As I watched, I saw on the platform above the top of the cherubim something like a sapphire, resembling the shape of a throne, appearing above them.
and they saw the God of Israel. Under his feet there was something like a pavement made of sapphire, clear like the sky itself.
Immediately I was in the Spirit, and a throne was standing in heaven with someone seated on it!
Abraham looked up and saw three men standing across from him. When he saw them he ran from the entrance of the tent to meet them and bowed low to the ground.
Then the Lord said, "Should I hide from Abraham what I am about to do?
The two men turned and headed toward Sodom, but Abraham was still standing before the Lord.
Abraham said, "Since I have undertaken to speak to the Lord, what if only twenty are found there?" He replied, "I will not destroy it for the sake of the twenty."
So Jacob named the place Peniel, explaining, "Certainly I have seen God face to face and have survived."
When Joshua was near Jericho, he looked up and saw a man standing in front of him holding a drawn sword. Joshua approached him and asked him, "Are you on our side or allied with our enemies?"
The Lord told Joshua, "See, I am about to defeat Jericho for you, along with its king and its warriors.
God has countless chariots; they number in the thousands. The Lord comes from Sinai in holy splendor.
Then the guard cries out: "On the watchtower, O sovereign master, I stand all day long; at my post I am stationed every night.
Many days later the Lord said to me, "Go at once to Perath and get the shorts I ordered you to bury there."
Then the Lord said to me,
The Lord told me, "Tell the king and the queen mother, 'Surrender your thrones, for your glorious crowns will be removed from your heads.
Over the heads of the living beings was something like a platform, glittering awesomely like ice, stretched out over their heads.
These were the living creatures which I saw at the Kebar River underneath the God of Israel; I knew that they were cherubim.
Then the cherubim spread their wings with their wheels alongside them while the glory of the God of Israel hovered above them.
I will stand at my watch post; I will remain stationed on the city wall. I will keep watching, so I can see what he says to me and can know how I should answer when he counters my argument.
No one has ever seen God. The only one, himself God, who is in closest fellowship with the Father, has made God known.
This power he exercised in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly realms
who went into heaven and is at the right hand of God with angels and authorities and powers subject to him.