We have heard about the glorious wonder of our soon-to-be future in the New Heavens and the New Earth; and it captivated our hearts.  But when we look at the world as it is now, we see a different reality.  So as John rounds out the account of his vision that he will send to the churches, we will see him refocus the attention of the churches onto what it is we should do as we wait for our future to be a reality.