Seeing the Glory of God and Its Benefits to the Soul

If we desire to give God the Glory and worship that He rightfully deserves, we should seek to see his greatness and be proactive in making more (and more) rooms for Him in our life. If we desire to have more of our flesh crucified, the best way is to let God take full control of our lives, and surrendering ourselves (and self-righteousness) to His will in sweet resignation – the very essence of making more room for God and less for ourselves.

But before we can truly have the desire to surrender ourselves (and our will) to
Him, we need first to see His Greatness. The more we realize the greatness of God, the more we are humbled to the ground in reverent submission (Lev.9:24; Dan. 10:8,9; Isa. 6:1-5), making us to realize our littleness or nothingness. To contemplate on the Greatness and Sovereignty of God is the best antidote for human pride. The worship of God should be worshiping God is simply the attitude-and-act of glorifying God by the offering of the self as an acceptable sacrifice (Rom. 12) – for the chief end of man is to glorify God (knowing, loving, and honoring Him) :

Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power:
for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are
and were created. (Rev. 4:11)
The LORD hath made all things for himself (Prov. 16:4a)
For of him, and through him, and to him,
are all things: to whom be glory forever. Amen.(Rom. 11:36)

And, worshiping  the Glorious God provides the happiest moments of life here on earth. In Him I find real satisfaction for my dry and hungry soul – ever thirsting for something or someone who is ever to satisfy the thirst. In worshiping God, I have my most substantial joy. In living the life of reverent submission, there comes an abundance of strength, power, and fulfillment.

And this is Christian Hedonism (however trivial the term may sound!)- finding your JOY IN GOD – the only unceasing fountain of everlasting joy:

      As the deer pants for the water brooks, so my soul pants
       for Thee, O God, for the living God (Psa. 42:1-2)
       My soul thirsts for Thee, my flesh yearns for Thee, in a
       dry and weary land where there is no water. (Psa. 63:1)
       O taste and see that the Lord is good. (Psa. 34:8)

My chief end is to glorify God by enjoying Him forever, where
He is most exalted, and I am most humbled down
and satisfied.

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