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The City of the Lord Almighty, the City of our God (Ps. 48:8)

If you would like to subscribe to this blog, please put your email in the blank on the right. Psalm 48 February 20 Are you as excited about the “city of God” as this psalmist is? He was speaking literally about the Jerusalem of his day, but prophetically, he was writing about the coming city of God which will descend out of heaven.
“Then I, John, saw the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband” (Rev. 21:2, NKJV).
“And he carried me away in the Spirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me the great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God,” (Rev. 21:10).
“The city had no need of the sun or of the moon to shine in it, for the glory ofGod illuminated it. The Lamb is its light.” (Rev. 21:23).
There are several things in Psalm 48 that was not yet true yet of that day, and it is certainly not true today about the city of Jerusalem. But when we read this psalm with an eye on the heavenly city of God, it …