T HE K I N G ’ S BUS I NE S S membered the words that Jesus spoke to His disciples at the last supper just before He was crucified. He told them there were many mansions up in heaven for those who loved Jesus down here and did the things that He had asked them to do in His Word, the Bible. Then after telling them of the many mansions, Jesus uttered the words of our memory verse, “ I go to prepare a place for you.” What a wonderful Saviour is our Jesus. Let us always love Him and do what He asks us to do. Closing Prayer: Dear Lord Jesus, we thank thee for John so true and faith ful ,and help us to always do the things that are pleasing in Thy sight.
John did just as Jesus asked Him. John was glad to be alone on the island now that He had seen Jesus in His glorious body as He is up in heaven. John re-
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JOHN’S PICTURE OF WORSHIP IN HEAVEN. Golden Text: “ Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and hon our, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Amen.” Rev. 7:12 LESSON TEXT
Rev. 7:9-17. (Read Rev. 7:9-17; (9) After this I -beheld and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands; (10) And cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb. (11) And all the angels stood round about the throne, and about the elders and the four beasts, and fell before the throne on their faces and worshipped God, (12) Saying, Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Amen. (13) And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are ar This seventh chapter is a parenthe sis,— one of the six in the Book of Revelation,— in which is given to us a twofold vision of the grace of God; (1) towards the Jews, (vs. 1-8); and, (2)
: 6 - 10 .) rayed in white robes? and whence came they? (14) And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me. These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb. (15) Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple: and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among thein. (16) They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither' shall the sun light on them, nor any heat. (17) For the Lamb which is -in the midst of the throng shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of water: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes. toward the Gentiles (vs. 9-17). In the sixth chapter we have the Lamb opening the seals. Six seals have been opened. In the seventh chapter comes this gracious vision, and in the
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