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Jehovah’s Witnesses


Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook  |  February 2017


New Heavens and a New Earth Will Cause Great Rejoicing

New Heavens and a New Earth Will Cause Great Rejoicing

God’s promise of restoration recorded in Isaiah chapter 65 is so certain that Jehovah speaks of it as if it were already being fulfilled.

Jehovah creates new heavens and a new earth, where the former things are not called to mind


What are the new heavens?

  • A new government that will bring about righteous conditions on earth

  • It was established in 1914 when Christ was enthroned as King of God’s Kingdom

What is the new earth?

  • A society of people from all nationalities, languages, and races who gladly submit to the rulership of the new heavenly government

How will the former things not be called to mind?

  • The causes of hurtful memories—physical, mental, and emotional suffering—will no longer exist

  • Faithful humans will enjoy life to the full and will treasure the pleasant memories of each passing day