The Worship of The Lamb – Revelation 5:8-14
Ezekiel 2:9-10 (NASB) 9 Then I looked, and behold, a hand was extended to me; and lo, a scroll was in it. 10 When He spread it out before me, it was written on the front and back, and written on it were lamentations, mourning and woe.
I. THE SONG OF THE CREATURES AND ELDERS
“There are four things out of place in the universe. The church is out of place, she ought to be in heaven. Israel is out of place, she should be in the land that has been sworn to her and possess every part of it. The devil is out of place, he ought to be in the lake of fire but he’s still roaming free. And Christ is out of place, He should be through with intercession and seated on His throne, reigning instead of upon His Father’s throne interceding.” – Barnhouse
Psalms 98:5 (NASB) Sing praises to the Lord with the lyre, With the lyre and the sound of melody.
Psalms 141:2 (NASB) May my prayer be counted as incense before You; The lifting up of my hands as the evening offering.
Psalms 96:1 (NASB) Sing to the Lord a new song; Sing to the Lord, all the earth.
Matthew 7:13 (NASB) “Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it.
John 3:16 (NASB) “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.
1 Peter 3:18 (NASB) For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;
Genesis 8:21 (NASB) The Lord smelled the soothing aroma; and the Lord said to Himself, “I will never again curse the ground on account of man, for the intent of man’s heart is evil from his youth;
Jeremiah 17:9 (NASB) “The heart is more deceitful than all else and is desperately sick; Who can understand it?
Romans 3:23 (NASB) for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
Daniel 7:27 (NASB) ‘Then the sovereignty, the dominion and the greatness of all the kingdoms under the whole heaven will be given to the people of the saints of the Highest One; His kingdom will be an everlasting kingdom, and all the dominions will serve and obey Him.’
1 Peter 2:9 (NASB) But you are a chosen race, A royal priesthood, A holy nation, a people for God’s own possession, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
II. THE SONG OF THE ANGELIC HOSTS
Daniel 7:10 (NASB) “A river of fire was flowing and coming out from before Him; Thousands upon thousands were attending Him, and myriads upon myriads were standing before Him; The court sat, And the books were opened.
Matthew 18:10 (NASB) “See that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that their angels in heaven continually see the face of My Father who is in heaven.
III. THE SAYING OF THE WHOLE CREATION
Isaiah 45:23 (NASB) “I have sworn by Myself, the word has gone forth from My mouth in righteousness and will not turn back, That to Me every knee will bow, every tongue will swear allegiance.
Philippians 2:10 (NASB) so that at the name of Jesus every knee will bow, of those who are in heaven and on earth and under the earth,