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Casting Crowns before the Lord

The four and twenty Elders fell down before him that sat on the throne, and worshipped him that liveth for evermore, and cast their crowns before the throne, saying,
Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory, and honor, and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy will’s sake they are, and have been created.
Rev. 4: 10, 11 (1599 Geneva Bible)

Dear Friends,

This Scripture from the Book of Revelation weighs heavy upon my heart as I observe the modern Church in America. The Geneva Bible study note for verse 10 explains:

Three signs of honor given unto God, prostration or falling down, adoration and
casting their crowns before God, in which the godly, though made kings by
Christ, do willingly empty themselves of all glory, moved with a religious
respect for the majesty of God.

Are you moved with a religious respect for the majesty of God? Or truly committed to laying down your life for Christ and willing to “cast” your “crown” before Him? I ask because I see little dying to self within…