This post rambles around a bit, is a little ‘churchy’ and contains some ham-fisted and clumsy theology. You have been warned. 😉
There are a few times in the bible where prophets have had visions of heaven. Often these visions, or even visits, include seeing the most freakiest of creatures. Strange beasts made up with parts of earthly creatures, yet I think they might have got it backwards when they wrote, “It had a lion’s face.”.