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When [the Lamb] had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell before the Lamb, each holding a harp and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints. - Revelation 5:8 (NRSV)

Years after Jesus’ death, John of Patmos received an incredible vision. He saw the heavenly throne room, the Lamb of God, the great communion of saints, and something that I tend to overlook: There, in the throne room of God, in the hands of the elders, were golden bowls full...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, thank you for the eternal life that you offer us through your Son, Jesus. Help us to keep an eternal perspective as we walk through each day. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Revelation 5:1-8

Thought for the Day

Today, I will confidently trust God for all that I need.

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