I am amazed when God brings across our paths, Himself revealed in the very thing He has put on our hearts to seek understanding on. This is what happened for me today, in reading this blog by stopandrpayTV that was reblogged by christylogue. Once again the body of Christ, ministering to the body of Christ, for it’s edification and being built up in our faith. Thank you Lord for my brothers and sisters who share You in such extraordinary ways. This video is something extraordinary and profound in hearing and seeing just who this God of ours is.
The great purpose of man, especially the believer in Christ, is to glorify God. “Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God” (1 Corinthians 10:31). Essential to our ability to glorify God is the knowledge of God and knowing Him personally in view of that knowledge.
The word “glory” in the Greek New Testament is doxa which means an opinion, an estimation, or reputation in which one is held. It refers to that which should accrue to God as praise, thanksgiving, obedience, reverence, and service because of who God is and what God does (past, present, and future). In other words, giving glory to God is tied in with the knowledge of God (revelation of God), and knowing God personally (response to God).
The Lord Jesus said in John 17:3, “And this is eternal life, that they may…
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