The scene described in Revelation 5 is one of cosmic significance. Here we see, in the right hand of him seated on the throne, a scroll sealed with seven seals (Rev. 5:1). This scroll is a symbol of the sovereign purposes of God for all creation. But the question the angel poses (Rev. 5:2) is staggering: who has a rank so exalted, attributes so glorious , a life so holy and perfect and pure, so as to approach this God, take the scroll out of his right hand of sovereign authority, slit the seals, and bring about God’s purposes on behalf of the entire creation? In this sermon, Pastor Dave shows how Jesus Christ, the God-man, is both the Lamb of God and the conquering Lion, who alone is worthy to receive all honor, glory, and blessing.
September 25, 2023
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