A Little Glimpse of Heaven - Part 1 (16 of 41) by Jerry Watts
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Series: The Unveiling
We all like to sing and dream about heaven. My questions today are these: Do you really want to go there? Are you sure? Do you believe the Bible? What if the Bible rendition of heaven is vastly different than ours? We must believe God's word, if we desire to spend eternity in heaven. God's word tells us more than we would like to know. So let's hear from God's word what HE has to say about Heaven. (READ TEXT)
Revelation 4 seem to give to us the 'sights' and 'sounds' of heaven from someone who has been 'invited' in. Today let's see the sights.
After seeing the door and being invited in (Which many believe 'symbolizes' the rapture of the church. One thought which I have is that this symbolizes the death of a Saint - we see a door and hear a voice giving the invitation) John gives us a first person view of this place called heaven. Think about how overwhelmed John must have been.
The Center piece of heaven is the Throne - (Verse 2) ''There in Heaven a throne was set''. In Heaven as in the Revelation, the ''Throne'' is a big thing. It is the centerpiece of attention. It is mentioned many times and in many ways.
There is a tendency today to think that the universe revolves about us or even the earth, but it revolves around the throne.
The language in verse 2 seems to indicate that John saw the throne being set in its place. This reminds us that heaven is making ready for all creation to come to the throne.
There is a great deal of business done at the throne. It is a place of evaluation, judgment, sentencing, grace, and mercy.
Everything and everyone finds their place for eternity by starting at the throne.
This picture of heaven begins with a facsimile of our heart. Every heart has a throne in it. It is the controlling center of life. Everything you do begin there.
1. Around the Throne - (Vs 3b,4,6b-7) - You can always tell what is going on i ...
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