New Heaven and New Earth

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New Heaven and New Earth

I read in Rev 21:1 "now I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the 1st heaven & the 1st earth had passed away." I always thought God was preparing a place for us and the "streets would be of pure gold," and there would be "gates of solid pearl" or something like that. If there is going to be a new heaven and a new earth, does that mean this place will pass away? Or have the golden streets not happened yet? Revelation is still hard to understand.
 

Pastor Gary

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Before you can understand Revelation and the time frames contained therein, you must first be able to understand the Earth and Heaven Ages.

A very good place to start would be all of Jeremiah 4:1-31 (KJV) or in modern English, use Jeremiah 4:1-31 (NLT). Click on either or both of those highlighted texts for your studies.

The portion of Jeremiah 4 starting at verse 23 to the end, is the most important part, but please study the entire texts of Chapter 4 for clarity.

If anyone has the good fortune to own 'The Companion Bible', there is an entire chronological study about the Ages in Appendix # 146 entitled, "The Foundations of the World". Use the link below to go to the Companion Bible Appendixes and scroll down to # 146. This is a very detailed and accurate study and is based upon Scripture.

You can also see reference to the Ages in 2 Peter 3:1-16 (KJV) or for English clarity use 2 Peter 3:1-16 (NLT). God bless you in your studies.

http://www.levendwater.org/companion/index_companion.html