The Old and the New!


This great comparison of the old and new creation in Christ Jesus is found in  the “Expository Notes of Dr. Thomas Constable”  Courtesy of Bible Support.Com

Heavens and earth created (Gen_1:1)

New heavens and earth (Rev_21:1)

Gen 1:1  In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Rev 21:1  And I saw a new heaven and a new earth. For the first heaven and the first earth had passed away. And the sea no longer is.

Sun created (Gen_1:16)

No need of the sun (Rev_21:23)

Gen 1:16  And God made two great lights: the greater light to rule the day and the smaller light to rule the night, and the stars also.

Rev 21:23  And the city had no need of the sun, nor of the moon, that they might shine in it, for the glory of God illuminated it, and its lamp is the Lamb.

The night established (Gen_1:5)

No night there (Rev_21:25; Rev_22:5)

Gen 1:5  And God called the light, Day. And He called the darkness, Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.

Rev 21:25  And its gates may not be shut at all by day, for there shall be no night there.

Rev 22:5  And there will be no night there. And they need no lamp, or light of the sun; for the Lord God gives them light. And they will reign forever and ever.

The seas created (Gen_1:10)

No more seas (Rev_21:1)

Gen 1:10  And God called the dry land, Earth. And He called the gathering together of the waters, Seas. And God saw that it was good.

 Rev 21:1   And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.

The curse announced (Gen_3:14-17)

No more curse (Rev_22:3)

Gen 3:14  And Jehovah God said to the serpent, Because you have done this you are cursed more than all cattle, and more than every animal of the field. You shall go upon your belly, and you shall eat dust all the days of your life.

Gen 3:15  And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her Seed; He will bruise your head, and you shall bruise His heel.

Gen 3:16  To the woman He said, I will greatly increase your sorrow and your conception. In pain you shall bear sons, and your desire shall be toward your husband, and he shall rule over you.

Gen 3:17  And to Adam He said, Because you have listened to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree, of which I commanded you, saying, You shall not eat of it! The ground is cursed for your sake. In pain shall you eat of it all the days of your life.

Rev 22:3  And every curse will no longer be; but the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it, and His servants will serve Him.

Death enters history (Gen_3:19)

No more death (Rev_21:4)

Gen 3:19  In the sweat of your face you shall eat bread until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken. For dust you are, and to dust you shall return.

Rev 21:4  And God will wipe away all tears from their eyes. And there will be no more death, nor mourning, nor crying out, nor will there be any more pain; for the first things passed away.

Man driven from the tree (Gen_3:24)

Man restored to paradise (Rev_22:14)

Gen 3:24  And He drove out the man. And He placed cherubs at the east of the garden of Eden, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to guard the way to the tree of life.

Rev 22:14  Blessed are they who do His commandments, that their authority will be over the Tree of Life, and they may enter in by the gates into the city.

Sorrow and pain begin (Gen_3:17)

No more mourning, crying or pain (Rev_21:4)

Gen 3:17  And to Adam He said, Because you have listened to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree, of which I commanded you, saying, You shall not eat of it! The ground is cursed for your sake. In pain shall you eat of it all the days of your life.

Rev 21:4  And God will wipe away all tears from their eyes. And there will be no more death, nor mourning, nor crying out, nor will there be any more pain; for the first things passed away.

 This study comes from the “Expository Notes of Dr. Thomas Constable”  Courtesy of Bible Support. Com

All scriptural references are in the Modern King James Translation Jay P Green Sr.  1962-1998

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