The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Look with new eyes at the city

You'll catch glimpses of the Spirit on the move

Heaven, we are told, is a city, built by God and full of his glory. Its ordered streets reflect a divine design. Its bejeweled walls befit God’s radiance. Its inhabitants harmonize in joyous worship of God in their midst. But so far from heaven are the cities of our experience that God seems hardly present. How could one ever imagine that the heavenly Jerusalem would descend here?

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