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Then I saw a young Lamb[a] standing in the middle of the throne, encircled by the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders. He appeared to have been slaughtered but was now alive![b] He had seven horns[c] and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent out to the ends of the earth.

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  1. Revelation 5:6 Jesus is both a fierce Lion and a gentle Lamb. The Lamb holds the scroll.
  2. Revelation 5:6 This is our Lord Jesus Christ with the marks of sacrifice still upon him.
  3. Revelation 5:6 Horns are a picture of power and authority (Ps. 89:17; Dan. 7:8), while seven is the number of perfection. Perfect authority now belongs to the Lamb who was slain.