Revelation 5

Ronnie Norman: Revelation 5. Holding the harps means to have A holy spirit so that you can understand the spoken Word of God.  Only those with A holy spirit can speak externally and have the heart strings vibrate exactly in harmony with the spoken word.  That means that A holy spirit is A receiver of the Spiritual content of the written word of God. No one plays harps in heaven and only Satan or Lucifer leads humans to play instruments while pretending to be listening to the voice of Jesus Christ.

Ronnie Norman gives the usual prooftexts: Rev 5  have a harp, holding bowls, sang a new song

If you don't know the problem in Revelation 5 you do not have A holy spirit and you will not be able to read black text on white paper.  In Revelation 14 the SOUNDS LIKE are all sounds which create  anxiety or panic.  When the SOUNDS are heard above Mount Zion, the message of the angel to those STILL LIVING was, time is short, the sound of judgment are clear, therefore, get  busy and preach the gospel.

A. Matt. 11:27 All things are delivered unto me of my Father: and no man knoweth the Son, but the Father; neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son will reveal him.
  1. No man could read and loose the seals of the Word of God--the seven spirits OF God.
  2. To qualify they must HOLD the harp of God: heart strings will vibrate back only what they hear from the ONE with the right to READ the Book and strike the heart string with His words.  Isaiah 55 says that we must RETURN the water of the Word like the water cycle. Isaiah 58 says we must not speak our own words.
  3. Paul made it clear: It is the spirit or mind which must vibrate WHEN we speak that which is written with one MIND and one MOUTH.
  4. This is a common literary figure.
  5. That is one of the MARKS so that when they lie about the Words of Jesus Christ and impose musical instruments their intent is to shut the mouth of Jesus and take you captive for Satan.

Rev. 5:1 And I saw in the right hand of
        him that sat on the throne a book written within and on the backside,
        sealed with seven seals.

Rev. 5:2 And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice,
        Who is worthy to open the book,
        and to loose the seals thereof?

Rev. 5:3 And no man in heaven, nor in earth, neither under the earth,
        was able to open the book,
        neither to look thereon.

Rev. 5:4 And I wept much,
        because no man was found worthy to open
        and to read the book, neither to look thereon.

Rev. 5:5 And one of the elders saith unto me,

Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Juda, the Root of David,
        hath prevailed to open the book,
        and to loose the seven seals thereof.

Luke 11:49 Therefore also said the wisdom of God,
        I will send them prophets and apostles,
        and some of them they shall slay and persecute:
Luke 11:50 That the blood of all the prophets,
        which was shed from the foundation of the world,
        may be required of this generation;
Luke 11:51 From the blood of Abel unto the blood of Zacharias,
        which perished between the altar and the temple:
        verily I say unto you, It shall be required of this generation.
Luke 11:52 Woe unto you, lawyers!
        for ye have taken away the key of knowledge:
        ye entered not in yourselves,
        and them that were entering in ye hindered.
Ezek. 33:29 Then shall they know that I am the LORD,
        when I have laid the land most desolate
        because of all their abominations which they have committed.
Ezek. 33:30 Also, thou son of man,
        the children of thy people still are talking against thee by the walls
        and in the doors of the houses,
        and speak one to another, every one to his brother, saying,
        Come, I pray you, and hear what is the word that cometh forth from the LORD.
Ezek. 33:31 And they come unto thee as the people cometh,
        and they sit before thee as my people,
                for with their mouth they shew much love,
                but their heart goeth after their covetousness.
Ezek. 33:32 And, lo, thou art unto them
        as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice,
        and can play well on an instrument:
        for they hear thy words, but they do them not.
Ezek. 33:33 And when this cometh to pass, (lo, it will come,)
        then shall they know that a prophet hath been among them.
The Word is sealed: Jesus spoke to the clergy in parables from the foundation of the world because from Isaiah 48 they would use it to fleece the lambs, eat their flesh and craunch their bones.

