Biblical Presbyterian Eldership

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All this is achieved — when we behave like the twenty-four Elders mentioned in the Book of Revelation — representing the twelve Old Testament Patriarchs and the twelve Apostles.   For those Elders bow down in awe, whenever they worship God.   Clothed spotlessly in white, they wear crowns of gold.   Yet every time they hear the Trishagion alias the song of praise of the Triune God echo throughout the universe — they fall down and throw their crowns before the throne of God and worship Him, singing:69

"You are worthy, 0 Lord, to receive glory and honour and power!    For You have created all things; and they exist and were all created for Your pleasure! … You are worthy!    For You were slain — but have redeemed us to God by Your own blood from every kindred and tongue and people and nation, and have made us kings and priests for our God….  Worthy is the Lamb Who was slain — to receive power and riches and wisdom and strength and honour and glory and blessing!…    Blessing and-honour and glory and power be to Him Who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb, for ever and ever!"