TOPIC TAG: Glory / Honor / Repute (866)
1. very great praise, honor, or distinction bestowed by common consent; renown: to win glory on the field of battle.
2. something that is a source of honor, fame, or admiration; a distinguished ornament or an object of pride: a sonnet that is one of the glories of English poetry.
3. adoring praise or worshipful thanksgiving: Give glory to God.
4. resplendent beauty or magnificence: the glory of autumn.
5. a state of great splendor, magnificence, or prosperity.
6. a state of absolute happiness, gratification, contentment, etc.: She was in her glory when her horse won the Derby.
7. the splendor and bliss of heaven; heaven.
8. a ring, circle, or surrounding radiance of light represented about the head or the whole figure of a sacred person, as Christ or a saint; a halo, nimbus, or aureole.
–verb (used without object) 10. to exult with triumph; rejoice proudly (usually fol. by in): Their father gloried in their success.
11. Obsolete. to boast.
Submitted by Randy on Fri, 2013-04-12 23:20
2 Peter 1:3, “According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue:”
Submitted by Randy on Wed, 2013-01-30 00:48
2 Corinthians 12:9, "And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me“.
Submitted by Randy on Wed, 2012-12-12 02:02
2 Corinthians 4:6, “For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.”
Submitted by Randy on Sun, 2012-11-18 11:39
Jeremiah 9:23, "Thus saith the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches:"
Isaiah 6:3. Once a contact is made with God, the second step of revival is come into the presence of his holiness. We can talk about being holy and God being holy, but it is a different story when we come into direct contact with God and his perfection.
Colossians 3:23. The ultimate purpose of Christian stewardship is to glorify God. Colossians 3:23 says, “And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;” As Christian stewards, we are to do good works for one purpose and that is to glorify God. God is the object of our stewardship.
John 14:13. One of the reasons for the Prosperity Gospel as stated in the Bible is that it glorifies God for him to answer and fulfill a believer’s prayer. John 14:13-14 says, “And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.
2 Corinthians 1:20. Prayers asking for what God has already promised will always be answered with a yes from God (2 Corinthians 1:20, “For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us”). God’s promises are not like a promise from an ordinary person.
Proverbs 19:11. The best way to deal with most anger is by thinking before acting. Most anger is driven by pride and selfishness. Most anger is not pleasing to God.
Matthew 6:13. By us earnestly praying the Lord's Prayer we can resist temptation. The Lord's Prayer in Matthew 6 provides us a prayer that we can use to ask God to deliver us from temptation. Matthew 6:13 is the key scripture reference for asking God for deliverance.