Like an Emerald

What will Heaven be like?

I think it will be so different from anything we can imagine.

God allows us to see a glimpse of what it will be like as it is described in the book of Revelation.

We can envision an emerald rainbow glowing around the throne of God with flashes of lightning and the rumble of thunder.

Can you picture in your mind what it would be like to stand in the presence of God in Heaven?

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After this I looked, and there before me was a door standing open in heaven. And the voice I had first heard speaking to me like a trumpet said, “Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after this.” At once I was in the Spirit, and there before me was a throne in heaven with someone sitting on it. And the one who sat there had the appearance of jasper and ruby. A rainbow that shone like an emerald encircled the throne. Surrounding the throne were twenty-four other thrones, and seated on them were twenty-four elders. They were dressed in white and had crowns of gold on their heads. From the throne came flashes of lightning, rumblings and peals of thunder. In front of the throne, seven lamps were blazing. These are the seven spirits of God. Also in front of the throne there was what looked like a sea of glass, clear as crystal.

—Revelation 4:1-6a

 

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