The water and tree of life. Chap. xxii.

Christ's coming.

God did lighten it, and the Lamb/his servants the things which is the light thereof. must shortly be done.

24 And the nations of them 7 Behold, I come quickly: which are saved shall walk in blessed is he that keepeth the the light of it; and the kings of sayings of the prophecy of this the earth do bring their glory and book.

honour into it. 8 And I John saw these things, 25 And the gates of it shall not and heard them. And when I be shut at all by day; for there had heard and seen, I fell down shall be no night there. to worship before the feet of the 26 And they shall bring the angel, which shewed me these glory and honour of the nations things. into it. 9 Then saith he unto me, See 27 And there shall in no wise thou do it not: for I am thy felenter into it any thing that defil- low-servant, and of thy brethren eth, neither whatsoever worketh the prophets, and of them which abomination, or maketh a lie: keep the sayings of this book: but they which are written in the worship God. Lamb's book of life.

10 And he saith unto me, Seal CHAP. XXII. not the sayings of the prophecy The angel will not be worshipped. of this book for the time is at

he ri- hand.

ver of water of life, clear as 11 He that is unjust, let him be crystal, proceeding out of the unjust still; and he which is filthrone of God and of the Lamb. thy, let him be filthy still; and he 2 In the midst of the street of that is righteous, let him be rightit, and on either side of the river,eous still; and he that is holy, let was there the tree of life, which him be holy still.

bare twelve manner of fruits, and 12 And behold, I come quickyielded her fruit every monthly; and my reward is with me, and the leaves of the tree were to give every man according as for the healing of the nations. his work shall be.

3 And there shall be no more 13 I am Alpha and Omega, curse but the throne of God the beginning and the end, the and of the Lamb shall be in it; first and the last. and his servants shall serve him : 14 Blessed are they that do his

4 And they shall see his face ;commandments, that they may and his name shall be in their have right to the tree of life, and foreheads. may enter in through the gates 5 And there shall be no night into the city. there and they need no candle, 15 For without are dogs, and neither light of the sun; for the sorcerers, and whoremongers, Lord God giveth them light and murderers, and idolaters, and and they shall reign for ever and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.


6 And he said unto me, These 16 IJesus have sent mine angel sayings are faithful and true: and to testify unto you these things in the Lord God of the holy pro-the churches. I am the root and phets sent his angel, to shew unto the offspring of David, and the Y y

God's word must


not be altered.

17 And the Spirit and the bride away from the words of the book say, Come. And let him that of this prophecy, God shall take heareth, say, Come. And let him away his part out of the book of that is athirst, Come. And who-life, and out of the holy city, soever will, let him take the wa-and from the things which are ter of life freely. written in this book.

18 For I testify unto every 20 He which testifieth these man that heareth the words of things saith, Surely I come quickthe prophecy of this book, If any ly; Amen. Even so, come, Lord man shall add unto these things, Jesus.

God shall add unto him the 21 The grace of our Lord plagues that are written in this Jesus Christ be with you all. book: Amen..

19 And if any man shall take'


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