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“A seal on a scroll or document identified the owner and also protected its contents. Also, the number 144,000, comprising of 12 groups* of 12,000, symbolizes the ‘completeness’ of the seals, not missing a single person.” 
- As with the Lion and the Lamb (ch. 5), there is a difference between what John hears (v.4) and what he sees (v.9). What is the significance of this?
- The previous chapter ended with the words: “Who can stand?” What can I learn from this text that follows?
- What are some features of heaven depicted in this passage? What implications for my life flow from this?
 Life Application Study Bible, study notes (Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers and Zondervan, 1991) 2254.