21:23-24 (NKJV) All My fierce anger; 5I stood between the LORD and you at that time, to declare to you the word of the LORD; for you were afraid because of the fire, and you did not go up the mountain. 4:13-14 (NKJV) These videos are designed to better equip you in your walk with Christ, and to strengthen you throughout your journey. 11:3 (NKJV) The God of glory thunders; 43:2 (NKJV) Walk while you have the light, lest darkness overtake you; he who walks in darkness does not know where he is going. 3 Oh, send out Your light and Your truth! 1 When Solomon had finished praying, fire came down from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices; and the glory of the LORD filled the £temple. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers. The king spoke, and said to Daniel, “Are you that Daniel £who is one of the captives from Judah, whom my father the king brought from Judah? 16 The LORD called your name, 3 Therefore they shall be like the morning cloud Whoever takes that way shall not know peace. Ex. Psa. Joel 2:10 (NKJV) And His tongue like a devouring fire. For our purposes the important thing to know is that the goal of doing something for God's glory and the goal of doing it for his name's sake are the same goal. The lightnings lit up the world; These are smoke in My nostrils, To consummate his purposes (Eph 1:9-10), God sent Jesus the servant who would be exalted and glorified (Isa 52:13; cf. The nation was identified as God’s “firstborn son” at the exodus from Egypt (Exod 4:22-23), and God showed his glory over Pharaoh at the exodus (e.g. 14 For the earth will be filled John 17:3 states here that knowing Him, continually encountering Him, continually experiencing His presence is eternal life. 27 Also from the appearance of His waist and upward I saw, as it were, the color of amber with the appearance of fire all around within it; and from the appearance of His waist and downward I saw, as it were, the appearance of fire with brightness all around. 27:1 (NKJV) 97:4 (NKJV) 30:8 (NKJV) Luke 1:79 (NKJV) Most of these examples occur in the Old Testament. Sign up to receive my blog posts via e-mail and get a FREE copy of "The Blood Covenant Study Guide.". 40:38 (NKJV) 3:16 (NKJV) 119:130 (NKJV) 112:4 (NKJV) 3:18 (NKJV) 27 For as the lightning comes from the east and flashes to the west, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be. Seven lamps of fire were burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God. 59:9 (NKJV) 27 God is the LORD, Is it unloving for God to seek his own glory (cf. 2 Chr. We use Arial Unicode web based 5For we do not preach ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord, and ourselves your bondservants for Jesus’ sake. He has kindled fire on it, 14 And the living creatures ran back and forth, in appearance like a flash of lightning. Isa. 5:11 through Dan. 13 “From above He has sent fire into my bones, 12 So Elijah answered and said to them, “If I am a man of God, let fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty men.” And the fire of God came down from heaven and consumed him and his fifty. God’s Word has the answer to life’s problems. 12Inasmuch as an excellent spirit, knowledge, understanding, interpreting dreams, solving riddles, and £explaining enigmas were found in this Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar, now let Daniel be called, and he will give the interpretation.” Burning with His anger, With that in mind we can now look at some passages of Scripture which reveal God's goal in the high points of redemptive history. John likewise attested to Christ’s glory when he wrote, “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. And it will devour all around him.”. The heavens tremble; And they are the thousands of Manasseh.”. 24 Now it came to pass, in the morning watch, that the LORD looked down upon the army of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and cloud, and He troubled the army of the Egyptians. Nor will there ever be any such after them, 74:16 (NKJV) 5:4 through Deut. You want God showing up in your living room, you want Him to show up at your workplace. 3 The voice of the LORD is over the waters; 24 Then you call on the name of your gods, and I will call on the name of the LORD; and the God who answers by fire, He is God.” For the LORD will be your everlasting light, 2 Pet. In the light of the LORD. To guide our feet into the way of peace.”