2) Read Rev 21:18–22:3: Ezekiel 28:14 also describes Eden as “the holy mountain of God.”

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The following sections contain information pertinent to answering these questions:

Greater and Lesser Lights (Gen 1:14‒19)

Made in the Image of God (Gen 1:26)

God Completes the Heavens and the Earth (Gen 2:1–2)

A Well-Watered Garden (Gen 2:8–14)

A Return to Paradise (Rev 22:1–5, 20)


In addition to what we have read in Genesis 1–2, what hints do you see from the description of the new Jerusalem that the garden of Eden was designed as the first temple, a place where God would dwell with his people? How does this passage in Revelation encourage you?






Go to Serving and Keeping (Gen 2:15)


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