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Who is the King of glory?

Who is the King of glory?

'Who is the King of Glory? The Lord , strong and mighty, The Lord mighty in Battle" - Psalm 24:8

"Evoking good opinion due to it's inherent worth" is the way most dictionaries define the meaning of glory. Like many other words found in Scripture, I do believe there to be a deeper meaning. Let me try explain:

John Piper says that the Gospel is not a "help wanted" sign nor is the primary call to Christianity merely to come and serve. God is certainly not needing people to work for Him; He is the One with the broad burden-breaking shoulders. He is the strong One, but he has a need to both meet and be recognized as the sole provider of all our needs. Put differently; God has a need to be genuinely needed. Oh, how I can relate to this as a father! I took my little boys for a stroll around the farm the other night just to re-experience them drawing real close to me. Clutching my hand as if all life depended on it. For a moment I had become the family-hero and everything inside of me was loving it!

I know this is very dangerous territory as God shares His Glory with no man and jealously guards over it, but I do treasure the brief moments of being needed in this way. Like us earthly dads, our Heavenly Father is most glorified when we are most delighted in Him!

Lead yourself first!
El Roi: The God who sees me.