Revelation 21:
21 The twelve gates were twelve pearls: each individual gate was of one pearl. And the street of the city was pure gold, like transparent glass.

I. The Merchant

  • Seek the pearl
  • Sold everything for the pearl

II. Future Home

  • The gates of the future home
  • The gates are made of pearls
  • The gates are not shut by day or by night

III. Pearl

  • They are costly
  • They are rare gem
  • Made by the oyster
  • Use on the royal diadem

IV. The Making of a Pearl

  • Trials
  • Character building
  • Progressive formation
  • Surrounding in which they grow
  • Do not cast them before swines