The task is to LOOSE the seals: the seals are our own mind or spirit: it will not vibrate in tune with the mind of Christ.  Therefore, HOLDING harms means that they have the mental power to vibrate. No one PLAYS harps in heaven.

And not as Moses, which put a vail over his face,
        that the children of Israel
could not stedfastly look
        to the end of that which is abolished:
2 Cor. 3:13

But their minds were blinded: for until this day remaineth
.........the same vail untaken away the reading of the old testament;
.........which vail is done away in Christ. 2 Cor. 3:14

But even unto this day, when Moses is read, the vail is upon their heart. 2 Cor. 3:15
Nevertheless, when it
shall turn to the Lord, the vail shall be taken away. 2 Cor. 3:16
Now the
Lord IS that Spirit: and where the Spirit OF the Lord is, there is liberty. 2 Cor. 3:17

But we all, with open face
beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord,
        are changed into the same image from glory to glory,
        even as by
the Spirit of the Lord. 2 Cor. 3:18

Jesus used the example of being CONVERTED and BORN AGAIN like a child
Luke recorded the example of BAPTISM to be SAVED and CONVERTED meaning the same thing.

Until you are CONVERTED you will not be able to read WHOLE THOUGHT PATTERNS written in BLACK INK on WHITE paper.
Epi-strephô , pf.
c. Philos., cause to return to the source of Being, tinas eis ta enantia kai ta prôta
       Proteros and prôtos    II. of Time, former, earlier, children by the first or a former marriage,
       Prosthhen in front, before, formerly, of place and of time;
                            to gennêthen phusei pros to gennêsan
Genn-aô beget, bring forth, engender, call into existence
Phuo 1 Act.:--bring forth, produce, put forth, 2. beget, engender, get understanding,
Pros in the direction of
Genn-aô beget, bring forth, engender, call into existence
Rev. 5:6 And I beheld, and,
        lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts,
        and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain,
        having seven horns and seven eyes,
        which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.
The horns of the LAMB are all related to Divine knowledge: the seven Spirits OF God resting on the Branch or Candlestick

AND there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots: Isaiah 11:1

And the spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord; Isaiah 11:2

And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the Lord: and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears: Isaiah 11:3

But with righteousness shall he judge the poor,
and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth:
and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth,
and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked. Isaiah 11:4

And righteousness shall be the girdle of his loins, and faithfulness the girdle of his reins. Isaiah 11:5

The Lamb took the book out of the RIGHT HAND of the Throne.

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Rev. 5:7 And he came and took the book out of the right hand of him that sat upon the throne.
Rev. 5:8 And when he had taken the book,
        the four beasts and four and twenty elders
        fell down before the Lamb,
        having [holding] every one of them harps,
        and golden vials full of odours,
                which are the prayers of saints.
The direct command is to SPEAK that which is written.
The EFFECT for the baptized believer is that the BOOK
causes the heart strings to vibrate in sympathy with God's movement.

The Odes of Solomon Ode 6

1 As the hand moves over the harp, and the strings speak,

2 So speaks in my members the Spirit of the Lord, and I speak by His love.
3 For it destroys what is foreign and everything that is bitter:
6 And the praise of His name He gave us:

        our spirits praise His holy Spirit.“

7 For there went forth a stream and became a river great and broad
8 For it flooded and broke up everything and it brought (water) to the Temple;

The Scribes and Pharisees (Hypocrites, rhetoricians, singers musicians) RESTRAIN the Word of God: that is their job. The doctors of the law take away the key to knowledge.

9 And the restrainers of the children of men were not able to restrain it,
        nor the arts of those whose business it is to
restrain waters

Luke 5:17  And it came to pass on a certain day, as he was teaching, that there were Pharisees and doctors of the law sitting by, which were come out of every town of Galilee, and Judaea, and Jerusalem: and the power of the Lord was present to heal them. 

Luke 5:21 And the scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, Who is this which speaketh blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God alone?

