April 01, 2004

The saint will have divine approval

We who have come short of the glory of God will one day hear Him say, “Well done, good and faithful servant.” “Come you blessed of my Father.” Those who were despised and rejected of men will be approved of God.

We will be trophies of God’s saving grace. We will be mirrors reflecting God, and in us His glory shall be revealed even as today in a foggy mirror we “give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ” as “we all, with unveiled face beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit” (2 Cor. 3:18). Our glory will be God shining through us to the astonishment of all the principalities and powers and inhabitants of the heavens to His glory. Saved by grace will be our theme. All of heaven will be astonished at the divine glory, which will be manifested in sinners emancipated from sin and hell ad made heirs of God and joint heirs with Jesus Christ.