“Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. Selah” (Psalm 87:3).
“[FOR SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD MEN HAVE NOT HEARD, NOR PERCEIVED BY THE EAR, NEITHER HATH THE EYE SEEN], O God, beside thee, what he hath prepared for him that waiteth for him” (Isaiah 64:4).
“There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad [THE CITY OF GOD, THE HOLY PLACE OF THE TABERNACLES OF THE MOST HIGH]” (Psalm 46:4).
“The LORD is exalted; for he dwelleth on high: he hath filled Zion with judgment and righteousness. Look upon Zion, [THE CITY OF OUR SOLEMNITIES: THINE EYES SHALL SEE JERUSALEM A QUIET HABITATION, A TABERNACLE THAT SHALL NOT BE TAKEN DOWN]; not one of the stakes thereof shall ever be removed, neither shall any of the cords thereof be broken” (Isaiah 33:5, 20).
“But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the [CITY OF THE LIVING GOD], the [HEAVENLY JERUSALEM], and to an innumerable company of angels, to the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect, and to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel” (Hebrews 12:22–24).
“And I saw a [NEW HEAVEN AND A NEW EARTH]: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. And I John saw the holy city, [NEW JERUSALEM], coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle 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” (Revelation 21:1-3).
“And he saith unto me, Seal not the sayings of the prophecy of this book: [FOR THE TIME IS AT HAND]. He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still. And, behold, [I COME QUICKLY; AND MY REWARD IS WITH ME, TO GIVE EVERY MAN ACCORDING AS HIS WORK SHALL BE]” (Revelation 22:10-12).
“I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last. [BLESSED ARE THEY THAT DO HIS COMMANDMENTS], that [THEY MAY HAVE RIGHT TO THE TREE OF LIFE], and may [ENTER IN THROUGH THE GATES INTO THE CITY]” (Revelation 22:13-14).
“I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star” (Revelation 22:16).
“He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen” (Revelation 22:20-21).