12/22/19: Revelation 13:1-18; Psalm 141:1-10; Proverbs 30:18-20
Revelation 13: 8 All inhabitants of the earth will worship the beast—all whose names have not been written in the Lamb’s book of life, the Lamb who was slain from the creation of the world.
While much of the symbolism in Revelation is a mystery the commentators I read all agreed that the “Lamb” references Jesus. And as you read this passage did you note a very important reality? God’s plan of salvation has existed since the beginning of time! We read the same message in Ephesians (shown below.) How blessed we are to be part of an eternal promise …
Ephesians 1: . 4 For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love 5 he predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will— 6 to the praise of his glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One he loves