FOUR WITNESSES TO THE REALITY OF THE HOLY CITY
Jesse M. Hendley
In the last message we studied about the Holy City and
THE PEOPLE who are going to be there and the people
who are not going to be there, and THE THINGS that are
going to be there and the things that are not going to
One of the greatest portions of this Book are the last
five verses of chapter 21 and the first six verses of
chapter 22. The main body of the great teaching of THE
HOLY CITY, God's eternal home for the redeemed, are
found in these passages. I love them above all other
passages, I think, of the Bible. Over and over again
my mind and heart dwell upon them because I want to GO
to the Holy City of God! This is MY ETERNAL HOME! God
has offered me a place in it. He lets me choose, I
have chosen it for my destiny. I am headed for this
Holy City of God! I trust that everyone in this room
really, honestly, has set his sights on the Holy City.
God has given us details of it in this great passage
and it is a wonderful place.
I am going to read to you verses 6 through 12 and then
give an exposition of it.
"And He said unto me, These sayings are faithful and
true: and the Lord God of the holy prophets sent His
angels to show unto His servants the things which must
shortly be done. Behold, I come quickly: blessed is he
that keepeth the sayings of the prophecy of this book.
"And I, John, saw these things and heard them. And
when I had heard and seen, I fell down to worship
before the feet of the angel which showed me these
things. Then saith he to me, See thou do it not, for I
am thy fellow servant, and of thy brethren and
prophets, and of them which keep the sayings of this
book. Worship God.
"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 ...
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