Luke 11:52 Woe unto you, lawyers! for ye have taken away the key of knowledge: ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in ye hindered.

Ode 12: 

1 He hath filled me with words of truth; that I may speak the same;
2 And like the
flow of waters flows truth from my mouth, and my lips show forth His fruit.

3 And He has caused His knowledge to abound in me, because the mouth of the Lord is the true Word, and the door of His light;

Let the word of Christ (spirit) dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. Colossians 3:16

4 And the Most High hath given it to His words,

which are the interpreters of His own beauty,
and the
repeaters of His praise, and
confessors of His counsel and
heralds of His thought and
chasteners of His servants.

Hab. 2:19 Woe unto him that saith to the wood, Awake; to the dumb stone, 
        Arise, it shall teach! Behold, it is laid over with gold and silver,
        and there is no breath at all in the midst of it.
Hab. 2:20 But the LORD is in his holy temple:
        let all the earth keep silence before him.
zōon , to/, A. living being, animalz. ponēron, of women, contemptuously, be free from thes animals, BEGGARS  Plat. Tim. 77b  

Plat. Tim. 77b   in fact, which partakes of life may justly and with perfect truth be termed a living creature. Certainly that creature which we are now describing partakes of the third kind of soul, which is seated, as we affirm, between the midriff and the navel,
        and which shares not at all in opinion and reasoning and mind
        but in sensation, pleasant and painful, together with desires

Plut. Per. 13
[11] And why should any one be astonished that men of wanton life lose no occasion for offering up sacrifices, as it were, of contumelious abuse of their superiors, to the evil deity of popular envy, when even Stesimbrotus of Thasos has ventured to make public charge against Pericles of a dreadful and fabulous impiety with his son's wife? [12] To such degree, it seems, is truth hedged about with difficulty and hard to capture by research, since those who come after the events in question find that lapse of time is an obstacle to their proper perception of them; while the research of their contemporaries into men's deeds and lives, partly through envious hatred and partly through fawning flattery, defiles and distorts the truth.
Eur. Ion 881 O you, who cause a voice to sing from your seven-stringed lyre, a voice that lets lovely-sounding hymns peal forth in the rustic lifeless horn, [885] son of Leto, I will blame you before this light. You came to me, your hair glittering with gold, when I was plucking into the folds of my robe yellow flowers [890] to bloom with golden light; grasping my white hand in yours, you led me to the bed in the cave, hearing me call on my mother, god and consort, [895] shamelessly paying homage to Aphrodite. I, the unhappy one, bore you a son, whom in fear of my mother I placed in that bed of yours, [900] where you joined with me, the miserable, the unfortunate one, in unhappy union. Alas! and now my son and yours, oh cruel one, is gone, torn apart, a feast for birds; [905] but you are singing to the lyre, chanting hymns.
Horn is:Keras I. the horn of an animal, in Hom. mostly of oxen, as a symbol of strength
III. anything made of horn, 1. bow, 2. of musical instruments, horn for blowing, also, the Phrygian flute, because it was tipped with horn
8. of the pêcheis of the lyre, chrusodeton k. S.Fr.244 (lyr.) (rather than the bridge, because made of horn, Ael.Dion.Fr.133, Poll.4.62).
Apsuch-os, on, lifeless, inanimate, pothôi Archil.84 ; mnêmei' apsuch' empsuchôn Simon.106.4 , cf. E.Fr.655, Tr. 623; lôtos a. empnoun [breath] aniei Mousan Sopat.10 ; ha -otata tôn ostôn with least life or sensation, Pl.Ti.74e, cf. An.413a21, etc.; a. theoi, of statues, Timae.127.
2. a. bora non-animal food, E.Hipp. 952.
II. spiritless, faint-hearted, kakê A.Th.192 ; anêr Trag.Adesp.337: apsuchoterai hai thêleiai [elephantes] Arist.HA610a21; of style, lifeless, D.H.Dem.20. Adv. -chôs Poll.2.227 
III. materialistic, logos Porph.Gaur.14.4 (Comp.).
And even things without life giving sound, whether pipe or harp, except they give a distinction in the sounds, how shall it be known what is piped or harped? 1 Cor 14:7
When you cannot read BLACK text on White paper until you turn to Christ (2 Cor 3) in baptism and receive A holy spirit you are a MAN whose heart or mind will not, cannot, vibrate in direct harmony with the Spirit Who speaks the Words.

