Ellen G White – Early Writings – 01 My First Vision

chapter one my first vision this vision was given soon after the great Advent disappointment in 1844 and was first published in 1846 only a few of the events of the future were seen at that time later views have been more full as God has shown me the travels of the Advent people to the holy city and the rich reward to be given those who wait the return of their Lord from the wedding it may be my duty to give you a short sketch of what God has revealed to me the dear Saints have many trials to pass through but our light afflictions which are but for a moment will work for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory while we look not at the things which are seen for the things which are seen are temporal but the things which are not seen are eternal I have tried to bring back a good report and a few grapes from the heavenly Canaan for which many would stone me as the congregation bad stone Caleb and Joshua for their report numbers chapter 14 verse 10 but I declare to you my brethren and sisters in the Lord it is a goodly land and we are well able to go up and possess it while I was praying at the family altar the Holy Ghost fell upon me and I seemed to be rising higher and higher far above the dark world I turned to look for the Advent people in the world but could not find them when a voice said to me look again and look a little higher at this I raised my eyes and saw a straight and narrow path cast up high above the world on this path the Advent people were travelling to the city which was at the farther end of the path they had a bright light set up behind them at the beginning of the path which an angel told me was the midnight cry this light shone all along the path and gave light for their feet so that they might not stumble if they kept their eyes fixed on Jesus who was just before the leading them to the city they were safe but soon some grew weary and said the city was a great way off and they expected to have entered it before then Jesus would encourage them by raising his glorious right arm and from his arm came a light which waved over the advent band and they shouted Alleluia others rashly denied the light behind them and said that it was not God that had led them out so far the light behind them went out leaving their feet in perfect darkness and they stumbled and lost sight of the mark and of Jesus and fell off the path down into the dark and wicked world below soon we heard the voice of God like many waters which gave us the day and hour of Jesus coming the living Saints 144,000 and number knew and understood the voice while the wicked thought it was thunder and an earthquake when God spoke the time he poured upon us the Holy Ghost and our faces began to light up and shine with the glory of God as Moses did when he came down from Mount Sinai the 144,000 were all sealed and perfectly United on their foreheads was written God new jerusalem and a glorious star containing jesus new name at our happy holy state the wicked were enraged and would rush violently up to lay hands on us to thrust us into prison when we would stretch forth the hand in the name of the Lord and they would fall helpless to the ground then it was that the synagogue of Satan knew that God had loved us who could wash one another's feet and salute the Brethren with a holy kiss and they worshiped at our feet soon our eyes were drawn to the east for a small black cloud had appeared about half as large as a man's hand which we all knew was the sign of the Son of Man we all in solemn silence gazed on the cloud as it drew nearer and became lighter glorious and still more glorious till it was a great white cloud the bottom appeared like fire a rainbow was over the cloud while around it were ten thousand angels singing a most lovely song and upon it sat the son of man his hair was white and curly and lay on his shoulders and upon his head were many crowns his feet had the appearance of fire in his right hand was a sharp sickle in his left a silver trumpet his eyes were as a flame of fire which searched his children through and through then all faces gathered paleness and those that God had rejected gathered blackness then we all cried out who shall be able to stand is my robe spotless then the angels ceased to sing and there was some time of awful silence when Jesus spoke those who have clean hands and pure hearts shall be able to stand my grace is sufficient for you at this hour faces lighted up and joy filled every heart and the angel struck a note higher and sung again while the cloud drew still nearer the earth then Jesus silver trumpet sounded as he descended on the cloud wrapped in flames of fire he gazed on the graves of the sleeping sights then raised his eyes and hands to heaven and cried awake awake awake ye that sleep in the dust and arise then there was a mighty earthquake the graves opened and the dead came up clothed with immortality the 144 shouted hallelujah as they recognized their friends who had been torn from them by death and in the same moment we were changed and caught up together with them to meet the Lord in the air we all entered the cloud together and were seven days ascending to the sea of glass when Jesus brought the crowns and with his own right hand placed them on our heads he gave us harps of gold and palms of victory here on the sea of glass the 144,000 stood in a perfect square some of them had very bright crowns others not so bright some crowns appeared heavy with stars while others had but few all were perfectly satisfied with their crowns and they were all clothed with a glorious white mantle from their shoulders to their feet angels were all about us as