12 saying, “Amen! Praise, glory, wisdom, thanks, honor, power, and strength be to our God forever and ever! Amen!” – Revelation 7:12 ISV
While John was on the Isle of Patmos, Jesus Christ gave him a vision of things that are happening in heaven and things to come. This passage is a scene that will happen after the great tribulation. All of God’s children are now gathered home. The celebration is in full swing and what does John see that is going on in heaven? Everyone is worshiping and praising God and Jesus! We will be standing before the Lamb and praising Him with a loud voice. All the elders and the angels fall on their faces and worship God. We do not know a lot about heaven, God has chosen to keep most of it a mystery. But one thing we do know is that we will spend time praising and worshiping Jesus, the Lamb Who was worthy to be slain. My guess is that the celebration will go on for a few million years before we get involved in whatever else God has prepared for us. After all, time, as we know it, means nothing in eternity. So, it is a good idea to practice praising Him every day here and now, so that we can join in with all the tribes and nations in heaven!
“The Gospel has come to you because it’s on its way to someone else.” – Anonymous
Amen. Let’s praise the Lord!