Find the Lamb of God in Revelations 5 and know God has a plan from beginning to end.
Our one and only son was 10 years old the year The A-Team premiered on TV. He and Sweet William watched it together. A group of former military men had a difficult mission each week and did whatever was necessary to complete it for the good and to help the oppressed. Colonel Hannibal Smith, the leader of the group, quoted the line almost every show.
“I love it when a plan comes together.”
This is the feeling I get when I read the book of Revelation in the Bible.
The first verse of chapter 1 of Revelation gives its theme:
Jesus Christ, the Alpha and the Omega. He was in the beginning and He will be in the end. The one who died but is now alive forevermore. The entire book is exciting and mysterious and sometimes hard to understand. But what is clear as a bell is a picture, the revelation of Jesus in all of His heavenly glory and magnificence.
Two contrasting members of the animal kingdom give witness to the person of Christ, the fierceness and kingship of a lion versus the meekness and gentleness of a lamb. He is both.
His first coming was like a lamb, lead to the slaughter, not opening His mouth nor resisting the evil deeds of men. He gave up His life willingly for this was His purpose.
His second coming will be so different. We will see Him victorious, conquering, the King of kings ready to assume His rightful reign in the earth. And the heavens erupt in spontaneous worship. How can they not! How can I not join their worship of Him who sits on the throne and unto the Lamb!
From Genesis to Revelation God unfolds this beautiful plan to redeem men and women, boys and girls to Himself. When we were helpless sinners unable to work hard enough, to be good enough, to make ourselves pure enough to stand before a holy God, God the Father sent God the Son to take our rightful punishment and call us righteous.
He became like us so that we could become like Him.
I can hardly wait! The words are faithful and true for the One who said it is faithful and true.
It’s His plan. It is His to complete. He will bring it to pass.
And I love it when a plan comes together.
Enjoy the Crabb family singing about the Lion and the Lamb.
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