Therefore, why would holding a literal "machine for doing hard work" help you read the inspired Word. Can you REALLY understand the Word of the Spirit BETTER while people MAKE MUSIC to vibrate your BODY PARTS?

The word never means to PLAY a harp. Holding the harp of God means that your spirit possesses mentality or the ability to UNDERSTAND what you CANNOT understand except when Jesus Christ is supplying the power:

Only believers can HOLD:

1907.  epecho, ep-ekh´-o; from 1909 and 2192; to hold upon, i.e. (by implication) to retain; (by extension) to detain; (with implication, of 3563) to pay attention to: -- give (take) heed unto, hold forth, mark, stay.

Col. 2:18 Let no man beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility
        and worshipping of angels,
        intruding into those things which he hath not seen,
        vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind,
Col. 2:19 And not holding the Head, from which all the body by joints and bands
        having nourishment ministered, and knit together,
        increaseth with the increase of God.

1Tim. 1:19 Holding faith, and a good conscience; which some having put away
        concerning faith have made shipwreck:
1Tim. 1:20 Of whom is Hymenaeus and Alexander; whom I have delivered unto Satan,
        that they may learn not to blaspheme.
1Tim. 3:9 Holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience.

Titus 1:7 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry,
        not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;
Titus 1:8 But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;
Titus 1:9 Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught,
        that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.
Holding harps never means PLAYING literal machines.
Holding or Having the "harp of God" means DON'T PLAY HARPS

Echô I. possess, of property, the most common usagehold back, hold something for oneself, hold still, cease from. or of one's own, hold fast, hold still, cease from, hold on to something 9. possess mentally, understand, do you understand, attend! listen! 
Iliad 2.[95] And the place of gathering was in a turmoil, and the earth groaned beneath them, as the people sate them down, and a din arose. Nine heralds with shouting sought to restrain them,
        if so be they might refrain from uproar and give ear to the kings,
        nurtured of Zeus. Hardly at the last were the people made to sit,
        and were stayed in their places, [100] ceasing from their clamour.

Cease is Pauo
: the rest  Jesus died to give us. cease, have done, Il.8.295, Od.4.103, etc. ; of one singing or speaking, 17.359, Hdt.7.8.d : generally, Med. denotes willing, Pass. forced, cessation. when he stopped playing.
Eskheto phōnē, ‘stuck,’ ‘stopped,’ Il. 17.696
Stopped the sound Phone
2. the cry of animals, as of swine, dogs, oxen, Od.10.239, 12.86,396; of asses, Hdt.4.129; of the nightingale, song, Od.19.521; “anthrōpos pollas phōnas aphiēsi, ta de alla mianArist.Pr.895a4.
4. of sounds made by inanimate objects, mostly Poet., “kerkidos ph.S.Fr.595;

STOP the WEAVING of hymns, songs, 2. tympanum or half-tympanum

 “suriggōnE.Tr.127 (lyr.);

STOP the  Mouthpiece of the Aulos, the last part of the nomos Puthikos was called surigges, prob. because it imitated the dying hisses of the serpent Pytho

STOP THE aulōnMnesim.4.56 (anap.); rare in early Prose,
 play on the flute,Phrugion aulēsen melos” of tunes, to be played on the flute,ho Bakkheios rhuthmos ēuleitoX. Smp.9.3; “auleitai pan melathronis filled with music, E.IT367