. Of all those who dwell in the land. 13  “There are those who rebel against the light; 8 Fire and hail, snow and clouds; He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.”, John 9:5 (NKJV) 33 who went in the way before you to search out a place for you to pitch your tents, to show you the way you should go, in the fire by night and in the cloud by day. Lest My fury go forth like fire 42:6 (NKJV) So the fire of the LORD burned among them, and consumed some in the outskirts of the camp. A host of doxologies in the NT ascribe glory to God and his Messiah (Luke 1:68; Rom 1:25; 9:5; 11:33-36; 16:25-27; 2 Cor 1:3; 11:31; Gal 1:4-5; Eph 1:3; 3:20-21; Phil 4:20; 1 Tim 1:17; 6:15-16; 2 Tim 4:18; Heb 13:20-21; 1 Pet 1:3; 4:11; 5:11; 2 Pet 3:18; Jude 24-25; Rev 1:5-6). Job 38:9 (NKJV) 2 Corinthians 4:6 For God, who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," made His light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. Clicking on the links will take you to a post with a short introductory message and list of scriptures that you can study and meditate on. 26 And David built there an altar to the LORD, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings, and called on the LORD; and He answered him from heaven by fire on the altar of burnt offering. 1:27 (NKJV) Job 37:15 (NKJV) Ex. Your lips have spoken lies, Isa. And your sins have hidden His face from you, And heals the stroke of their wound. Psa. 14:20 (NKJV) 7:1 (NKJV) And all the peoples see His glory. And the LORD rained hail on the land of Egypt. Ezek. 40:5 (NKJV) 8 And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord will consume with the breath of His mouth and destroy with the brightness of His coming. 6 Flash forth lightning and scatter them; His glory covered the heavens, And His glory from the rising of the sun; 14Look, fire has come down from heaven and burned up the first two captains of fifties with their fifties. 34 Then the cloud covered the tabernacle of meeting, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle. From before the enemy. Sd.- We have seen this day that God speaks with man; yet he still lives. In every case, the glory of God acknowledges the Lord's supreme strength and our need to both acknowledge and serve Him. 5 As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.”, John 11:4 (NKJV) But as the prophet Isaiah tells us, God will share His glory with no one (42:8). And the house of Joseph a flame; Ex. Your email address will not be published. God’s glory is who He is. 104:2 (NKJV) 1:15 (NKJV) Deut. Psa. 14 Then the LORD will be seen over them, Ezek. Rev. 7 And of the angels He says: 26 For who is there of all flesh who has heard the voice of the living God speaking from the midst of the fire, as we have, and lived? 30:16 (NKJV) Those who know God and approve of His works praise Him accordingly. Rev. 24:27 (NKJV) And they shall reign forever and ever. 1 Cor. I have slain them by the words of My mouth; 43:12 (NKJV) What higher end could he seek? 8:19 (NKJV) You can define this goodness as, "everything that is Godly." This is my story. Acts 26:18 (NKJV) It is with some reservation that I teach these verses in parts, rather than as a whole. And His glory into the enemy’s hand. And there is no justice in their ways; 23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. Lev. 11 The LORD has fulfilled His fury, 6 Who is this coming out of the wilderness 11:23 (NKJV) 1:18 (NKJV) 18:12 through Psa. Like the morning clouds spread over the mountains. Let them bring me to Your holy hill He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. 18 “And to the angel of the church in Thyatira write, 16 who alone has immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see, to whom be honor and everlasting power. 18:16 (NKJV) 2:11 (NKJV) For example, todays passage speaks of the glory of our Creator and not the sun being the light that shines forth in this dark world, revealing itself through Gods people that they might point the pagan nations unto the Lord of all (Isa. For this great fire will consume us; if we hear the voice of the LORD our God anymore, then we shall die. 2And the priests could not enter the house of the LORD, because the glory of the LORD had filled the LORD’S house. 13 For You have delivered my soul from death. Like wax before the fire, 32 He gave them hail for rain, 2  Who cover Yourself with light as with a garment, 1:33 (NKJV) 1 John 2:8 through 1 John 2:10 (NKJV) 104:31-32 (NKJV) 20 For all the promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen, to the glory of God through us. Their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; Psa. Question Why does it sometimes feel like God is far away? Matt. 14:24 (NKJV) 2 and He was transfigured before them. 20 So it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel. My wife of 35 years, Sharon, and I emphasize personal growth and development through the Word of God. 2 Sam. The excellency of our God. A day of clouds and thick darkness, 139:11 through Psa. 7:3 (NKJV) And turned me back; Psa. The glory of Lebanon shall be given to it, Who stops his ears from hearing of bloodshed, 22 So Moses stretched out his hand toward heaven, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days. Who stretch out the heavens like a curtain. 