I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out
of heaven from God, made ready as a bride adorned
for her husband. Revelation 21:2 (NAS)
As we studied in the preface to this lesson, the
church that belongs to Jesus (those who belong to
Christ...the saints) is referred to in scriptures as
the bride of Christ. As such, the image used
in Revelation for the bride is not a woman...but a
city coming down out of heaven.
Let's look closer at how the bride of Christ is
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