33; iii. LeRoy Davis. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. Look closely at what John said in the opening verses of his first epistle: That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life—the life was made manifest, and we have seen it, and testify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was made manifest to us—that which we have seen and heard we proclaim also to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ. | Here I am! John repeatedly refers to what he has seen and heard and was made manifest to him and others who walked and talked with Jesus. From the base of dokeo; glory, in a wide application. 12. And, since he is continually being revealed to the church through Scripture and by the Holy Spirit, Christians have the unbelievable privilege of seeing the very glory of God through “the face of Christ” (2 Corinthians 4:6). are being transfigured into the same image. I want to suggest that our failure to maintain our pledge to read Scripture consistently is largely due to a misunderstanding of what we think we’ll find in reading God’s written Word. I shall, therefore, consider briefly some of those ways and means whereby the glory of Christ was represented unto believers under the Old Testament. Away, in various senses. Our change into glory comes from the Lord, who, as St. Paul has already explained, is the Spirit of which he has been speaking. In the more technical language of developed theology, it is through the Holy Spirit that the Lord, the Christ, makes His presence manifest to our human spirit." He is still referring to the contrast between the letter and the spirit, and his identification of this "spirit" in its highest sense with the quickening life which, by the gift of the Holy Spirit, we receive from Christ, and which is indeed identical with "the Spirit of Christ." "We know that we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is" (1John 3:2). All glory be to Christ our king! The glory hereafter will be the crown of the glory here. 2C iiC 2Cor ii cor iicor). The heavenly elders give glory to God around His throne. All, the whole, every kind of. 8:15–18; 2 Cor. Simply this: “[His] intention is that the faith and life he received by seeing the glory of Christ, his readers would also be able to receive by seeing what he saw—the glory of Christ shining through the inspired writing” (68). The countenance, aspect, appearance, surface; by implication, presence, person.allπάντες (pantes)Adjective - Nominative Masculine PluralStrong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. The Glory of Christ in this Love. The conversation about Jesus’ “departure” probably included His death, resurrection, and ascension. We see God mirrored in Christ, who is "the image of the invisible God" (Colossians 1:15), and as we gaze, with our face unveiled, on that mirror, a change comes over us. The, the definite article. Christ the Glory of God. 3:14–16. From pros and ops; the front, i.e. In every case, the glory of God acknowledges the Lord's supreme strength and our need to both acknowledge and serve Him. The Spirit of glory, the Spirit which hath the glorious attributes of God, the Spirit which proceedeth from the Father who dwelleth in the glory, in the Shechinah, - that Spirit resteth upon them, and sheds on them the glory of holy suffering, the glory which hung around the cross of Christ. When we see the sun as reflected in a polished mirror of brass or silver, the light illumines us: we are, as it were, transfigured by it and reflect its brightness. And for those who know and love the Lord, the imperfections we are most deeply aware of often tend to be our own. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. That is the glory he left. The Holy Spirit enabled the biblical authors to put what they saw of Christ and his glory into words that, when read, would enable us to “see the glory of Christ” no less clearly than they did. “Christ in you, the hope of glory” (Colossians 1:27, emphasis mine). … (Comp. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.imageεἰκόνα (eikona)Noun - Accusative Feminine SingularStrong's Greek 1504: An image, likeness, bust. What is John’s aim? No such abstract theological thought is here in his mind as that of the "hypostatic union," of the Son and the Holy Spirit. Not just once, but repeatedly. John 1:14 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit are together one singular God. Here are Five Common Misconceptions. Rom. 1:13f). From glory to glory. John 12:41 These things said Esaias, when he saw his glory, and spake of him. [His]αὐτὴν (autēn)Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Feminine 3rd Person SingularStrong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.reflectκατοπτριζόμενοι (katoptrizomenoi)Verb - Present Participle Middle - Nominative Masculine PluralStrong's Greek 2734: To mirror, reflect. Most of us understand the concept but have a hard time envisioning anything truly perfect. [who is the] Spirit.Πνεύματος (Pneumatos)Noun - Genitive Neuter SingularStrong's Greek 4151: Wind, breath, spirit. A motto for their cause is: It can refer to God's greatness, His honor, His beauty, His power, and His light. theτὴν (tēn)Article - Accusative Feminine SingularStrong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. from strength to strength," Psalm 84:7). Our only hope for seeing the glory of God in Scripture is to be born again; that is, to experience the supernatural miracle described in 2 Corinthians 4:6, “God, who said, ‘Let light shine out of darkness,’ has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.” The natural meaning of the Greek is "as by the [or, from] the Lord the Spirit." From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. Here at Bridgeway, in 2021, we are reading through the four gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, together with the book of Acts. 2 Corinthians 3:17 Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. We "faintly give back what we adore," and man, in his measure and degree, becomes, as he was meant to be at his creation, like Christ, "the image of the invisible God." From glory to glory.