24 And the nations of those who are saved shall walk in its (the Holy City's) light, and the kings of the earth bring their glory and honor into it. 25 Its gates shall not be shut at all by day (there shall be no night there). 26 And they shall bring the glory and the honor of the nations into it.
Please note that the nations are saved and walk in the light of the Holy City. Who are these nations? These nations are those who have undergone the Second Death through the Lake of Fire judgement. The gates of the Holy City are never closed, i.e. the offer of salvation remains open. The kings of the earth bring their glory into the Holy City, New Jerusalem, as they become birthed in the Bride of Christ. The only way the kings of the earth can bring their glory into the Holy City is for them to become Righteous with God's Righteousness through repentance and God given faith in the sacrifice of Jesus Christ and to glorify God with their worship of Him.
This is a wonderful and glorious picture of a continuous flow of people ascending from the Lake of Fire to enter through the gates of the Holy City to be born into the Bride of Christ as they repent and accept Jesus Christ as their Saviour. They leave behind them the Lake of Fire where the wicked are still being judged until they too come to repentance and enter the gates of Righteousness to accept Jesus Christ as their Saviour.
The Bride of Christ will be evangelising and helping our fellow human beings, including our loved ones who died as unbelievers, to leave the Lake of Fire and enter God's Holy City. Jesus Christ working together with His Wife, the Bride of Christ, will give birth to the abundant fruits of the Great Harvest. These will be the billions of spiritual children 'Born Again' in her during the Great White Throne Judgement Age.
The Lamb's book of Life is not a closed book, such that new names cannot be added to it. God will continue to register new names in it as people repent and accept Jesus
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