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The Glory of God
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Scriptural references for:
The Glory of God

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Let all things be done for the Glory of God and nothing for vain glory.
¶How is it then, brethren? when ye come together, every one of you hath a psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath a revelation, hath an interpretation. Let all things be done unto edifying. 1 Corinthians 14:26
Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another. Galatians 5:26

Lift up His Standard and seek to do His will, and not your own.
(¶Go through, go through the gates; prepare ye the way of the people; cast up, cast up the highway; gather out the stones; lift up a standard for the people. Isaiah 62:10
Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is wellpleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen. Hebrews 13:21

For His Ways are far better than having things your own way.
He stood, and measured the earth: he beheld, and drove asunder the nations; and the everlasting mountains were scattered, the perpetual hills did bow: his ways are everlasting. Habakkuk 3:6
¶O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out! Romans 11:33

The glory of man is like the flower of the grass, here today and gone tomorrow.
¶For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away: 1 Peter 1:24

The Glory of God will never pass away, but will endure for all generations.
¶The glory of the LORD shall endure for ever: the LORD shall rejoice in his works. Psalms 104:31

Rarely is anything done by men for the Glory of God.
Isaiah 24:13  ¶When thus it shall be in the midst of the land among the people, there shall be as the shaking of an olive tree, and as the gleaning grapes when the vintage is done.
14  They shall lift up their voice, they shall sing for the majesty of the LORD, they shall cry aloud from the sea.
15  Wherefore glorify ye the LORD in the fires, even the name of the LORD God of Israel in the isles of the sea.

Yet those rare work's remembrance passes from generation to generation.
For there is no remembrance of the wise more than of the fool for ever; seeing that which now is in the days to come shall all be forgotten. And how dieth the wise man? as the fool. Ecclesiastes 2:16

Do not reason, as many have done, that it is easy to acquire glory in Heaven.
Matthew 5:11  Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake. 12  Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.

You may have to labor for years to accomplish a single act of glory for God.
Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed. John 6:27

This is why patience in the greatest of all virtues.
And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; Romans 5:3