--This mode of expressing completeness is characteristic of St. Paul, as in Romans 1:17, "from faith to faith "; 2Corinthians 2:16, "of death to death." Col 1:27-28. A primary pronoun of the first person I. Verb - Perfect Participle Middle or Passive - Dative Neuter Singular. Consequently, they were vulnerable to the deceptions of a Gnostic cult who entered the church. statue, profile, or representation, resemblance.with intensifying glory,δόξαν (doxan)Noun - Accusative Feminine SingularStrong's Greek 1391: From the base of dokeo; glory, in a wide application.which comesκαθάπερ (kathaper)AdverbStrong's Greek 2509: Even as, just as. Parallel Commentaries ...LexiconAndδὲ (de)ConjunctionStrong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.we, [who]ἡμεῖς (hēmeis)Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 1st Person PluralStrong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. This meaning, however, is inapplicable here; and the writings of Philo, who in one passage (de Migr. But the imperfections that trouble us most are not that superficial. The first “glory” is that of the Old Covenant—the Law of Moses—while the second is that of the New Covenant, the gospel of Jesus Christ… And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth. Beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord.--The Greek participle which answers to the first five words belongs to a verb derived from the Greek for "mirror" (identical in meaning, though not in form, with that of 1Corinthians 13:12). 10:17. When Paul wrote the letter of Colossians, the church had lost the glory of the gospel. James 1:23 For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: 2 Corinthians 4:4,6 In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them…. 1Pe 5:10 And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ The sequence of thought is, it is believed, this:--St. Paul was about to contrast the veiled vision of Israel with the unveiled gaze of the disciples of Christ; but he remembers what he had said in 1Corinthians 13:12 as to the limitation of our present knowledge, and therefore, instead of using the more common word, which would convey the thought of a fuller knowledge, falls back upon the unusual word, which exactly expresses the same thought as that passage had expressed. From katha and per; exactly as.fromἀπὸ (apo)PrepositionStrong's Greek 575: From, away from. p. 79). But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the LORD. Overall, the glory of God is used in a variety of ways in Scripture. controller; by implication, Master. It is the glory of God that He refuses to share with any man. Do you believe that? There is no doubt that the active voice signifies to "make a reflection in a mirror." Revelation 21:23 adds that the glory of God serves as the light for the city. controller; by implication, Master. That this meaning lies in the word itself cannot, it is true, be proved, and it is, perhaps, hardly compatible with the other meaning which we have assigned to it; but it is perfectly conceivable that the word should suggest the fact, and the fact be looked on as a parable. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons. How can we not let that happen again this year? Verb - Present Participle Middle - Nominative Masculine Plural. The verb is the same (metemorphothe) as that used in the account of our Lord's transfiguration in Matthew 17:2, Mark 9:2; and it may be noted that it is used of the transformation (a metamorphosis more wondrous than any poet had dreamt of) of the Christian into the likeness of Christ in the nearly contemporary passage (Romans 12:2). Chapter 6. And one called to another and said: “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory. John 8:50 I am not seeking glory for myself; but there is one who seeks it, and he is the judge. Chapter 3. Believing, says Piper, “comes by reading what is written, because reading what is written is a window onto the glory of Christ” (68). As by the Spirit of the Lord. Matthew 5:16 - Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. Glory, in the sense it is used with reference to Jesus, is a divine attribute. Moses and Elijah were discussing these foreordained events with Jesus as they stood on the mountain. The present tense implies a gradual transfiguration, a mystical and spiritual change which is produced in us while we contemplate Christ. They are, in fact, a description of "the beatific vision." Through the spirit, all who are in Christ already share in the benefits of the risen Christ in anticipation of His glorious appearing (cf. 1 John 3:2 It is faith alone, discovering the glory of Christ, that can remove that veil of darkness which covers the minds of men in reading the Old Testament, as the apostle declares, 2 Cor. All glory be to Christ! No other instance occurs in which the verb in the middle voice has the meaning of "reflecting," and the words, "With unveiled face," imply the image of "beholding." 2:14. 1 John 3:2.) Did you hear that? An additional reason for retaining the translation of our Authorized Version is that the verb is used in this sense by Philo ('Leg. Even as by the Spirit of the Lord.