702. All Things New

Earth and heaven repeat the cry,
"Glory be to God on high."

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.
And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem,
coming down out of heaven from God.
And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying,
"See, the home of God is among mortals.
The Lord will dwell with them;
they will be God's peoples,
and God personally will be with them;
God will wipe every tear from their eyes.
Death will be no more;
mourning and crying and pain will be no more,
for the first things have passed away." R

And the one who was seated on the throne said,
"See, I am making all things new."
Also the enthroned one said,
"Write this, for these words are trustworthy and true."
Then the Lord said to me, "It is done!
I am the Alpha and the Omega,
the beginning and the end.
To the thirsty I will give water as a gift
from the spring of the water of life.
Those who conquer will inherit these things,
and I will be their God
and they will be my children. R

Text Information
First Line: Earth and heaven repeat the cry
Title: All Things New
Response: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Publication Date: 1995
Topic: God's World: Consummation; Canticles; Consummation (1 more...)
Notes: Musical phrase from tune used as response to Revelation 21:1-2a,3-7
Tune Information
Composer: Robert Willaims
Harmonizer: Carlton R. Young (1992)
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Harm. © 1992 The United Methodist Publishing House

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