The Glory of God

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The Glory of God

I have given them the glory you gave me, so they may be one as we are one. I am in them and you are in me. May they experience such perfect unity that the world will know that you sent me and that you love them as much as you love me. (John 17:22-23)

Read: 2 Samuel 13:1-39, John 17:1-26, Psalm 119:81-96, Proverbs 16:6-7


“The glory of God is man fully alive.” I don’t know if John Eldredge is to blame or if he is simply the person among many using it, who brought this quote to my attention. It first appeared on my radar in his book Waking the Dead but since that time it seems to be appearing everywhere in ever increasing frequency. Unfortunately, although it is usually being credited where it should, Irenaeus, it is most not certainly being used as it should. This quote has been warped…

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