--The Greek presents the words in a form which admits of three possible renderings. Paraphrasing the prayer of Moses in Exodus 33:18, he makes him say: "Let me not behold Thy form (idea) mirrored (using the very word which we find here) in any created thing, but in Thee, the very God" (2 Allegor. When on the day the great I Am The faithful and the true The Lamb who was for sinners slain Is making all things new. Why? Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God. From meta and morphoo; to transform. What I want to suggest is that we recognize that in reading Scripture we encounter the resplendent glory of Jesus Christ himself. John 1:14 And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, NT Letters: 2 Corinthians 3:18 But we all with unveiled face beholding (2 Cor. Abrah. The form of speech is encompassed with the same difficulties as before, but the leading thought is clear: "The process of transformation originates with the Lord (i.e., with Christ), but it is with Him, not 'after the flesh' as a mere teacher and prophet (2Corinthians 5:16), not as the mere giver of another code of ethics, another 'letter' or writing, but as a spiritual power and presence, working upon our spirits. I do. A primary pronoun of the first person I.with unveiledἀνακεκαλυμμένῳ (anakekalymmenō)Verb - Perfect Participle Middle or Passive - Dative Neuter SingularStrong's Greek 343: To unveil, uncover. John Piper is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. Glory of Jesus. (For the thought, comp. It is by reading! “And four times he says that what he has seen is now being turned into what he testifies and proclaims and writes” (Piper, 68). copyright 2003 by Rev. LeRoy Davis BSc. They forgot the importance of the gospel, not only for salvation but also for their daily lives. The Mystery..Christ in You the Hope of Glory Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom, so that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus. [the] Lord,Κυρίου (Kyriou)Noun - Genitive Masculine SingularStrong's Greek 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. - Hebrews 1:3. Scripture, Christ, Grace, Faith, and Glory to God Alone. Church Reformers, such as Martin Luther, restored gospel preaching to the church in the sixteenth century. Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 1st Person Plural. 101 Plymouth, MN 55447 Office: 763-478-603 1 Fax: 763-478-3970 Knowing that this is what awaits you in the words of God’s Word will, I believe, sustain you in that commitment and supply you with the energy and endurance you need not to give up. The image of the old evil Adam-nature (1Corinthians 15:49) becomes less distinct, and the image of the new man, after the likeness of Christ, takes its place. I’ll say it again: “the glory of Christ shining through the inspired writing!” If you have resolved this year to read Scripture faithfully and consistently, you will see the glory of Christ shining through the inspired text. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.”. I stand at the door and knock. Here at Bridgeway, in 2021, we are reading through the four gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, together with the book of Acts. As we come to the Lord’s Table this morning, it is again our great, great joy to contemplate the cross of Christ. 39). Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the. Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God, Philip. John Piper @JohnPiper. The wonder and glory of Christ has penetrated the hearts of untold millions of people over the last 2,000 years. 2 Corinthians 3:13 And not as Moses, which put a vail over his face, that the children of Israel could not stedfastly look to the end of that which is abolished: 1 Corinthians 13:12 For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known. January 4, 2021 The Bible says a lot about God’s glory, and here are the top 12 Bible verses about God’s glory found in Scripture. Beholding as in a glass. Then life’s demands and the pressures of each day suppress the commitment we earlier made. For most of us, glory and suffering seem incompatible, just like something cannot be simultaneously hot and cold, wet and dry. By: Sam Storms. 42:8), we know that His glory is something that He prizes highly; indeed, He prizes it more highly than anything else. The Light of the Gospel of the Glory of Christ 2 Corinthians 4:4–6 March 12, 2015. Away, in various senses. The following words, however, show that the word suggested yet another thought to him. | And this is obviously the force of the word here. To transform, transfigure. 2:11. unto God and our Father be glory for ever, Philip. The point of all is to say that the glory that Jesus before becoming a man was the very glory of the eternal, God. p. 403) uses it in this sense of the priests who saw their faces in the polished brass of the lavers of purification, supply an instance of its use with a more appropriate meaning. Furthermore, God’s people were made to reflect his glory to the world as they grow in their relationship with Christ. Many of you are already well on your way to reading through the Bible in 2021. Text in Light Blue or bold Light Blue can be "clicked" for backup in scripture or detail in writings. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.gloryδόξαν (doxan)Noun - Accusative Feminine SingularStrong's Greek 1391: From the base of dokeo; glory, in a wide application.of [the] Lord,Κυρίου (Kyriou)Noun - Genitive Masculine SingularStrong's Greek 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. Jude 1:25 (NASB) “To the only GOD our SAVIOR, through JESUS CHRIST our LORD, be GLORY, MAJESTY, POWER, and AUTHORITY are HIS BEFORE ALL TIME, and in … Beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord. Let’s start by clarifying that the apostle Paul is writing to believers in Jesus Christ—the “you” whom he addresses. I love the way John Piper answered that question in his excellent book, Reading the Bible Supernaturally: Seeing and Savoring the Glory of God in Scripture (Crossway, 2017). Many struggle with their faith. Piper responds to the question, “How can we see and savor the glory of God when we have never set our eyes on Jesus or heard him speak with our ears?” He points us to the gospel of John where the apostle’s “answer is that the Holy Spirit would come and enable him and the other eyewitnesses to put what they saw into words (John 14:26; 16:13), so that people could see the glory of Christ by reading and so believe and have eternal life” (67). Jn 17:5 See also Jn 1:14; Jn 17:24. Jump to PreviousBeholding Bright Changed Degree Face Faces Glass Glory Holiness Image Likeness Mirror Mirrors Open Radiant Reflect Reflecting Spirit Transformed UnveiledJump to NextBeholding Bright Changed Degree Face Faces Glass Glory Holiness Image Likeness Mirror Mirrors Open Radiant Reflect Reflecting Spirit Transformed UnveiledLinks2 Corinthians 3:18 NIV2 Corinthians 3:18 NLT2 Corinthians 3:18 ESV2 Corinthians 3:18 NASB2 Corinthians 3:18 KJV2 Corinthians 3:18 BibleApps.com2 Corinthians 3:18 Biblia Paralela2 Corinthians 3:18 Chinese Bible2 Corinthians 3:18 French Bible2 Corinthians 3:18 Clyx QuotationsNT Letters: 2 Corinthians 3:18 But we all with unveiled face beholding (2 Cor. Jesus Himself claimed to have had that glory. The glory of the incarnate Christ has been greatly magnified in His resurrection (Rom. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. John 11:40. controller; by implication, Master.are being transformed intoμεταμορφούμεθα (metamorphoumetha)Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 1st Person PluralStrong's Greek 3339: To transform, transfigure. 4:20. Your email address will not be published. Answer: Colossians 1:27 is a powerful verse: “God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.”. Of what significance is this? Required fields are marked *, © 2021 Sam Storms All Rights Reserved Christ grew in Mary until He had to come out. Romans 8:4,7 That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit…. His rule and reign will ever sing, All glory be to Christ! Thus Socrates advised drunkards and the young to "look at themselves in a mirror," that they might learn the disturbing effects of passion (Diog. Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Feminine 3rd Person Singular. Powered by Church Plant Media, Beholding the Glory of Christ in Scripture in 2021, A Review of “Operating in the Courts of Heaven”, by Robert Henderson, Part Two, A Review of “Operating in the Courts of Heaven”, by Robert Henderson, Part One, Think You Know the Christmas Story? From eiko; a likeness, i.e. Chapter 5. The countenance, aspect, appearance, surface; by implication, presence, person. Jesus Christ’s glory existed before the incarnation. glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ, 2 Cor. “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. And the sweetest invitation from Christ? Jesus Christ’s glory is God’s glory Everything in our earthly experience is flawed, imperfect. 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. Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 1st Person Plural. The glory of Jesus can refer to different things.Glory was something that Jesus had in heaven (John 12:41; 17:5, 24); it was visible in his earthly ministry (John 1:14; 8:54; 11:4; 13:32; 17:1, 5, 10, 22); and it was something he received when he ascended to the Father(Acts 3:13). Like every other year, you’ve heard the call: “Let’s read through the Bible together this year.” Sadly, though, the resolve to read lasts for about a month or two. From ana and kalupto; to unveil.facesπροσώπῳ (prosōpō)Noun - Dative Neuter SingularStrong's Greek 4383: From pros and ops; the front, i.e. A primary particle; 'off, ' i.e. "We behold the glory of the Lord, of the Jehovah of the Old Testament, but it is not, as yet, face to face, but as mirrored in the person of Christ." Chapter 2. Colossians 1:27 - To whom God would make known what [is] the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory: Topics and verses are auto-generated from user searches. The thought is identical with that of Romans 8:29 : "Conformed to the likeness" (or image) "of His Son." 1:20 –22; Eph. Human thought has, we may well believe, never pictured what in simple phrase we describe as growth in grace, the stages of progressive sanctification, in the language of a nobler poetry. 2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. Our spiritual assimilation to Christ comes from his glory and issues in a glory like his (1 Corinthians 15:51; comp." John 17:22 - And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one: 1 Corinthians 10:31 - Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God. Namely, him who is "the Effulgence of God's glory" (Hebrews 1:2), the true Shechinah, "the Image of the invisible God" (Colossians 1:15). If a verse or topic does not belong, please contact us. A primary particle; 'off, ' i.e. An appeal to personal experience in evidence of the freedom. Posted on October 3, 2016 by Mandated Memoranda. Close. And we are writing these things so that our joy may be complete (1 John 1:1-4). (1) That of the English version; (2) that in the margin, "as of the Lord the Spirit"; (3) as of the Lord of the Spirit. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole. The Glory of Christ in the mysterious Constitution of his Person. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with Me. 2024 Jesus Christ, glory of. I, the first-person pronoun. Lutheran Church 4040 County Rd. Notes on John 14:22-26. They attacked the very core of the gospel—Christ. All glory be to Christ! 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