we marched over the sea of glass to the gate of the city Jesus raised his mighty glorious arm laid hold of the pearly gate swung it back on its glittering hinges and said to us you have washed your robes in my blood stood stiffly for my truth enter in we all marched in and felt that we had a perfect right in the city here we saw the Tree of Life and the throne of God out of the throne came a pure river of water and on either side of the river was the Tree of Life on one side of the river was a trunk of a tree and a trunk on the other side of the river both of pure transparent gold at first I thought I saw two trees I looked again and saw that they were United at the top in one tree so it was the Tree of Life on either side of the river of life its branches bowed to the place where we stood and the fruit was glorious it looked like gold mixed with silver we all went under the tree and sat down to look at the glory of the place when brethren Fitch and Stockman who had preached the gospel of the kingdom and whom God had laid in the grave to save them came up to us and asked us what we had passed through while they were sleeping we tried to call up our greatest trials but they look so small with the far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory that surrounded us that we could not speak them out and we all cried out Alleluia heaven is cheap enough and we touched our glorious harps and made heavens arches ring with Jesus at our head we all descended from the city down to this earth on a great and mighty mountain which could not bear Jesus up and it parted asunder and there was a mighty plane then we looked up and saw the great city with 12 foundations and twelve gates three on each side and an angel at each gate we all cried out the city the great city it's coming it's coming down from God out of heaven and it came and settled on the place where we stood then we began to look at the glorious things outside of the city there I saw most glorious houses that had the appearance of silver supported by four pillars set with pearls most glorious to behold these were to be inhabited by the Saints in each was a golden shelf I saw many of the saints go into the houses take off their glittering crowns and lay them on the shelf then go out into the field by the houses and do something with the earth not as we have to do with the earth here no no a glorious light shone all about their heads and they were continually shouting and offering praises to God I saw another field full of all kinds of flowers and as I plucked them I cried out they will never fade next I saw a field of tall grass most glorious to behold it was living green and had a reflection of silver and gold as it waved proudly to the glory of King Jesus then we entered a field full of all kinds of beasts the lion the lamb the leopard and the wolf all together in perfect union we pass through the midst to them and they followed on peaceably after then we entered a would not like the dark woods we have here no no but light and all-over glorious the branches of the trees waved to and fro and we all cried out we will dwell safely in the wilderness and sleep in the woods we pass through the woods for we were on our way to Mount Zion as we were traveling along we met a company who also were gazing at the glories of the place I noticed red as a border on their garments their crowns were brilliant their robes were pure white as we greeted them I asked Jesus who they were he said they were martyrs that had been slain for him with them was an innumerable company of little ones they also had a hem of red on their garments Mount Zion was just before us and on the Mount was a glorious temple and about it were seven other mountains on which grew roses and lilies and I saw the little ones climb or if they chose use their little wings and fly to the top of the mountains and put the never-fading flowers there were all kinds of trees around the temple to beautify the place the box the pine the FIR the oil the Myrtle the pomegranate and the fig tree bowed down with the weight of its timely figs these made the place all over glorious and as we were about to enter the Holy Temple Jesus raised his lovely voice and said only the 144,000 enter this place and we shouted Alleluia this temple was supported by seven pillars all of transparent gold set with pearls most glorious the wonderful things I there saw I cannot describe oh that I could talk in the language of Canaan then could I tell a little of the Gloria the better world I saw their tables of stone in which the names of the 144,000 were engraved in letters of gold after we beheld the glory of the temple we went out and Jesus left us and went to the city soon we heard his lovely voice again saying come my people you have come out of Great Tribulation and done my will suffered for me come in to supper for I will gird myself and serve you we shouted Alleluia glory and entered into the city and I saw a table of pure silver it was many miles in length yet our eyes could extend over it I saw the fruit of the tree of life the manna almonds figs pomegranates grapes and many other kinds of fruits I asked Jesus to let me eat of the fruit he said not now those who eat of the fruit of this land go back to earth no more but in a little while if faithful you shall both eat of the fruit of the tree of life and drink of the water of the fountain and he said you must go back to the earth again and relate to others what I have revealed to you then an angel bore me gently down to this dark world sometimes I think I can stay here no longer all things of Earth look so dreary I feel very lonely here for I have seen a better land oh that I had wings like a dove then would I fly away and be at rest after I came out of vision everything looked changed a gloom was spread over all that I beheld oh how dark this world looked to me I wept when I found myself here and felt homesick I had seen a better world and it had spoiled this for me I told the view to our little band in Portland who then fully believed it to be of God that was a powerful time the solemnity of eternity rested upon us about one week after this the Lord gave me another view and showed me the trials I must pass through and that I must go and relate to others what he had revealed to me and that I should meet with great opposition and suffer anguish of spirit by going but said the angel the grace of God is sufficient for you he will hold you up after I came out of this vision I was exceedingly troubled my health was very poor and I was but 17 years old I knew that many had fallen through exaltation and I knew that if I in any way became exalted God would leave me and I should surely be lost I went to the Lord in prayer and begged him to lay the burden on someone else it seemed to me that I could not bear it I lay upon my face a long time and all the light I could get was make known to others what I have revealed to you in my next vid of the Lord that if I must go and relate what he had shown to me he would keep me from exaltation then he showed me that my prayer was answered and if I should be in danger of exaltation his hand should be laid upon me and I should be afflicted with sickness said the angel if you deliver the messages faithfully and endure unto the end you shall eat of the fruit of the tree of life and drink of the water of the river of life sin it was reported all around that the visions were the result of mesmerism and many Adventists were ready to believe and circulate the report a physician who was a celebrated mesmerizer told me that my views were mesmerism that I was a very easy subject and that he could mesmerize me and give me a vision I told him that the Lord had shown me envision that mesmerism was from the devil from the bottomless pit and that it would soon go there with those who continued to use it I then gave him liberty to mesmerize me if he could he tried for more than a half an hour resorting to different operations and then gave it up by faith in God I was able to resist his influence so that it did not affect me in the least if I had a vision and meeting many would say that it was excitement and that someone mesmerised me then I would go away alone in the woods or no eye or ear but God's could see or hear and pray to him and he would sometimes give me a vision there I then rejoiced and told them what God had revealed to me alone where no mortal could influence me but I was told by some that I mesmerised myself Oh thought I has it come to this that those who honestly go to God alone to plead his promises and to claim his salvation are to be charged with being under the foul and sole damning influence of mesmerism do we ask our kind Father in heaven for bread only to receive a stone or a scorpion these things wounded my spirit and wrung my soul in keene anguish well nigh to despair while many would have me believe that there was no Holy Ghost and that all the exercises that holy men of God have experienced were only mesmerism or the deceptions of Satan at this time there was fanaticism in main some refrained wholly from labor and disfellowshipped all those who would not receive their views on this point and some other things which they held to be religious duties God revealed these errors to me envisioned and sent me to his erring children to declare them but many of them wholly rejected the message and charged me with conforming to the world on the other hand the nominal Adventists charged me with fanaticism and I was falsely and buy some wickedly represented as being the leader of the fanaticism that I was actually laboring to correct different times were repeatedly set for the Lord to come and were urged upon the Brethren but the Lord showed me that they would all pass by for the time of trouble must come before the coming of Christ and that every time that was set and passed by would only weaken the faith of God's people for this I was charged with being with the evil servant that said in his heart my lord delayeth his coming all these things weighed heavily upon my spirits and in the confusion I was sometimes tempted to doubt my own experience while at family prayers one morning the power of God began to rest upon me and the thought rushed into my mind that it was mesmerism and I resisted it immediately I was struck dumb and for a few moments was lost to everything around me I then saw my sin in doubting the power of God and that for so doing I was struck dumb and that my tongue should be loosed in less than 24 hours a card was held up before me on which were written in letters of gold the chapter and verse of 50 texts of Scripture after I came out of vision I beckoned for the slate and wrote upon it that I was dumb also what I had seen and that I wished the large Bible I took the Bible and readily turned to all the text that I had seen upon the card I was unable to speak all day early the next morning my soul was filled with joy and my tongue was loosed to shout the high praises of God after that I dared not doubt or for a moment resist the power of God however others might think of me in 1846 while at Fair Haven Massachusetts my sister who usually accompanied me at that time sister a brother G and myself started in a sailboat to visit a family on Wes Island it was almost night when we started we had gone but a short distance when a storm suddenly arose it thundered and lightened and the