Eternal Heavenly Servitude

by Diderot Leumas

I have often wondered about the Christian concept of heaven. The Christian concept of Hell is well illustrated with vividly terrifying images in books such as Revelation, Ezekiel, Daniel and most exquisitely horrifying of all, Dante’s Inferno. Conversely, as a Christian, are you really aware of what exactly heaven is like according to the Bible?

Many Christians may think that it is being in the presence of God, or being one with God. The first is partially correct but quite misleading. The second is clearly wrong if God’s words are to be taken literally as described in the biblical book of Revelation.

Take a moment and reflect. What do you think you will be doing FOR ETERNITY in heaven? Look inside you and consider what is it you WOULD LIKE to do FOR EVER in heaven. Do you really want to spend ETERNITY contemplating the visage of God and/or Jesus? Don’t you think it will become somewhat boring after a millennium or two, even if you were to keep alternating between the two and despite the hymnals?

According to Revelation, heaven is a bedazzling, bejeweled, golden replica of Jerusalem but without the wailing wall or the temple of Solomon or the church of the Holy Sepulcher and most definitely without the Dome Of The Rock. Also presumably without the ghettos and slums of the current city. So in reality it is not much of a replica. So why call it Jerusalem?

Why is God so obsessed with a city that was originally conquered from its rightful owners (the Jebusites Joshua 15:63) by ordering and aiding Joshua to genocide them (but failing mind you)?

Reflect on this for a moment: God had to order some men to kill other men and take their city from them so as to build him a house in it. Then he considers this man made house the ONLY place on the WHOLE EARTH to be his DWELLING in preference to the WHOLE UNIVERSE.

Now if you do not see this as the action of a RETARDED BLOODTHIRSTY GOD then you must agree that it is the writings of RETARDED BLOODTHIRSTY DESERT DWELLING EVIL RACISTS who are on par if not worse than the icons of evil and retardation called the Taliban. The Israelites according to what the Bible depicts them to be are the 21st Century BCE equivalent of the Taliban in the 21st century CE. Any one who believes that this myth is holy is sorely in need of a good wake up call.

Just as it is on earth, so it is in the city of heaven. Gentiles STILL are second-class citizens as far as Yahweh is concerned (see Romans 11:11-31 and of course the rest of the Bible). Additionally, there will still be “KINGS who bring their glory into the city” whatever that means in the after life!

The city is to have 12 gates on which will be written the names of the 12 children of Israel who are wrongly listed in Revelation (7:4-8 compare to Genesis 49:2-28, Exodus 1:1-6 and Numbers 1:5-15). Why does the city of heaven need twelve gates or walls altogether? Why are the 12 tribal names of the children of Jacob so darn important so as to be EXALTED above any other nations or people in the entire history of humanity? What did these desert-dwelling shepherds do that is so special so as to deserve their names to be written for ETERNITY on the 12 GATES of the ETERNAL HEAVENLY DWELLING PLACE of GOD?

Did they not sell their brother into slavery after trying to kill him (Genesis 37:18-29)? Didn’t Judah father two children with his daughter-in-law after contracting her as a prostitute (Genesis 38)? The entire Bible is nothing but a chronicle of their atrocities against sub-humans (gentiles) as well as each other; albeit at the behest and with the aid of Yahweh himself. Read Judges 19:23 to 21:25 for a TYPICAL Stomach Turning GRUESOME tail of the cruelty, bloodthirstiness, sexism and utter viciousness that Yahweh and his chosen people are capable of achieving. These are the tribes whose names are to be ETCHED FOR ETERNITY on the 12 useless gates of the CITY OF HEAVEN.

Notice how Yahweh does not think that a SINGLE gentile deserves to have his or (horror of horrors) HER name in an honored place. Not a single gentile nation either. People like Isaac Newton, Edward Jenner (Vaccine Inventor), Galileo Galilei, Marie Curie, Florence Nightingale and Louis Pasteur were all Jesus Loving Good Christians who raised humanity to a higher level of existence. Why do they not deserve at least a stone or brick named after them?

Before you tell me it is because they did not worship God well enough, go read Exodus, Leviticus, Deuteronomy, both Kings, Both Samuels, both Chronicles – oh heck read the entire damned bible – every other page is about how the Israelites repeatedly and insistently kept reverting to the worship of Baal, Ashtoreth and Molech.

The Israelites seem to have LOVED BAAL and only worshiped Yahweh after he tortured them into submissive obedience. This occurred time and time again ad nauseam. You might think that after having millions of them killed in one horrifyingly painful torture after another they would have learnt to fear such a vengeful-bloodthirsty tyrant and to forget about the apparently irresistibly lovable and more worship-worthy Baal. But they apparently were a “stiffnecked people” (Deuteronomy 9:6).

Just as an example of the theme that repeats in almost every other chapter in the bible see Numbers 25:1-5

And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab. And they called the people unto the sacrifices of their gods: and the people did eat, and bowed down to their gods. And Israel joined himself unto Baalpeor: and the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel. And the LORD said unto Moses, Take all the heads of the people, and hang them up before the LORD against the sun, that the fierce anger of the LORD may be turned away from Israel. And Moses said unto the judges of Israel, Slay ye every one his men that were joined unto Baalpeor.

