“Then I looked, and I heard around the throne and the living creatures and the elders the voice of many angels, numbering myriads of myriads and thousands of thousands, saying with a loud voice, ‘Worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and might and honor and glory and blessing!’ And I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and in the sea, and all that is in them, saying, ‘To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be blessing and honor and glory and might forever and ever!’ And the four living creatures said, ‘Amen!’ and the elders fell down and worshiped” (Revelation 5:11-14, ESV).
At times we remain so narrow or confined in our views and study of Scriptures that we seldom cover less familiar passages .
Here at the dwelling place of the Almighty God there are literally millions of angelic beings, along with divine elders.
Verse 13 may take us beyond our comfort zone. Four groups of beings: “And I heard every creature (1) in heaven and (2) on earth and (3) under the earth and (4) in the sea”. These creatures are speaking. They are praising God!
One day Eden will return to a new earth. Like Adam, we will interact with God’s other creatures in nonconventional ways. Maybe CS Lewis had insight beyond his peers when he penned the Chronicles of Narnia.