Scripture against dating non believers
In Revelation 21, the one sitting on the throne is called Alpha, Omega, beginning, ending, and God.
Many do not have a clear understanding of how we will see God in heaven. 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.
Individuals who do not fit the collective conscience face excommunication (Hailey, 1992).
Verse 6 shows that the lamb actually came from the midst of the throne. The throne is called the throne of God and of the lamb. 1 Timothy And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory. In heaven, we will see one sitting on the throne- Jesus.
The lamb slain standing before the throne is a popular argument that is often used to show that Jesus is not the one sitting on the throne.
Revelation 5:6-7 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.
We see in the first chapter of Revelation that Jesus is the Alpha, Omega, beginning, ending, one which was, which is, and which is to come, Almighty, the first, and the last.
The one sitting on the one throne in heave is making these same claims, using the same descriptive terms. How can Jesus be sitting on the throne if he is the lamb standing before the throne?
Refusing to hold such creeds as infallible, Baptists have suffered persecution.