1045 God, glory of

1045 God, glory of

The revelation of God’s power and characteristics, sometimes accompanied by visible phenomena.

Glory as an attribute of God

Ps 24:7-8 See also Ps 29:3; Jn 11:40; Ac 7:2; Rev 19:1

Visible phenomena accompanying God’s glory

The appearance of God’s glory Hab 3:4 See also Dt 5:24; 2Sa 22:8-16 pp Ps 18:7-15; Ps 104:1; Eze 1:26-28

God’s glory as a cloud Ex 24:15-16 See also Ex 33:9-10; Isa 4:5; Mt 17:5 pp Mk 9:7 pp Lk 9:34; Lk 21:27 pp Mt 24:30 pp Mk 13:26

God’s glory in the tabernacle and the temple 2Ch 5:13-14 pp 1Ki 8:10-11 The Jewish term for the outward sign of God’s presence in the temple is “Shekinah”. See also Ex 40:34-35; 2Ch 7:1-3; Eze 8:4; Eze 9:3; Eze 10:19; Eze 43:1-5; Rev 15:8

God’s glory revealed

In Jesus Christ Heb 1:3 See also Isa 49:3; Jn 1:14; Jn 13:31-32; Jn 17:5; 2Co 4:6; 2Pe 1:17

In his people Col 1:27 See also Isa 60:19-21; Isa 62:3; 2Co 3:18; Eph 3:21

In the whole world Isa 6:3 See also Nu 14:21; Ps 57:5,11 pp Ps 108:5; Hab 2:14; Hab 3:3

In heaven Rev 21:23 See also Ro 8:17; Heb 2:9; 1Pe 5:10

In his name Ne 9:5 See also Dt 28:58; 1Ch 29:13; Ps 8:1; Ps 79:9

In his works Ps 111:3 See also Ps 19:1; Isa 12:5; Isa 35:2; Jn 11:40-44; Jn 17:4

In his kingdom Ps 145:11-12 See also 1Ch 29:11; Mt 6:13 fn; 1Th 2:12

God’s glory cannot be fully seen

1Ti 6:15-16 To see God face to face means certain death: Ex 33:18-20; Jdg 6:22-23; Jdg 13:20-22; Isa 6:5; Jn 1:18

God’s glory experienced

Ac 7:55 See also Ex 3:2 Moses; Isa 6:1-4 Isaiah; Lk 2:9 the shepherds

The effects of God’s glory

God’s glory is acknowledged Ps 72:19 See also Ps 29:2; Ro 11:36; Rev 4:11; Rev 5:13; Rev 19:1

God’s glory brings guilt and fear Ro 3:23 See also Isa 2:10,19,21; Rev 11:13; Rev 15:8

See also

1060God, greatness of
1090God, majesty of
1190glory
1403God, revelation
1454theophany
2024Christ, glory of
2218Christ, Son of God
4805clouds
7467temple, Solomon’s

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