The Future

New Jerusalem

Isaiah 51:11
So the ransomed of the Lord will return, and come with joyful shouting to Zion; and everlasting joy will be on their heads. They will obtain gladness and joy, and sorrow and sighing will flee away.

Do you think of the Bible as an old history book? It might surprise you to know parts of the Bible haven’t happened yet. This is one of those future passages. When Jesus returns in the sky, just like He left (Acts 1:9-11), He will reign on earth for a thousand years from Jerusalem (Zion in this passage) (Revelation 20:6).

Those of us who have asked Jesus’ sacrifice to count for the punishment for our sins, will come to Jerusalem with joyful shouting. We are the redeemed spoken of here. Jesus’ blood has purchased us from Satan’s slave market. Eternal joy will be ours. King Jesus will drive away all sorrow, groaning, grief, and physical distress that will never return. What a glorious day that will be!

Lord Jesus, I long for the day of Your appearing,
for on that day, we will see You face to face.
Evil will be put to flight; our sorrows will be done away.
Illness will be gone. Our hearts will rejoice in Your presence.
You will dry our tears and replace them with joyful shouts.
Oh, come, Lord Jesus! Come quickly!

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About sallyjadlow

Sally Jadlow serves as a chaplain to corporations in the greater Kansas City area. Her books are available here. She also teaches creative writing. Sally writes true inspirational short stories, poetry, and historical fiction.She also loves to cook. She teaches creative writing and speaks to young and old. Sally is the wife of one, mother of four, and grandmother of fourteen. Her website is http://.SallyJadlow.com
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