The Lamb in Glory
From the time of the sacrifice of Isaac upon the altar on Mt. Moriah ... Genesis 22:7-8.
To the Passover in Exodus 12:3-5.
To Isaiah proclaiming (53:7), "He was led as a lamb to the slaughter."
To John the Baptist preaching in the wilderness of Judea, "Behold the Lamb of God that taketh away the sin of the world." (John 1:29)
To the very end of the Book of Revelation the sacrifice for sin has been the Lamb.
Revelation is a great and wonderful book. It is "the Revelation of Jesus Christ". (1:1) It is the unveiling of our Saviour, so we can see who He is and what He does in Glory.
Chapters 1-3 deal with His Church. He lists and names the seven churches of Asia Minor. There is a message there for every local church.
Chapter 4 is the worship of God around the throne. This is all worship of Him, Who sits upon the throne. Note verse 4 and verse 11. This is worship of the Lord God Almighty.
Chapters 5-22 are all about the Lamb. In these chapters there are twenty-seven specific references to the Lamb.
5:6 ... "A Iamb as though it had been slain."
5:8 ... "Eiders fell down before the Lamb."
5:12 ... "Worthy is the Lamb."
5:13 ... "Blessing and honor and glory and power to the Lamb, forever and ever!"
6:1 ... 'The Lamb opened one of the seals."
6:16 ... 'The wrath of the Lamb."
7:9 ... "All nations, tribes, and people standing before the Lamb."
7:10 ... "Salvation belongs to our God, Who sits upon the throne and to the Lamb."
7:14 ... "These are those that came out of great tribulation and washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb."
7:17 ... "The Lamb, Who is in the midst of the throne will shepherd them."
12:11 ... "They overcome him by the blood of the lamb."
13:8 ... "The Book of Life of the Lamb."
14:1 ... "I looked, and behold, a Lamb standing on Mount Zion."
14:4 ... "These are the ones that follow the Lamb, wherever He goes."
14:4 ... "Being first fr ...
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