Preaching the Glory of God from the Old Testament

Preaching the Glory of God from the Old Testament

Moses said, “Show me your glory” (Ex 33:18). This request was made by Moses following the Lord’s acceptance of his intercession on behalf of idolatrous Israel. God had threatened the removal of His presence from His people because of their sin, and, according to the narrative, Moses’ pleading for God to relent from this unthinkable . . . 

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The Reason for Everything

The Reason for Everything

“Praise the name of the Lord, for His name alone is exalted; His glory is above earth and heaven.” (Ps 148:13) In the entire universe, there is nothing loftier or more important than the glory of the Lord. God’s glory constitutes the whole purpose for which we were created. Indeed, this is the ultimate reason for everything that has ever happened—from the dawn of creation until now. “The heavens . . .

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The Intrinsic Glory of God

The Intrinsic Glory of God

When we speak of God’s glory, we mean, first, what has been called His ‘intrinsic glory,” which is the sum total of the greatness of His divine being. It is all that God is, the whole of all of His attributes.  In this sense, we do not give God glory. We cannot add to His intrinsic glory one iota. He already is all-glorious. As the God who was, is, and is to come, He is forever glorious and perfect, eternally the same, unchanging in His glory. Therefore, the glory of God is intrinsic to . . .

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