What is the purpose of life?
Glorifying God by Enjoying God
Verses Describing God's Glory
1 Chronicles 16:23
Sing to the LORD, all the earth; proclaim his salvation day after day.
Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples.
The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.
Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge.
Open up, ancient gates! Open up...and let the King of glory enter.
Ascribe to the LORD, you heavenly beings, ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.
Be exalted, O God, above the heavens; let your glory be over all the earth.
And they were calling to one another: "Holy, holy, holy is the LORD Almighty; the whole earth is full of his glory."
I will rescue you for my sake--yes, for my own sake! I will not let my reputation be tarnished, and I will not share my glory with idols! [some translations say I will not give my glory to another]
and I saw the glory of the God of Israel coming from the east. His voice was like the roar of rushing waters, and the land was radiant with his glory.
"When the Son of Man arrives in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne.
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.
for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
2 Corinthians 4:17
For our present troubles are small and won't last very long. Yet they produce for us a glory that vastly outweighs them and will last forever!
And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.
When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.
The Son radiates God's own glory and expresses the very character of God, and he sustains everything by the mighty power of his command. When he had cleansed us from our sins, he sat down in the place of honor at the right hand of the majestic God in heaven.
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.