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How awesome is Heaven really? Continued

14 July 2014, 10:47
So on Friday, We started looking into Revelations and what Heaven was like. I want to apologise for my lack of response, but I was doing something more important, albeit less fun than shooting the breeze on the interwebs. I have a real need to earn a living and this unfortunately means I cannot be here 24/7 as much as this saddens me. 
 I was accused of using Science in my article. I deny this without prejudice. My views are not at all Scientific, well not these articles anyway. I am merely doing a little Bible study and making a few comments. Comments are not Science, Opinion is not Science. Science is the study of stuff and things, It has a number of different perspectives and areas of study, Bible study is not one of them. 
I was also told that the four beasts were not demonic. I ask with tears in my baby blue eyes, If you met a man with six wings and eyes everywhere even under his wings, would you not retreat with break marks in your shorts. If I saw that I might start believing in Unicorns and Tokoloshes and stuff, But if he had a cow, a bird and a lion with the same afflictions I might just die of fright. Not demons my hairy pink bottom. What else would you call them?
I was also told that heaven is real. The article did not dispute that, It was written as if what the big book of fairytales says is real. I did not once deny the existence of heaven in that article, I opined that it was boring and the chanting of the beasts combined with the chanting of the 24 would be an assault on the ears. The other comments were adequately answered by those that had more time than I did.
Today I give you Revelations 5. 
5:1. And I saw in the right hand of him that sat on the throne a book written within and on the backside, sealed with seven seals.2 And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof?3 And no man in heaven, nor in earth, neither under the earth, was able to open the book, neither to look thereon.4 And I wept much, because no man was found worthy to open and to read the book, neither to look thereon.5 And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof.6 And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.
Wow wait, another demonic creature? A dead lamb with 7 horns and 7 eyes? Again with the 7 spirits of God, I thought we had The Father, The Son and the holy spook, That's 3, so who are the other 4?
7 And he came and took the book out of the right hand of him that sat upon the throne.8 And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints.
Are the catholics right? Are there Saints? Their prayers turn into odours in golden vials, perfume? and we have harps, no clouds yet though, So far heaven is a place where four demons and 24 elders chant all day every day until the end of time. They have harps and golden vials of perfume.
9 And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;10 And hast made us unto our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth.
So the elders have more than one chant then, Ok this may be better than listening to two chants combined over and over, now we have a little variation, So far we have the demons chanting ad nauseum and the elders just throwing in a sentence or two now and again.
11 And I beheld, and I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne and the beasts and the elders: and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands;12 Saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing.13 And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them, heard I saying, Blessing, and honour, and glory, and power, be unto him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever.
Wow sounds like a noisy place, with all the chanting and worship and stuff, What will you do to get a little peace and quiet?
14 And the four beasts said, Amen. And the four and twenty elders fell down and worshipped him that liveth for ever and ever.
Wait what? The beasts said Amen? Weren't they chanting, and not resting day and night? Surely something is not right here, are they chanting with out rest night and day or were they saying Amen? Maybe they have more than one mouth as well?

Rev 4:"8 "And the four beasts had each of them six wings about him; and they were full of eyes within: and they rest not day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come.
So far in a non Scientific way, this place is noisy and boring, Nothing of real interest here,just some very scary demon like creatures and some old men that have harps but don't play them yet. I don't know if you have ever heard a harp. It is exquisite, the music is great but I am not sure if I could listen to only harps, Piano's, Cello's, Drums and even harmonicas are good to listen to but not only them for long periods.

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