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Revelation 4

(4:1-5) John's spirit goes to heaven and sees “the seven Spirits of God.”

(4:1) "A door was opened in heaven: and the first voice ... was  ... a trumpet talking with me; which said ... I will shew thee things which must be hereafter."

(4:2) "Immediately I was in the spirit: and ... a throne was set in heaven, and one sat on the throne."

(4:3) "He that sat was ... like a jasper and a sardine stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne ... like ... an emerald."

(4:4) "Round ... the throne were four and twenty seats: and upon the seats ... elders sitting, clothed in white ... and they had on their heads crowns of gold."

(4:5) "Out of the throne proceeded lightnings and thunderings and voices: and there were seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God."

(4:6-10) John sees four beasts (lion, calf, man, eagle) each with six wings and "full of eyes."

(4:6) "Before the throne there was a sea of glass ... and ... four beasts full of eyes before and behind."

(4:7) "The first beast was like a lion, and the second beast like a calf, and the third beast had a face as a man, and the fourth beast was like a flying eagle."

(4:8) "The four beasts had ... 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."

(4:10) "The four and twenty elders fall down before him that sat on the throne, and worship him ... and cast their crowns before the throne, saying,"

(4:11) "Thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created."
God created parasites, pathogens, and predators for his own pleasure. He likes to watch things suffer.

4:1 After this I looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up hither, and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter.
4:2 And immediately I was in the spirit: and, behold, a throne was set in heaven, and one sat on the throne.
4:3 And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a sardine stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.
4:4 And round about the throne were four and twenty seats: and upon the seats I saw four and twenty elders sitting, clothed in white raiment; and they had on their heads crowns of gold.
4:5 And out of the throne proceeded lightnings and thunderings and voices: and there were seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God.
4:6 And before the throne there was a sea of glass like unto crystal: and in the midst of the throne, and round about the throne, were four beasts full of eyes before and behind.
4:7 And the first beast was like a lion, and the second beast like a calf, and the third beast had a face as a man, and the fourth beast was like a flying eagle.
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.
4:9 And when those beasts give glory and honour and thanks to him that sat on the throne, who liveth for ever and ever,
4:10 The four and twenty elders fall down before him that sat on the throne, and worship him that liveth for ever and ever, and cast their crowns before the throne, saying,
4:11 Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created.

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Dwindling in Unbelief
The seven spirits of God (including the Holy Spirit?) (Revelation 4:5)
The Green Bible: An excercise in dishonesty (4:9, 11)
For thy pleasure they were created (4:11)
To torture little children just for the fun of it: The Hitchens-Richards ID debate (4:11)

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