Hope: Our Glory
Prayer of Praise:
Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise.
:possessing or deserving glory: illustrious
:entitling one to glory
:marked by great beauty and splendor: magnificent
Write a prayer of praise to our Glorious God. In Christ His work is magnificent, full of beauty and splendor. God possesses and deserves all glory.
Through the week return to praise Him as Glorious! Add to your prayer as you see more facets of His glory.
Read 2Corinthians 4:17-18
How does Paul describe the affliction of Believers? What work is it doing? How are we to approach our trials and difficulties in this life?
Consider your own afflictions: past and present. Does viewing them according to this truth help you find hope in the pain? Are you moved to deal with your trials in a different way?
Can you imagine hardships in your life preparing a great eternal glory for you? Explain your answer.