And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters (Genesis 1:2 KJV) Gen. 1:2 above gives us a compelling account of creation. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the waters.
What is the glory of God?
But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us (2 Corinthians 4:7 KJV) Paul says we have this treasure in earthen vessels in the verse above. What treasure was he referring to? In verse 6, he was talking about the glory of God in
And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof (Revelation 21:23 KJV) Christ revealed God’s glory while on earth. But there is more. He did not just reveal God’s glory. He is
So that the priests could not stand to minister by reason of the cloud: for the glory of the LORD had filled the house of God (2 Chronicles 5:14 KJV) When Solomon finished building the Temple in Jerusalem, the LORD’s glory, visible as a cloud, filled the Temple. The cloud was so thick that the
The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; Yea, I have a goodly heritage (Psalm 16:6 KJV). David uses the figure of how the promised land was partitioned in Canaan to describe his inheritance. When Israel got to Canaan from Egypt, the land was divided by lot to the tribes. Every tribe(except Levi) inherited
Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power… (Hebrews 1:3 KJV) Jesus, the Word of God, is the brightness of God’s glory. The glory of God is often pictured as light. This is more than figurative language that uses
Who, being in the form of God, though