Immigration in the New Jerusalem

Immigration in the New Jerusalem February 10, 2017

This is not satire, if you can believe it. Bryan Fischer writes:

The Scriptures tell us that the eternal city of his coming kingdom will be surrounded by “a great high wall with twelve gates” (Revelation 21:12), each guarded by an angel so undocumented intruders cannot enter.

Identification papers will be scrutinized carefully before anyone is allowed to enter through one of the great big beautiful doors that are built in this wall that surrounds the city. In John’s vision, “books were opened,” and “if anyone’s name was not found written in the book of life” he was not only not admitted but “thrown into the lake of fire” (Revelation 20:12; 15). Talk about extreme vetting and deportation.

Ironically, Fischer misses what is unusual about this city (apart from its being cube-shaped):

Its gates are always open. (Revelation 21:25)

See also my earlier blog post about there being no dogs in the New Jerusalem.

 

 


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