STOP THE organōn phōnaiPl.R.397a; A. instrument, implement, tool, for making or doing a thing
3. musical instrument, Simon.31, f.l. in A.Fr.57.1 ; ho men di' organōn ekēlei anthrōpous, of Marsyas, Pl.Smp.215c ; aneu organōn psilois logois ibid., cf. Plt.268b ; “o. polukhordaId.R.399c, al.; “met' ōdēs kai tinōn organōnPhld.Mus.p.98K.; of the pipe

STOP THE  in LXX, “ ph. tēs salpiggos(the  war trumpt) LXX Ex.20.18; ph. brontēs [thunder]ib. Ps.103(104).7; “ ph. autou hōs ph. hudatōn pollōnApoc.1.15.
Hom. Il. 17.[695] Long time was he speechless, and both his eyes were filled with tears, and the flow of his voice was checked
Hom. Il. 21.324 and all the plain was parched, and the bright water was stayed 
Echo STOP, Keep balanced, keep on guard 9. possess mentally, understand, taming, do you understand? attend! listenknow of a thing,  damazo subdue, conquer, be subject to one another. Subdue epithumia passion, longing after, sexual appetite,.

9. possess mentally, understand, “hippōn dmēsinIl.17.476; “tekhnēnHes.Th.770; “pant' ekheis logonA. Ag.582, cf. E.Alc.51; “ekhete to pragmaS.Ph.789; ekheis ti; do you understand? Ar.Nu.733: imper.ekhe attend! listen!

"The Lyre, according to its primary significance, may by the psalmist be used figuratively for the Lord; accordingly to its secondary, for those who continually strike the chords of their souls under the direction of the Choir-master, the Lord. And if the people saved be called the lyre, it will be understood to be in consequence of their giving glory musically, through the inspiration of the Word and the knowledge of God, being struck by the Word so as to produce faith.

"You may take music in another way, as the ecclesiastical symphony at once of the law and the prophets, and the apostles along with the Gospel, and the harmony which obtained in each prophet, in the transitions of the persons. --(Clement of Alexandrian allegorizes instrumental music, Stromata, Book VI, Chapt XI, Ante-Nicene, II, p. 500).


So my heart laments for Moab like a flute;
it laments like a flute for the men of Kir Hareseth. The wealth they acquired is gone. Je.48:36

My heart laments for Moab like a harp,
my inmost being for Kir Hareseth. Is.16:11

And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour.Lu.1:47
Therefore did my
heart rejoice, and my tongue was glad; moreover also my flesh shall rest in hope: Ac.2:26

In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight. Lu.10:21

Holding in the literal musical instrument sense:

Echo   10. keep up, maintain, kanachên eche made a rattling noise, of flutes and lyres,  
KANACHE sound; esp. ring or clang of metal,  loud rang their tramp, gnashing of teeth  aulōn sound of flutes,  Sounding brass, of he Lyre.

HH 3 185 Leto's all-glorious son goes to rocky Pytho, playing upon his hollow lyre, clad in divine, perfumed garments; and his lyre, [185] at the touch of the golden key, sings sweet. Thence, swift as thought, he speeds from earth to Olympus, to the house of Zeus, to join the gathering of the other gods: then straightway the undying gods think only of the lyre and song, and all the Muses together, voice sweetly answering voice, [190] hymn the unending gifts the gods enjoy and the sufferings of men, all that they endure at the hands of the deathless gods, and how they live witless and helpless and cannot find healing for death or defence against old age.
Some passages:

Iliad 19. And the gleam thereof went up to heaven, and all the earth round about laughed by reason of the flashing of bronze; and there went up a din from beneath the feet of men; and in their midst goodly Achilles arrayed him for battle. [365] There was a gnashing of his teeth, and his two eyes blazed as it had been a flame of fire, and into his heart there entered grief that might not be borne. Thus in fierce wrath against the Trojans he clad him in the gifts of the god, that Hephaestus had wrought for him with toil. The greaves first he set about his legs:

ILIAD [95] Nay, return thou back, when once thou hast set a light of deliverance amid the ships, and suffer the rest to battle over the plain. For I would, O father Zeus, and Athene, and Apollo, that no man of the Trojans might escape death, of all that there are, neither any of the Argives, but that we twain might escape destruction, [100] that alone we might loose the sacred diadem of Troy. On this wise spake they one to the other, but Aias no longer abode, for he was sore beset with darts; the will of  overmastering him, and the lordly Trojans with their missiles; and terribly did the bright helm about his temples [105] ring continually, as it was smitten, for smitten it ever was upon the well-wrought cheek-pieces, and his left shoulder grew weary as he ever firmly held his flashing shield; nor might they beat it back about him, for all they pressed him hard with darts. And evermore was he distressed by laboured breathing, [110] and down from his limbs on every side abundant sweat kept streaming, nor had he any wise respite to get his breath withal, but every way evil was heaped upon evil.

ILIAD 18:[490] Therein fashioned he also two cities of mortal men exceeding fair. In the one there were marriages and feastings, and by the light of the blazing torches they were leading the brides from their bowers through the city, and loud rose the bridal song. And young men were whirling in the dance, and in their midst [495] flutes and lyres sounded continually; and there the women stood each before her door and marvelled. But the folk were gathered in the place of assembly; for there a strife had arisen, and two men were striving about the blood-price of a man slain; the one avowed that he had paid all, [500] declaring his cause to the people, but the other refused to accept aught; and each was fain to win the issue on the word of a daysman. Moreover, the folk were cheering both, shewing favour to this side and to that. And heralds held back the folk, and the elders were sitting upon polished stones in the sacred circle, [505] holding in their hands the staves of the loud-voiced heralds...

[520] But when they were come to the place where it seemed good unto them to set their ambush, in a river-bed where was a watering-place for all herds alike, there they sate them down, clothed about with flaming bronze. Thereafter were two scouts set by them apart from the host, waiting till they should have sight of the sheep and sleek cattle.
[525] And these came presently, and two herdsmen followed with them playing upon pipes; and of the guile wist they not at all.
Pindar,  Pythian 10.[31] Once Perseus, the leader of his people, entered their homes and feasted among them, when he found them sacrificing glorious hecatombs of donkeys to the god. In the festivities of those people [35] and in their praises Apollo rejoices most, and he laughs when he sees the erect arrogance of the beasts. [37] The Muse is not absent from their customs; all around swirl the dances of girls, the lyre's loud chords and the cries of flutes. [40] They wreathe their hair with golden laurel branches and revel joyfully.


Hecuba Alas! a dreadful trial is near, it seems, [230] full of mourning, rich in tears. Yes, I too escaped death where death had been my due, and Zeus did not destroy me but is still preserving my life, that I may witness in my misery fresh sorrows surpassing all before. But if the bond may ask the free of things that do not GRIEVE them or WRENCH their heart-strings, you ought to speak in answer to my questions and I ought to hear what you have to say.

Euripides Ion
The bowstring touch'd her breast, so strong she drew;
Whizzing in air the fatal arrow flew.
At once the twanging bow and sounding dart 
The traitor heard, and felt the point within his heart.
Thy scarlet-tinctured foot? or from my bow
The lyre of Phoebus [Apollo, Apollyon] to thy notes attuned
Will not protect thee; farther stretch thy wings;
Go, wanton, skim along the Delian lake,
Or wilt thou steep thy melody in blood.
Look, what strange bird comes onwards; wouldst thou fix
Beneath the battlements thy straw-built nest?
My singing bow shall drive thee hence; begone,
Or to the banks of Alpheus, gulfy stream, grace
Or to the Isthmian grove; there hatch thy young;

P. Vergilius Maro, Aeneid. 11.836

She said, and from her quiver chose with speed
The winged shaft, predestin'd for the deed;
Then to the stubborn yew her strength applied,
Till the
far distant horns approach'd on either side.
bowstring touch'd her breast, so strong she drew;
Whizzing in air the fatal arrow flew.

