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Hear this: But as truly as I live, all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the Lord (Numbers 14:21). Praise the Lord! Here is a promise made by God, made on the very authority of His own existence, As truly as I live. He has made a promise that is yet to take place, but shall. All the earth shall be filled with the glory of the Lord. Oh, that day! No wonder at the end of the Bible are these words, Even so come, Lord Jesus. (Revelation 22:20) Another promise: For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea. (Habakkuk 2:14). The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low: and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see ft together: for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it. (Isaiah 40:3-5).... Lift up thy voice with strength; lift it up, be not afraid; say unto the cities of Judah, Behold your God! Behold, the Lord God will come. (Isaiah 40:9, 10). Two points: God is glorious! and He wants us to be glorious! --- a reflection of Himself. God is glorious! What is this glory? How do we conceive of this glory? The glory of God has surely been revealed In the Bible with brightness, light, fire, and shining. The glory of God in essence is "all that God is!" Everything about God is glorious! His love is glorious! ---it's glorious to be loved by God. His forgiveness is glorious --- to be washed clean from our sins by the blood of Jesus. His grace is glorious - - While we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 5:8) His righteousness is glorious. His truth is glorious. His purity is glorious. His kindness is glorious. His universe is glorious. His Heaven is glorious. His way is glorious. His creation is glorious. His Word is glorious. Glory, glory, glory - - - every quality that is desirable is God. His glory is all that God --- His fullness. From Genesis to Revelation the unfolding of God's glory is revealed. God is seeking to reveal Himself, to make Himself known to all mankind. The glory begins at the first verse in the Bible: In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. (Genesis 1:1) How profound, powerful, creative, and ... glorious! In the beginning ... God ... created ... the Heaven and the earth! How wonderful! Another glimpse of God is when he revealed Himself to Abraham in a vision: And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram... and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces. (Genesis 15:12, 17) The Bible is so full of revelation of the glory of the Lord, but let us just take a few of these and let God's revealed word in the Scripture speak for itself: And Moses went up into the mount, and a cloud covered the mount. And the glory of the Lord abode upon Mount Sinai... and the sight of the glory of the Lord was like a devouring fire on the top of the mount in the eyes of the children of Israel. And Moses went into the midst of the cloud... (Exodus 24:15-18). Later these words were recorded: And it came to pass, as Moses entered into the tabernacle, the cloudy pillar descended, and stood at the door of the tabernacle and the Lord talked with Moses. And the Lord spake unto Moses face to face as a man speaketh unto his friend. (Exodus 33:9-11). In this glorious encounter with God, Moses makes a request. He said, Show me now thy way, that I may know thee, that I might find grace in thy sight. (Exodus 33:13). You see, in the revelation of the glory of God, it is not to be a spectacle to be viewed in wonder; it is for our need and fullness. Hear God say, My presence shall go with thee. (Exodus 33:14). God wants us to know Him. He is not hiding from us, but is in every way seeking to reveal Himself to us! Hallelujah! Then Moses said, show me thy Glory! (Exodus 33:18). A man In the flesh standing in the very presence of God, said, "Lord, show me thy glory; I want to know all about You ..." Then God said, Thou cannot see my face: for there shall no man see me, and live. Behold, there is a place by me, and thou shalt stand upon a rock: And it shall come to pass, while my glory passeth by, that I will put thee in a cleft of the rock, and will cover thee with my hand while I pass by: and thou shalt see my back parts: but my face shall not be seen. (Exodus 33:20-23). God said, "Moses, I'll have My glory pass by you." Oh, that God might reveal His glory right now to you. I don't mean as a demonstration, or a gimmick but God will reveal His glory to those who seek to know Him. God's glory descended upon the tabernacle, and there the cloud of the Lord was upon the tabernacle by day, and fire was on it by night, in the sight of all the house of Israel, throughout all their journeys. . . and the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle. (Exodus 40:38, 35). God revealed His glory to Isaiah in the temple: I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple. And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of Hosts: the whole earth is full of His glory. (Isaiah 6:1, 3). In the midst of the glory of God, Isaiah cried out; Woe is me! for I am undone; because I am a man of unclean lips. But God took his iniquity away and purged him from his sins. (Isaiah 6:5, 7). The glory of God is revealed not to be a spectacle for our eyes, but for inspiration for our souls! The Heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament showeth his handiwork. (Psalm 19:1). Who is this King of Glory? The Lord strong and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle. Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. (Psalm 24: 11-9). Be thou exalted, O God, above the Heavens; let thy glory be above all the earth. (Psalm 46:10). Daniel (Chapter 7) describes what he saw like this: I kept looking until thrones were set up, And the Ancient of Days took His seat; His vesture was like white snow, And the hair of His head like pure wool. His throne was ablaze with flames, Its wheels were as burning fire. A river of fire was flowing and coming out from before Him; Thousands upon thousands were attending Him... (Verses 9-10) And behold, with the clouds of heaven One like a Son of Man was coming, And He came up to the Ancient of Days And was presented before Him. And to Him was given dominion, glory and a kingdom, That all the peoples, nations, and men of every language Might serve Him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion Which will not pass away; And His kingdom is one which will not be destroyed. (Verses 13-14). The Lord is great, and greatly to be praised. (Psalms 104:31). To make know to the sons of men His mighty acts, and the glorious majesty of His Kingdom. (Psalms 145:12). The Lord shall cause His glorious voice to be heard. (Isaiah 30:30). Everyone that is called by my name; for I have created him for my glory. I have formed him; yea I have made him. This people have I formed for myself; they shall show forth my praise. (Isaiah 43:7, 21). As the Heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts. (Isaiah 55:9). Arise, shine, for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee . . . and His glory shall be seen upon thee . . . and the Lord shall be unto thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory. (Isaiah 60:1, 2, 19). His glory covered the Heavens and the earth was full of His praise. (Habakkuk 3:3). Above the firmament that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone; and upon the likeness of the throne was the likeness as the appearance of a man above it. And I saw as the color of amber, as the appearance of fire around about within it; from the appearance of His loins even upward and from the appearance of His loins downward, I saw as it were the appearance of fire, and it had brightness round about; as the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the Lord. (Ezekiel 1:26-28).

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