Tuesday, March 8, 2022

How GOD is GLORIFIED in us

 

ALL GLORY belongs to GOD:

Romans 11:36

King James Version

36 For of him, 

and through him, 

and to him, 

are all things: 

to whom be glory for ever. 

Amen.


Ever wondered how GOD is glorified, in us?

Here's what I found, through the the Holy Spiritspoken of by JESUS Himself:

John 15:8

King James Version

8 Herein is my Father glorified, 

that ye bear much fruit

so shall ye be my disciples.


What does it mean to "bear much fruit"?

The Lord explains:

John 15:1-8

King James Version

15 I am the true vine, 

and my Father is the husbandman.

2 Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: 

and every branch that beareth fruit, 

he purgeth it, 

that it may bring forth more fruit.

3 Now ye are clean through the word 

which I have spoken unto you.

4 Abide in me, 

and I in you

As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, 

except it abide in the vine; 

no more can ye, 

except ye abide in me.

5 I am the vine, 

ye are the branches: 

He that abideth in me, 

and I in him, 

the same bringeth forth much fruit: 

for without me ye can do nothing.

6 If a man abide not in me, 

he is cast forth as a branch, 

and is withered; 

and men gather them, 

and cast them into the fire, 

and they are burned.

7 If ye abide in me, 

and my words abide in you, 

ye shall ask what ye will, 

and it shall be done unto you.

8 Herein is my Father glorified, 

that ye bear much fruit; 

so shall ye be my disciples.


What fruits would these be?

Philippians 1:11

King James Version

11 Being filled with the fruits of righteousness

which are by Jesus Christ, 

unto the glory and praise of God.


Galatians 5:22-24

King James Version

22 But the fruit of the Spirit 

is love, 

joy, 

peace, 

longsuffering, 

gentleness, 

goodness, 

faith,

23 Meekness, 

temperance

against such there is no law.


John 16:13-14

King James Version

13 Howbeit when he, 

the Spirit of truth, 

is come, 

he will guide you into all truth

for he shall not speak of himself; 

but whatsoever he shall hear, 

that shall he speak: 

and he will shew you things to come.

14 He shall glorify me: 

for he shall receive of mine, 

and shall shew it unto you.


Ephesians 6:5-6

King James Version

5 Servants, 

be obedient to them that are your masters 

according to the flesh, 

with fear and trembling, 

in singleness of your heart, 

as unto Christ;

6 Not with eyeservice, 

as menpleasers; 

but as the servants of Christ, 

doing the will of God from the heart;


Matthew 5:14-16

King James Version

14 Ye are the light of the world. 

A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.

15 Neither do men light a candle, 

and put it under a bushel, 

but on a candlestick; 

and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.

16 Let your light so shine before men, 

that they may see your good works, 

and glorify your Father 

which is in heaven.


John 7:38

King James Version

38 He that believeth on me, 

as the scripture hath said, 

out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.


2 Timothy 2:15

King James Version

15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, 

a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, 

rightly dividing the word of truth.


Why is it important to be fruitful?

Philippians 2:13

King James Version

13 For it is God which worketh in you 

both to will and to do of his good pleasure.


John 15:16

King James Version

16 Ye have not chosen me, 

but I have chosen you, 

and ordained you, 

that ye should go and bring forth fruit, 

and that your fruit should remain: 

that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father 

in my name, 

he may give it you.


2 Thessalonians 1:10-12

King James Version

10 When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, 

and to be admired in all them that believe 

(because our testimony among you was believed) 

in that day.

11 Wherefore also we pray always for you, 

that our God would count you worthy of this calling, 

and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness, 

and the work of faith with power:

12 That the name of our Lord Jesus Christ 

may be glorified in you, 

and ye in him, 

according to the grace of our God 

and the Lord Jesus Christ.


If you have been given much, you must do much.

Luke 12:48

King James Version

48 But he that knew not, 

and did commit things worthy of stripes, 

shall be beaten with few stripes. 

For unto whomsoever much is given, 

of him shall be much required: 

and to whom men have committed much, 

of him they will ask the more.


Most importantly, all the fruits of our labor are for GOD's GLORY alone.

Colossians 3:23

King James Version

23 And whatsoever ye do, 

do it heartily, 

as to the Lord

and not unto men;


Colossians 3:17

King James Version

17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, 

do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, 

giving thanks to God and the Father by him.


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