To See the Glory

To See the Glory

In 2 Corinthians 4 Paul speaks of a darkness that has passed over the minds of every person in the world. The darkness is like a veil that keeps us from seeing true glory–the glory that is present in the person of Jesus Christ. When God sends his gospel into our hearts the darkness is pierced, the veil is torn, the scales of sin and unbelief falls from our eyes and we see Jesus Christ with eyes of faith. This sight is granted only by the mercy of a Sovereign Lord through the power of the Holy Spirit. It is this sight that takes place at regeneration—a sight we return to every time we open up our Bible and lift our voice in prayer for the Holy Spirit to illuminate the glory of our Savior. As Christians this seeing is a never ending quest. We have seen, we are longing to see, and we will see more and more of his glory for eternity. It is only the sight of Jesus Christ–Lord, Savior, Judge, Lion, and Lamb that rouses us from our deadly blindness and ushers us into the beauty of true eternal glory.
Lord–open my eyes that I may see your glory.