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Week 6 Day 4: Around the Throne

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  • Week 6 Day 4: Around the Throne

    Central Passages
    2 Peter 1:6
    2 Corinthians 3:18
    1 Corinthians 2:9-10
    Revelation 4:1-6 *
    Psalm 11:4
    Revelation 4:6-11 *
    Revelation 5:1-7 *
    Romans 8:22
    John 1:29
    Revelation 5:7-13 *
    Revelation 5:14 *

    My Daily Response

    My Daily Meditation

  • #2
    Today's lesson, rather than being a lesson, was a walk into the throne room of God as seen in Revelation 4 and 5, which is the most powerful section of pure worship anywhere in the Bible.

    We were to engage ourselves in worship along with those who were written about, just as if we had been there with John.

    I will not attempt to describe my act of worship. I suggest you try it for yourself: Read the Revelation passages listed above, visualize it as though you are there, and everywhere the angels, elders, or anyone else speaks praise to God or to the Lamb, say it with them, aloud. Repeat it as often as you need to to fully experience it, using various postures of worship.

    There are no words to adequately describe this time of worship.



    • #3
      Hi Tom, love this post and well said, what do you say before the throne.
      Rev 4-5 are the best examples of worship before the throne and here's some other worth sharing:
      Exodus 19:16-19

      16And it came to pass on the third day in the morning, that there were thunders and lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the trumpet exceeding loud; so that all the people that was in the camp trembled.

      17And Moses brought forth the people out of the camp to meet with God; and they stood at the nether part of the mount.

      18And mount Sinai was altogether on a smoke, because the LORD descended upon it in fire: and the smoke thereof ascended as the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mount quaked greatly.

      19And when the voice of the trumpet sounded long, and waxed louder and louder, Moses spake, and God answered him by a voice.
      Exodus 24:10-18

      10And they saw the God of Israel: and there was under his feet as it were a paved work of a sapphire stone, and as it were the body of heaven in his clearness.

      11And upon the nobles of the children of Israel he laid not his hand: also they saw God, and did eat and drink.

      12And the LORD said unto Moses, Come up to me into the mount, and be there: and I will give thee tables of stone, and a law, and commandments which I have written; that thou mayest teach them.

      13And Moses rose up, and his minister Joshua: and Moses went up into the mount of God.

      14And he said unto the elders, Tarry ye here for us, until we come again unto you: and, behold, Aaron and Hur are with you: if any man have any matters to do, let him come unto them.

      15And Moses went up into the mount, and a cloud covered the mount.

      16And the glory of the LORD abode upon mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it six days: and the seventh day he called unto Moses out of the midst of the cloud.

      17And the sight of the glory of the LORD was like devouring fire on the top of the mount in the eyes of the children of Israel.

      18And Moses went into the midst of the cloud, and gat him up into the mount: and Moses was in the mount forty days and forty nights.
      Isaiah 6:1-5

      1In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the LORD sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple.

      2Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly.

      3And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.

      4And the posts of the door moved at the voice of him that cried, and the house was filled with smoke.

      5Then said I, Woe is me! for I am undone; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts.
      Daniel 7
      9I beheld till the thrones were cast down, and the Ancient of days did sit, whose garment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like the pure wool: his throne was like the fiery flame, and his wheels as burning fire.

      10A fiery stream issued and came forth from before him: thousand thousands ministered unto him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him: the judgment was set, and the books were opened.
      13I saw in the night visions, and, behold, one like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven, and came to the Ancient of days, and they brought him near before him.

      14And there was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that all people, nations, and languages, should serve him: his dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed.

      Daniel 10
      5Then I lifted up mine eyes, and looked, and behold a certain man clothed in linen, whose loins were girded with fine gold of Uphaz:

      6His body also was like the beryl, and his face as the appearance of lightning, and his eyes as lamps of fire, and his arms and his feet like in colour to polished brass, and the voice of his words like the voice of a multitude.