rain came in torrents upon us it seemed plain that we must be lost unless God should deliver I knelt down in the boat and began to cry to God to deliver us and there upon the tossing billows while the water washed over the top of the boat upon us I was taken off in vision and saw that sooner would ever drop of water in the ocean be dried up than we perish for my work but just begun after I came out of the vision all my fears were gone and we sang and praised God and our little boat was to us a floating Bethel the editor of the Advent Herald has said that my visions were known to be the result of mesmeric operations but I asked what opportunity was there for mesmeric operations in such a time as that brother G had more than he could well do to manage the boat he tried to anchor but the anchor dragged our little boat was tossed upon the waves and driven by the wind while it was so dark that we could not see from one end of the boat to the other soon the anchor held and brother G called for help there were but two houses on the island and it proved that we were near one of them but not the one where we wished to go all the family had retired to rest except a little child who providentially heard the call for help upon the water her father soon came to our relief and in a small boat took us to the shore we spent most of the night in Thanksgiving and praise to God for his wonderful goodness unto us here the text referred to on the preceding page now that she had seen envision and behold thou shalt be dumb and not able to speak until the day that these things shall be performed because thou believe us not my words which shall be fulfilled in their season Luke chapter 1 verse 20 all things that the father hath are mine therefore said I that he shall take of mine and shall show it unto you John chapter 16 verse 15 and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost and began to speak with other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance Acts chapter 2 verse 4 and now Lord behold their threatenings and grant unto thy servants that with all boldness they may speak thy word by stretching forth thine hand to heal and that signs and wonders may be done by the name of thy Holy Child Jesus and when they had prayed the place was shaken where they were assembled together and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost and they spake the Word of God with boldness Acts chapter 4 verses 29 to 31 give not that which is holy unto the dogs neither cast ye your pearls before swine lest they trample them under their feet and turn again and rend you ask and it shall be given you seek and ye shall find knock and it shall be opened unto you for every one that asketh receiveth and he that seeketh findeth and to him that knocketh it shall be opened or what manner is there of you whom if his son ask bread will he give him a stone or if he ask a fish will he give him a serpent if ye then being evil know how to give good gifts unto your children how much more shall your father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you do ye even so them for this is the law and the prophets beware of false prophets which come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly they are ravening wolves Matthew chapter 7 verses 6 to 12 and verse 15 for there shall arise false Christ's and false prophets and shall show great signs and wonders in so much that if it were possible they shall deceive the very elect Matthew chapter 24 verse 24 as ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord so walk ye in him rooted and built up in him and established in the faith as he had been taught abounding therein with Thanksgiving beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit after the tradition of men after the rudiments of the world and not after Christ Colossians chapter 2 verses 6 to 8 cast not away therefore your confidence which hath great recompense of reward for ye have need of patience that after ye have done the will of God he might receive the promise for yet a little while and he that shall come will come and will not tarry now the just shall live by faith but if any man draw back my soul shall have no pleasure in him but we are not of them who draw back unto perdition but are then that believed to the saving of the soul Hebrews chapter 10 verses 35 to 39 for he that is entered into his rest he also has ceased from his own works as God did from his let us labor therefore to enter into that rest lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief for the word of God is quick and powerful and sharper than any two-edged sword piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit and of the joints and Maur and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart hebrews chapter 4 verses 10 to 12 being confident of this very thing that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of jesus christ only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of christ that whether i come and see you or else be absent i may hear of your affairs that ye stand fast in one spirit with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel and in nothing terrified by your adversaries which is to them and evident token of perdition but to you of salvation and that of god for unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ not only to believe on him but also to suffer for his sake Philippians chapter 1 verses 6 and 27 to 29 for it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure do all things without murmurings and disputing that she may be blameless and harmless the sons of God without rebuke in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation among whom ye shall shine as lights in