Words of the Cross: Thankful | Revelation 5:1-14 | Andrew Gardner

Words of the Cross: Thankful | Revelation 5:1-14 | Andrew Gardner

Andrew Gardner continues our WORDS OF THE CROSS series as we progress towards Easter 2017.

In this talk Andrew is thinking about the word thankful looking at Revelation 5:1-14.

How can we to show that we are thankful for all that has happened at the cross?

If we understand all God has done for us in the cross, we will live to worship Him with everything we have and are – forever!

The Lamb of God – The Heart of God’s Kingdom: Ian Higginbotham

Ian Higginbotham looks at 10 scriptures from 3 different perspectives that show the Lamb of God to be at the heart of God’s kingdom.

Unfortunately, for technical reasons, the first few minutes of this message are missing which is the introduction. The recording starts with the first scripture of the first perspective.

The scriptures and their perspective are listed below to give a complete message.


  • The necessity of the Lamb (Genesis 4)
  • The provision of the Lamb (Genesis 22)
  • The sacrifice of the Passover Lamb (Exodus 12)
  • The character of the Lamb (Leviticus)
  • The Person of the Lamb (Isaiah 53)
  • The identity of the Lamb (John 1)
  • The Christhood of the Lamb (Acts 8 )
  • The Resurrection of the Lamb (1 Peter)
  • The enthronement of the Lamb (Rev 5)
  • The eternal kingship of the Lamb (Rev 21-22)


  • The Lamb is our Propitiation (Genesis 4)
  • The Lamb is our Substitution (Genesis 22)
  • The Lamb is our Protection (Exodus 12)
  • The Lamb brings our absolution (Leviticus)
  • The Lamb is our expiation (Isaiah 53)
  • The Lamb removes our sin (John 1)
  • The Lamb brings personal salvation (Acts 8 )
  • The Lamb brings redemption (1 Peter)
  • The Lamb will be the centre of Government (Rev 5)
  • The Lamb will be the focus of eternal glory (Rev 21-22)


  • Abel’s Lamb was for sin (Genesis 4)
  • Abraham’s Lamb for one person (Genesis 22)
  • The Passover Lamb for the family (Exodus 12)
  • The Lamb for the Jewish Nation (Leviticus)
  • The Lamb for many nations (Isaiah 53)
  • The Lamb for the whole world (John 1)
  • The Lamb for the individual (Acts 8 )
  • The Lamb for all history (1 Peter)
  • The Lamb for the whole Universe (Rev 5)
  • The Lamb for all time (Rev 21-22)