Sermon on To God Be The Glory

 To God Be The Glory


To reflect on the majesty and splendor of our Almighty God. Our God is worthy of all glory, honor, and praise. From the vastness of creation to the intimate details of our redemption, God's glory is manifest in every aspect of existence. Let us delve into the ways God reveals His glory and how we, as His people, can respond in worship and obedience.

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1: The Glory of God in Creation (Psalm 19:1)

"The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of His hands." (Psalm 19:1). The beauty and complexity of creation point us to the greatness of our Creator. The vast universe, the intricate design of nature, and the wonder of life all testify to God’s incredible power and wisdom. Every sunrise, every starry night, and every living creature reflects His glory.

2: The Glory of God in Redemption (Ephesians 1:7-8)

"In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that He lavished on us." (Ephesians 1:7-8). The greatest display of God's glory is seen in the redemption of mankind through Jesus Christ. The sacrifice of Jesus on the cross, His resurrection, and the forgiveness of our sins reveal the depth of God’s love and grace. This act of redemption brings glory to God and draws us into a relationship with Him.

3: The Glory of God in the Church (Ephesians 3:20-21)

"Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us, to Him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen." (Ephesians 3:20-21). The church, the body of Christ, exists to glorify God. Through our unity, worship, and service, we reflect God's glory to the world. Our lives together as believers are a testament to His power and love.

4: The Glory of God in Obedience (1 Corinthians 10:31)

"So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God." (1 Corinthians 10:31). Every aspect of our lives, even the most mundane tasks, can glorify God when done in obedience to Him. Living according to His commands and striving to reflect His character in all we do brings glory to His name.

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5: The Glory of God in Christ Jesus (John 1:14)

"The Word became flesh and made His dwelling among us. We have seen His glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth." (John 1:14). Jesus Christ, the incarnate Word, is the ultimate revelation of God's glory. In His life, death, and resurrection, we see the fullness of God’s character – His love, grace, mercy, and truth.

6: The Glory of God in Providence (Romans 11:36)

"For from Him and through Him and for Him are all things. To Him be the glory forever! Amen." (Romans 11:36). God’s providence, His sovereign control over all events, reveals His glory. He orchestrates everything according to His purpose, and His perfect plan brings about good for those who love Him. Trusting in His providence, we see His hand at work in every circumstance.

7: The Glory of God in Suffering (2 Corinthians 4:17)

"For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all." (2 Corinthians 4:17). Even in suffering, God’s glory is revealed. Our trials and tribulations produce perseverance and character, ultimately leading to a greater revelation of His glory. In our weakness, His strength is made perfect.

8: The Glory of God in Worship (Psalm 29:2)

"Ascribe to the Lord the glory due His name; worship the Lord in the splendor of His holiness." (Psalm 29:2). Worship is our response to God's glory. Through song, prayer, and adoration, we acknowledge His majesty and honor His name. True worship exalts God and brings us into a deeper relationship with Him.

9: The Glory of God in the New Creation (Revelation 21:23)

"The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and the Lamb is its lamp." (Revelation 21:23). In the new creation, God’s glory will illuminate everything. The final redemption and restoration of all things will be marked by His eternal presence and glory. We look forward to this hope with great anticipation.

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In conclusion, God’s glory is all-encompassing, touching every part of creation and every aspect of our lives. From the beauty of the natural world to the wonder of our redemption, from our daily acts of obedience to our eternal hope, God’s glory shines brightly. As we reflect on His majesty, let us commit ourselves to live for His glory, giving Him the honor and praise He so richly deserves. To God be the glory forever and ever.

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