[links to Bible Gateway open in a new window]The second reading describes the heavenly throne room, where the power of God resides. Surrounding God are four creatures and 24 elders who constantly offer songs of praise to God. It is from this vantage point that John will witness the judgment and destruction of the earth.
[links to Bible Gateway open in a new window]Reading the Bible in Its Entirety
If you are planning to read the Bible in its entirety, you should read Revelation 1-4 today.