Live Loved

My heart said to You, “Your face, Lord, I will seek.”

[Psalm 27:8]

The Glory of God

When Ezekiel saw it, he had to bow.

It encircled the angels and starstruck the shepherds in the Bethlehem pasture.

Jesus radiates it.

John beheld it.

Peter witnessed it on Transfiguration Hill.

Christ will return enthroned in it.

Heaven will be illuminated by it.

It gulfstreams the Atlantic of Scripture, touching every person with the potential of changing every life. Including yours. One glimpse, one taste, one sampling, and your faith will never be the same…

Glory.

God’s glory.

To seek God’s glory is to pray, “Thicken the air with your presence; make it misty with your majesty. Part heaven’s drapes, and let your nature spill forth. God, show us God.”

What the word Alps does for the mountains of Europe, glory does for God’s nature. Alps encompasses a host of beauties: creeks, peaks, falling leaves, running elk. To ask to see the Alps is to ask to see it all. To ask to see God’s glory is to ask to see all of God. God’s glory carries the full weight of his attributes: his love, his character, his strength…

Every act of heaven reveals God’s glory. Every act of Jesus did the same.

[It’s Not About Me]

Father,

We ask you to show us your glory. Open our eyes to behold your majesty and your powerful presence in our lives. May these glimpses of your glory change our lives forever. We want to keep our eyes on you as we try to live your holy best. We pray that every detail in our lives—words, actions, thoughts—would bring glory to you. Our goal is to bring honor to your glorious name. We celebrate you,

Amen.

They shall sing of the ways of the Lord, for great is the glory of the Lord.

[Psalm 138:5]

Blessing and honor and glory and power be to Him who sits on the throne.

[Revelation 5:13]

God is great and we do not know Him; nor can the number of His years be discovered.

[Job 36:26]

~ Max Lucado ~

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