Isaiah 60:1 Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD rises upon you. 2For behold, darkness covers the earth, and thick darkness is over the peoples; but the LORD will rise upon you, and His glory will appear over you. 3Nations will come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawn.
The verses above tell us about the future of Zion which is the heavenly Jerusalem. God is telling us that the earth, which is under deep darkness up to this point, will see God’s light and glory.
It’s the beginning of the Day. The sleepers will be awakened. They will come to the brightness of the light of Zion. Each one of them bearing the morning star. They are the kings and priests of God’s kingdom. And the nations will stream to Zion to witness the glory of God.
Revelations 21:23And the city has no need of sun or moon to shine on it, because the glory of God illuminates the city, and the Lamb is its lamp. 24By its light the nations will walk, and into it the kings of the earth will bring their glory.
2 Peter 1:19 We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts: