Mountaintop Church
Heaven | What Are You Looking For?
Pastor Rob Seagears
Locations & Times
  • Online Church |
    Sunday 10:50 AM
  • Solomon's Campus
    9213 Center St, Manassas, VA 20110, USA
    Sunday 10:50 AM
INTRO: The Doctrine of a New Creation
* The bible begins with the Original Creation which is Perfect. Then God saw everything thatHe had made, and indeed it was very good. Genesis 1:31
* The OT chronicles a Corrupted Creation yearning for Restoration.
Then to Adam He said, “Because you have heeded the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree of which I commanded you, saying, ‘You shall not eat of it’:“Cursed is the ground for your sake;In toil you shall eat of itAll the days of your life.18 Both thorns and thistles it shall [a]bring forth for you,And you shall eat the herb of the field.19 In the sweat of your face you shall eat bread Till you return to the ground, For out of it you were taken;For dust you are, And to dust you shall return.” Genesis 3:17-19
* The NT ends with the Prophetic Fulfillment of a New Consummate Creation.
Now I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away. Also there was no more sea. 2 Then I, John, saw the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. 3 And I heard a loud voice from heaven saying, “Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and He will dwell with them, and they shall be His people. God Himself will be with them and be their God. 4 And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.”
5 Then He who sat on the throne said, “Behold, I make all things new.” And He said to me, “Write, for these words are true and faithful.” Rev. 21:1-5
WORD POWER: New (Kianos)- new in Qaulity and superior in character.
1. Look for the day of The Lord. But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night, Vs 1
But concerning the times and the seasons, brethren, you have no need that I should write to you. 2 For you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night. 3 For when they say, “Peace and safety!” then sudden destruction comes upon them, as labor pains upon a pregnant woman. And they shall not escape. 4 But you, brethren, are not in darkness, so that this Day should overtake you as a thief. 5 You are all sons of light and sons of the day. We are not of the night nor of darkness. 6 Therefore let us not sleep, as others do, but let us watch and be sober. 7 For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk are drunk at night. 8 But let us who are of the day be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet the hope of salvation. 9 For God did not appoint us to wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ, 10 who died for us, that whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with Him. 11 Therefore comfort each other and edify one another, just as you also are doing. 1 These 5:1-11
2. Look for the day of Creations Expiration.
But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night, in which the heavens will pass away with a great noise, and the elements will melt with fervent heat; both the earth and the works that are in it will be burned up. Vs 1
Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will by no means pass away. Luke 21:33
3. Look for the day of Our Accounting.
Therefore, since all these things will be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness, Vs 11
So then, each of us will give an account of himself to God. Romans 14:12
4. Look for the day of His Promise.
looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be dissolved, being on fire, and the elements will melt with fervent heat? 13 Nevertheless we, according to His promise, look for new heavens and a new earth in which righteousness dwells. Vs 12-13
“Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. 2 In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also. 4 And where I go you know, and the way you know.”5 Thomas said to Him, “Lord, we do not know where You are going, and how can we know the way?”6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me. John 14:1-6

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