"After these things I heard a loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, saying, 'Alleluia! Salvation and glory and honor and power belong to the Lord our God!'" Revelation 19:1
John wrote the book of Revelation. Some call it an apocalyptic writing; John called it a prophecy; what had been revealed to Him.
"Alleluia" pronounced "Hallelujah" in all languages. Everyone in the world knows the meaning no matter the language barrier.
Hallelujah means; God be praised, worshiped and adored.
I try and imagine what the sounds of heaven are like. All the heavenly believers singing in one accord, praises to our God and King. The one and only God.
John described it in verse 6 as, "...the voice of a vast multitude, like the sound of cascading waters and like the rumbling of loud thunder...".
I remember as a young girl visiting Niagara Falls, the sound of the falls were so loud you couldn't hear the person next to you speaking. It was a constant, rolling thunder. Such an amazing sound (and sight) to witness. That is what I believe will be the sound of the applause of heaven. We will stand in amazement or fall on our faces in humble adoration as we sing praises to our Lord and Savior. I get goosebumps envisioning what it will be like when I get there.
A Psalm of praise.
"Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands.
Serve the Lord with gladness;
come before his presence with singing.
Know ye that the Lord he is God;
it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves;
we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.
Enter into his gates with thanksgiving,
and into his courts with praise;
be thankful unto him, and bless his name.
For the Lord is good;
his mercy is everlasting;
and his truth endureth to all generations." Psalm 100
I love you & He loves you more!
Lord, May we give You praise as we walk through this life. May we rejoice in all our days and be thankful whatever circumstance we are in. You are God deserving of all praise. What joy and honor we receive as we bless Your name. Amen.