77:18 (NKJV) 4  The mountains will melt under Him, And in the days of your father, light and understanding and wisdom, like the wisdom of the gods, were found in him; and King Nebuchadnezzar your father—your father the king—made him chief of the magicians, astrologers, Chaldeans, and soothsayers. Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new... During the season of advent, we remember that Jesus is... Key Word: The Revelation of the Coming of... the skies proclaim the work of his hands. With love and regard, The omniscient Creator knew all that would come to pass in the world he created, and he went forward with the project. 148:13 (NKJV) 50:3 (NKJV) And He has given us light; 1 Thess. By the iniquity of your trading; In the paradox of the ages, the humiliation of Christ won him the name above every name (Phil 2:5-11). 12 giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in the light. And burn so that no one can quench it, 3 The Gentiles shall come to your light, Rev. And your righteousness shall go before you; 2 Kin. 20For everyone practicing evil hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed. 5:8 (NKJV) Hindi, and Punjabi. And like smoke from a chimney. 10 And all the congregation said to stone them with stones. Num. The ministry of the Holy Spirit is both the focus and the hallmark of our mission. And the stars diminish their brightness. Mal. God’s glory is who He is, what He possesses, and what He is like. 14:10 (NKJV) Ex. And it shall devour the palaces of Kerioth; On their part He is blasphemed, but on your part He is glorified. 5  How long, LORD? He makes lightning for the rain, 13:21 through Ex. He had rays flashing from His hand, 12And the LORD spoke to you out of the midst of the fire. The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers so they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. The LORD my God will enlighten my darkness. 24 Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, The wicked will be crushed (Ps 72:4). 28 He will redeem £his soul from going down to the Pit, 4  Circumcise yourselves to the LORD, Because of the evil of your doings. 22:9 (NKJV) 56:13 (NKJV) 13 at midday, O king, along the road I saw a light from heaven, brighter than the sun, shining around me and those who journeyed with me. Even when judging Israel’s sin, God reiterated his purpose: “the glory of Yahweh will fill all the earth” (Num 14:21, author’s translation), In the tabernacle and later the temple, God gave to Israel a preview of the way his glory will one day fill the world, God’s cosmic temple. And the Ancient of Days was seated; Prov. 2:13 (NKJV) He shall appear in His glory. Thus it was a cloud and darkness to the one, and it gave light by night to the other, so that the one did not come near the other all that night. When I fall, I will arise; 1:18 (NKJV) 1 Chr. Ex. I will see His righteousness. Additionally for the end result of equipping people, I am developing a running commentary on the New Testament called The Bridge. 3 A fire goes before Him, 9 Smoke went up from His nostrils, 3 For your hands are defiled with blood, Here are some verses that reference this subject. 14 The sinners in Zion are afraid; In Your light we see light. 9:2 (NKJV) Some key aspects of God’s glory, however, can be summarized as follows: the glory of God is the weight of the majestic goodness of who God is an the resulting name, or reputation, that he gains from revealing himself as Creator, Sustainer, Judge, and Redeemer, perfect in justice and mercy, loving-kindness and truth (cf. With the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, "(B-2) God's Purpose: His Glory" will seek to show that God's ultimate and overriding purpose in everything is to glorify Himself. Lam. 60:1-3 (NKJV) 10But if one walks in the night, he stumbles, because the light is not in him.”, John 11:40 (NKJV) Have seen a great light; You have prepared the light and the sun. 4:15 (NKJV) First, the Hebrew word transliterated as kabowd or kaw-bode (primarily translated as glory in the Old Testament) can refer to praise and honor and at times even abundance and riches (Genesis 45:13; Ezekiel 20:6). The Corinthian church had questioned the apostle Paul’s motives and methods, so he started by presenting a defense for himself and other ministers of the gospel. 