"And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; every several gate was of one pearl: and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass." Revelation 21:21
10 FAB FACTS! from the BIBLE
FAB FACT 1) New Jerusalem is the shape of a Cube!
Did you know that in the Book of Revelation, New Jerusalem descends from heaven onto a newly created Earth, after Jesus first returns here, and rules for 1,000 years? This 1,000 year reign is called The Millennium Kingdom. Revelation 21:16 says that the city is shaped like a cube! see:
"And the city lieth foursquare, and the length is as large as the breadth: and he measured the city with the reed, twelve thousand furlongs. The length and the breadth and the height of it are equal."
FAB FACT 2) The cross of Jesus is inside a salt cube!
Jesus said to his followers in the Sermon on the Mount: "Ye are the salt of the earth" Matthew 5:13. But did you know that a grain of salt also looks like a perfect cube shape! And that if you open out the 6 sides of a cube it can look like a cross! The cross of Jesus! This may show that all true believers are covered by the grace of Jesus for forgiveness!
FAB FACT 3) A cube can be inside a snowflake!
It says in the Book of Job "Hast thou entered into the treasures of the snow? or hast thou seen the treasures of the hail," Job 38:22 . It is a scientific fact that the shape of a cube can also appear inside a real life snowflake. Is it possible part of the treasure of the snow is this secret hidden symbol, that all believers are like snowflakes, every single one is different and yet precious to God. Another bible verse says: "Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool." Isaiah 1:18 .
can you see the shape of a cube inside this snowflake?
FAB FACT 4) THE WAY WHERE LIGHT DWELLS.
"Where is the way where light dwelleth? and as for darkness, where is the place thereof,
That thou shouldest take it to the bound thereof, and that thou shouldest know the paths to the house thereof? Knowest thou it, because thou wast then born? or because the number of thy days is great?"
Job 38:19 - 21
This bible verse tells us that "light dwells in a way" . Some people think this proves that light travels at 186,000 miles in one second! And that God told us that in the holy bible.
Red Indian Bible Girl says:
No way! This is completely exaggerated! It is not what the bible verse says! And so it is not really the truth! Be very careful you are not tricked by teachings that are exaggerations! Even if they say to you "I am not exaggerating!" When really they are!
The dictionary definition is:
represent (something) as being larger, better, or worse than it really is:
example 1) she was apt to exaggerate any aches and pains.
example 2) "I couldn't sleep for three days — and I am not exaggerating!
RED INDIAN BIBLE GIRL'S
FAB FACT 5) The Holy Grail is a name some people give to the cup used by Jesus at the Last Supper.
Some people think that means that this cup has powers at miracle level, especially as Joseph of Arimathea caught the blood of Jesus in the same cup when he was dying.They say - If anyone therefore finds this cup (which is lost at the moment) if they drink out of the cup, it will give them eternal life, and they will never die. They will not age anymore either. They also think that if you pour water out of that cup onto a wound it will heal the wound.
Scandinavia Girl says:
Er..... how silly! This so called fact starts off well. It is true the cup Jesus used at the Last Supper has been called the Holy Grail.
However everything else said afterwards are based on things like traditions and superstitions and old wives tales. There is no evidence in the bible that Joseph of Arimathea caught the blood of Jesus in the same cup. Just because Jesus used that cup does not mean it has any special powers at all, if someone found it. What gives us eternal life is what Jesus did when he died and rose again, if we trust in and rely upon him for salvation.
Try to learn not to just believe something because it "sounds religious" and so it supposedly "must be true".
FAB FACT 6) A man called the beast, who works with a false prophet, will bring fire down from heaven.
"13 And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men,
14 And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live." Revelation 13:13-14 .
Some people think this may be a laser gun in outer space, used to scare all the enemies of the Beast and the false prophet.
BIBLE GIRL VERDICT: Perhaps. It sounds plausible, but we will not know until it happens.
FAB FACT 7) The bible predicts man will go into outer space!
"Though thou exalt thyself as the eagle, and though thou set thy nest among the stars, thence will I bring thee down, saith the LORD." Obadiah 1:4 .
WOW! FAR OUT! COSMIC! other interesting verses are:
PSALM 8: 3-4.
"When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained;
What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him?"
"For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:"
FAB FACT 8 Jesus himself predicted Tsunamis! quote "And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring;" Luke 21:25 .
The people of Japan would do well to be interested in looking into this bible verse, and how it fits into the big picture about the End Times, then read all the chapters in the gospels about this, then the Book of Revelation, and how the Book of Daniel helps us understand the Book of Revelation. Then when they realise all the accurate prophecies in God's Word, they might believe and be saved!
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FAB FACT 9) There could be caves under the foundations of New Jerusalem, which are all made of multicoloured crystals!
"And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones.
The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald;
The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst." Revelation 21:20-21
God is truly great, he is the Supreme Being, no greater being can possibly be imagined! He seldom misses an opportunity to show his power if, at the same time, it is for our benefit. So as the bible clearly states that there are 12 foundations of sparkling gemstones underneath the heavenly city of Jerusalem, is it so far fetched for us to imagine that there might be a cave system through these gemstones? The roads of the city above are made of a transparent golden glass, so perhaps the light from God would shine down through these gemstones, who knows? Yes! That is possible as the bible says the glory of God and the Lamb (Jesus) are the light in the next world, not the sun.
"And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof." Rev 21:23
Of course the possibility of a cave system is sheer guesswork, and only speculation.
FAB FACT 10) The Book of Revelation predicts that the City of New Jerusalem, that will descend from heaven onto the new Earth, will have 12 gates that are giant pearls, perhaps as big as houses, or at least doors on Earth now! Read!
"And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; every several gate was of one pearl: and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass." Revelation 21:21 .