An observation on Revelation

I’m currently reading through the book of Revelation, and I’ve noticed something intriguing: the amount of singing. At the risk of being grossly irreverent, the heavenly scenes in Revelation are a little like a musical, with characters bursting into song or poetical speech, as the case may be. (The earthly scenes on the other hand are full of beasts with horns and crowns).

The Lord Jesus is always shown speaking. Some angels speak. But the multitudes, the four living creatures, the twenty-four elders, the thousands upon thousands of the angels all sing/ wax poetical. And it’s all about God and the Lamb. The greatest reward we’ll get when we get to heaven won’t be the crowns or the mansion we receive, but Jesus Himself.

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