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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 8440 glorifying God
8440 glorifying God

8440 glorifying God

The giving of glory to God through acts of praise and obedience. Believers are to glorify God in their lives, as Jesus Christ glorified him in his life.

Believers are to glorify God

Ps 96:1-9 pp 1Ch 16:23-29 Isa 42:12 See also Isa 43:5-7; Isa 66:18-19; Hab 2:14

God is entitled to be glorified Ps 96:4-9 pp 1Ch 16:25-29 See also Ps 29:1-2; Ps 115:1; Isa 24:14-15

Glorifying God is the believer’s natural response to him Ps 118:28 See also Ps 34:3; Ps 69:30; Ps 86:12

God is glorified in Jesus Christ

Jn 13:31 See also Jn 14:13; Jn 17:4

Reasons for glorifying God

His holiness Ps 99:9 See also Rev 15:4

His great deeds Ps 86:8-10 See also Isa 25:1; 2Co 4:13-15

His loving mercy Ps 63:3 See also Ps 115:1; Ro 15:8-9

His righteous judgments Rev 14:7 See also Eze 28:22-23; Ro 11:33-36; Rev 11:13

Means of glorifying God

By praising God Rev 4:11; Rev 7:12 See also Lk 2:13; Ro 11:33-36; Ro 16:27; Heb 13:20-21; 1Pe 4:11; 2Pe 3:18; Jude 25

By living for God 1Co 10:31 See also Ro 4:20; 1Co 6:20; 2Th 1:11-12; 1Pe 4:10-13

By doing good works and bearing fruit Jn 15:8; Php 1:9-11 See also Mt 5:16; Gal 5:22-26; Heb 13:20-21; 1Pe 2:12

Examples of glorifying God

1Ch 29:10-13 David; Da 4:34-37 Nebuchadnezzar; Lk 1:46 Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ; Lk 2:13 the angels; Lk 2:20 the shepherds Jesus Christ: Jn 13:31-32; Jn 17:1-4 The redeemed in heaven: Rev 4:11; Rev 7:12

See also

1065God, holiness of
1194glory, divine & human
3218Holy Spirit & praise
4114angels and praise
7027church, purpose
8444honouring God
8624worship, reasons
8660magnifying God
8665praise, reasons

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