This is the person bestowed with INFINITE WISDOM by Yahweh IN PERSON (1 Kings 11:7-9)

Then did Solomon build an high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, in the hill that is before Jerusalem, and for Molech, the abomination of the children of Ammon. And likewise did he for all his strange wives, which burnt incense and sacrificed unto their gods. And the LORD was angry with Solomon, because his heart was turned from the LORD God of Israel, which had appeared unto him twice,

The Israelites were never really monotheists.

Exodus 15:11 Who is like unto thee, O LORD, among the gods?

Exodus 18:11 Now I know that the LORD is greater than all gods:

Exodus 22:28 Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of thy people. (What do Palin and the T-Party say to this one?)

Along with Aaron, even after having just witnessed all Yahweh’s mind boggling and bloodthirsty miracles, they did this (Exodus 32:1-4)

And when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves together unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, make us gods, which shall go before us; for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him. And he received them at their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool, after he had made it a molten calf: and they said, These be thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

In this New Jerusalem God and the Lamb (Jesus) will “dwell among the people” but not quite among them. It would be more aptly described as OVER THEM sitting on thrones made of gold, jewels, pearls, precious stones and so on and so forth. Yahweh is blatantly an ostentatious tyrannical KING.

The citizenship in heaven will apparently be according to a strict CAST SYSTEM. Under Yahweh and Jesus, there will be 24 “elders” and then 144,000 Jewish virgin male servants of God – 12,000 from each tribe of Israel who are branded on their foreheads with God’s name and the only people to experience the mistakenly awaited rapture. The lowest cast will be the gentile martyrs who died for the sake of Jesus and then a 1000 years later will be join by the rest of the believers in the Lamb; they too will be branded like cattle with the name of their owner (Jesus the Lamb). Why are the 144,000 virgin males more deserving than say Mother Teresa?

All what these various casts will be doing “forever and ever” is “WORSHIP” god and the Lamb while singing their praises day and night FOREVER AND EVER.

By the way, you may be stuck with an eternal case of claustrophobia in your heavenly final abode. It only measures 1,500x1,500 miles. Assuming that God will only grant citizenship to Christians and Jews (even though they don’t believe in Christ; they are his chosen regardless Romans 11:11-31). Also, assuming that the end of the world is going to be a 1000 years from now. Then by my estimates there will be at least 100 Billion people living in this new city. This makes it 44,444 people/mile2.

Hong Kong, one of the most densely populated countries in the world, has 15,738 people/mile2. So The Heavenly city is going to be almost THREE TIMES more crowded than Hong Kong. If you have ever been to Honk Kong or New York or Los Angeles you would have an appreciation for that. Thank goodness you won’t have to drive though – Notice that this allotted space calculation does not take into account the BEJEWELED GOLDEN THRONES of God and Jesus.

Note: If you find yourself arguing that my estimates are too large and there will be a lot less people in heaven… reflect on that thought for a moment… consider what you have just wished for…LESS people in heaven.

Don’t take my word for all this. Just read Revelation it is less than 20 pages. You will get a feel for how EVIL, DRACONIAN and scientifically retarded this “loving” God of the Bible is. If you are lazy then just read the following verses. However, you will miss a parade of terrifyingly horrific accounts of what will happen to people just because they do not accept Jesus (but the Jews are saved unconditionally – Romans 11:25-26). Also you will miss all sorts of amazingly STUPID things like Dragons and Horse-like Locusts with scorpion stings and creatures that fly in and out of the belly of Earth and other such infantile retarded and primitive myths. Anyone who reads Revelation and still considers Yahweh to be loving, just or good needs to reexamine their ethics and IQ level.


You are not hot or cold. I wish that you were hot or cold! But you are only warm—not hot, not cold. So I am ready to spit you out of my mouth. You say you are rich. You think you have become wealthy and don’t need anything. But you don’t know that you are really miserable, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked. I advise you to buy gold from me—gold made pure in fire. Then you will be rich.


Immediately the Spirit took control of me, and there in heaven was a throne with someone sitting on it. The one sitting there was as beautiful as precious stones, like jasper and carnelian. All around the throne was a rainbow with clear colors like an emerald. In a circle around the throne were 24 other thrones with 24 elders sitting on them. The elders were dressed in white, and they had golden crowns on their heads. Lightning flashes and noises of thunder came from the throne. Before the throne there were seven lamps burning, which are the seven Spirits of God. Also before the throne there was something that looked like a sea of glass, as clear as crystal. In front of the throne and on each side of it there were four living beings. They had eyes all over them, in front and in back.

The first living being was like a lion. The second was like a bull. The third had a face like a man. The fourth was like a flying eagle. Each of these four living beings had six wings. They were covered all over with eyes, inside and out. Day and night they never stopped saying, “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God All-Powerful. He always was, he is, and he is coming.” These living beings were giving glory and honor and thanks to the one who sits on the throne, the one who lives forever and ever. And every time they did this, the 24 elders bowed down before the one who sits on the throne. They worshiped him who lives forever and ever. They put their crowns down before the throne and said,  “ Our Lord and God! You are worthy to receive glory and honor and power. You made all things. Everything existed and was made because you wanted it.”


