Day 89

John 21

 

21:1 After these things, Jesus revealed himself again to the disciples at the sea of Tiberias. He revealed himself this way.

 

21:2 Simon Peter, Thomas called Didymus, Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, and the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disciples were together.

 

21:3 Simon Peter said to them, "I'm going fishing." They told him, "We are also coming with you." They immediately went out, and entered into the boat. That night, they caught nothing.

 

21:4 But when day had already come, Jesus stood on the beach, yet the disciples didn't know that it was Jesus.

 

21:5 Jesus therefore said to them, "Children, have you anything to eat?" They answered him, "No."

 

21:6 He said to them, "Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find some." They cast it therefore, and now they weren't able to draw it in for the multitude of fish.

 

21:7 That disciple therefore whom Jesus loved said to Peter, "It's the Lord!" So when Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he wrapped his coat around him (for he was naked), and threw himself into the sea.

 

21:8 But the other disciples came in the little boat for they were not far from the land, but about one hundred yards away, dragging the net full of fish.

 

21:9 So when they got out on the land, they saw a fire of coals there, and fish laid on it, and bread.

 

21:10 Jesus said to them, "Bring some of the fish which you have just caught."

 

21:11 Simon Peter went up, and drew the net to land, full of great fish, one hundred fifty-three; and even though there were so many, the net wasn't torn.

 

21:12 Jesus said to them, "Come and eat breakfast." None of the disciples dared inquire of him, "Who are you?" knowing that it was the Lord.

 

21:13 Then Jesus came and took the bread, gave it to them, and the fish likewise.

 

21:14 This is now the third time that Jesus was revealed to his disciples, after he had risen from the dead.

 

21:15 So when they had eaten their breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of Jonah, do you love me more than these?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I have affection for you." He said to him, "Feed my lambs."

 

21:16 He said to him again a second time, "Simon, son of Jonah, do you love me?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I have affection for you." He said to him, "Tend my sheep."

 

21:17 He said to him the third time, "Simon, son of Jonah, do you have affection for me?" Peter was grieved because he asked him the third time, "Do you have affection for me?" He said to him, "Lord, you know everything. You know that I have affection for you." Jesus said to him, "Feed my sheep.

 

21:18 Most certainly I tell you, when you were young, you dressed yourself, and walked where you wanted to. But when you are old, you will stretch out your hands, and another will dress you, and carry you where you don't want to go."

 

21:19 Now he said this, signifying by what kind of death he would glorify God. When he had said this, he said to him, "Follow me."

 

21:20 Then Peter, turning around, saw a disciple following. This was the disciple whom Jesus sincerely loved, the one who had also leaned on Jesus' breast at the supper and asked, "Lord, who is going to betray You?"

 

21:21 Peter seeing him, said to Jesus, "Lord, what about this man?"

 

21:22 Jesus said to him, "If I desire that he stay until I come, what is that to you? You follow me."

 

21:23 This saying therefore went out among the brothers, that this disciple wouldn't die. Yet Jesus didn't say to him that he wouldn't die, but, "If I desire that he stay until I come, what is that to you?"

 

21:24 This is the disciple who testifies about these things, and wrote these things. We know that his witness is true.

 

21:25 There are also many other things which Jesus did, which if they would all be written, I suppose that even the world itself wouldn't have room for the books that would be written.

 

Revelation 21

 

21:1 I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth have passed away, and the sea is no more.

 

21:2 I saw the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, made ready like a bride adorned for her husband.

 

21:3 I heard a loud voice out of heaven saying, "Behold, God's dwelling is with people, and he will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God.

 

21:4 He will wipe away from them every tear from their eyes. Death will be no more; neither will there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain, any more. The first things have passed away."

 

21:5 He who sits on the throne said, "Behold, I am making all things new." He said, "Write, for these words of God are faithful and true."

 

21:6 He said to me, "It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. I will give freely to him who is thirsty from the spring of the water of life.

 

21:7 He who overcomes, I will give him these things. I will be his God, and he will be my son.

 

21:8 But for the cowardly, unbelieving, sinners, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their part is in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death."

