How to tell the biblical story in a way that makes a difference

The holy city, new Jerusalem

At the end of the book of Revelation John sees the holy city, new Jerusalem, twice descending out of heaven in the appearance of a bride. Why twice? What is the difference between the two visions? The answer to these questions gives us a profound insight into his ultimate purpose in writing the book, and perhaps in an unexpected way gives a compelling vision for the witness of the church today.

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