Then I looked, and there was a large crowd of people. There were so many people that no one could count them all. They were from every nation, tribe, race of people, and language of the earth. They were standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They

all wore white robes and had palm branches in their hands. They shouted loudly, “Victory belongs to our God, who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb.” The elders and the four living beings were there. All the angels were standing around them and the throne. The angels bowed down on their faces before the throne and worshiped God. They said, “Amen! Praise, glory, wisdom, thanks, honor, power, and strength belong to our God forever and ever. Amen!” Then one of the elders asked me, “Who are these people in white robes? Where did they come from?” I answered, “You know who they are, sir.” And the elder said, “These are the ones who have come out of the great suffering. They have washed their robes with the blood of the Lamb, and they are clean and white. So now these people are before the throne of God. They worship God day and night in his temple. And the one who sits on the throne will protect them. They will never be hungry again. They will never be thirsty again. The sun will not hurt them. No heat will burn them. The Lamb in front of the throne will be their shepherd. He will lead them to springs of water that give life. And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.”


“Don’t harm the land or the sea or the trees before we mark the foreheads of those who serve our God.” Then I heard how many people had God’s mark on their foreheads. There were 144,000. They were from every tribe of the people of Israel.


This list of the tribes is missing Dan and wrongly adds Manasseh and ignores Ephraim (both children of Joseph). For the proper list of tribes see Genesis 49:2-28, Exodus 1:1-6 and Numbers 1:5-15.


The people sang a new song before the throne and before the four living beings and the elders. The only ones who could learn the new song were the 144,000 who had been bought from the earth. No one else could learn it. These are the ones who did not do sinful things with women. They kept themselves pure. Now they follow the Lamb wherever he goes. They were bought from among the

people of the earth as the first to be offered to God and the Lamb. They are not guilty of telling lies; they are without fault.


Then I saw some thrones and people sitting on them. These were the ones who had been given the power to judge. And I saw the souls of those who had been killed because they were faithful to the truth of Jesus and the message from God. They did not worship the beast or its idol. They did not receive the mark of the beast on their foreheads or on their hands. They came back to life and ruled with Christ for 1000 years. (The rest of the dead did not live again until the 1000 years were ended.) This is the first resurrection. Great blessings belong to those who share in this first resurrection. They are God’s holy people. The second death has no power over them. They will be priests for God and for Christ. They will rule with him for 1000 years.


Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth. The first heaven and the first earth had disappeared. Now there was no sea. And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God. It was prepared like a bride dressed for her husband. I heard a loud voice from the throne. It said, “Now God’s home is with people. He will live with them. They will be his people. God himself will be with them and will be their God. He will wipe away every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death, sadness, crying, or pain. All the old ways are gone.” The one who was sitting on the throne said, “Look, I am making everything new!” Then he said, “Write this, because these words are true and can be trusted.”


The city had a large, high wall with twelve gates. There were twelve angels at the gates. On each gate was written the name of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. There were three gates on the east, three gates on the north, three gates on the south, and three gates on the west. The walls of the city were built on twelve foundation stones. On the stones were written the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb. The angel who talked with me had a measuring rod made of gold. The angel had this rod to measure the city, its gates, and its wall. The city was built in a square. Its length was equal to its width. The angel measured the city with the rod. The city was 12,000 stadia long, 12,000 stadia wide, and 12,000 stadia high. (12000 stadia = 15000 miles)


The wall was made of jasper. The city was made of pure gold, as pure as glass. The foundation stones of the city walls had every kind of expensive jewels in them. The first foundation stone was jasper, the second was sapphire, the third was chalcedony, the fourth was emerald, the fifth was onyx, the sixth was carnelian, the seventh was yellow quartz, the eighth was beryl, the ninth was topaz, the tenth was chrysoprase, the eleventh was jacinth, and the twelfth was amethyst. The twelve gates were twelve pearls. Each gate was made from one pearl. The street of the city was made of pure gold, as clear as glass. I did not see a temple in the city. The Lord God All-Powerful and the Lamb were the city’s temple. The city did not need the sun or the moon to shine on it. The glory of God gave the city light. The Lamb was the city’s lamp. The peoples of the world will walk by the light given by the Lamb. The rulers of the earth will bring their glory into the city. The city’s gates will never close on any day, because there is no night there. The greatness and the honor of the nations will be brought into the city. Nothing unclean will ever enter the city. No one who does shameful things or tells lies will ever enter the city. Only those whose names are written in the Lamb’s book of life will enter the city.


Nothing that God judges guilty will be there in that city. The throne of God and the Lamb will be in the city. God’s servants will worship him. They will see his face. God’s name will be written on their foreheads. There will never be night again. People will not need the light of a lamp or the light of the sun. The Lord God will give them light. And they will rule like kings forever and ever.

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