14 In the daytime also He led them with the cloud, And they will be tormented day and night forever and ever. Ezek. 17His winnowing fan is in His hand, and He will thoroughly clean out His threshing floor, and gather the wheat into His barn; but the chaff He will burn with unquenchable fire.”. 23 And Moses stretched out his rod toward heaven; and the LORD sent thunder and hail, and fire darted to the ground. God endowed his image-bearers with the capacity to use all their powers in the mysterious and elevating worship of the One who made them, sustains them, and created them for himself. And when I waited for light, then came darkness. 16:24 (NKJV) The like of whom has never been; 15 He who walks righteously and speaks uprightly, 16 that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man, Eph. Ezek. He is not a fairy tale – 'we heard Him'. This visible power is also known as Shekinah glory, which is the Hebrew name given to the presence of God dwelling on the earth. John 12:35 through John 12:36 (NKJV) Blood and fire and vapor of smoke. 6:21 (NKJV) 6:3-4 (NKJV) 14 But I will kindle a fire in the wall of Rabbah, 1:3 (NKJV) Jer. Job 24:16 (NKJV) 7:8-9 (NKJV) 23 And the glory of the LORD went up from the midst of the city and stood on the mountain, which is on the east side of the city. Coals were kindled by it. 2 Then the people cried out to Moses, and when Moses prayed to the LORD, the fire was quenched. Ezek. Question: "What is the weight of glory in 2 Corinthians 4:17?" 1  The LORD is my light and my salvation; Ponder the individual stories and themes of Scripture while observing how they all fit together in God’s grand biblical narrative with helpful introductions to books and sections of the Bible combined with 20,000 verse-by-verse study notes to guide you to a clearer understanding of Scripture. And he answered and said to him: “Man of God, thus has the king said, ‘Come down quickly!’” Which they marked for themselves in the daytime; This is my journey. 4 But I will send a fire into the house of Hazael, 9 I will bear the indignation of the LORD, 3 For they did not gain possession of the land by their own sword, 8  You have set our iniquities before You, And shuts his eyes from seeing evil: Isa. 18:13 (NKJV) 40:35 (NKJV) They have heard that You, LORD, are among these people; that You, LORD, are seen face to face and Your cloud stands above them, and You go before them in a pillar of cloud by day and in a pillar of fire by night. That it cannot save; They do not know its ways 7:3 (NKJV) Joel 2:30 (NKJV) Jer. No matter what it looks like on planet earth. 4 And the glory of the LORD came into the temple by way of the gate which faces toward the east. 4 And He wrote on the tablets according to the first writing, the Ten Commandments, which the LORD had spoken to you in the mountain from the midst of the fire in the day of the assembly; and the LORD gave them to me. 2:5 (NKJV) 4:11 (NKJV) 32 But Peter and those with him were heavy with sleep; and when they were fully awake, they saw His glory and the two men who stood with Him. 39:6 (NKJV) 59:19 (NKJV) 38:22 (NKJV) He will kindle a burning 29 For our God is a consuming fire. John 1:4 through John 1:5 (NKJV) Are against the LORD, 4 In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. When we think of the glory of the Lord, the image of brilliant light often comes to our minds. The Bible declares in Numbers 14:21 that all the earth will be filled with the glory of the Lord. 7And I fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to me, ‘Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?’ 8So I answered, ‘Who are You, Lord?’ And He said to me, ‘I am Jesus of Nazareth, whom you are persecuting.’ John 12:23). 58:8 (NKJV) Dan. 4:24 (NKJV) 16:18 (NKJV) 18 Now all the people witnessed the thunderings, the lightning flashes, the sound of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking; and when the people saw it, they trembled and stood afar off. And the glory of the LORD is risen upon you. 25:2 (NKJV) The tongue is so set among our members that it defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire by hell. Ex. And from that which is crushed a viper breaks out. 19:1 (NKJV) 5:5 (NKJV) Dan. 26 Ought not the Christ to have suffered these things and to enter into His glory?”. Psa. 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