Again, sorry for the brevity, just wanted to put this out there. By now, you know I am working on my 3rd book, one that is taking a different look at Revelation. As I write the book, it slowly changes. I don’t think it will morph anymore, mind you, but what started off as X has now become Y. Or something like that. Anyway,
Read Revelation 10.1-11. Note especially Revelation 10.4-5 and seven thunders speaking unknown things. We find this in the Qumran collection called the Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice (4Q400-7). There are nine fragments. One reads,
the third of the chief princes. He will exalt the God of the exalted gels seven times, with seven words of wonderful exaltations.
seven mysteries of knowledge in the wonderful mystery of the seven regions of the hol
seven times with (that) of the third to ue of the thi be strengthened seve
There is more in the fragments, but this should give you a taste. What are this fragments thought to represent? Why… an ancient liturgy.
- A New Reading of an Old Scroll (zwingliusredivivus.wordpress.com)