 

21:9 One of the seven angels who had the seven bowls, who were loaded with the seven last plagues came, and he spoke with me, saying, "Come here. I will show you the wife, the Lamb's bride."

 

21:10 He carried me away in the Spirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me the holy city, Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God,

 

21:11 having the glory of God. Her light was like a most precious stone, as if it was a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

 

21:12 having a great and high wall; having twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels; and names written on them, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel.

 

21:13 On the east were three gates; and on the north three gates; and on the south three gates; and on the west three gates.

 

21:14 The wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them twelve names of the twelve Apostles of the Lamb.

 

21:15 He who spoke with me had for a measure, a golden reed, to measure the city, its gates, and its walls.

 

21:16 The city lies foursquare, and its length is as great as its breadth. He measured the city with the reed, Twelve thousand twelve stadia. Its length, breadth, and height are equal.

 

21:17 Its wall is one hundred forty-four cubits, by the measure of a man, that is, of an angel.

 

21:18 The construction of its wall was jasper. The city was pure gold, like pure glass.

 

21:19 The foundations of the city's wall were adorned with all kinds of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

 

21:20 the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprasus; the eleventh, jacinth; and the twelfth, amethyst.

 

21:21 The twelve gates were twelve pearls. Each one of the gates was made of one pearl. The street of the city was pure gold, like transparent glass.

 

21:22 I saw no temple in it, for the Lord God, the Almighty, and the Lamb, are its temple.

 

21:23 The city has no need for the sun, neither of the moon, to shine, for the very glory of God illuminated it, and its lamp is the Lamb.

 

21:24 The nations will walk in its light. The kings of the earth bring the glory and honor of the nations into it.

 

21:25 Its gates will in no way be shut by day (for there will be no night there),

 

21:26 and they shall bring the glory and the honor of the nations into it so that they may enter.

 

21:27 There will in no way enter into it anything profane, or one who causes an abomination or a lie, but only those who are written in the Lamb's book of life.

 

Revelation 22

 

22:1 He showed me a river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb,

 

22:2 in the middle of its street. On this side of the river and on that was the tree of life, bearing twelve kinds of fruits, yielding its fruit every month. The leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.

 

22:3 There will be no curse any more. The throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it, and his servants serve him.

 

22:4 They will see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads.

 

22:5 There will be no night, and they need no lamp light; for the Lord God will illuminate them. They will reign forever and ever.

 

22:6 He said to me, "These words are faithful and true. The Lord God of the spirits of the prophets sent his angel to show to his bondservants the things which must happen soon."

 

22:7 "Behold, I come quickly. Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy of this book."

 

22:8 Now I, John, am the one who heard and saw these things. When I heard and saw, I fell down to worship before the feet of the angel who had shown me these things.

 

22:9 He said to me, "See you don't do it! I am a fellow bondservant with you and with your brothers, the prophets, and with those who keep the words of this book. Worship God."

 

22:10 He said to me, "Don't seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is at hand.

 

22:11 He who acts unjustly, let him act unjustly still. He who is filthy, let him be filthy still. He who is righteous, let him do righteousness still. He who is holy, let him be holy still."

 

22:12 "Behold, I come quickly. My reward is with me, to repay to each man according to his work.

 

22:13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.

 

22:14 Blessed are those who do his commandments, that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter in by the gates into the city.

 

22:15 Outside are the dogs, the sorcerers, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.

 

22:16 I, Jesus, have sent my angel to testify these things to you for the assemblies. I am the root and the offspring of David; the Bright and Morning Star."

 

22:17 The Spirit and the bride say, "Come!" He who hears, let him say, "Come!" He who is thirsty, let him come. He who desires, let him take the water of life freely.

 

22:18 I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book, if anyone adds to them, may God add to him the plagues which are written in this book.

 

22:19 If anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, may God take away his part from the tree of life, and out of the holy city, which are written in this book.

 

22:20 He who testifies these things says, "Yes, I come quickly." Amen! Yes, come, Lord Jesus.


22:21 The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with all the saints. Amen.