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Meditation

"I find Thee enthroned in my heart, my Lord Jesus. It is enough. I know that Thou art throned in heaven. My heart and heaven are one." Alistair Maclean (Day 8 Meditation from Celtic Daily Prayer)

Last Sunday the message text was Revelation 5. Billy Jack did a great job unpacking the first century historical context behind the imagery of John's revelation. The lamb who was slain (crucified) and standing (risen) is on the throne (not Emperor Domitian) and holds the scrolls (which determines the course of history, and the fate of all).

And the choirs sing to the lamb (not Domitian) a "new song"

   “You are worthy to take the scroll
   and to open its seals,
because you were slain,
   and with your blood you purchased for God
   members of every tribe and language and people and nation.
10 You have made them to be a kingdom and priests to serve our God,
   and they will reign on the earth.” 11 Then I looked and heard the voice of many angels, numbering thousands upo…