“The Throne of the Eternal Father” (Rev. 4:1-11)
I. The door of heaven is opened (4:1-2a)
i. Jesus __________ all to His heavenly home by His Spirit.
II. The Father’s glory (4:2b-3)
i. The Father is _______ in His holiness: truth and righteousness.
ii. The Father is consuming in His impartial anger.
iii. The Father is gentle in His _____________ love.
III. The priest-kings of heaven (4:4:4)
i. Overcomers will share in Christ’s righteousness.
ii. Overcomers will share in Christ’s _____________.
IV. The terrible and serene majesty of God (4:5)
i. God’s power ________ up the mightiest storm.
ii. God is the ________ in the mightiest storm.
V. The crystal sea before the Father (4:6a)
i. God spreads the roof of His Tabernacle over us (15:2).
VI. The guardians of the throne (4:6-8)
i. The cherubim (from karibu, “to bless”) picture both the noble
____________ of God and creation’s expected ________ of
them. All that we admire of nature goes straight back to the
1. Lion-regal authority, boldness (Matthew)
2. Calf-strength, service (Mark)
3. Human-intelligence, familiar (Luke)
4. Eagle-divine dignity, wisdom (John)
5. Wings-speed, eager to obey
6. Eyes-knowledge, watchfulness
VII. The praise of the priest-kings (4:9-11)
i. Overcomers will have a _________ to cast before the throne.
ii. God deserves all because He made all.
iii. God didn’t make us because He needed but because He