Reassurance:God's Plan and Promises







4:2-3††† God's throne looks like ________________________ (opaque green) and _____________________________ (glowing red).Over it is an ______________________________ colored rainbow.


4:4†††††† According to the chart on numbers, what would the 24 elders on 24 thrones represent (12 + 12)?The saved of the _______ Testament and saved of the _____________ Testament.


4:5†††††† From the throne came flashes of _______________, ________________________, and peals of ______________________.


††††††††††† What do the seven lamps blazing before God's throne (see also NIV footnote for alternative translation)?The Holy ________________________.


4:6†††††† Also in front of the throne is a _________________________ of __________________________ clear as _____________ (glass).According to 15:1 & 2, what else is on the sea and what does it represent?________________________________


4:6-9††† "Living creatures" (see also Ezekiel 1:4-28) are sometimes translated "cherubim" and seem to refer to life-giving forces.There are four, meaning their work is ____________________________________; they have two sets of three wings, meaning they carry out ______________________________ purposes, and they can see everywhere.


††††††††††† Here is a little deeper possibility for the "living creatures":


††††††††††† LION (see Revelation 5:5-6):_____________________________________________________________

††††††††††††††††††††††† Where does this lion stand?________________________________________________________

††††††††††††††††††††††† Therefore, he is a K_______________________________________________________________


††††††††††† OXEN (BULL) (see Numbers 19:9,17; Hebrews 9:13; 10:4):____________________________________

††††††††††††††††††††††† They were sacrificed in the O.T. to obtain what?_______________________________ †††††

††††††††††††††††††††††† In the N.T. and became both our sacrifice and our what (Hebrews 4:14-15)?P______________


††††††††††† MAN (see Revelation 1:13, 18):___________________________________________________________

††††††††††††††††††††††† Jesus was both God and M__________________________________________________________


††††††††††† EAGLE (see Revelation 8:13):_____________________________________________________________

††††††††††††††††††††††† Revelation 1:19 indicates that Jesus was a P___________________________________________


††††††††††† Jesus is sometimes called the Prophet, Priest, and King of Mankind.


4:11†††† Compare what the saved of the O.T. and N.T. say with what the cherubim and say.The saved talk TO God while the cherubim talk ABOUT God.




5:6†††††† Using the chart on numbers, the Lamb of God had horns (power) where (3 + 4)?_________________________He also had the seven spirits which, instead of being lamps, are now represented as being ___________________________.Jesus' Holy Spirit, then was where (3 + 4)?__________________________________________


5:7†††††† Notice, the Lamb was ____________________________________ in the center of the throne, while the one holding the scroll (Father) was ______________________________ on the throne.The Lamb was ready for action!


5:11†††† According to the chart on numbers in the appendix, (a) were some of the angels, (b) many of the angels, or (c) all the angels encircling God's throne?________________________________


5:13†††† God wins!