the world Philippians chapter 2 verses 13 to 15 finally my brethren be strong in the Lord and in the power of his might put on the whole armour of God that he may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil for we wrestle not against flesh and blood but against principalities against powers against the rulers of the darkness of this world against spiritual wickedness in high places wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God that you may be able to withstand in the evil day and having done all to stand stand therefore having your loins Girt about with truth and having on the breastplate of righteousness and your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace above all taking the shield of faith wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked and take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit which is the word of God praying always with all prayer and supplication in the spirit and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for All Saints Ephesians chapter six verses 10 to 18 and be ye kind one to another tender-hearted forgiving one another even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you Ephesians chapter four verse 32 seeing ye have purified your souls and obeying the truth through the spirit and to unfeigned love of the Brethren see that you love one another with a pure heart fervently 1st Peter chapter 1 verse 22 a new commandment I give unto you that ye love one another as I have loved you that ye also love one another by this shall all men know that ye are my disciples if you have love one to another John chapter 13 verses 34 and 35 examine yourselves whether ye be in the faith prove your own selves know ye not your own selves how that Jesus Christ is in you except ye be reprobates 2nd Corinthians chapter 13 verse 5 according to the grace of God which is given unto me as a wise masterbuilder I have laid the foundation and another buildeth thereon but let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon for other foundation can no man lay than that is laid which is Christ Jesus now if any man build upon this foundation gold silver precious stones wood hay stubble every man's work shall be made manifest for the day shall declare it because it shall be revealed by fire and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is first Corinthians chapter three verses 10 to 13 take heed therefore unto yourselves and to all the flock over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers to feed the Church of God which he hath purchased with his own blood for I know this that after my departing shall Grievous wolves enter in among you not sparing the flock also of your own selves shall men arise speaking perverse things to draw away disciples after them Acts chapter 20 verses 28 to 30 I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel which is not another but there be some that trouble you and would pervert the gospel of Christ but though we or an angel from heaven preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you let him be accursed as we said before so say I now again if any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received let him be accursed galatians chapter 1 verses 6 to 9 therefore whatsoever ye have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light and that which he has spoken in the air in closets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops and i say unto you my friends be not afraid of them that kill the body and after that have no more that they can do but I will forewarn you whom ye shall fear fear him which after he has killed has power to cast into hell yay I say unto you Hemme are not five sparrows sold for two fighting's and not one of them is forgotten before God but even the very hairs of your head are all numbered fear not therefore ye are of more value than many sparrows Luke chapter 12 verses 3 to 7 for it is written he shall give his angels charge over thee to keep thee and in their hands they shall bear thee up lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone Luke chapter 4 verses 10 and 11 for God who commanded the light to shine out of Darkness have shined in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ but we have this treasure in earthen vessels that the excellency of the power may be of God and not of us we are troubled on every side yet not distressed we are perplexed but not in despair persecuted but not forsaken cast down but not destroyed 2nd Corinthians chapter 4 verses 6 to 9 for our light affliction which is but for a moment worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory while we look not at the things which are seen but at the things which are not seen for the things which are seen are temporal but the things which are not seen are eternal 2nd Corinthians chapter 4 verses 17 and 18 who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time wherein ye greatly rejoice though now for a season if need be ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations that the trial of your faith being much more precious than of gold that perishes though it be tried with fire might be found unto praise and honor and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ first Peter chapter 1 verses 5 to 7 for now we live if you stand fast in the Lord first Thessalonians chapter 3 verse 8 and these signs shall follow them that believe in my name shall they cast out Devils they shall speak with new tongues they shall take up serpents and if they drink any deadly thing it shall not hurt them they shall lay hands on the sick and they shall recover mark chapter 16 verses 17 and 18 his parents answered them and said we know that this is our son