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Chapter 200.

Pleasures Forevermore

1. WHAT will finally be the privilege of God's children?

"And they shall see His face." Rev. 22:4.

2. How perfect will be their knowledge of God?

"For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known." 1 Cor. 13:12.

3. Whom will they be like?

"Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when He shall appear, we shall be like Him; for we shall see Him as He is." 1 John 3:2.

4. From what ills will the saints be forever delivered?

"And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away." Rev. 21:4.

5. How completely will the pains and sorrows of the former world pass away?

"For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth: and the former shall not be remembered, nor come into mind." Isa. 65:17. Margin, "Come upon the heart;" i. e., to be desired.

6. Who will dwell with the redeemed?

"He will dwell with them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself shall be with them, and be their God." Rev. 21:3.

7. What will it mean to dwell in God's presence?

"In Thy presence is fullness of joy; at Thy right hand there are pleasures forevermore." Ps. 16:11.

8. What peaceful condition will prevail in the earth made new?

"They shall not hurt nor destroy in all My holy mountain: for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea." Isa. 11:9.

9. How will the ransomed of the Lord return to Zion?

"And the ransomed of the Lord shall return, and come to Zion with songs and everlasting joy upon their heads: they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away." Isa. 35:10.

10. How enduring will be their pleasures?

"For as the days of a tree are the days of My people, and Mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands." Isa. 65:22.

11. How long will they possess the future kingdom?

"But the saints of the Most High shall take the kingdom, and possess the kingdom forever, even forever and ever." Dan. 7:18.

12. How long will they reign?

"And they shall reign forever and ever." Rev. 22:5.


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