"And God said, Let us make (נַֽעֲשֶׂ֥ה: accomplish H6213) man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth." Genesis 1:26
The authority YHVH has given Yeshua is the authority God ...
The context of Revelation 1 shapes how we read of God and His son in the rest of the book. (and impacts how we read of God and His son in the rest of the bible)
The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his bond-servants... 1:1
The one who overcomes, I will make him a pillar in the temple of my God 3:12
I will write on him the name of ...
God's intent was for Samuel to go to Bethlehem where he'd find the new king (Saul’s replacement) and anoint him, hence the horn (1 Samuel 16:1).
We don't really know how the communication between Samuel and God happened but we do know it happened and that Samuel knew who God wanted because in 1 Samuel 16:8
Then Jesse called Abinadab, and made him pass ...
There was no anointing "in a horn" but "with" a horn of oil. That is what the word "anoint" means - to "consecrate with oil" for a special task or function. The horn was simply the container that held the sacred anointing oil.
In the case of 1 Sam 16, the prophet Samuel anointed David as future king of Israel by ...
Samuel used a flask of olive oil to anoint Saul in
1 Samuel 10:1
Then Samuel took a flask of olive oil and poured it on Saul's head and kissed him, saying, "Has not the LORD anointed you ruler over his inheritance?
God specifically told Samuel to use a horn in
1 Samuel 16:1
The LORD said to Samuel, "How long will you mourn for ...
Is 0.5 the same as 1/2?
Mathematically, we know that 0.5 = 1/2. They denote the same value.
Representationally, the string "0.5" ≠ "1/2". The two strings are different.
These are two different representations of the same value.
No longer will there be anything accursed, but the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it
At the beginning of Revelation (1:8), it says
8 “I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”
And at the end of Revelation (22:13), Jesus says
13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.
There are several other parallels throughout the Bible that identify ...
From the very first verse of Rev, John makes a clear distinction between the God the Father and the Son, Jesus Christ. Here are some examples:
Rev 1:1 - This is the revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show His servants
Rev 1:4, 5 - ... from Him who is and was and is to come, ... and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness
Rev 1:5, 6 - To Him ...
The NT often says that the risen Jesus is at the right hand of the throne in heaven. Matt 26:64, Mark 14:62, 16:19, Luke 22:69, Acts 2:33, 7:55-56 (standing), Rom 8:34, Eph 1:20, Col 3:1, Heb 1:3, 8:1, 10:12, 12:2, 1 Peter 3:22. See also Ps 110:1, Matt 22:44, Mark 12:36, Acts 2:34, Heb 1:13, Rev 5.
For a discussion about "seating arrangements", ...
This "problem" is not confined to Rev 3:21. We see it in other places:
Eph 2:6 - And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus
Rev 3:21 - To the one who is victorious, I will give the right to sit with me on my throne, just as I was victorious and sat down with my Father on his throne.
Rev 4:4 - ...
The theophany of Eze 1-3 is one of many such throughout the OT. Here is a sample:
Ex 3:1-12 - Most meets YHWH at the burning bush in the desert and is commissioned as prophet and leader of Israel
Ex 19:16-25 - Mt Sinai on fire with earthquakes, etc
1 Kings 19:9-18 - a message from God to encourage Elijah and commission his successor, Elisha.
Ps 18:8-16 - ...
Thanks for asking this excellent question. I have always loved this verse, and so thinking about it is a joy. You truly have a gift, as asking questions is the first qualification for a Bible teacher.
It certainly seems (from a literal reading1) to be multiple thrones. Also, Revelation 4:4 speaks of "twenty-four thrones", mentioned again in ch.11. And ...
English Standard Version
I cry out to God Most High, to God who fulfills his purpose for me.
It is important to point out that the word "purpose" is not in the original Hebrew.
New American Standard Bible
I will cry to God Most High, To God who accomplishes all things for me.
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine ...
In the beggining of that Psalm, we can read in NASB
Prayer for Rescue from Persecutors.
For the music director; set to Al-tashheth. A Mikhtam of David, when he fled from Saul in the cave.
This was a prayer for aid. Why would David need aid? As the beginning also implies, David fled from Saul to a cave (1 Samuel 22:1-2).
Given the context, the purpose God ...
This is the authority spoken of in Daniel 7 when the Son of Man comes to the Ancient of Days.
Daniel 7:13,14 (ESV)
“I saw in the night visions, and behold, with the clouds of heaven
there came one like a son of man, and he came to the Ancient of Days
and was presented before him. And to him was given dominion
and glory and a kingdom, ...
One aspect of this authority is immediately described:
Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in[b] the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you... (Matthew 28:19-20 ESV)
Jesus has the authority to give the disciples a new mission: go outside of Israel to make ...