and that he was born blind but by what means he now see if we know not or who had opened his eyes we know not he is of age ask him he shall speak for himself these words spake his parents because they feared the Jews for the Jews had agreed already that if any man did confess that he was Christ he should be put out of the synagogue therefore said his parents he is of age ask him then again called they the man that was blind and said unto him give God the praise we know that this man is a sinner he answered and said whether he be a sinner or no I know not one thing I know that whereas I was blind now I see then said they to him again what did he to thee how opened he thine eyes he answered them I have told you already and he did not hear wherefore would you hear it again will ye also be his disciples John chapter 9 verses 20 to 27 and whatsoever ye shall ask in my name that will I do that the father may be glorified in the son if ye shall ask anything in my name I will do it if he love me keep my Commandments John chapter 14 verses 13 to 15 if he abide in me and my words abide in you ye shall ask what she will and it shall be done unto you herein is my father glorified that ye bear much fruit so shall ye be my disciples John chapter 15 verses 7 and 8 and there was in their synagogue a man with an unclean spirit and he cried out saying let us alone what have we to do with thee thou Jesus of Nazareth art thou come to destroy us I know the who thou art the Holy One of God and Jesus rebuked him saying hold thy peace and come out of him Mark chapter 1 verses 23 to 25 for I am persuaded that neither death nor life nor angels nor principalities nor powers nor things present nor things to come nor height nor depth nor any other creature shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord Romans chapter 8 verses 38 and 39 and to the Angel of the church in Philadelphia write these things said he that is holy he that is true he that hath the key of David he that openeth and no man shutteth and shutteth and no man open it I know thy works behold I have set before thee an open door and no man can shut it for thou hast a little strength and has kept my word and has not denied my name behold I will make them of the synagogue of Satan which say they are Jews and are not but do lie behold I will make them to come and worship before thy feet and to know that I have loved thee because thou has kept the word of my patience I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation which shall come upon all the world to try them that dwell upon the earth behold I come quickly hold that fast which thou hast that no man take thy crown him that overcometh will i make a pillar in the temple of my god and he shall go no more out and i will write upon him the name of my god and the name of the city of my god which is New Jerusalem which cometh down out of heaven from my god and I will write upon him my new name he that hath an ear let him hear what the spirit saith unto the churches revelation chapter 3 verses 7 to 13 these are they which were not defiled with women for they are virgins these are they which follow the lamb whithersoever he goeth these were redeemed from among men being the firstfruits unto God and to the lamb and in their mouth was found no guile for they are without fault before the throne of God revelation chapter 14 verses 4 and 5 for our conversation is in heaven from whence also we look for the Savior the Lord Jesus Christ Philippians chapter 3 verse 20 be patient therefore brethren unto the coming of the Lord behold the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth and hath long patience for it until he received the early and the latter rain be also patient stablish your hearts for the coming of the lord draweth nigh james chapter 5 verses 7 and 8 who shall change our vile body that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself Philippians chapter 3 verse 21 and I looked and behold a white cloud and upon the cloud one sat like unto the Son of Man having on his head a golden crown and in his hand a sharp sickle and another angel came out of the temple crying with a loud voice to him that sat on the cloud thrust in thy sickle and reap for the time has come for thee to reap for the harvest of the earth is ripe and he that sat on the cloud thrust in his sickle on the earth and the earth was reaped and another angel came out of the temple which is in heaven he also having a sharp sickle Revelation chapter 14 verses 14 to 17 there remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God hebrews chapter 4 verse 9 and I John saw the holy city New Jerusalem coming down from God out of heaven prepared as a bride adorned for her husband Revelation chapter 21 verse 2 and I looked and lo a lamb stood on the Mount Zion and with him an hundred forty and four thousand having his father's name written in their foreheads Revelation chapter 14 verse 1 and he showed me a pure river of water of life clear as crystal proceeding out of the throne of God and of the lamb in the midst of the street of it and on either side of the river was there the Tree of Life which bare twelve manner of fruits and yielded her fruit every month and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nation's and there should be no more curse but the throne of God and of the lamb shall be in it and his servants shall serve Him and they shall see his face and his name shall be in their foreheads and there should be no night there and they need no candle neither light of the Sun for the Lord God giveth them light and they shall reign forever and ever Revelation chapter 22 verses 1 to 5 you

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