ESV - 1 Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more.
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Gold speaks Of God's divine nature. Silver speaks of redemption. There are no literal gold streets in heaven. If it is physical gold, then we are of all men most miserable, because many rich unbelievers have plenty of that here on earth, which means they do not need heaven. When we become born again, our lives become a highway for The Lord and it is that highway that is paved with Gold- God's very Nature and likeness, without Sin and death. As our work with him progresses,not playing church,but having an intimate relationship with him, he begins to infuse us with his Devine nature. All of the precious stones in scripture are very symbolic. The scriptures are symbolic. If we really want to operate in life, the word has to be made flesh in us so that life can be produced. Scriptures cannot be interpreted literally because the letter killeth, but the spirit gives life. The Church is groping in darkness because for hundreds of years, bible scholars have taken the word literally, but The Lord is beginning to open the eyes of those who truly seek him in spirit and in truth to understand and unlock the mysteries in scripture. We do not need to go to any bible school to understand scripture,as we sincerely submit to The Lord in complete obedience, his words of life will be opened up to us. May The Lord grant us helps, abilities and graces to wait in his presence for fresh bread from his presence daily.
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