At once the twanging bow and sounding dart
The traitor heard, and felt the point within his heart.
beating with his heels in pangs of death,
flying friends to foreign fields bequeath.

The conqu'ring damsel, with expanded wings,
The welcome message to her mistress brings. 

Only Jesus Christ can open the Words of Spirit and Life and Paul difined the two roles of the synagogue or ekklesia: this ins INCLUSIVE and EXCLUSIVE:
We silence any diversity of dialog (Rom 15)
We "sing that which is written" and
We "teach that which has been taught."
We KNOW and do not COMPOSE the song: it says that Jesus Christ by virtue of His death gets the right to speak for himself through the BOOK which he left as the Spirit OF the prophets and by guiding the Apostles into ALL truth.

Rev. 5:9 And they sung a new song, saying,
        Thou art worthy to take the book,  [sacred books of Scripture]
                and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain,
        and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood
                out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;
        And hast made us unto our God kings and priests:
                and we shall reign on the earth. Rev. 5:10


That means that we do not need, cannot tolerate human mediators as musicians.

Rev. 5:11 And I beheld, and I heard the voice of many angels
        round about the throne and the beasts and the elders:
        and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands;

Rev. 5:12 Saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power,
         and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing.
Saying is 3004 lego: relate in words of a systematic or set discourse

9. to boast of, tell of, Xen.: to recite what is written, labe to biblion kai lege Plat., etc.:—but the sense of Lat. lego, to read, only occurs in compds., analegomai, epilegomai.

Loquor talk, whisper,  to speak, talk, say (in the lang. of common life, in the tone of conversation;
1. To speak out, to say, tell, talk about, mention, utter, name:
A. To speak, declare, show, indicate or express clearly:

Opposite Pathos or "personal experience stories."
Opposite sensibly perceived
Opposite Epagoges bringing in aids, allurement, enticement, incantation, spell
                7. leading away into captivity, captivity
Opposite Phantasia 2. imagination, i.e. the re-presentation of appearances or images, primarily derived from sensation
        c. creative imagination,ph. sophōtera mimēseōs dēmiourgos
        3. the use of imagery in literature  rhētorikē ph   hai poiētikai ph.” skhēma
Opposite muthos, as history to legend, Ti.26e; “poiein muthous all' ou logous
Opposite prooimi-onA. opening, introduction; in Music, prelude, overture, chorus
II. hymn or short poem, such as those attributed to Homer, “ApollōnosTh.3.104,
Pind. P. 1 Golden lyre, rightful joint possession of Apollo and the violet-haired Muses, to which the dance-step listens, the beginning of splendid festivity; and singers obey your notes, whenever, with your quivering strings, you prepare to strike up chorus-leading preludes. [5] You quench even the warlike thunderbolt of everlasting fire. And the eagle sleeps on the scepter of Zeus, relaxing his swift wings on either side, the king of birds; and you pour down a dark mist over his curved head, a sweet seal on his eyelids. Slumbering, he ripples his liquid back, [10] under the spell of your pulsing notes
Logik-os A. of or for speaking or speech, opposite to mousikê,
logical, l. sullogismoi,
. rhētorikoi,
Opposite  to mousikê,
Mousikos II. of persons, skilled in music, musical, III. of things, elegant, delicate, brômata Diox.1 ; professional musicians,  mousikos kai melôn poêtês, hêdion ouden, oude -ôteron Philem.23 ; harmonious [in tune], fitting, trophê
poiēsis kata mousikēnPl.Smp.196e, cf. 205c; tis tekhnē, hēs to kitharizein kai aeidō
Rev. 5:13 And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them, heard I saying,
Blessing, and honour, and glory, and power, be unto him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever.
Rev. 5:14 And the four beasts said, Amen. And the four and twenty elders fell down and worshipped him that liveth for ever and ever.


If the rhetoricians are just FABRICATING stuff and the singers are making the BLOOD PUMP speed up or the MACHINES attack you then APOLLO HAS LANDED and his agents inted to Silence the Mouth of the Lamb.

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