The New Creation

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Pictorial Description:

The New Creation (New Jerusalem) descends from God as a revelation of the joys of heaven.  A walled city of gold and precious gems is set amid the clouds.

What’s Taking Place:

The apostle John is given a vision of the glory of heaven, the habitation of God’s elect.  He sees a marvelous city crafted of the most precious elements of God’s creation and illuminated by His glory.

Symbol:

A golden crown is the symbol of election by God and elevation to the royal priesthood of the elect.  It is a reminder that we who believe in Christ will reign with Him eternally.

Scriptural Reference:

Revelation 21:9 - 22:5


ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN CHURCH

Foley, Alabama

a congregation of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod