New Jerusalem!

Photo courtesy of Nathan Ofsthun.

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  1. Edgar Hovhannisyan

     /  August 7, 2015

    Amen!

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  2. Amy S.

     /  August 8, 2015

    Amen

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  3. Glenn

     /  August 11, 2015

    How wonderful to be carried away in spirit!

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